rheumatology
Gout

DECT promising as a measure of urate burden in gout

Dual energy CT (DECT) imaging is moving steadily out of the research laboratory and towards clinical practice, as a new semi-quantitative scoring system has been shown to reliably assess urate deposition in the feet and ankles. Professor Nicola Dalbeth, from the University of Auckland, and colleagues from New Zealand and Germany used proprietary software developed ...

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