18 F-FDG


symbol for [18F],-2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose, a sugar analog used in positron emission tomography to determine the local cerebral metabolic rate of glucose as a measure of neural activity in the brain.
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On the basis of the standard 17-segment model, both perfusion and 18 F-FDG images were visually evaluated by two nuclear physicians blinded to the clinical data.