Cerebrospinal Fluid Congestion in Spinal Stenosis Patients

This study is not yet open for participant recruitment.
Verified June 2012 by Seoul National University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
First received: June 26, 2012
Last updated: June 27, 2012
Last verified: June 2012

The investigators hypothesized spinal stenosis symptom was provocation due to cerebrospinal fluid congestion.

Spinal Stenosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • CSF pressure at spinal canal [ Time Frame: on time of recruitment ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]
    We can calculate CSF pressure at spinal canal by using phase contraast magnetic resonance image technique.

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 70 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

study group : spinal stenosis patient control group : matched sex, age


Inclusion Criteria:

  • neurogenic claudication more than 3months
  • relief neurogenic claudication by lumbar flexion
  • spinal stenosis symptom by physical exam.
  • who can walk more than 30 min.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • vascular claudication by physical exam.( ABI <0.9)
  • structural change in vertebral ( tumor, congenital deformity)
  • operation history at spinal bone
  • metallic foreign body
  • peripheral polyneuropathy
  Contacts and Locations
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01630382

Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Contact: Keewon Kim    +82-2-2072-2619    kdkdkd1@hanmail.net   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Seoul National University Hospital
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01630382     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-1203-088-402
Study First Received: June 26, 2012
Last Updated: June 27, 2012
Health Authority: Korea: Food and Drug Administration

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Constriction, Pathologic
Spinal Stenosis
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Spinal Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on April 17, 2014