A Retrospective Study of Actifuse Synthetic Bone Graft Versus Other Bone Graft Substitutes in Patients Requiring Lumbar Fusion

This study is currently recruiting participants. (see Contacts and Locations)
Verified October 2014 by OrthoGeorgia
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
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First received: April 12, 2013
Last updated: October 14, 2014
Last verified: October 2014

The purpose of this study is to assess fusion status in patients who underwent spinal fusion with Actifuse synthetic bone graft versus other bone graft material (including autograft) in achieving lumbar spinal fusion.

Lumbar Fusion

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: A Retrospective Study of Actifuse Synthetic Bone Graft Versus Other Bone Graft Substitutes in Patients Requiring Lumbar Fusion

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Further study details as provided by OrthoGeorgia:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Achievement of fusion prior to or at 12 months postoperatively [ Time Frame: 6 - 12 months year ] [ Designated as safety issue: No ]

Estimated Enrollment: 100
Study Start Date: January 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2014
Primary Completion Date: August 2014 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Patients who recieved Actifuse synthetic bone brafting material


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

All study patients will be extracted from our current patient population. A total of 50 patients treated with Actifuse and 50 patients treated with other synthetic bone grafting substitutes


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Any patient 18 years of age or older
  • Patients with a minimum follow up of 1 year
  • Patients who have previously undergone TLIF, PLIF,PLF, XLIF procedures

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Patients under the age of 18
  • Any patient with less than 1 year of follow up history at the time of first data analysis
  • Any patient that the primary investigator deems as an unfit candidate
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT01833962

Contact: Craig C Odum 478-254-5377 codum@orthoga.org

United States, Georgia
OrthoGeorgia Recruiting
Macon, Georgia, United States, 31210
Contact: Craig C Odum    478-254-5377    codum@orthoga.org   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Baxter Healthcare Corporation
Principal Investigator: William B Dasher, MD Physician
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided

Responsible Party: OrthoGeorgia
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01833962     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 001-3708
Study First Received: April 12, 2013
Last Updated: October 14, 2014
Health Authority: Baxter Healthcare: Deerfield, IL. United States

Keywords provided by OrthoGeorgia:
Lumbar fusion rates
Actifuse synthetic bone graft
Baxter Healthcare
Other synthetic bone graft

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on March 26, 2015