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Table 2 Imaging modalities used other than musculoskeletal ultrasound between the group of hospitalised and non-hospitalised patients

From: The fast-track outpatient clinic significantly decreases hospitalisation rates among polymyalgia rheumatica patients

  Group A
Hospitalised
N 54
Group B
Non-Hospitalised
N 256
P values
Imagining examination was performed n (%) 44(81.4%) 37(14.3%) <  0,00001
PET-CT n(%) 3(5.5%) 9(3.5%) 0.444
CT-Chest/Abdomen n(%) 18(33.3%) 10(3.8%) <  0.00001
Chest X-ray n(%) 18(33.3%) 5(1.9%) <  0.00001
Bone Scintigraphy n(%) 3(5.5%) 4(1.5%) 0.156
Abdominal US n(%) 6(11.1%) 2(0.7%) 0.0005
Axial MR n(%) 5(9.2%) 6(2.3%) 0.027
  1. PET-CT Positron emission tomography-computed tomography, CT Computer tomography, US Ultrasound, MR Magnetic resonance