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Pilot Study to Evaluate The Effectiveness And Safety Of Axiom Worldwide Drx9000™ Spinal Decompression System

This study has been completed.
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NEMA Research, Inc. Identifier:
First received: December 19, 2006
Last updated: February 12, 2009
Last verified: February 2009

This pilot study will evaluate the effectiveness and safety of the Axiom Worldwide DRX9000 for active treatment of chronic low back pain.

Condition Intervention
Low Back Pain
Device: DRX9000™

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: Allocation: Non-Randomized
Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: Open Label
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Pilot Study to Evaluate The Effectiveness And Safety Of Axiom Worldwide Drx9000™ Spinal Decompression System For Treatment of Low Back Pain

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Further study details as provided by NEMA Research, Inc.:

Study Start Date: December 2006
Study Completion Date: April 2007
Primary Completion Date: April 2007 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Male or female, greater than 18 years of age
  • Able to understand possible risks and benefits and provide written informed consent (ICF) to the IRB approved clinical multimodal protocol
  • LBP with an intensity level of greater than 4 on an eleven point numerical pain rating scale (VRS) of 0-10 (with 0 - no pain and 10 - worst possible pain)
  • Completed the necessary diagnostic and medical history evaluations as described in the protocol to confirm the patient's diagnosis and eligibility for the study and DRX9000 treatment protocol.
  • Willing and able to complete a six week 20 session of DRX9000 outpatient treatments and a minimum of 6 months follow-up

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Evidence of neurological motor deficits on clinical examination
  • Evidence of spinal cord compression, metastatic cancer, tumor, hematoma, infection or compression fracture
  • Evidence of severe central stenosis with neurological deficits or nerve root entrapment
  • Litigation for health-related claim (in process or pending), Worker's Compensation, or Personal Injury
  • Previous spine fusion surgery, insertion of hardware or artificial disc
  • Hemiplegia or paraplegia
  • History of severe cardiovascular or metabolic disease, or abdominal aortic aneurysm
  • Unwillingness to postpone other types of therapy for LBP during the 6 week treatment sessions
  • Known alcohol abuse or drug abuse
  • Height less than 4 feet 10 inches (147 cm) or greater than 6 feet 8 inches (203 cm)
  • Body weight greater than 300 pounds (136 kg)
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00414596

United States, California
Vibrance Medical Group
Beverly Hills, California, United States, 90212
United States, Florida
Naples Anesthesia and Pain Associates
Naples, Florida, United States, 34108
Active Health and Wellness Center
Tampa, Florida, United States, 33614
Sponsors and Collaborators
NEMA Research, Inc.
Principal Investigator: John Leslie, MD Mayo Clinic
Study Director: Charlotte Richmond, PhD NEMA Research, Inc.
Study Chair: Joseph V Pergolizzi, MD Naples Anesthesia and Pain Associates
  More Information

Additional Information:
No publications provided Identifier: NCT00414596     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: P-AXW01
Study First Received: December 19, 2006
Last Updated: February 12, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Institutional Review Board

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Back Pain
Low Back Pain
Nervous System Diseases
Neurologic Manifestations
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