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Current Radiopharmaceuticals

Volume 15, 4 Issues, 2022
ISSN: 1874-4729 (Online)
ISSN: 1874-4710 (Print)
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Aims & Scope

Current Radiopharmaceuticals publishes original research articles, letters, full-length/mini-reviews, drug clinical trial studies, and guest-edited issues on all aspects of research and development of radiolabelled compound preparations, covering studies related to nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, radiotherapy, neuroradiology, interventional radiology, investigative radiology, oncology, and basic research. The scope of the journal also covers the following areas, namely radio imaging techniques, computerized medical images and graphics, preparation and application of radionuclide compounds, and their diagnostic, investigative, and therapeutic use, including the incorporation of tracer methods used in scientific research and applications. Articles related to the resources on radiation research in the field of biology and biophysics are also included.

Current Radiopharmaceuticals


Volume 15


Number 3

Research Article

Preclinical Assessment of [68Ga]Ga-Cell Death Indicator (CDI): A Novel hsp90 Ligand for Positron Emission Tomography of Cell Death

, 15(3): 184 - 193

Ivan Ho Shon*, Divesh Kumar, Mark Schreuder, Jennifer Guille, John Doan, Chithra Sathikumar, Khang Van, Andrew Chicco and Philip J. Hogg

DOI: 10.2174/1874471014666211122100646

Research Article

Balloon-Occluded Radiofrequency Ablation as Bridge to TACE in the Treatment of Advanced HCC with Arterioportal Shunt

, 15(3): 194 - 198

Roberto Iezzi*, Alessandro Posa, Marco Santoro, Alessandro Tanzilli, Lucia Cerrito, Francesca Romana Ponziani, Maurizio Pompili, Antonio Grieco, Gian Ludovico Rapaccini, Antonio Gasbarrini and Riccardo Manfredi

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220223102426

Research Article

Does Heparin Affect 99mTc-MAA In Vitro Stability?

, 15(3): 199 - 204

Teresa Scotognella*, Valerio Lanni, Fabiana Moresi, Alessio Rizzo, Andrea Guarneri and Venanzio Valenza

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220204142608

Research Article

Usefulness of 99mTc-Pertechnetate SPECT-CT in Thyroid Tissue Volumetry: Phantom Studies and a Clinical Case Series

, 15(3): 205 - 217

Enrico Calandri*, Maria Teresa Giraudo, Roberta Sirovich, Antonella Ostan, Mirco Pultrone, Viviana Frantellizzi, Lucia Conversano, Paolo Bagnasacco, Sonya Gallina and Giuseppe De Vincentis

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220111145550

Research Article

Clinical Application of a High Sensitivity BGO PET/CT Scanner: Effects of Acquisition Protocols and Reconstruction Parameters on Lesions Quantification

, 15(3): 218 - 227

Elena De Ponti, Cinzia Crivellaro, Sabrina Morzenti, Lavinia Monaco*, Sergio Todde, Claudio Landoni, Federica Elisei, Monica Musarra and Luca Guerra

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220107100200

Research Article

Application of 68Ga-PSMA-11 PET/CT in the Diagnosis of Prostate Cancer Clinical Relapse

, 15(3): 228 - 235

Regina Paula Soares Diego*, Gandhi Rádis-Baptista*, Ricardo Vale Albino Oliveira Filho, Estelita Tinoco Branco de Albuquerque, José Daniel Vieira de Castro, Katyane Moreira dos Santos, Joelan Ângelo de Lucena Santos, Guilherme Freire da Silveira Oliveira and Poliane Ângelo de Lucena Santos

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220223100750

Articles Ahead of Print

Evaluation of the Mitigation Effect of Spirulina Against Lung Injury Induced by Radiation in Rats

Mohammad Hootan Ahmadvand, Safoora Nikzad*, Vahid Changizi, Abdolazim Sedighi Pashaki, Masoud Najafi and Fatemeh Mirzaei

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220418133919
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Methodological Aspects and the Prognostic Value of Metabolic Tumor Volume assessed with 18F-FDG PET/CT in Lymphomas

