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Table 1 Follow-up data in 21 cases where the xSPECT-CT changed the final report diagnosis

From: The clinical value of xSPECT/CT Bone versus SPECT/CT. A prospective comparison of 200 scans

Outcome Number Cases
Diagnosis confirmed by response to image guided injection 6
Unable to determine accuracy of diagnosis (mixed information) 6
MRI findings support diagnosis 3
Clinical response confirms diagnosis 3
MRI negates diagnosis and agrees with SPECT/CT diagnosis 1
MRI negates but clinical response confirms diagnosis of sacroiliitis 1
xSPECT/CT diagnosis negated by failure of response to image guided injection 1