TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2013, Cilt 12, Sayı, 1     (Sayfalar: 073-082)

Review of radiological assessment and classification systems of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis

Erbil Oğuz 1, Şafak Ekinci 2, Ömer Erşen 3

1 Gülhane Askeri Tıp Fakültesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, Ankara
2 Ağrı Asker Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Ağrı
3 Erzurum Asker Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Kliniği, Erzurum

DOI: 10.5606/totbid.dergisi.2013.10
Görüntüleme: 389
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İndirme : 1319

Classification of idiopathic scoliosis is of utmost importance in defining curvature by physicians, physiotherapists and orthotic technicians and designing the treatment plan. The King classification is one of the classifications and the simplest one; however it remains inadequate in many cases. Although the classification system which has been proposed by the Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) is simple and easy to understand, it is still not more advantageous for practical use according to Lenke system. Lenke classification system is the most widely used and accepted classification system. In this article, scoliosis classification systems were reviewed using original pictures from the literature.

Anahtar Kelimeler : Classification; idiopathic scoliosis; spinal deformity