AO Spine classification systems

Dr Avni K P Skandhan and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The AO Spine classification systems is a group of imaging morphology-based classification system, combined with clinical factors for injury of spinal trauma. It is designed to be a simple and reproducible method of describing injury patterns.

At the time of writing (Oct 2018), the 4 published classification systems are:

The AO Spine group is an 'international community of spine surgeons generating, distrib­uting, and exchanging knowledge to advance science and the spine care profession through research, education, and community development. With this collaborative approach, AO Spine continues to advance spine care worldwide' 2.

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  • AO Spine classification - general

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