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Figure 5

From: Influence of dietary state and insulin on myocardial, skeletal muscle and brain [18F]-fluorodeoxyglucose kinetics in mice

Figure 5

Distribution of FDG in the LV blood pool and the myocardium in the early phase of the study. Initial phase of the radiotracer input function in a "control animals" from VOIs assigned to LV blood pool and myocardium. The time axis is plotted logarithmically. A spillover of radioactivity could be observed no earlier than 100 s p.i.. Since only the first 60 s of the LV blood pool time-activity curve were used for the image-derived input function the influence activity spillover from the myocardium into the blood pool can be expected to be negligible.

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