- An F-18 labled agent that accumulates in areas of inflammation
VasoPET may be used for the evaluation of:
- Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome or risk of stroke
- Therapy following an acute cardiac event or stroke (e.g., blood thinners, lipid therapy)
VasoPET Uptake Correlates with Macrophage Content, an Indicator of Inflammation
Images of VasoPET in Rabbits
Top Panel: Images of rabbit with experimental atherosclerosis.
Bottom Panel: Images of control healthy rabbit