Prospective Study of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
The recruitment status of this study is unknown because the information has not been verified recently.
Verified January 2010 by Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery.
Recruitment status was Not yet recruiting
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Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
First received: January 7, 2010
Last updated: January 8, 2010
Last verified: January 2010
The population of the US is aging. They remain more active and place greater demands on their musculoskeletal system. A key problem is that pain and disability of age related spinal disorders will increase. Problems such as Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Degenerative Disk Disease, Spinal Stenosis and Degenerative Scoliosis are age related problems that are treated with spinal fusion when non-operative treatment fails. Traditional open surgery poses significant risk for patients in this age group. The use of minimally invasive spinal surgery techniques provides an opportunity to treat these patients with less morbidity than traditional open surgery.
Degenerative Disk Disease
||Time Perspective: Prospective
||Prospective Study of Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion Surgery for the Treatment of Spondylolisthesis, Degenerative Disk Disease, Spinal Stenosis and Degenerative Scoliosis
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||January 2012 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
|Ages Eligible for Study:
||21 Years to 90 Years
|Genders Eligible for Study:
|Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Orthropedic surgeon's clinic. Neurosurgeon's clinic.
Inclusion Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:
- Patient age 21 - 90 years.
- Diagnosis of Spondylolisthesis, degenerative disk disease, and degenerative scoliosis (any curve magnitude).
- A spinal fusion is being undertaken via the minimally invasive approach.
- The patient agrees to follow-up for routine care for at least 2 years post-operatively.
- Inability for post-operative follow-up
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||Greg Anderson, MD, Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
History of Changes
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|Study First Received:
||January 7, 2010
||January 8, 2010
||United States: Institutional Review Board
Keywords provided by Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery:
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
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