Molecular Imaging of Infective Endocarditis With 6''-[ 18 F]Fluoromaltotriose Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography

Circulation. 2020 May 26;141(21):1729-1731. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.043924. Epub 2020 May 26.
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Keywords: PET-CT; aortic valve; bacterial infection; infective endocarditis; staphylococcus aureus.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Aortic Valve / diagnostic imaging*
  • Aortic Valve / microbiology
  • Bacterial Proteins / metabolism
  • Disease Models, Animal
  • Endocarditis, Bacterial / diagnostic imaging*
  • Endocarditis, Bacterial / microbiology
  • Fluorine Radioisotopes*
  • Humans
  • Membrane Transport Proteins
  • Mice
  • Molecular Imaging*
  • Polysaccharides / metabolism
  • Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography*
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Radiopharmaceuticals*
  • Staphylococcus aureus / metabolism
  • Trisaccharides*

Substances

  • 6''-fluoromaltotriose
  • Bacterial Proteins
  • Fluorine Radioisotopes
  • Membrane Transport Proteins
  • Polysaccharides
  • Radiopharmaceuticals
  • Trisaccharides
  • maltodextrin
  • Fluorine-18