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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
Percutaneous Diskectomy Spine Jet® x Open Microdiskectomy in Treatment of Lumbar Radiculopathy (PDOP_TLR)
http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct/show/NCT01367860

Objective: Compare outcomes of patients with contained or extruded disc herniation, with complaints of radiculopathy, concordant with the imaging findings. With treatment by surgical technique or the traditional by SpineJet ®, in order to determine whether percutaneous discectomy with SpineJet ® will produce results comparable to open microdiskectomy.

Design: Interventional; randomized; safety/efficacy; parallel assignment; single blind (outcomes assessor); treatment.

Enrollment: 60

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