Improved Measurement of Regional Glucose Metabolism by Individual Determination of the Lumped and Kinetic Constants in Stroke Patients

  • K. Wienhard
  • A. Gjedde
  • W.-D. Heiss
  • K. Herholz
  • G. Pawlik
Conference paper


Positron emission tomography (PET) of [18F]2-fluoro-2-deoxy-D-glucose (FDG) is a generally accepted method for local estimation of glucose metabolism in vivo and has found wide application in clinical studies.


Positron Emission Tomography Cereb Blood Flow Regional Glucose Metabolism Phosphorylation Rate Glucose Phosphorylation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Wienhard
    • 1
  • A. Gjedde
    • 2
  • W.-D. Heiss
    • 1
  • K. Herholz
    • 1
  • G. Pawlik
    • 1
  1. 1.Max-Planck-Institut für neurologische ForschungKöln 91 (Merheim)Germany
  2. 2.Panum-Institutet, Kobenhavns UniversitetDK-KobenhavenDenmark

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