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*  Fludeoxyglucose (18F)
... ibamolecular.com/fluorodeoxyglucose-f-18-fdg "National Drug Code Directory", ''U.S. Food and Drug Administration'', Retrieved 5 ... Fludeoxyglucose (18F) (INN), or fludeoxyglucose F 18 (USAN and USP), also commonly called fluorodeoxyglucose and abbreviated [ ... F-18): Nontoxic tracer for rapid tumor detection". J Nucl Med. 21 (7): 670-675. PMID 7391842. Kelloff GJ, Hoffman JM, Johnson B ...
*  List of MeSH codes (D09)
... fluorodeoxyglucose f18 MeSH D09.400.410.209 --- galactolipids MeSH D09.400.410.420 --- glycosphingolipids MeSH D09.400.410.420. ...
*  Medical imaging
... creating F18-fluorodeoxyglucose, which can be used as a marker of metabolic utilization. Images of activity distribution ...
*  Positron emission tomography
The molecule most commonly used for this purpose is F-18 labeled fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), a sugar, for which the waiting ... PET scanning with the tracer fluorine-18 (F-18) fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG), called FDG-PET, is widely used in clinical oncology. ... Because the oxygen atom that is replaced by F-18 to generate FDG is required for the next step in glucose metabolism in all ... At present, however, by far the most commonly used radiotracer in clinical PET scanning is fluorodeoxyglucose (also called FDG ...
*  Fluorine-18
In the radiopharmaceutical industry, F-18 is made using either a cyclotron or linear particle accelerator to bombard a target, ... Fluorine-18 is an important isotope in the radiopharmaceutical industry, and is primarily synthesized into fluorodeoxyglucose ( ... Radiopharmaceuticals using fluorine must therefore be synthesized after the F-18 has been produced. Fluorine-18 is often ... The fluorine produced is in the form of a water solution of F-18 fluoride, which is then used in a rapid chemical synthesis of ...
*  Standardized uptake value
Its use is particularly common in the analysis of [18F]fluorodeoxyglucose ([18F]FDG) images of cancer patients. It can also be ... The SUV concept has been only begun to be tested in connection with other radiotracers such as fluorothymidine F-18 ([18F]FLT) ... Functional imaging Medical imaging Positron emission tomography Fluorodeoxyglucose Multi-compartment model Patlak plot ...
*  Nuclear medicine
The F-18 is then typically used to make FDG (see this link for more information on this process). A typical nuclear medicine ... Fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose, and Indium-111 Labeled Leukocytes The most commonly used gaseous/aerosol radionuclides are ... The most commonly used radioisotope in PET F-18, is not produced in any nuclear reactor, but rather in a circular accelerator ...
*  Abass Alavi
Martin Reivich-were the first scientists to conceive the idea of labeling deoxyglucose with positron-emitting fluroide (F-18), ... Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG). Alavi holds the position of Professor of Radiology and Neurology, as well as Director of Research ...