Francesca Tutino*, Elisabetta Giovannini, Sara Pastorino, Ornella Ferrando, Giampiero Giovacchini and Andrea Ciarmiello

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220329120631
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Effect of Nano-Curcumin on Radiotherapy-Induced Skin Reaction in Breast Cancer Patients: A Randomized, Triple-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Tamara Talakesh, Nasibeh Tabatabaee, Fatemeh Atoof, Akbar Aliasgharzadeh, Mostafa Sarvizade, Bagher Farhood and Masoud Najafi*

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220623104316
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Evaluation the Effect of Chelating Arms and Carrier Agents in Radiotoxicity of TAT Agents

Soghra Farzipour, Zahra Shaghaghi, Marziyeh Raeispour, Maryam Alvandi*, Fatemeh Jalali and Amirhossein Yazdi

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220510161047
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Assessment of radiation exposure dose for nuclear medicine workers from 18F-FDG, 99mTc MDP and 99mTc

Abdulrahman M. Al-esaei, Emran Eisa Saleh*, R.M. El Shazly, SH. Elmaghraby, Magdy M. Khalil and Amr M.I. Kany

DOI: 10.2174/1874471015666220413114927
View Abstract

Published Contents

Editor's Choice

Development of 186/188Re-Chitosan as an Effective Therapeutic Agent for Rheumatoid Arthritis

, 2021; 14(2): 154 - 160

Nahid Ahmadi, Hassan Yousefnia*, Ali Bahrami-Samani, Samaneh Zolghadri, Behrouz Alirezapour and Fatemeh Mohammadpour Ghazi

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666201203152941

Diagnostic Value of the Early Heart-to-Mediastinum Count Ratio in Cardiac 123I-mIBG Imaging for Parkinson's Disease

, 2021; 14(1): 64 - 69

Viviana Frantellizzi, Valentina Lavelli*, Cristina Ferrari, Angela Sardaro, Alessio Farcomeni, Massimiliano Pacilio, Cristian Borrazzo, Roberto Pani, Giuseppe Rubini and Giuseppe De Vincentis

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013999200727211633

Impact of Tracer Retention Levels on Visual Analysis of Cerebral [18F]- Florbetaben Pet Images

, 2021; 14(1): 70 - 77

Giampiero Giovacchini, Elisabetta Giovannini, Elisa Borsò, Patrizia Lazzeri, Valerio Duce, Ornella Ferrando, Franca Foppiano and Andrea Ciarmiello*

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666200729155717

Radiotherapy Planning and Molecular Imaging in Lung Cancer

, 2020; 13(3): 204 - 217

Angelina Filice*, Massimiliano Casali, Patrizia Ciammella, Marco Galaverni, Federica Fioroni, Cinzia Iotti and Annibale Versari

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666200318144154

68Ga/64Cu PSMA Bio-Distribution in Prostate Cancer Patients: Potential Pitfalls for Different Tracers

, 2019; 12(3): 238 - 246

Ferdinando Calabria*, Robert Pichler, Mario Leporace, Johannes Wolfsgruber, Pierluigi Coscarelli, Andreas Dunzinger, Orazio Schillaci, Giuseppe Lucio Cascini and Antonio Bagnato

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190515090755

Open Access Articles

Toxicity and Tolerability of 177Lu-DOTA-TATE PRRT with a Modified Administered Activity Protocol in NETs of Variable Origin – A Phase 2 Registry Study

, 2022; 15(2): 123 - 133

Alireza Khatami *, Golmehr Sistani, Duncan E. K. Sutherland , Sarah DeBrabandere, Robert H. Reid and David T. Laidley

Calcium Carbonate Microparticles as Carriers of 224Ra: Impact of Specific Activity in Mice with Intraperitoneal Ovarian Cancer

, 2021; 14(2): 145 - 153

Ruth Gong Li, Elisa Napoli, Ida Sofie Jorstad, Tina Bjørnlund Bønsdorff, Asta Juzeniene, Øyvind Sverre Bruland, Roy Hartvig Larsen and Sara Westrøm*

