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Time since onset of symptoms
<6weeks
≥6weeks to ≤3months
>3 months
MRI Findings

MRI Findings

Positive MRI: oedema visible


If MRI result not available:

select Negative

Negative
Positive
Impact of VCF on daily functioning

Impact of VCF on daily functioning

Impact of VCF on daily functioning due to mobility impairment and/or pain (It is assumed that pain medication has been optimised)

Moderate
Severe
Evolution of symptoms

Evolution of symptons

Evolution of symptons (mobility impairment, pain since fracture)

Stable
Has worsened
Spinal deformity

Spinal deformity

≥ 15% kyphosis and/or ≥ 10% and/or ≥ 10% dorsal wall height reduction and/or vertebral body height loss ≥ 20%

Proof of ongoing fracture process

Proof of on-going fracture process

Increased height reduction on radiologic images at follow-up (≥ 20% in comparison to initial imaging)

Pulmonary dysfunction

Pulmonary dysfunction

Presence of pulmonary disorders likely to deteriorate due to kyphosis from VCF (e.g. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)