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Cerebrospinal Fluid Congestion in Spinal Stenosis Patients

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 June 2012 by Seoul National University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Seoul National University Hospital Identifier:
First received: June 26, 2012
Last updated: June 27, 2012
Last verified: June 2012
The investigators hypothesized spinal stenosis symptom was provocation due to cerebrospinal fluid congestion.

Spinal Stenosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective

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Further study details as provided by Seoul National University Hospital:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • CSF pressure at spinal canal [ Time Frame: on time of recruitment ]
    We can calculate CSF pressure at spinal canal by using phase contraast magnetic resonance image technique.

Estimated Enrollment: 30
Study Start Date: June 2012
Estimated Study Completion Date: December 2013
Estimated Primary Completion Date: May 2013 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
study group : spinal stenosis patient control group : matched sex, age

Inclusion Criteria:

  • neurogenic claudication more than 3months
  • relief neurogenic claudication by lumbar flexion
  • spinal stenosis symptom by physical exam.
  • who can walk more than 30 min.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • vascular claudication by physical exam.( ABI <0.9)
  • structural change in vertebral ( tumor, congenital deformity)
  • operation history at spinal bone
  • metallic foreign body
  • peripheral polyneuropathy
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT01630382

Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital Not yet recruiting
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Contact: Keewon Kim    +82-2-2072-2619   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
  More Information

Responsible Party: Seoul National University Hospital Identifier: NCT01630382     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: H-1203-088-402
Study First Received: June 26, 2012
Last Updated: June 27, 2012

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Constriction, Pathologic
Spinal Stenosis
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Spinal Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017