Physiological uptake of [f]fluorodeoxyglucose in the neck and upper chest region: are there predictive characteristics?

Marieke G.G. Sturkenboom, Eric J.F. Franssen, Johannes Berkhof, Otto S. Hoekstra

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The purpose of this study was to assess (patient) characteristics that might influence the prevalence of physiological uptake of [F]fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) in the neck and upper chest region (FDG NUC) in positron emission tomography (PET) imaging.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1109-1111
Number of pages3
JournalNuclear Medicine Communications
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004


  • Age
  • Fat
  • Muscle
  • Positron emission tomography
  • Uptake

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