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The Cervical Myelopathy Disability Index (MDI) in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Immunology/Rheumatology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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The Cervical Myelopathy Disability Index (MDI) is a functional scoring system for evaluating disability caused by cervical myelopathy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. It is an accurate predictor of outcome following surgery as well as for survival. The authors are from the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London.

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