Table 1: Pretherapeutic value of 99mTc-HDP bone uptake of the rat hindlimbs. Results were expressed as percentage of total corporel activity.

Group 1Group 2
Nonirradiated hindlimbIrradiated hindlimbNonirradiated hindlimbIrradiated hindlimb

Bone blood flowKnee
Tibia * *
Foot

Bone osteoblastic metabolismKnee
Tibia
Foot

*   versus contralateral nonirradiated legs.