Evaluation of heart time-activity curves as a predictor of hepatic extraction of 99mTc-mebrofenin in dogs.

TitleEvaluation of heart time-activity curves as a predictor of hepatic extraction of 99mTc-mebrofenin in dogs.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication1969
JournalVeterinary radiology & ultrasound : the official journal of the American College of Veterinary Radiology and the International Veterinary Radiology Association
Volume42
Issue2
Pagination162-8
Date Published1969
ISSN1058-8183
Abstract

In this study, heart time-activity curve, created following intravenous injection of 99mTc-mebrofenin were used to quantify hepatic function in normal dogs and dogs with induced hepatic parenchymal cell damage. The results were compared to a direct measurement of hepatic extraction following mesenteric venous injection of 99mTc-mebrofenin. The heart time-activity curves were normalized and the area under the curve from 0-30 minutes and 0-60 minutes were determined. In addition, the half-time clearance rate of the heart time-activity curve was analyzed using a two-compartment model. Linear regression analysis was used to describe the relationship between the area under the normalized heart time-activity curve and hepatic extraction. There was good correlation between the area under the normalized heart time-activity curve and hepatic extraction. The best correlation was obtained from the 0-30 minute data (r2 = 0.92). A formula for calculating hepatic extraction was derived using linear regression analysis: Hepatic extraction = 1.092 - (0.0000308 x AUC0-30 minutes). There was good correlation between the half-time clearance rates from the heart time-activity curve and hepatic extraction. The best correlation was between the fast phase half-time clearance and hepatic extraction (r2 = 0.88). The area under a normalized heart time-activity curve can be used as a simple alternative to deconvolutional analysis for the determination of hepatic extraction as a measure of hepatic parenchymal cell function in the dog.

URLhttp://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/resolve/openurl?genre=article&sid=nlm:pubmed&issn=1058-8183&date=2001&volume=42&issue=2&spage=162
Short TitleVet Radiol Ultrasound
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