Limited reliability of radiographic assessment of spinal progression in ankylosing spondylitis


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Aydin S. Z. , Gunal E. K. , Kurum E., AKAR S., Mungan H. E. , Alibaz-Oner F., et al.

RHEUMATOLOGY, cilt.56, ss.2162-2169, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 56 Konu: 12
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1093/rheumatology/kex321
  • Dergi Adı: RHEUMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.2162-2169

Özet

Objectives. Conventional radiography is key to assessing AS-related spinal involvement and has become increasingly important given that spinal fusion may continue under biologic therapy. We aimed to compare the reliability of radiographic scoring of the spine by using different approaches to understand how different readers agree on overall scores and on individual findings.