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Table 1 The timeline of the outcome measures to be collected

From: Optimal treatment for Spinal Cord Injury associated with cervical canal Stenosis (OSCIS): a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial comparing early versus delayed surgery

  Admission 2 weeks 3 months 6 months 1 year
Visit Xa X X X X
Informed consent Xa     
Baseline clinical characteristics Xa     
Blood analyses Xa X X X X
Magnetic resonance imaging Xa     X
Computed tomography Xa     
Plain radiographs Xa X    X
Neurological assessment including the ASIA motor score and ASIA impairment scale Xa X X X X
Evaluation of adverse events
SCIM version 3   X X X X
SF-36   X    X
EQ-5D   X X X X
NPSI   X    X
  1. Xa: obtained prior to enrollment; ASIA: American Spinal Injury Association; EQ-5D: EuroQol 5 Dimension; NPSI, Neuropathic Pain Symptom Inventory; SCIM: Spinal Cord Independence Measure; SF-36: Medical Outcomes Study Short Form 36; WISCI: Walking Index for Spinal Cord Injury.