MRgFUS and RFA for Treatment of Facet-joint Osteoarthritis Low Back Pain
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT03168802|
Recruitment Status : Recruiting
First Posted : May 30, 2017
Last Update Posted : September 26, 2018
Taipei Medical University Hospital
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Meng-Huang Wu, Taipei Medical University Hospital
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
|Recruitment Status :||Recruiting|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||March 1, 2019|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||March 1, 2020|
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