Title

[17F] Fluoromethane PET Imaging of Regional Cerebral Blood Flow in Rhesus During Amphetamine Challenge

Document Type

Conference Poster

Publication Date

6-2013

Department

Physics and Astronomy

Abstract

To obtain absolute measures of regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) using the inert diffusible tracer fluoromethane (CH3F) labeled with 17F (t1/2 = 65 s) and to better understand the effects of amphetamine in the brain, we imaged nonhuman primates by PET.

Publication Title

Journal of Nuclear Medicine