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Prognostic Scale (MINPS) for Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) using the Madras Institute Prognostic Scale (MINPS) of Ramesh et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

M47.1

Description:

Ramesh et al developed a scoring system for patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from surgical management. The authors are from the Madras Institute of Neurology (MIN), Madras College and Government General Hospital, and Chettinad Superspecialty Hospital in India.

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