Printer friendly

What does FDG stand for?

FDG stands for Fluorodeoxyglucose

This definition appears very rarely and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

See other meanings of FDG

Other Resources:
We have 107 other definitions for FDG in our Acronym Attic

Samples in periodicals archive:

Cell phones were placed on the left and right ears and brain imaging was performed with positron emission tomography (PET) with (18F) fluorodeoxyglucose injection, used to measure brain glucose metabolism twice, once with the right cell phone activated (sound muted) for 50 minutes ("on" condition) and once with both cell phones deactivated ("off" condition).
Positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) with fluorine-18 fluorodeoxyglucose (F-18 FDG) is well established as a valuable tool in the staging and restaging of Hodgkin's and certain non-Hodgkin's lymphomas, including the assessment of response to treatment.
A new study conducted by the American College of Radiology Imaging Network (ACRIN(r)) and the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG) is now underway to evaluate the ability of positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) with Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG-PET/CT) and MRI with the contrast agent Combidex (ferumoxtran-10) to identify pelvic and abdominal lymph node metastases in patients with locoregionally advanced cervical cancer.
SAN DIEGO -- Integration of fluorodeoxyglucose PET and CT for radiotherapy planning is a promising approach for patients with head and neck cancer, a small, single-center German study showed.