Oxygen-15 is an isotope used in positron emission tomography (PET). It has a half-life of about 2 minutes. There are several uses for this isotope: 15O for oxygen consumption measurements, [15O]CO for lung perfusion and mainly as 15O-water used for measuring regional cerebral blood and for myocardial perfusion imaging.
To produce Oxygen 15,
we recommend this production route: