Toward the Development of a Comprehensive Clinically Oriented Patient Profile: A Systematic Review of the Purpose, Characteristic, and Methodological Quality of Classification Systems of Adult Spinal Deformity.


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Kwan K. Y. H. , Naresh-Babu J., Jacobs W., de Kleuver M., Polly D. W. , Yilgor C. , ...More

Neurosurgery, vol.88, pp.1065-1073, 2021 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 88
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/neuros/nyab023
  • Title of Journal : Neurosurgery
  • Page Numbers: pp.1065-1073
  • Keywords: Classification, Purpose, Characteristics, Adult spinal deformity, Systematic review, SAGITTAL ALIGNMENT, DECISION-MAKING, SCOLIOSIS, MALALIGNMENT, IMPACT, THORACOLUMBAR, VALIDATION, PARAMETERS, PREDICTOR, MAGNITUDE

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Existing adult spinal deformity (ASD) classification systems are based on radiological parameters but management of ASD patients requires a holistic approach. A comprehensive clinically oriented patient profile and classification of ASD that can guide decision-making and correlate with patient outcomes is lacking.