ASIA Impairment scale

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ASIA scale helps you to understand the classification of AIS

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ASIA Impairment scale:

ASIA Impairment scale Dr.Sayeed Uddin Helal MS (Neurosurgery), MPH, MBBS, CCD (Diabetology) Ex-Registrar, Spinal Unit-MCU, Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP)

ASIA impairment scale:

ASIA impairment scale A = Complete: No motor or sensory function is preserved in the sacral segments S4-S5. B = Incomplete: Sensory but not motor function is preserved below the neurological level and includes the sacral segments S4-S5.

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C = Incomplete: Motor function is pre- served below the neurological level, and more than half of key muscles below the neurological level have a muscle grade less than 3. D = Incomplete: Motor function is pre- served below the neurological level, and at least half of key mus - cles below the neurological level have a muscle grade of 3 or more. E = Normal: Motor and sensory func - tion are normal.