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Monday, January 22, 2018


Clinical Trials

2013 Clinical Trials Award $ 50,000 Deadline - January 1, 2013

NREF Grant Assistance Program - Deadline October 1, 2012

For further questions regarding both of these programs please contact Zoher Ghogawala, MD
Evaluation of Radiculitis Following Use of Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2 for Interbody Arthrodesis in Spinal Surgery
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct/show/NCT00984672

Objective: Excess bone overgrowth around the spinal nerves in proximity to the fusion cage has been reported. No prospective studies have been performed assessing the incidence and etiology of this complication. The investigators propose a prospective study evaluating the incidence of this complication as well as postoperative imaging studies to help determine whether bony overgrowth is indeed occurring adjacent to the effected spinal nerves.

Design: Observational; case-control; prospective

Enrollment: Enrollment: 240

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