Dynamic stabilization of lumbar spine: Minimum clinically important difference – a choice of methods using ODI, SF 36 and VAS

Michael Behr, Anas Dyab, Andreas Reinke, Michael Stoffel, Bernhard Meyer & Florian Ringel
Objective: The benefits of spine interventions for degenerative pathologies are usually evaluated through assessment of patient reported outcomes. The minimum clinically important difference (MCID) as a threshold should represent the smallest improvement considered worthwhile by a patient. As some authors[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]