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Table 2 Presence of DECT urate crystal deposition according to individual remission domains and the provisional gout remission criteria

From: Concurrent validity of provisional remission criteria for gout: a dual-energy CT study

Domain N (%)with DECT urate crystal deposition for participants fulfilling individual domain/provisional criteria N (%) with DECT urate crystal deposition for participants not fulfilling individual domain/provisional criteria Odds ratio (95% CI) P
Serum urate (< 0.36 mmol/L) 43 (56)
n = 77
62 (83)
n = 75
0.27 (0.13–0.56) < 0.001
Tophus (absence) 67 (64)
n = 104
38 (79)
n = 48
0.48 (0.22–1.03) 0.07
Flares (none in the last 12 months) 44 (63)
n = 70
61 (74)
n = 82
0.58 (0.29–1.15) 0.13
Pain (due to gout, < 2) 70 (67)
n = 104
35 (73)
n = 48
0.76 (0.37–1.65) 0.49
Patient global assessment of gout activity (< 2) 52 (62)
n = 84
53 (78)
n = 68
0.46 (0.22–0.94) 0.03
Provisional remission criteria (all five domains) 10 (44)
n = 23
95 (74)
n = 129
0.28 (0.11–0.65) 0.004