Determinants of FDG uptake in atherosclerosis.

  title={Determinants of FDG uptake in atherosclerosis.},
  author={Christoph Buettner and James H. F. Rudd and Zahi A. Fayad},
  journal={JACC. Cardiovascular imaging},
  volume={4 12},
p e o i h e o s t s s g y T t g p t o D i i i c Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, including myocardial infarction and stroke, remains the most common cause of death and disability in the developed world. The primary driver for development of the disease is inflammation (1); in atherosclerosis, this is primarily due to macrophage infiltration of the vascular intima. Positron emission tomography (PET) imaging with the metabolic tracer Ffluorodeoxyglucose (F-FDG) is a highly sensitive, 
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