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Cerebrospinal Fluid Congestion in Spinal Stenosis Patients

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2012 by Seoul National University Hospital.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : June 28, 2012
Last Update Posted : June 28, 2012
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Seoul National University Hospital

Brief Summary:
The investigators hypothesized spinal stenosis symptom was provocation due to cerebrospinal fluid congestion.

Condition or disease
Spinal Stenosis

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 30 participants
Observational Model: Case-Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
Study Start Date : June 2012
Estimated Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2013

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MedlinePlus related topics: Spinal Stenosis

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. CSF pressure at spinal canal [ Time Frame: on time of recruitment ]
    We can calculate CSF pressure at spinal canal by using phase contraast magnetic resonance image technique.

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 70 Years   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
study group : spinal stenosis patient control group : matched sex, age

Inclusion Criteria:

  • neurogenic claudication more than 3months
  • relief neurogenic claudication by lumbar flexion
  • spinal stenosis symptom by physical exam.
  • who can walk more than 30 min.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • vascular claudication by physical exam.( ABI <0.9)
  • structural change in vertebral ( tumor, congenital deformity)
  • operation history at spinal bone
  • metallic foreign body
  • peripheral polyneuropathy

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01630382

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Korea, Republic of
Seoul National University Hospital
Seoul, Korea, Republic of
Contact: Keewon Kim    +82-2-2072-2619   
Sponsors and Collaborators
Seoul National University Hospital
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Responsible Party: Seoul National University Hospital Identifier: NCT01630382    
Other Study ID Numbers: H-1203-088-402
First Posted: June 28, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 28, 2012
Last Verified: June 2012
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Spinal Stenosis
Constriction, Pathologic
Pathological Conditions, Anatomical
Spinal Diseases
Bone Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases