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Determining Glucose Metabolism Kinetics Using 18F-FDG Micro-PET/CT

Determining Glucose Metabolism Kinetics Using 18F-FDG Micro-PET/CT

Article DOI: 10.3791/55184 07:07 min May 2nd, 2017
May 2nd, 2017



This study describes a protocol that uses 18F-FDG and positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging, together with kinetic modelling, to quantify the in vivo, real-time uptake of 18F-FDG into tissues.



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