Extremity Exposure with 99mTc - Labelled Radiopharmaceuticals in Diagnostic Nuclear Medicine

, 2021; 14(1): 57 - 63

Mpumelelo Nyathi*, Thabiso Maria Moeng and Doctor Paul A Maboe

Analysis of Cell Fraction of 99mTc-HMPAO Radiolabeled Leukocytes

, 2020; 13(2): 142 - 148

Eun-Mi Kim, Hwan-Jeong Jeong*, Seok-Tae Lim and Myung-Hee Sohn

Pre-feasibility Study for Establishing Radioisotope and Radiopharmaceutical Production Facilities in Developing Countries

, 2019; 12(3): 187 - 200

Efrain Araujo Perini *, Mikhail Skopchenko, Tran Thu Hong , Rahmat Harianto , Alexis Maître, Maidelys Rosa Rodríguez Rodríguez , Nathalia de Oliveira Santos , Yinglei Guo, Xiangyu Qin , Carlos A. Zeituni and Valeriia N. Starovoitova

[18F]Amylovis as a Potential PET Probe for β-Amyloid Plaque: Synthesis, In Silico, In vitro and In vivo Evaluations

, 2019; 12(1): 58 - 71

Suchitil Rivera-Marrero, Laura Fernández-Maza, Samila León-Chaviano, Marquiza Sablón-Carrazana, Alberto Bencomo-Martínez, Alejandro Perera-Pintado, Anais Prats-Capote, Florencia Zoppolo, Ingrid Kreimerman, Tania Pardo, Laura Reyes, Marcin Balcerzyk, Geyla Dubed-Bandomo, Daymara Mercerón-Martínez, Luis A. Espinosa-Rodríguez, Henry Engler, Eduardo Savio* and Chryslaine Rodríguez-Tanty*

Dosimetry and Toxicity Studies of the Novel Sulfonamide Derivative of Sulforhodamine 101([18F]SRF101) at a Preclinical Level

, 2019; 12(1): 40 - 48

Ingrid Kreimerman, Erick Mora-Ramirez, Laura Reyes, Manuel Bardiès, Eduardo Savio* and Henry Engler

An Overview of Targeted Alpha Therapy with 225Actinium and 213Bismuth

, 2018; 11(3): 200 - 208

Alfred Morgenstern*, Christos Apostolidis, Clemens Kratochwil, Mike Sathekge, Leszek Krolicki and Frank Bruchertseifer

Development of 225Ac Radiopharmaceuticals: TRIUMF Perspectives and Experiences

, 2018; 11(3): 156 - 172

Andrew Kyle Henderson Robertson, Caterina Fortunata Ramogida, Paul Schaffer and Valery Radchenko*

Synthesis of [18F]2B-SRF101: A Sulfonamide Derivative of the Fluorescent Dye Sulforhodamine 101

, 2017; 10(3): 212 - 220

Ingrid Kreimerman, Williams Porcal, Silvia Olivera, Patricia Oliver, Eduardo Savio* and Henry Engler

Automated One-pot Radiosynthesis of [11C]S-adenosyl Methionine

, 2017; 10(3): 203 - 211

Florencia Zoppolo, Williams Porcal, Patricia Oliver, Eduardo Savio* and Henry Engler

Experiences with 99mTc-HMPAO in a Diagnostic Pathway for Violent Patients with Schizophrenic Spectrum Disorders

, 2017; 10(2): 115 - 122

Morten Jacobsen*, Arvid Jensen, Guttorm Breivik Storvestre, Tone Marie Bergstrom, Diyar Nori Mohamad Rashi, Bjorn Nielssen , Pal Wiktor and Knut-Erik Hymer

Most Cited Articles

Review Article

Gamma emitters in pancreatic endocrine tumors imaging in the pet era: Is there a clinical space for<sup>99m</sup>Tc-peptides?

, 2019; 12(2): 156-170.

