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Novel Myocardial PET/CT Receptor Imaging and Potential Therapeutic Targets.

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Summary of "Novel Myocardial PET/CT Receptor Imaging and Potential Therapeutic Targets."

Activation of myocardial cannabinoid type 1 receptors (CB1-R) and/or angiotensin II type 1 receptors (AT1-R) likely plays an important mechanistic role in determining the left-ventricular remodeling process in systolic heart failure. We provide an overview on novel radiotracer probes and positron emission tomography (PET)/computed tomography (CT) imaging to noninvasively probe the expression of myocardial CB1-R and/or AT1-R.

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Name: Current cardiology reports
ISSN: 1534-3170
Pages: 55

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