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Table 4 DECT urate crystal volume 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 Median (range) of DECT urate crystal volume for participants fulfilling individual domain/provisional criteria Median (range) of DECT urate crystal volume for participants not fulfilling individual domain/provisional criteria P
Serum urate (< 0.36 mmol/L) 0.03 (0.00–4.63)
n = 77
0.09 (0.00–19.53)
n = 75
0.016
Tophus (absence) 0.05 (0.00–1.23)
n = 104
0.21 (0.00–19.53)
n = 48
0.001
Flares (none in the last 12 months) 0.05 (0.00–2.57)
n = 70
0.11 (0.00–19.53)
n = 82
0.011
Pain due to gout (< 2) 0.07 (0.00–5.11)
n = 104
0.08 (0.00–19.53)
n = 48
0.43
Patient global assessment of gout activity (< 2) 0.05 (0.00–3.34)
n = 84
0.11 (0.00–19.53)
n = 68
0.002
Provisional remission criteria (all five domains) 0.0 (0.00–0.46)
n = 23
0.08 (0.00–19.53)
n = 129
0.002