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Registry Elements

Registry Element: CPRN0114
Name: Cobb Angle Degrees – Spine (Seated) AP – Thoracic
Data Type: Numeric Input Restrictions: Free-Form
Field Size:
Minimum Value: 10 Maximum Value: 120
Definition:

Seated spine AP (anterior/posterior): view of the spine from the an anterior/posterior position while the patient is in a seated positionCobb Angle: measure of the curvature of the spine in degrees, Cobb angle of 10 degress is regarded as minimum angulation to define scoliosis Thoracic: middle 12 vertebrae of the spine

Measurement Type:
Population: Adult, Pediatric
Epic SmartData Elements:
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