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Positron emission tomography using fluorine-18 deoxyglucose in evaluation of coronary artery bypass grafting.
To assess the clinical value of positron emission tomography (PET) in the evaluation of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), PET perfusion and metabolic imaging using nitrogen-13 ammonia andExpand
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(18)F-FDG accumulation in atherosclerotic plaques: immunohistochemical and PET imaging study.
UNLABELLED The rupture of atherosclerotic plaques and the subsequent formation of thrombi are the main factors responsible for myocardial and cerebral infarctions. Thus, the detection of vulnerableExpand
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Development of a 111In-labeled peptide derivative targeting a chemokine receptor, CXCR4, for imaging tumors.
The chemokine receptor CXCR4 is highly expressed in tumor cells and plays an important role in tumor metastasis. The aim of this study was to develop a radiopharmaceutical for the imaging ofExpand
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Retention mechanism of hypoxia selective nuclear imaging/radiotherapeutic agent Cu-diacetyl-bis(N4-methylthiosemicarbazone) (Cu-ATSM) in tumor cells
The retention mechanism of the novel imaging/radiotherapeutic agent, Cu-diacetyl-bis(N4-methylthiosemicarbazone) (Cu-ATSM) in tumor cells was clarified in comparison with that in normal tissueinExpand
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Temporal Change in Human Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor After Smoking Cessation: 5IA SPECT Study
Nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) are of great interest because they are implicated in various brain functions. They also are thought to play an important role in nicotine addiction ofExpand
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Synthesis and evaluation of radioiodinated (S,S)-2-(α-(2-iodophenoxy)benzyl)morpholine for imaging brain norepinephrine transporter
PurposeAbnormality of the brain norepinephrine transporter (NET) has been reported in several psychiatric and neuronal disorders. Since NET is an important target for the diagnosis of these diseases,Expand
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Value and limitation of stress thallium-201 single photon emission computed tomography: comparison with nitrogen-13 ammonia positron tomography.
The diagnostic value of exercise 201Tl single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) for assessing coronary artery disease (CAD) was comparatively evaluated with exercise [13N] ammonia positronExpand
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GLP-1 receptor antagonist as a potential probe for pancreatic beta-cell imaging.
We examined exendin(9-39), an antagonist of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor (GLP-1R), as a potential probe for imaging of pancreatic beta-cells. To evaluate in vitro receptor specificity,Expand
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Evaluation of radioiodinated (R)-N-methyl-3-(2-iodophenoxy)-3-phenylpropanamine as a ligand for brain norepinephrine transporter imaging.
(R)-N-methyl-3-(2-iodophenoxy)-3-phenylpropanamine (MIPP) was evaluated as a radiopharmaceutical for investigating brain norepinephrine transporters (NET) by single photon emission computedExpand
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Reduced 125I-meta-iodobenzylguanidine uptake and norepinephrine transporter density in the hearts of mice with MPTP-induced parkinsonism.
Uptake of (123)I-meta-iodobenzylguanidine ((123)I-MIBG) is markedly reduced in the hearts of patients with Parkinson's disease. Although the mechanism of this reduction is unclear, (12)(5)I-MIBGExpand
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