SECURE®-C Cervical Artificial Disc Clinical Study/ SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc Postmarket Approval Study

This study is ongoing, but not recruiting participants.
Sponsor:
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Globus Medical Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00882661
First received: April 14, 2009
Last updated: May 10, 2013
Last verified: May 2013
  Purpose

The purpose of the pivotal IDE clinical study was to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the SECURE®-C Cervical Artificial Disc for the treatment of symptomatic cervical disc disease at one level between C3 and C7, compared to anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.

The purpose of the Postmarket Approval Study is to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy associated with the use of the SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc


Condition Intervention Phase
Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease
Device: SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc
Device: ASSURE Cervical plate and an allograft interbody spacer
Phase 3

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: Single Blind (Subject)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective Randomized Clinical Investigation of the SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc: A Pivotal Study/ SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc Postmarket Approval Study

Further study details as provided by Globus Medical Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement in pain/disability using the Neck Disability Index (NDI) [ Time Frame: 24 months for the IDE; 60 and 84 months for the Postmarket Approval Study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Secondary Outcome Measures:
  • Improvement in neck and arm pain measured using the Visual Analog Scale (VAS), neurologic status, and health status [ Time Frame: 24 months for the IDE; 60 and 84 months for the Postmarket Approval Study ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Enrollment: 380
Study Start Date: July 2005
Estimated Study Completion Date: September 2015
Primary Completion Date: April 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Intervention Details:
    Device: SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc
    Treatment of symptomatic cervical disc disease with the SECURE-C Cervical Artificial Disc
    Device: ASSURE Cervical plate and an allograft interbody spacer
    Treatment of symptomatic cervical disc disease utilizing an instrumented anterior discectomy and interbody fusion
Detailed Description:

Ages Eligible for Study: 18 to 60 years

Genders Eligible for Study: Both

Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 60 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Symptomatic cervical disc disease (SCDD) in one vertebral level between C3-C7, defined as neck or arm (radicular) pain, or functional or neurological deficit and radiographic confirmation (by CT, MRI, X-ray, etc.) of any of the following:
  • Herniated nucleus pulposus;
  • Radiculopathy or myelopathy;
  • Spondylosis (defined by the presence of osteophytes); or
  • Loss of disc height.
  • Age between 18 and 60 years
  • Failed at least 6 weeks of conservative treatment
  • Neck Disability Index (NDI) Questionnaire score of at least 30 (as percentage of 50 point total)
  • Able to understand and sign informed consent form
  • Psychosocially, mentally and physically able to fully comply with this protocol including adhering to follow-up schedule and filling out forms
  • Able to meet the proposed follow-up schedule at 6 weeks, 3 months, 6 months, 12 months and 24 months
  • Able to follow postoperative management program

Exclusion Criteria:

  • More than one vertebral level requiring treatment
  • Prior fusion surgery adjacent to the vertebral level being treated
  • Prior surgery at the level to be treated
  • Clinically compromised vertebral bodies at the affected level(s) due to current or past trauma
  • Radiographic confirmation of facet joint disease or degeneration, defined as apparent sclerosis and/or hypertrophy of the facets demonstrated on AP radiographs as a disruption of the normally smooth facet curve
  • Marked cervical instability on resting lateral or flexion/extension radiographs:
  • Translation greater than 3mm, and/or
  • More than 11° of rotational difference from that of either adjacent level.
  • Severe spondylosis at the level to be treated as characterized by any of the following:
  • Bridging osteophytes;
  • A loss of disc height greater than 50%; or
  • Absence of motion (<2°)
  • Neck or arm pain of unknown etiology
  • Osteoporosis, osteopenia, Paget's disease, osteomalacia or any other metabolic bone disease
  • Pregnant or interested in becoming pregnant in the next 2 years
  • Active systemic or local infection
  • Known allergy to titanium, polyethylene, cobalt, chromium or molybdenum
  • Taking medications or any drug known to potentially interfere with bone/soft tissue healing (e.g., steroids)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis or other autoimmune disease
  • Systemic disease including AIDS, HIV, Hepatitis
  • Active malignancy: A patient with a history of any invasive malignancy (except non-melanoma skin cancer), unless he/she has been treated with curative intent and there has been no clinical signs or symptoms of the malignancy for at least 5 years
  • Neuromuscular disorders such as muscular dystrophy, spinal muscular atrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, etc.
  • Acute mental illness or substance abuse
  • Use of bone growth stimulator within past 30 days
  • Participation in other investigational device or drug clinical trials within 30 days of surgery
  • Prisoners
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00882661

Sponsors and Collaborators
Globus Medical Inc
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Joseph M Marzluff, MD Trident Regional Medical Center
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Globus Medical Inc
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00882661     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: GPR002
Study First Received: April 14, 2009
Last Updated: May 10, 2013
Health Authority: United States: Food and Drug Administration

Keywords provided by Globus Medical Inc:
Neck Pain
Arm Pain

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