Role of dual-energy CT in the diagnosis and follow-up of gout: systematic analysis of the literature

  title={Role of dual-energy CT in the diagnosis and follow-up of gout: systematic analysis of the literature},
  author={A. Ramon and Am{\'e}lie Bohm-Sigrand and P. Pottecher and P. Richette and Jean-Francis Maillefert and H. Devilliers and P. Ornetti},
  journal={Clinical Rheumatology},
  • A. Ramon, Amélie Bohm-Sigrand, +4 authors P. Ornetti
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Clinical Rheumatology
  • The aim of this systematic review was to determine the potential role of dual-energy CT in the diagnosis and follow-up of gout with regard to the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) filter. A systematic analysis of the literature was conducted using the MEDLINE and Cochrane databases and published abstracts of international congresses, according to the criteria of the OMERACT filter: feasibility, reproducibility, validity versus laboratory (serum urate, MSU synovial fluid aspirate) and… CONTINUE READING
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