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Current Radiopharmaceuticals

Volume 13, 3 Issues, 2020
ISSN: 1874-4729 (Online)
ISSN: 1874-4710 (Print)
This journal supports open access

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, radionuclide therapy, as radiology, oncology and radiotherapy and basic research. The scope of the journal also covers the following areas: radio imaging techniques, therapies; preparation and application of radionuclide compounds including the incorporation of tracer methods used in scientific research and applications.

Current Radiopharmaceuticals

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Volume 12

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Number 3



Review Article



Review Article   Open Access

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

, 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


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190328164253


Review Article



Review Article   Open Access



Research Article

Comparison Between 18F-Dopa and 18F-Fet PET/CT in Patients with Suspicious Recurrent High Grade Glioma: A Literature Review and Our Experience

, 12(3): 220 - 228

Laura Evangelista*, Lea Cuppari, Luisa Bellu, Daniele Bertin, Mario Caccese , Pasquale Reccia, Vittorina Zagonel and Giuseppe Lombardi


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190115124536


Research Article



Research Article   Open Access

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

, 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


Research Article

Evaluation of the Radioprotective Effects of Melatonin Against Ionizing Radiation-Induced Muscle Tissue Injury

, 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


Articles Ahead of Print


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


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


DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666191230143610
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Clinical Value of PET/CT in Staging Melanoma and Potential New Radiotracers


Salvatore Annunziata*, Riccardo Laudicella, Federico Caobelli, Pizzuto Daniele Antonio and Young Aimn


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191015094620
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Review: Alternative and New Radiopharmaceutical Agents for Lung Cancer


Silvi Telo*, Letizia Calderoni, Sara Vichi, Federico Zagni, Paolo Castellucci and Stefano Fanti


DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666191223151402
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Malignant Cutaneous Melanoma: Updates in PET Imaging


Riccardo Laudicella*, Lucia Baratto*, Fabio Minutoli, Sergio Baldari and Andrei Iagaru


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666191015095550
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Abstracts Ahead of Print

Usefulness of 5 minutes 123I-mIBG scan in Parkinson’s Disease and Heart Failure


Viviana Frantellizzi*, Maria Ricci, Alessio Farcomeni, Mariano Pontico, Arianna Pani and Giuseppe De Vincentis


DOI: 10.2174/1874471013666200127122033
View Abstract


Editor's Choice


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




[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*


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190102165053





Ga-68 Nanoparticles and Ultra-small Nanoparticle: Next Generation of PET Radiopharmaceuticals?

, 2018; 11(2): 123 - 129

Mohammed Al-Qahtani, Yousif Al Malki, Hadeel Mutwali, Edward Helal-Neto and Ralph Santos-Oliveira*


DOI: 10.2174/1874471011666180418110206



Mechanisms of Radiation Bystander and Non-Targeted Effects: Implications to Radiation Carcinogenesis and Radiotherapy

, 2018; 11(1): 34 - 45

Rasoul Yahyapour, Elahe Motevaseli, Abolhasan Rezaeyan, Hamid Abdollahi, Bagher Farhood, Mohsen Cheki, Masoud Najafi* and Vilmar Villa


DOI: 10.2174/1874471011666171229123130




PET/MR Tomographs: A Review with Technical, Radiochemical and Clinical Perspectives

, 2017; 10(3): 184 - 194

Giampiero Giovacchini, Elisabetta Giovannini, Mattia Riondato and Andrea Ciarmiello*


DOI: 10.2174/1874471010666170816125051



Open Access Articles

The Screening of Renoprotective Agents by 99mTc-DMSA: A Review of Preclinical Studies

, 2019; 12(3): 211 - 219

Masoud Rezaei , Maryam Papie, Mohsen Cheki*, Luigi Mansi, Sean Kitson and Amirhossein Ahmadi




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




Comparison of 99mTc Injected Activity with Prescribed Activity in Four Types of Nuclear Medicine Exams

, 2019; 12: 1 - 6 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Muhammad Isa Khan, Umme Farwa, Tahir Iqbal, Saadat Ali, Aalia Nazir and Mohsin Ijaz*




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

, 2019; 12: 1 - 17 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

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




Preparation and Biological Evaluation of 67Gallium- Labeled Iranian Hemiscorpius Lepturus Scorpion Venom

, 2019; 12: 1 - 8 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Amir Jalali*, Mona Haddad Zahmatkesh, Amir Reza Jalilian, Amir Taheri Borujeni and Behrouz Alirezapour





Analysis of Unusual Adverse Effects After Radium-223 Dichloride Administration

, 2019; 12: 1 - 5 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Viviana Frantellizzi*, Mariano Pontico, Arianna Pani, Roberto Pani and Giuseppe De Vincentis




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; 12: 1 - 7 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Alfonso Reginelli*, Maria Paola 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




Sentinel Node Identification in Melanoma: Current Clinical Impact, New Emerging SPECT Radiotracers and Technological Advancements. An Update of the Last Decade

, 2019; 12: 1 - 10 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

Natale Quartuccio*, Massimiliano Siracusa, Marco Pappalardo, Annachiara Arnone and Gaspare Arnone





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

, 2019; 12: 1 - 5 (E-Pub Ahead of Print)

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




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*





Most Cited Articles

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


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


Perspective

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


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

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


Research Article

Feasibility and evaluation of automated methods for radiolabeling of radiopharmaceutical kits with gallium-68

, 2019; 12(3): 229-237.

Alban Revy, François Hallouard*, Sandrine Joyeux-Klamber, Andrea Skanjeti, Catherine Rioufol and Marc Fraysse


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190110170623


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


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




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


Review Article

Imaging of pancreatic-neuroendocrine tumours: An outline of conventional radiological techniques

, 2019; 12(2): 135-155.

Muhammad Affan Zamir, Wasim Hakim*, Siraj Yusuf and Robert Thomas


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190214165845


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


Review Article

[<sup>68</sup> Ga]-dota peptide PET/CT in neuroendocrine tumors: Main clinical applications

, 2019; 12(1): 11-22.

Elisabetta Giovannini, Giampiero Giovacchini, Elisa Borsò, Patrizia Lazzeri, Mattia Riondato, Rossella Leoncini, Valerio Duce and Andrea Ciarmiello*


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666181212101244


Review Article

Utility of molecular imaging with 2-deoxy-2-[fluorine-18] fluoro-d-glucose positron emission tomography (<sup>18</sup> F-FDG PET) for small cell lung cancer (SCLC): A radiation oncology perspective

, 2019; 12(1): 4-10.

Omer Sager*, Ferrat Dincoglan, Selcuk Demiral, Bora Uysal, Hakan Gamsiz, Yelda Elcim, Esin Gundem, Bahar Dirican and Murat Beyzadeoglu


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666181120162434



Most Accessed Articles

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






Comparison Between 18F-Dopa and 18F-Fet PET/CT in Patients with Suspicious Recurrent High Grade Glioma: A Literature Review and Our Experience

, 2019; 12(3): 220-228.

Laura Evangelista*, Lea Cuppari, Luisa Bellu, Daniele Bertin, Mario Caccese , Pasquale Reccia, Vittorina Zagonel and Giuseppe Lombardi


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190115124536




Feasibility and Evaluation of Automated Methods for Radiolabeling of Radiopharmaceutical Kits with Gallium-68

, 2019; 12(3): 229-237.

Alban Revy, François Hallouard*, Sandrine Joyeux-Klamber, Andrea Skanjeti, Catherine Rioufol and Marc Fraysse


DOI: 10.2174/1874471012666190110170623


Radioimmunotherapy of Metastatic Prostate Cancer with 177Lu-DOTAhuJ591 Anti Prostate Specific Membrane Antigen Specific Monoclonal Antibody

, 2016; 9(1): 44-53.

Shankar Vallabhajosula, Anastasia Nikolopoulou, Yuliya S. Jhanwar, Gurveen Kaur, Scott T. Tagawa, David M. Nanus, Neil H. Bander and Stanley J. Goldsmith


DOI: 10.2174/1874471008666150313114005




Editor-in-Chief

Sean L. Kitson
Department of Biocatalysis and Isotope Chemistry Almac Sciences
Almac House
Craigavon
Northern Ireland

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Journal History

Current Radiopharmaceuticals Journal was launched in 2008. Dr. Sean L. Kitson serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.
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