Experimental myocardial imaging with 131I labeled oleic acid

F. J. Bonte, K. D. Graham, J. G. Moore

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Long chain fatty acids are the principal lipid energy source in cellular oxidation and are absorbed particularly well by the myocardium. The authors demonstrate a favorable distribution of 131I labeled oleic acid following intravenous administration in rabbits, as well as successful myocardial imaging in dogs before and after experimental coronary embolization with metallic Hg.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)195-196
Number of pages2
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1973

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging


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