Clinical Outcome Study of Minimally Invasive Decompression for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (MEDLLSS)
Recruitment status was: Recruiting
The study is a prospective outcome study to evaluate the effectiveness and treatment outcomes of microendoscopic decompressive laminotomy (MEDL) with objective evaluation tools. The patients who fulfill the selection criteria will be enrolled to collect the pre-operative clinical data including demographic data, image studies, and functional evaluation for neurological symptoms and disability.
The patient will receive MEDL and post-operative follow-up will be arranged at 1 week, 1 month, 6 months, and 12 months after the operation. All the collected data will be analyzed to evaluate the efficacy and treatment results of MEDL.
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Official Title:||Clinical Study of Microendoscopic Decompressive Laminotomy for Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis|
|Study Start Date:||January 2008|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||December 2008|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date:||December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00737607
|Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital|
|Taipei, Taiwan, 220|
|Principal Investigator:||Jwo-Luen Pao, MD||Far-Eastern Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan|