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Fluorodeoxyglucose F18

"Fluorodeoxyglucose F18" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Fluorodeoxyglucose F18" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Fluorodeoxyglucose F18" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 879 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 83 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.