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Table 2 Standard uptake values (SUV) (sign. Differences <0,05) differentiated bya) inflammatory situation andb) type of fixation

From: The implications of 18F-FDG PET for the diagnosis of endoprosthetic loosening and infection in hip and knee arthroplasty: Results from a prospective, blinded study

a)     
   Septic Prostheses (n = 5) Aseptic Prostheses with increased abrasion (n = 11) Aseptic Prostheses with little/no abrasion (n = 20)
Average   4.7 3.7 (p = 0.1004) 3.4 (p = 0.0209)
Standard Deviation   1.0 1.6 1.3
b)     
   Cemented hip prostheses (n = 17) Cementless hip prostheses (n = 14) p-value
Average shaft 4.2 3.0 0.0390
Standard Deviation   1.6 1.1  
Average cup 4.17 3.17 0.0753
Standard Deviation   1.7 1.2