Table 3

Sensitivity and specificity of DECT for the diagnosis of gout

SensitivitySpecificity
Manger et al 2012490.78NA
Wu et al 2014980.970.87
HJ et al 2015990.910.85
Huppertz et al 2014770.780.93
Dalbeth et al 201540
Early disease (≤3 years)0.79NA
Late disease (>3 years)0.84NA
Ahmad et al 20161000.820.89
Kiefer et al 20161010.710.95
Ogdie et al 201543MA*0.87 (0.79–0.93)0.84 (0.75–0.90)
Lee and Song 2017102MA†0.84 (0.81–0.87)0.93 (0.93–0.96)
  • Diagnosis of gout, clinical classification criteria only98–101; MSU crystal identification only40 50 103 104; clinical criteria and/or MSU crystal identification.49 77

  • *Pooled data from: 50 103 104

  • 50 77 98–101 103 104

  • DECT, dual-energy CT; MA, meta-analysis; MSU, monosodium urate; NA, not applicable.