Uptake ratios in patients without complications over the thigh. Graphical representation of normal HEDP uptake levels in the acetabular (Figure 1) and femoral components (Figure 2). NaF uptake levels are said to be similar (14). Reproduced from Creutzig H. Bone imaging after total replacement arthroplasty of the hip joint. A follow-up with different radiopharmaceuticals. Eur J Nucl Med. 1976 Aug 12;1 (3):178 (Figures 1 and 2) with kind written permission from Springer Science + Business Media B.V.