Chapter 26. Pulmonary Function Imaging with PET Radiopharmaceuticals

  1. Michael J. Welch2 and
  2. Carol S. Redvanly3
  1. P.H. Elsinga and
  2. W. Vaalburg

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470846380.ch26

Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications

Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications

How to Cite

Elsinga, P.H. and Vaalburg, W. (2002) Pulmonary Function Imaging with PET Radiopharmaceuticals, in Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications (eds M. J. Welch and C. S. Redvanly), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470846380.ch26

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Washington University School of Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, 510 S. Kingshighway Boulevard, Campus Box 8225, St. Louis, MO, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory Associated Universities Ltd, Upton, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. Groningen University Hospital, PET-center, P.O. Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471495604

Online ISBN: 9780470846384

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Keywords:

  • pulmonary function imaging;
  • PET radiopharmaceuticals;
  • metabolic lung parameters by PET

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Perfusion/Ventilation

  • Nitrogen-13 Labelled Molecular Nitrogen

  • Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Inhibitor

  • Amine Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics

  • Conclusion

  • References