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Clinical Trials: Spinal Surgery

Source: USP Hospital La Colina
Background: Selective unilateral spinal anesthesia is the gold standard spinal anesthesia technique for knee arthroscopy. Selective sensory spinal anesthesia has recently been validated for this surgery. Both selective techniques are specially indicated for ambulatory surgery because of PACU fast track, low discharge home time and high patient satisfaction. This study compares both spinal techniques for knee arthroscopy surgery. Read More
Last Updated: 06 Sep 2011
Source: City of Hope Medical Center
This randomized clinical trial studies minimally invasive surgery in treating patients with spinal tumors. Posterior spinal tumor resection and anterior and posterior spinal tumor resection are less invasive types of surgery for spinal tumors and may have fewer side effects and improve recovery Read More
Last Updated: 02 Jun 2015
Source: Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
The population of the US is aging. They remain more active and place greater demands on their musculoskeletal system. A key problem is that pain and disability of age related spinal disorders will increase. Problems such as Degenerative Lumbar Spondylolisthesis, Degenerative Disk Disease, Spinal Stenosis and Degenerative Scoliosis are age related problems that are treated with spinal fusion when non-operative treatment fails. Traditional open surgery poses ... Read More
Last Updated: 07 Jan 2010
Source: KB Medical SA
The main objectives of the study are to evaluate the acceptance into operating flow, performance and safety of the AQrate Robotic Assisted System during the spinal fusion surgery Read More
Last Updated: 08 May 2016
Source: Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
The purpose of this study is to determine if there is a difference in patient outcomes with general anesthesia versus spinal anesthesia when given in addition to popliteal and adductor canal nerve blocks for foot and ankle surgery. Popliteal and adductor canal nerve blocks are injections of local anesthetic agents near nerves in the back and front of the knee going to the foot and ankle that provide numbness during and after surgery. These peripheral nerve ... Read More
Last Updated: 16 Jan 2017
Source: Nordic Pharma SAS
The purpose of this study is to describe, in real-life conditions, the factors influencing the choice of anesthesia (spinal anesthesia or short general anesthesia) in outpatient surgery. Read More
Last Updated: 16 Nov 2016
Source: Baxano Surgical, Inc.
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical performance of the iO-Flex® System in reducing pain and symptom severity in patients with one or two level lumbar spinal stenosis that requires surgery. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Sep 2013
Source: University of Calgary
Use of neuraxial agents in anesthesia for cardiac surgery is expanding. We have used combined general-spinal anesthesia for cardiac surgery for 12 years. We hypothesized that compared to general anesthesia, the combined techniques would provide comparable intraoperative hemodynamics and improved postoperative analgesia. This study subjected these techniques to a double-blind randomized trial. Read More
Last Updated: 18 Oct 2005
Source: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the results of elective lumbar spinal surgery as it relates to shifting patient expectations for outcome. Patients undergoing elective posterior spinal surgery for degenerative conditions of the spine at SWCHSC will be evaluated. Read More
Last Updated: 10 Sep 2006
Source: Mahidol University
One-thirds of patients underwent video-assisted thorascopic surgery still have severe pain. Therefore we want to demonstrate weather 0.15 mg spinal morphine would reduce 24 hour postoperative requirement comparing to control group. Read More
Last Updated: 05 Apr 2016
Source: Université de Montréal
The purpose of this study is to compare the efficacity and the readiness for discharge between two local anesthetics, bupivacaine and 2-chloroprocaine, used for spinal anesthesia. Read More
Last Updated: 25 Jan 2010
Source: University of Manitoba
This study is looking at the effects of high spinal anesthesia (also known as total spinal anesthesia) combined with general anesthesia versus general anesthesia alone on the following: Stress response: Patients undergoing aortic valve replacement surgery have a large incision and a complex operation where they must be placed on the heart-lung machine. The body reacts to the heart-lung machine, increasing the stress response. High spinal anesthesia ... Read More
Last Updated: 21 Jul 2013
Source: Nantes University Hospital
The studied pathology concerns post traumatic cervical spinal cord contusion on narrow spinal canal. The pathophysiology remains controversial. This pathology does not enjoy consensus support. Many questions remain regarding the surgical care and its delay. The purpose of the study was to demonstrate non-inferiority of early surgical treatment compared to the same surgery performed with a delay among patients identified as having a cervical spinal ... Read More
Last Updated: 02 Feb 2016
Source: Reinier de Graaf Groep
The purpose of the trial is to compare two local anesthetics, articaine and bupivacaine for outpatient lower limb surgery. Onset and recovery times of sensory and motor blockade will be compared. Read More
Last Updated: 17 Apr 2007
Source: Hospices Civils de Lyon
This is a prospective, monocentric, randomized study, comparing the effectiveness and tolerance of four different dosages of hypobaric ropivacaine for unilateral spinal anaesthesia during traumatic femoral neck surgery in the elderly. Read More
Last Updated: 07 Mar 2012
Source: Weill Medical College of Cornell University
Metastatic malignant tumors comprise the vast majority of spinal tumors in adults. The most devastating complication of spinal metastatic disease (SMD) is invasion of the spinal canal and compression of the spinal cord or the nerve roots of the cauda equina, resulting in a clinical entity known as cord compression that manifests with progressive loss of motor function and sensation in the legs, as well as bladder and bowel incontinence. The treatment of ... Read More
Last Updated: 11 Jan 2017
Source: Maasstad Hospital
The objective of this study is to determine if a single spinal shot of morphine can decrease post-operative opioid-use, and thereby decrease opioid side-effects and lead to a quicker recovery after surgery. Read More
Last Updated: 01 Dec 2016
Source: University of Colorado, Denver
This study plans to learn more about preventing pain in children who are having posterior spinal fusion surgery using two different kinds of morphine (a pain medicine). Also, this study plans to learn about individual differences in the how the different kinds of morphine work in children. Subjects are being asked to be in this research study because they are having spinal fusion surgery, will have pain some of the time and will be getting morphine during ... Read More
Last Updated: 25 May 2015
Source: Orthopedic Hospital Vienna Speising
Vancomycin powder (for solution for Infusion) will be investigated (off-label usage) in spinal fusion surgery. The powder will be locally administered into to the wound cavity before wound closure. Hypothesis: Locally applied vancomycin powder leads to a reduction in postoperative surgical site infections Read More
Last Updated: 25 Sep 2016
Source: Turku University Hospital
This study aims to evaluate the incidence of longterm pain after spinal fusion surgery in children and adolescents. In the second part of the study a randomized double-blind clinical trial will be conducted. We compare the effect of pregabalin versus placebo on postoperative pain and oxycodone consumption. We will also be able to evaluate the effect of pregabalin on neurophysiological monitoring during surgery. Read More
Last Updated: 03 Jun 2015
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