Positron emission tomography uses an increasing list of chemical compounds (PET tracers) which undergo beta plus decay. Currently, the often used compounds include:

  • acetate (11C)
  • choline (11C)
  • fludeoxyglucose (18F)
  • sodium fluoride (18F)
  • methionine (11C)
  • prostate-specific membrane antigen (PSMA) (68Ga)
  • DOTATOC, DOTANOC, DOTATATE (68Ga)
  • Florbetaben, Florbetapir (18F)
  • rubidium (82Rb ) chloride
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