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TRIUMPH Lumbar Artificial Disc IDE: A Pilot Study

This study has been completed.
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Globus Medical Inc Identifier:
First received: September 8, 2010
Last updated: March 16, 2017
Last verified: March 2017
The purpose of this investigation is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the TRIUMPH® Lumbar Artificial Disc for the treatment of patients who are suffering from Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) at one level from L1 to S1.

Condition Intervention
Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease Device: TRIUMPH® Lumbar Artificial Disc

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: A Prospective Clinical Investigation of the TRIUMPH Lumbar Disc: A Pilot Study

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Further study details as provided by Globus Medical Inc:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • ODI score [ Time Frame: 24 months ]
    Improvement of at least 15 points in pain/disability using the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) score at 24 months compared with the score at baseline.

Enrollment: 20
Study Start Date: September 2010
Study Completion Date: December 2016
Primary Completion Date: December 2016 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Experimental: TRIUMPH® Artificial Disc
Treatment of degenerative disc disease with the TRIUMPH Lumbar Artificial Disc. This is a non-randomized pilot study with only one arm (no control).
Device: TRIUMPH® Lumbar Artificial Disc
The TRIUMPH® Lumbar Artificial Disc is an articulating artificial disc inserted using a posterolateral approach to the lumbar spine.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 65 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Degenerative Disc Disease in one vertebral level between L1 and S1
  • Able to understand and sign informed consent
  • Had at least 6 months of conservative treatment
  • Oswestry Disability Index Score of at least 30 (one a 100 point scale)
  • Other inclusion criteria as specified in approved IDE protocol

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Bilateral leg pain
  • Back or leg pain of unknown etiology
  • Prior fusion surgery or another spinal device implanted at any other lumbar level
  • Osteoporosis or osteopenia
  • Other exclusion criteria as specified in approved IDE protocol
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01198470

United States, Georgia
Memorial Health University Medical Center
Savannah, Georgia, United States, 31403
Sponsors and Collaborators
Globus Medical Inc
  More Information

Responsible Party: Globus Medical Inc Identifier: NCT01198470     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: G090143
Study First Received: September 8, 2010
Last Updated: March 16, 2017

Keywords provided by Globus Medical Inc:
Low back pain
Leg pain
Discogenic pain
Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)
Herniated disc

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Intervertebral Disc Degeneration
Spinal Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Anti-Infective Agents, Local
Anti-Infective Agents
Trace Elements
Growth Substances
Physiological Effects of Drugs processed this record on September 21, 2017