"Fluorodeoxyglucose F18" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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)
- Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
- F18, Fluorodeoxyglucose
- Fluorodeoxyglucose F 18
- F 18, Fluorodeoxyglucose
- Fludeoxyglucose F 18
- F 18, Fludeoxyglucose
- Fluorine 18 fluorodeoxyglucose
- 18F Fluorodeoxyglucose
- Fluorodeoxyglucose, 18F
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