Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 2021 Jul 16. Epub 2021 Jul 16.
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India Department of Spine, Wockhardt Hospital, Mumbai, India Department of Orthopaedics, Hinduja Healthcare Surgical, Mumbai, India Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lilavati Hospital & Research Centre, Mumbai, India Department of Orthopaedics, Breach Candy Hospital Trust, Mumbai, India Department of Orthopedics, Wadia Children's Hospital, Mumbai, India Department of Spine Surgery, Kothari Medical Center, Kolkata, India Department of Spine Surgery, Park Clinic, Kolkata, India Department of Spine Surgery, Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore, India Department of spine surgery, Sir Gangaram hospital, New Delhi, India Department of Spine Services, Indian Spinal Injuries Center, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India Department of Orthopaedics, Primus Superspeciality Hospital, New Delhi, India.
Study Design: An expert-panel consensus-based content validation and case-based clinical validation study.
Objective: To develop a novel scoring system for diagnosing instability in tuberculosis (TB) spine using an expert-panel consensus followed by clinical validation for validating the content.
Summary Of Background Data: Currently, diagnosis of instability is primarily experience-based which may lead to considerable variability and misdiagnosis in the hands of a relatively in-experienced spine surgeon. Read More