A Prognostic Model for the Presence of Neurogenic Lesions in Atypical Idiopathic Scoliosis

@article{Morcuende2004APM,
  title={A Prognostic Model for the Presence of Neurogenic Lesions in Atypical Idiopathic Scoliosis},
  author={Jose A. Morcuende and Lori A. Dolan and Javier D. Vazquez and Amnuay Jirasirakul and Stuart L. Weinstein},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2004},
  volume={29 1},
  pages={
          51-8
        }
}
STUDY DESIGN Consecutive series of patients with idiopathic scoliosis with atypical features. OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study is to define a specific yet sensitive set of signs and symptoms to indicate the use of MRI in patients with atypical idiopathic scoliosis. Specifically, this study empirically defines a new diagnostic test for the presence of neurogenic lesions based on clinical and radiologic data and then reports the properties of this test in relation to MRI as the gold… CONTINUE READING
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