[A method designed for the assessment of myocardial metabolism in rats with 18F-FDG using small-animal-PET. Initial experience in Mexico].

PURPOSE To standarize an acquisition protocol for the study of myocardial metabolism in adult rats. MATERIAL AND METHODS Three Wistar adult male rats were studied in three different protocols: no fasting group, fasting group over a period of 12 hr before the study with only water provided ad libitum, and fasting group by the same time receiving an oral 50… CONTINUE READING