Vittorio Briganti*, Vincenzo Cuccurullo, Giuseppe Danilo Di Stasio and Luigi Mansi

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190301122524

Research Article

A preliminary study for quantitative assessment with HFUS (High-frequency ultrasound) of nodular skin melanoma breslow thickness in adults before surgery: Interdisciplinary team experience

, 2019; 13(1): 48-55.

Alfonso Reginelli*, Maria P. Belfiore, Anna Russo, Fabrizio Turriziani, Elvira Moscarella, Teresa Troiani, Gabriella Brancaccio, Andrea Ronchi, Emilio Giunta, Antonello Sica, Francesco Iovino, Fortunato Ciardiello, Renato Franco, Giuseppe Argenziano, Roberto Grassi and Salvatore Cappabianca

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191007121626

Review Article

99mtc-edda/hynic-toc is a new opportunity in neuroendocrine tumors of the lung (And in other malignant and benign pulmonary diseases)

, 2020; 13(3): 166-176.

Vittorio Briganti, Vincenzo Cuccurullo*, Valentina Berti, Giuseppe D. Di Stasio, Flavia Linguanti, Francesco Mungai and Luigi Mansi

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666191230143610

Review Article

Physiopathological premises to nuclear medicine imaging of pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours

, 2019; 12(2): 98-106.

Vincenzo Cuccurullo*, Giuseppe Danilo Di Stasio and Luigi Mansi

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190206094555

Research Article

Evaluating the radioprotective effect of curcumin on rat’s heart tissues

, 2019; 12(1): 23-28.

Sedighe Kolivand, Peyman Amini, Hana Saffar, Saeed Rezapoor, Elahe Motevaseli*, Masoud Najafi*, Farzad Nouruzi, Dheyauldeen Shabeeb and Ahmed Eleojo Musa

DOI: 10.2174/1874471011666180831101459

Research Article

Biochemical and histopathological evaluation of the radioprotective effects of melatonin against gamma ray-induced skin damage

, 2019; 12(1): 72-81.

Dheyauldeen Shabeeb, Masoud Najafi, Ahmed Eleojo Musa, Mansoor Keshavarz, Alireza Shirazi*, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh*, Mohammed Reza Hadian and Hedayat Samandari

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666181120163250

General Review Article

Toward the discovery and development of PSMA targeted inhibitors for nuclear medicine applications

, 2019; 13(1): 63-79.

Sara Pastorino, Mattia Riondato, Licia Uccelli, Giampiero Giovacchini, Elisabetta Giovannini, Valerio Duce and Andrea Ciarmiello*

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190729151540

Review Article

Peptide receptor radionuclide therapy for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumours

, 2019; 12(2): 126-134.

Shahad Alsadik, Siraj Yusuf and Adil AL-Nahhas*

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190201164132

Systematic Review Article

Potential of radiolabeled PSMA PET/CT or PET/MRI diagnostic procedures in gliomas/glioblastomas

, 2020; 13(2): 94-98.

Francesco Bertagna*, Domenico Albano, Elisabetta Cerudelli, Maria Gazzilli, Raffaele Giubbini and Giorgio Treglia

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191017093721

Research Article

Evaluation of the radioprotective effects of melatonin against ionizing radiation-induced muscle tissue injury

, 2019; 12(3): 247-255.

Dheyauldeen Shabeeb, Mansoor Keshavarz , Alireza Shirazi*, Gholamreza Hassanzadeh*, Mohammed Reza Hadian, Azin Nowrouzi, Masoud Najafi* and Ahmed Eleojo Musa

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190219120329

Review Article

O-(2-[<sup>18</sup>F]-Fluoroethyl)-l-tyrosine (FET) in neurooncology: A review of experimental results

, 2019; 12(3): 201-210.

Carina Stegmayr, Antje Willuweit, Philipp Lohmann and Karl-Josef Langen*

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190111111046


PET/MRI in neuroendocrine tumours: Blessings and curses

, 2019; 12(2): 96-97.

Mapelli Paola, De Cobelli F and Maria Picchio

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012999190404151701

Review Article

State of the art and recent developments of radiopharmaceuticals for pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors imaging

, 2019; 12(2): 107-125.

