Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2021 Apr 2. Epub 2021 Apr 2.
Department of Neurological Rehabilitation, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel Israel National Centre for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel School of Health Professions, Ono Academic College, Kiryat Ono, Israel.
Study Design: A retrospective cohort study.
Objective: This study aims to assess the potential value of very early trauma variables such as Abbreviated Injury Scale and the Injury Severity Score for predicting independent ambulation following a traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI).
Summary Of Background Data: Several models for prediction of ambulation early after TSCI have been published and validated. Read More