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Fluorodeoxyglucose F18

The compound is given by intravenous injection to do POSITRON-EMISSION TOMOGRAPHY for the assessment of cerebral and myocardial glucose metabolism in various physiological or pathological states including stroke and myocardial ischemia. It is also employed for the detection of malignant tumors including those of the brain, liver, and thyroid gland. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1162)

Year introduced: 2005(1978)

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Tree Number(s): D09.254.229.500

MeSH Unique ID: D019788

Registry Number: 0Z5B2CJX4D

Entry Terms:

  • F18, Fluorodeoxyglucose
  • 18F-FDG
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose F 18
  • F 18, Fluorodeoxyglucose
  • Fludeoxyglucose F 18
  • F 18, Fludeoxyglucose
  • Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose
  • Fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose
  • 18F Fluorodeoxyglucose
  • Fluorodeoxyglucose, 18F
  • 18FDG
  • 2-Fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose
  • 2 Fluoro 2 deoxy D glucose
  • 2-Fluoro-2-deoxyglucose
  • 2 Fluoro 2 deoxyglucose

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