Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose PET to determine regional cerebral glucose utilization: a re-examination.

  title={Fluorine-18-fluorodeoxyglucose PET to determine regional cerebral glucose utilization: a re-examination.},
  author={Kathleen C. Schmidt and Giovanni Lucignani and Louis Sokoloff},
  journal={Journal of nuclear medicine : official publication, Society of Nuclear Medicine},
  volume={37 2},
ofthe various factors that go into the computation better; it also segregates the least reliable and error-prone model-dependent components into terms that can be identified and minimized. Regional cerebral glucose utilization is calcu lated as: IT C@†• (T) †" K'I' I C@(t) e@ +k@)(Tt) dt JO (IfTC(t) fTC@(t) e@ +k@)(Tt) dt)-@-dt-i; 0 @ 0 Eq.! where C@' represents total concentration of ‘4C in a homoge neous tissue in brain; C and C@are the [‘4C]deoxyglucose and glucose concentrations in… CONTINUE READING
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