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Table 1 Summary of included studies

From: Review of the role of dynamic 18F-NaF PET in diagnosing and distinguishing between septic and aseptic loosening in hip prosthesis

Year Authors Patients Gender (M/F) Hip joints Knee joints Symptomatic joints Control group Asymptomatic control joints Minimal time from surgery Minimal clinical follow-up Surgical follow-up Differentiate aseptic loosening from sepsis
1976 Creutzig H. et al. 31 N/A 31 0 13 Yes 18 3 to 9 months 12 months 5 No
2007 Sterner et al. 14 9/6 0 14 14 No 0 1.1 years 6 months 6 No
2011 Kobayashi N et al. 49 N/A 65 0 38 Yes 27 1 year 12 months 11 Yes