AO Spine classification systems

The AO Spine classification systems are a group of anatomically based of imaging and clinical combined injury classification systems of spinal trauma 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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