There are 4
scoring/classification system which may be called as "Denis scale".
Based on his observations and review of 412 patient with thoracolumbar
spine injuries, Francis Denis have
devised his three-column theory and 3 scoring
Denis F: Spinal instability as
defined by the three-column spine concept in acute spinal trauma. Clin
Orthop 189:65–76, 1984.
Denis F, Davis S, Comfort T. Sacral
fractures: an important problem. Retrospective analysis of 236 cases.
Clin Orthop Relat Res 1988;227:67–81.
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