Interobserver and intraobserver variability in interpretation of lumbar disc abnormalities. A comparison of two nomenclatures.

STUDY DESIGN A double-blind prospective study was used to measure interobserver and intraobserver variability when interpreting lumbar spine magnetic resonance imaging studies of disc abnormalities. OBJECTIVES To evaluate reader consistency when interpreting disc extension beyond the interspace, and assess the effect of two distinct nomenclatures on… CONTINUE READING