[[sins]]

Spinal Instability in Neoplasia Score
Pain on standing or moving
Yes 3
No (pain may be present but not worswe on standing or moving) 1
Completely pain free 0
Location of lesion
At a junction (C1-2, C7-T2, T11-L1, L5-S1) 3
At a mobile area (C3-C6, L2-L4) 2
At a semi-rigid area (T3-T10) 1
At a rigid area (S2-S5) 0
Type of lesion
Lytic 2
Mixed 1
Sclerotic 0
Spinal alignment
Subluxation present 4
Other deformity 2
Normal alignment 0
Vertebral collapse
> 50% collapse 3
< 50% collapse 2
No collapse with > 50% of vertebral body involved 1
None of the above 0
Tumour involvement of facet, pedicle, costovertebral joint
Bilateral 3
Unilateral 1
None 0
Determine Score by Adding Together All Figures
0-6 Stable spine
7-12 Possible instability
13-18 Unstable spine
  • sins.txt
  • Last modified: 2019/08/05 15:11
  • by Graham Grove