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Kyphosis Evaluation Using SPINESCAN®

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 August 2008 by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT01330732
First Posted: April 7, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2011
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Information provided by:
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
  Purpose
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the accuracy of SPINESCAN® with standard lateral x-rays of the spine in patients monitored for kyphosis.

Condition
Kyphosis

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case-Only
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: The Correlation Between Radiological Evaluation of Kyphosis and Evaluation Using SPINESCAN®

Further study details as provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:

Primary Outcome Measures:
  • Kyphosis degree (by SPINESCAN®) [ Time Frame: 1 year ]

Estimated Enrollment: 50
Study Start Date: December 2008
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 2009
Estimated Primary Completion Date: November 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Groups/Cohorts
1
Main group: patients examined in scoliosis clinic for kyphosis with recent lateral spine X-rays.

Detailed Description:

Kyphosis is usually a developmental deformity of the spine in the sagittal plane. Once diagnosed, serial X-rays are used for followup. These are usually required at yearly intervals.

SPINESCAN® is a computerized digital inclinometer, design for evaluating angular spine deformities.

Patients examined in the spine clinic with recent X-rays will be examined with SPINESCAN® and it's results compared with the classical radiological assessment.

  Eligibility

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Ages Eligible for Study:   7 Years and older   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population

Main group: patients examined in scoliosis clinic for kyphosis with recent lateral spine X-rays.

Age: 7 and above.

Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Patients examined in scoliosis clinic for kyphosis with recent lateral spine X-rays.
  • Age: 7 years old and above.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Less than 7 years old.
  • No informed consent.
  Contacts and Locations
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To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.

Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01330732


Contacts
Contact: Yoram Anekstein, MD +972-57-7345403 nuritan@zahav.net.il

Locations
Israel
Assaf HaRofeh Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Zerifin, Israel, 70300
Sponsors and Collaborators
Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
Investigators
Study Chair: Yigal Mirovsky, MD Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
  More Information

Publications:
Responsible Party: Yoram Anekstein, MD, Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01330732     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 109/08
First Submitted: March 15, 2009
First Posted: April 7, 2011
Last Update Posted: April 7, 2011
Last Verified: August 2008

Keywords provided by Assaf-Harofeh Medical Center:
SPINESCAN®
kyphosis

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Kyphosis
Spinal Curvatures
Spinal Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases