Tracer Name Half-life (min) Application
Clinical    
13N-ammonia 9.97 min MBF
82Rubidium 1.27 min MBF
18F-FDG 110 min Glucose metabolism
Research    
15O-water 2.07min MBF
18F-FTHA 110min Fatty acid metabolism
11C-Palmitate 20.4min Fatty acid metabolism
11C-Acetate 20.4min Oxidative metabolism
11C-Acetoacetate 20.4min Ketone body metabolism
MBF, myocardial blood flow; FDG, fluorodeoxyglucose; FTHA, 14-(R,S)-18F-fluoro-6-thiaheptadecanoic acid
Table 1: Cardiovascular PET/CT radiotracers.