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Response Shift in Patient Expectations and Functional Outcome

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00289393
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified September 2006 by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : February 9, 2006
Last Update Posted : September 13, 2006
Information provided by:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of elective lumbar spinal surgery as it relates to shifting patient expectations for outcome. Patients undergoing elective posterior spinal surgery for degenerative conditions of the spine at SWCHSC will be evaluated.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Spinal Injuries Behavioral: Perceived outcome by both patient and physician

Study Type : Observational
Observational Model: Defined Population
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective/Prospective
Official Title: Response Shift in Patient Expectations and Functional Outcome Following Posterior Lumbar Spinal Surgery for Degenerative Spinal Disorders

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All

Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients with a diagnosis of a degenerative condition of the lumbar spine undergoing posterior lumbar spinal surgery at Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre
  • Patients who have had previous lumbar surgery

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Traumatic or neoplastic surgical conditions of the lumbar spine

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00289393

Contact: Nana Adjei 416-480-6100 ext 4285 nana.adjei@sunnybrook.ca

Canada, Ontario
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Recruiting
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N3M5
Sponsors and Collaborators
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Principal Investigator: Dr. Joel Finkelstein, MD Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00289393     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: REB #151-2004
First Posted: February 9, 2006    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 13, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Spinal Injuries
Back Injuries
Wounds and Injuries