Association of Lumbar MODIC Changes With Chronic Low Back Pain in Southern European Subjects (MODIC 2)
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00479063|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 25, 2007
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2011
|Condition or disease|
|Low Back Pain|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Actual Enrollment :||304 participants|
|Observational Model:||Case Control|
|Official Title:||Modic Changes Are Not Associated With a Higher Risk of Chronic Low Back Pain Among Southern European Subjects. A Case Control Study|
|Study Start Date :||February 2010|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||December 2010|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||May 2011|
All subjects screened for this study were aged 30 to 50 years, had been referred to participating Radiology services, and underwent a lumbar MRI. Cases had been referred for a lumbar MRI for LBP lasting > 90 days.
All subjects screened for this study were aged 30 to 50 years, had been referred to participating Radiology services, and underwent a lumbar MRI. Controls were headache patients who had been referred for a cranial MRI, which turned out to be normal, and who either had no history of LBP or had only experienced one episode in their life, which had lasted for less than 7 days.
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|Palma de Mallorca, Balearic Islands, Spain, 07012|
|Study Director:||Francisco M Kovacs, MD, PhD||Kovacs Foundation, Palma de Mallorca, Spain|
|Principal Investigator:||Carlos Campillo, MD||IbSalut, Palma de Mallorca, Spain|