Research Study

Decompression Alone vs. Decompression and Instrumented Fusion for the Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Associated With Stable Degenerative Spondylolisthesis: A Pragmatic Randomized Clinical Pilot Trial
Principal Investigator 
Charles Fisher

Overview

Body Locations and Systems 
Spine
Diagnosis and Therapy 
Surgery and Rehabilitation
ClinicalTrials.gov# 
nct02348645
Status 
Recruiting
Study Start/End 
Jun 19, 2017 to Jan 31, 2018
Locations 
Vancouver General Hospital
Name/Title 
Amanda Bigiolli/Research Assistant
Phone 
604-875-4111 Ext: 62820
Email Address 
amanda.bigiolli@vch.ca
Purpose of Study 

The overall purpose of this study is to assess the feasibility of a cross-country non-inferiority randomized controlled trial (RCT) comparing midline sparing decompression alone (MSDA) to usual care (decompression with fusion).

Disclaimer 

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