Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry

, Volume 322, Issue 2, pp 1133–1138 | Cite as

Appraisement of 186/188Re-HEDP, a new compositional radiopharmaceutical

  • Zahra Pourhabib
  • Hassan RanjbarEmail author
  • Ali Bahrami Samani
  • Ali Asghar Shokri


Undoubtedly radionuclide therapy is the next phase of nuclear medicine development. 188Re-HEDP and 186Re-HEDP are therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals which have been used to treat bone metastases. With regard to their complementary features, in this study, as new idea their combined effects have been investigated with preparing the cocktail of 188/186Re-HEDP with radiochemical purity nearly 99%. The 188/186Re-HEDP biodistribution was checked in rats’ tissues up to 72 h. The produced 188/186Re-HEDP properties suggest a new bone palliative radiopharmaceutical to overcome bone metastases.


186/188Re-HEDP Combined radionuclide therapy Pain palliation Biodistribution 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zahra Pourhabib
    • 1
  • Hassan Ranjbar
    • 2
    Email author
  • Ali Bahrami Samani
    • 2
  • Ali Asghar Shokri
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsPayame Noor University (PNU)TehranIran
  2. 2.Material and Nuclear Fuel Research SchoolNuclear Science and Technology Research InstituteTehranIran

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