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Biodistribution studies on L-3-[fluorine-18]fluoro-alpha-methyl tyrosine: a potential tumor-detecting agent.
UNLABELLED Iodine-123-alpha-methyl tyrosine has proven to be a promising SPECT agent for imaging amino acid uptake in tumors. We developed L-[3-(18)F]-alpha-methyl tyrosine (FMT) for PET studies. TheExpand
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18F alpha-methyl tyrosine PET studies in patients with brain tumors.
UNLABELLED We have developed 18F-labeled alpha-methyl tyrosine (FMT) for PET imaging. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical application potential of FMT for patients with brain tumors.Expand
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Independent thallium-201 accumulation and fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose metabolism in glioma.
UNLABELLED SPECT with 201TI is an effective procedure for evaluating the malignancy of glioma. Our goal was to investigate the diagnostic relevance of both 201TI SPECT and [18F]fluorodeoxyglucoseExpand
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In vivo comparison of PET and SPECT radiopharmaceuticals in detecting breast cancer.
UNLABELLED Various radiopharmaceuticals for breast cancer detection have been used for scintimammography and PET. However, few comparative studies have described the uptake of radiopharmaceuticals asExpand
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Radionuclide Generators
The present status and future directions of research and development on radionuclide generator technology are reported. The recent interest to develop double-neutron capture reactions for productionExpand
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18F‐fluorodeoxyglucose and 11C‐acetate positron emission tomography are useful modalities for diagnosing the histologic type of thymoma
The objective of this study was to clarify the usefulness of positron emission tomography (PET) using18F‐fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) and carbon 11‐labeled acetate (AC) for predicting the histologicExpand
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Clinical evaluation of thallium-201 SPECT in supratentorial gliomas: relationship to histologic grade, prognosis and proliferative activities.
We performed 201Tl SPECT and cell kinetic studies on 28 presurgical patients with supratentorial gliomas by administering bromodeoxyuridine (BUdR). All patients had surgery and had follow-up for moreExpand
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18F α-methyl tyrosine PET studies in patients with brain tumors
UNLABELLED We have developed 18F-labeled alpha-methyl tyrosine (FMT) for PET imaging. The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical application potential of FMT for patients with brain tumors.Expand
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Synthesis of isomers of 18F‐labelled amino acid radiopharmaceutical: Position 2− and 3‐L‐18F-α‐methyltyrosine using a separation and purification system
To diagnose cancers with radiolabelled amino acid using positron emission tomography, we have constructed a separation and purification system for the production of L-18F-α-methyltyrosine (L-18FAmT).Expand
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Carbon-11 Choline Positron Emission Tomography in Musculoskeletal Tumors: Comparison With Fluorine-18 Fluorodeoxyglucose Positron Emission Tomography
Purpose Recently, a new positron emission tomography (PET) tracer, carbon-11 choline, has been introduced in oncology investigations, but the role of choline PET in musculoskeletal tumor evaluationExpand
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