The diagnostic contribution of the frontal lumbar spine radiograph in community referred low back pain--a prospective study of 1030 patients.

@article{Khoo2003TheDC,
  title={The diagnostic contribution of the frontal lumbar spine radiograph in community referred low back pain--a prospective study of 1030 patients.},
  author={Lisanne Khoo and Christine Heron and Uday Patel and Rosalind Given-Wilson and Alan Grundy and K. T. Khaw and Derek Dundas},
  journal={Clinical radiology},
  year={2003},
  volume={58 8},
  pages={606-9}
}
AIM The diagnostic contribution of the anteroposterior (AP) view was studied to assess whether this view could be omitted safely, thus reducing the radiation burden received by patients undergoing lumbar spine radiography. MATERIALS AND METHODS Prospective analysis of 1030 consecutive referrals for lumbar spine radiography from general practice. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING