18F-FDG

18F-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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Adrenal epithelioid angiosarcoma metastatic to the epicardium: diagnosis by 18F-FDG PET/CT.
Contract notice: Supply of 18F-FDG for the PET-CT center.
18F-FDG uptake on PET could be a predictive marker of excision repair cross-complementation group 1 (ERCC1) expression in patients with thoracic neoplasms?
The study was completed with 18F-FDG PET/CT that not only allowed us to assess the extension disease and to locate the best lesion for biopsy but also allowed us to evaluate the response to treatment and to diagnose the suspicion of recurrence.
Frequency and clinical implications of incidental new primary cancers detected on true whole-body 18F-FDG PET/CT studies.
Assessment of Disease Activity in Rheumatoid arthritis with 18F-FDG PET.
Serum glucose level was determined at the time of 18F-FDG injection using a glucometer and all the patients had glucose level less than 150 mg/dl.
Are dual-phase 18F-FDG PET scans necessary in nasopharyngeal carcinoma to assess the primary tumour and loco-regional nodes?
Unenhanced CT was performed using a Biograph[R] (Siemens, Erlangen, Germany), with a weight-calculated injection of 18F-FDG and an oral dose of water-soluble E-Z-CAT[R] contrast (Bracco Diagnostics, Monroe Township, USA) for anatomical correlation, followed by delayed PET imaging.
It is well accepted that 18F-FDG is the ubiquitous marker in PET oncological practice.
Zuo, "The role of 18F-FDG PET/CT in differentiating malignant from benign portal vein thrombosis," Abdominal Imaging, vol.