Quantitative measurement of oxygen metabolic rate in the rat brain using microPET imaging of briefly inhaled O-labelled oxygen gas

Seong Hwan Yee, Kihak Lee, Paul A. Jerabek, Peter T. Fox

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Abstract

The quantitative measurement of cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen (CMRO2) for rats using positron emission tomography (PET) has been technically difficult. The present study was performed to provide a technique to measure CMRO2 for rats using a dedicated animal PET technique.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)573-581
Number of pages9
JournalNuclear Medicine Communications
Volume27
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 2006

Keywords

  • Cerebral metabolic rate of oxygen
  • MicroPET
  • Non-invasive
  • PET
  • Rat

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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