A simple and semi-automated system for increasing the recovery of aqueous [18F] fluoride from target

Claudio Pascali, Anna Bogni, Donatella Decise, Federica Remonti, Vinicio De Sanctis, Carlo Chiesa, Flavio Crippa, Mauro Schiavini, Gianenrico Cucchetti, Emilio Bombardieri

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Abstract

A simple semi-automated apparatus is described for rinsing the transport line from the [18F] fluoride. target to the hot-cell after recovery of aqueous [18F] fluoride. The additional activity thus recovered can then be added to that previously trapped on Dowex 1X8 (CO3(=)) or, alternatively, diverted to a second vial for other uses such as research, PET-camera calibration or bone investigations by PET. Inclusion of the target chamber in the rinsing procedure increased the additional recovery of activity up to ca. 15%, without a noticeable effect on the isotopic integrity of the recovered [18O]H2O.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1563-1567
Number of pages5
JournalAnticancer Research
Volume18
Issue number3 A
Publication statusPublished - May 1998

Keywords

  • [F] fluoride
  • Activity recovery
  • Automation
  • Target

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cancer Research
  • Oncology

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    Pascali, C., Bogni, A., Decise, D., Remonti, F., De Sanctis, V., Chiesa, C., Crippa, F., Schiavini, M., Cucchetti, G., & Bombardieri, E. (1998). A simple and semi-automated system for increasing the recovery of aqueous [18F] fluoride from target. Anticancer Research, 18(3 A), 1563-1567.