The validity of sacral ratios to identify sacral abnormalities.

@article{Warne2003TheVO,
  title={The validity of sacral ratios to identify sacral abnormalities.},
  author={Stephanie Anastasia Warne and Margaret L. Godley and Catherine M. Owens and Duncan T Wilcox},
  journal={BJU international},
  year={2003},
  volume={91 6},
  pages={540-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the repeatability and validity of a previously described sacral ratio measurement as a method for detecting sacral abnormalities, as the association between sacral abnormalities and neuropathic bladder is well known but the diagnosis of subtle sacral anomalies is often delayed. MATERIALS AND METHODS Fifty sacral radiographs (from 30 patients with anorectal anomalies and 20 normal children) were viewed and reported as normal or abnormal by an expert spinal radiologist… CONTINUE READING