Four New PET Tracer Guides Available

December 19, 2014

An ongoing project of the PET Center of Excellence is the creation of a tracer encyclopedia. In this collection, detailed information regarding various PET tracers and their properties are displayed in easy-to-read charts.

Guides already available included:

  • 18F-NaF 
  • 18F-FDOPA 
  • 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose 
  • 13N-ammonia 
  • 18F-fluorocholine 
  • 18F-fluorothymidine 
  • 18F-flurpiridaz 
  • 18F-florbetapir (18F-AV-45) 

Under the direction of the Tracer Encyclopedia Task Force, led by Bennett Greenspan, MD, four additional new tracer guides have been developed and are now available on the SNMMI website for:

  • 18F-flutemetamol
  • 11C-acetate
  • 11C-choline
  • 11C-PIB

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