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Response Shift in Patient Expectations and Functional Outcome

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified September 2006 by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00289393
First Posted: February 9, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 13, 2006
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Information provided by:
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Spinal Injuries Behavioral: Perceived outcome by both patient and physician

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: 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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Further study details as provided by Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre:

  Eligibility

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

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


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

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

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00289393     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: REB #151-2004
First Submitted: February 8, 2006
First Posted: February 9, 2006
Last Update Posted: September 13, 2006
Last Verified: September 2006

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