A novel approach for reduction of brown fat uptake on FDG PET.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to determine whether or not a single dose of a beta-blocker, such as propranolol 40 mg, administered 60 min prior to (18)F-fluorodeoxyglucose ((18)F-FDG) injection would help reduce brown fat uptake of (18)F-FDG. Patients who were referred for either a pre-treatment or a post-treatment evaluation positron emission tomography (PET… (More)
DOI: 10.1259/bjr/24661539

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@article{Agrawal2009ANA, title={A novel approach for reduction of brown fat uptake on FDG PET.}, author={A Agrawal and N Nair and Nawab Singh Baghel}, journal={The British journal of radiology}, year={2009}, volume={82 980}, pages={626-31} }