Dynesys Spinal System Post Market 522 Study

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified February 2016 by Zimmer Biomet.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : February 7, 2012
Last Update Posted : July 15, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Zimmer Biomet

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and fusion rates following posterior lateral fusion with the Dynesys Spinal System used as an adjunct to fusion and compare to literature control.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis Pseudoarthrosis Device: Dynesys Spinal System Not Applicable

Detailed Description:
Study is meant to assess the safety and fusion rates following posterior lateral fusion with the Dynesys Spinal System.

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 168 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Post Market Surveillance for the Dynesys Spinal System, Assessing Safety and Fusion.
Study Start Date : March 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : September 2016
Estimated Study Completion Date : September 2016

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Dynesys System
All patients will receive the Dynesys System and all patients will be compared to historical literature control. Dynesys Spinal System will be used for all subjects.
Device: Dynesys Spinal System
Dynesys Spinal System will be used for all subjects

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Fusion rates (fused or not fused) at all treated levels of spine. [ Time Frame: 24 months post surgery date ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Safety Endpoints and Evaluation [ Time Frame: 24-month ]
    Subjects will be clinically evaluated for adverse experiences and functional outcomes over the course of 24 months

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Ages Eligible for Study:   20 Years to 80 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Skeletally mature between the ages of 20-80
  2. Candidate for posterior lateral fusion between T1-S1 with autograft
  3. Degenerative spondylolisthesis with evidence of neurologic impairment or failed previous fusion (pseudoarthrosis)
  4. Symptoms of leg and/or back pain
  5. Non-responsive to conservative/non-surgical treatment for at least three (3) months
  6. Must be willing and able to comply with study requirements; including complete necessary study paperwork and return for required follow-up visits

Exclusion Criteria:

  1. Active systemic or local infection
  2. Obesity
  3. Use of interbody device
  4. Pregnancy
  5. Mental illness
  6. Incarceration
  7. Alcohol or drug abuse
  8. Severe osteoporosis or osteopenia
  9. Use in the cervical spine
  10. Sensitivities/allergy to metals, polymers, polyethylene, polycarbonate urethane and polyethylene terephthalate
  11. Soft tissue deficit not allowing sound closure
  12. Any medical or physical condition that would preclude the potential benefit of spinal implant surgery
  13. Congenital abnormalities, tumors or other conditions that would prevent secure component fixation that has the potential to decrease the useful life of the device
  14. Active malignancy or other significant medical comorbidities
  15. Any medical or mental condition which would put the patient at high risk due to the severity of surgery
  16. Inadequate pedicles of the thoracic, lumbar and sacral vertebrae
  17. Patient unwilling or unable to follow postoperative instructions

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01528072

Contact: Kimberly Krugman 303-465-8928 kiimberly.krugman@zimmerbiomet.comt

United States, Illinois
Neurological Surgery of Southern Ill Terminated
Belleville, Illinois, United States, 62226
United States, Maryland
Greater Baltimore Medical Center Terminated
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21204
Pine Heights Medical Center Recruiting
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21229
Contact: Cynthia Ray    410-646-0220   
Principal Investigator: Charles Schnee         
United States, New York
NYU - Center for Musculoskeletal Care Recruiting
New York, New York, United States, 10003
Contact: Elizabeth Tanzi    646-794-8643   
Contact: Alex Lee    646-794-8643   
Principal Investigator: Themistocles Propopsaltis         
Sub-Investigator: Schwab Frank         
Sub-Investigator: Errico Thomas         
United States, Ohio
Riverhills Healthcare, Inc Recruiting
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States, 45242
Contact: Debbie Coughlin, RN    513-865-1148   
Principal Investigator: Jonathan Borden, M.D.         
United States, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania Terminated
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, 19106
Allegheny General Hospital Recruiting
Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, United States, 15212
Contact: Diane Cantella    412-359-3353   
Principal Investigator: Donald Whiting, MD         
OrthopaediCare Recruiting
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, United States, 19090
Contact: Barbara Finn    267-913-3121   
Principal Investigator: Michael Gratch         
United States, Virginia
Danville Orthopedics and Spine Recruiting
Danville, Virginia, United States, 24541
Contact: April Marshall, RN, CCRC    434-793-4711 ext 349   
Principal Investigator: Leon Abram         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Zimmer Biomet
Study Director: Joel Batts Zimmer Biomet Spine

Responsible Party: Zimmer Biomet Identifier: NCT01528072     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: CMU2010-10S
First Posted: February 7, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: July 15, 2016
Last Verified: February 2016
Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement:
Plan to Share IPD: Undecided

Keywords provided by Zimmer Biomet:
Dynesys Dynamic Stabilization System
neurologic impairment
failed fusion

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Spinal Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Fractures, Ununited
Fractures, Bone
Wounds and Injuries