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Table 4 Radiology and expected-outcome study

From: A randomised controlled trial comparing the effectiveness of surgical and nonsurgical treatment for cervical radiculopathy

Radiology
 CT at the baseline and at 1-year follow-up for assessment of foraminal area
 MRI at the baseline and 1-year follow-up for assessment of nerve-root compression and dislocation
Expected outcome
 Expected NDI, NRS for neck and arm pain for willingness to undergo surgery.
 Expected NDI, NRS for neck and arm pain for willingness to undergo nonsurgical treatment.