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Whole Body and Regional Quantification of Active Human Brown Adipose Tissue Using 18F-FDG PET/CT

DOI :

10.3791/58469-v

10:30 min

April 1st, 2019

April 1st, 2019

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1Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Obesity Branch, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 2National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, 3Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging, Department of Radiology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School

Using free, open-source software, we have developed an analytical approach to quantify total and regional brown adipose tissue (BAT) volume and metabolic activity of BAT using 18F-FDG PET/CT.

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