Angela Carollo*, Stefano Papi, Chiara M. Grana, Luigi Mansi and Marco Chinol

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190306104450

Most Accessed Articles

A Preliminary Study for Quantitative Assessment with HFUS (High-Frequency Ultrasound) of Nodular Skin Melanoma Breslow Thickness in Adults Before Surgery: Interdisciplinary Team Experience

, 2020; 13(1): 48-55.

Reginelli, Alfonso; Belfiore, Maria P.; Russo, Anna; Turriziani, Fabrizio; Moscarella, Elvira; Troiani, Teresa; Brancaccio, Gabriella; Ronchi, Andrea; Giunta, Emilio; Sica, Antonello; Iovino, Francesco; Ciardiello, Fortunato; Franco, Renato; Argenziano, Giuseppe; Grassi, Roberto; Cappabianca, Salvatore

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191007121626

Toward the Discovery and Development of PSMA Targeted Inhibitors for Nuclear Medicine Applications

, 2020; 13(1): 63-79.

Pastorino, Sara; Riondato, Mattia; Uccelli, Licia; Giovacchini, Giampiero; Giovannini, Elisabetta; Duce, Valerio; Ciarmiello, Andrea

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190729151540

Potential of Radiolabeled PSMA PET/CT or PET/MRI Diagnostic Procedures in Gliomas/Glioblastomas

, 2020; 13(2): 94-98.

Bertagna, Francesco; Albano, Domenico; Cerudelli, Elisabetta; Gazzilli, Maria; Giubbini, Raffaele; Treglia, Giorgio

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191017093721

PET/CT and the Response to Immunotherapy in Lung Cancer

, 2020; 13(3): 177-184.

Evangelista, Laura; Sepulcri, Matteo; Pasello, Giulia

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666191220105449

99mTc-EDDA/HYNIC-TOC is a New Opportunity in Neuroendocrine Tumors of the Lung (and in other Malignant and Benign Pulmonary Diseases)

, 2020; 13(3): 166-176.

Briganti, Vittorio; Cuccurullo, Vincenzo; Berti, Valentina; Di Stasio, Giuseppe D.; Linguanti, Flavia; Mungai, Francesco; Mansi, Luigi

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666191230143610

A Review of Accelerator-Produced Ga-68 with Solid Targets.

, 2021; 14(4): 315-324.

Becker, Kaelyn V; Chernysheva, Margarita; Barnhart, Todd E; Gagnon, Katherine; Engle, Jonathan W

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666201224113651

Artificial Neural Networks in Cardiovascular Diseases and its Potential for Clinical Application in Molecular Imaging

, 2021; 14(3): 209-219.

Laudicella, Riccardo; Comelli, Albert; Stefano, Alessandro; Szostek, Monika; Crocè, Ludovica; Vento, Antonio; Spataro, Alessandro; Comis, Alessio Danilo; La Torre, Flavia; Gaeta, Michele; Baldari, Sergio; Alongi, Pierpaolo

DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666200621191259

Malignant Cutaneous Melanoma: Updates in PET Imaging

, 2020; 13(1): 14-23.

Laudicella, Riccardo; Baratto, Lucia; Minutoli, Fabio; Baldari, Sergio; Iagaru, Andrei

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191015095550

Clinical and Prognostic Value of 18F-FDG-PET/CT in the Restaging Process of Recurrent Cutaneous Melanoma

, 2020; 13(1): 42-47.

Albano, Domenico; Familiari, Demetrio; Fornito, Maria C.; Scalisi, Salvatore; Laudicella, Riccardo; Galia, Massimo; Grassedonio, Emanuele; Ruggeri, Antonella; Ganduscio, Gloria; Messina, Marco; Spada, Massimiliano; Midiri, Massimo; Alongi, Pierpaolo

DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191009161826


Andrea Ciarmiello
Chief of Nuclear Medicine Unit and Imaging Department
S. Andrea Hospital
La Spezia
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