Can spinal cord injury patients show a worsening in ASIA impairment scale classification despite actually having neurological improvement? The limitation of ASIA Impairment Scale Classification

Abstract

Background:In our clinical training program, which includes probable American Spinal Injury Association impairment scale (AIS) grade changes in the event of recovery, we have noticed some confounding results regarding the AIS grading in spinal cord injury (SCI) patient case examples who are expected to recover. We also observed an individual case that… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sc.2014.89

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