Genomes and Genes
Summary: Narrowing of the spinal canal.
Publications324 found, 100 shown here
- Measurement properties of a self-administered outcome measure in lumbar spinal stenosisG Stucki
Department of Rheumatology and Physical Medicine, University Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:796-803. 1996..properties and validity of a newly developed patient questionnaire for the assessment of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis was tested in an ongoing prospective multicenter observational study of patients undergoing decompressive ..
- Health-related quality of life (EQ-5D) before and one year after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosisK A Jansson
Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Section of Orthopaedics, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
J Bone Joint Surg Br 91:210-6. 2009..HRQoL) outcome by using a Euroqol (EQ-5D) questionnaire in 230 patients who underwent surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. Data were obtained from the National Swedish Registry for operations on the lumbar spine between 2001 and ..
- Aperius PercLID stand alone interspinous system for the treatment of degenerative lumbar stenosis: experience on 152 casesPiervittorio Nardi
Neurosurgical Unit, Policlinico Casilino, Rome, Italy
J Spinal Disord Tech 23:203-7. 2010..This study is a retrospective clinical investigation of a new interspinous device implanted via a totally percutaneous technique involving 152 consecutive patients...
- Lumbar interlaminar epidural injections in central spinal stenosis: preliminary results of a randomized, double-blind, active control trialLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah Paducah, KY, USA
Pain Physician 15:51-63. 2012Chronic, persistent low back and lower extremity pain is often caused by spinal stenosis. Surgery and other interventions, including epidural injections, have been used to relieve this pain...
- Trends, major medical complications, and charges associated with surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis in older adultsRichard A Deyo
Department of Family Medicine, Mail Code FM, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
JAMA 303:1259-65. 2010In recent decades, the fastest growth in lumbar surgery occurred in older patients with spinal stenosis. Trials indicate that for selected patients, decompressive surgery offers an advantage over nonoperative treatment, but surgeons ..
- Surgery versus conservative treatment for symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis: a systematic review of randomized controlled trialsFrancisco M Kovacs
Departamento Cientifico, Fundacion Kovacs, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1335-51. 2011..Systematic review...
- Fluoroscopic epidural injections in cervical spinal stenosis: preliminary results of a randomized, double-blind, active control trialLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY, USA
Pain Physician 15:E59-70. 2012Cervical spinal stenosis is a common disease that results in considerable morbidity and disability...
- Surgical versus nonsurgical treatment for lumbar degenerative spondylolisthesisJames N Weinstein
Department of Orthopaedics, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH, USA
N Engl J Med 356:2257-70. 2007Management of degenerative spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis is controversial. Surgery is widely used, but its effectiveness in comparison with that of nonsurgical treatment has not been demonstrated in controlled trials.
- Qualitative grading of severity of lumbar spinal stenosis based on the morphology of the dural sac on magnetic resonance imagesConstantin Schizas
Department of Orthopedics, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, University of Lausanne, Avenue Pierre Decker 4, Lausanne, Switzerland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:1919-24. 2010..Retrospective radiologic study on a prospective patient cohort...
- Axial loading during MR imaging can influence treatment decision for symptomatic spinal stenosisAkio Hiwatashi
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Division of Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 25:170-4. 2004..However, the clinical significance is unclear. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the narrowing of the spinal canal with axial loading during MR imaging could influence treatment decision for spinal stenosis.
- Dynamic stabilization in addition to decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesisKlaus John Schnake
Center for Musculosceletal Surgery, Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:442-9. 2006..Prospective clinical study...
- Prevalence of symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis and its association with physical performance in a population-based cohort in Japan: the Wakayama Spine StudyY Ishimoto
Wakayama Medical University, Wakayama City, Japan
Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:1103-8. 2012The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) and to clarify the association between symptomatic LSS and physical performance using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in a ..
- Fluoroscopic caudal epidural injections with or without steroids in managing pain of lumbar spinal stenosis: one-year results of randomized, double-blind, active-controlled trialLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY 42003, USA
J Spinal Disord Tech 25:226-34. 2012..A randomized, double-blind, active-controlled trial...
- Microdecompression for lumbar spinal canal stenosisB K Weiner
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Summa Health Systems, Akron, Ohio, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:2268-72. 1999..Functional outcome scores doubled, and 87% of patients reported high satisfaction rates. CONCLUSIONS: Lumbar microdecompression is a minimally invasive technique that appears to provide excellent functional outcomes...
- 1997 Volvo Award winner in clinical studies. Degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesis with spinal stenosis: a prospective, randomized study comparing decompressive laminectomy and arthrodesis with and without spinal instrumentationJ S Fischgrund
William Beaumont Hospital, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2807-12. 1997..of transpedicular instrumented on the operative treatment of patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis and spinal stenosis. OBJECTIVES: To determine whether the addition of transpedicular instrumented improves the clinical outcome ..
- Interspinous implants (X Stop, Wallis, Diam) for the treatment of LSS: is there a correlation between radiological parameters and clinical outcome?Rolf Sobottke
Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, University of Cologne, Joseph Stelzmann Str 9, 50924, Cologne, Germany
Eur Spine J 18:1494-503. 2009Neurogenic intermittent claudication, caused by lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), usually occurs after the age of 50 and is one of the most common degenerative spinal diseases in the elderly...
- Correlation between disability and MRI findings in lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective study of 109 patients operated on by decompressionFreyr G Sigmundsson
Department of Orthopedics, Clincal Sciences Lund, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
Acta Orthop 82:204-10. 2011MRI is the modality of choice when diagnosing spinal stenosis but it also shows that stenosis is prevalent in asymptomatic subjects over 60...
- Lumbar spinal stenosisStephane Genevay
Division of Rheumatology, University Hospitals of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 24:253-65. 2010Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is most commonly due to degenerative changes in older individuals. LSS is being more commonly diagnosed and may relate to better access to advanced imaging and to an ageing population...
- Lumbar ligamentum flavum hypertrophy is due to accumulation of inflammation-related scar tissueKoichi Sairyo
Spine Research Center, Department of Bioengineering and Orthopedics, University of Toledo, Toledo, OH 43606, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E340-7. 2007..A histologic, biologic, and immunohistochemical assessment using human samples of the lumbar ligamentum flavum...
- Dynamic change of dural sac cross-sectional area in axial loaded magnetic resonance imaging correlates with the severity of clinical symptoms in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosisHaruo Kanno
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:207-13. 2012..OBJECTIVE.: To examine whether the dural sac cross-sectional area (DCSA) in axial loaded magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) correlates with the severity of clinical symptoms in patients with lumbar spinal canal stenosis (LSCS)...
- Prognostic factors in lumbar spinal stenosis surgeryFreyr G Sigmundsson
Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
Acta Orthop 83:536-42. 2012A considerable number of patients who undergo surgery for spinal stenosis have residual symptoms and inferior function and health-related quality of life after surgery. There have been few studies on factors that may predict outcome...
- X-stop versus decompressive surgery for lumbar neurogenic intermittent claudication: randomized controlled trial with 2-year follow-upBjörn H Strömqvist
Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1436-42. 2013..Prospective randomized controlled study...
- A multicenter, prospective, randomized trial evaluating the X STOP interspinous process decompression system for the treatment of neurogenic intermittent claudication: two-year follow-up resultsJames F Zucherman
St Mary s Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:1351-8. 2005..A randomized, controlled, prospective multicenter trial comparing the outcomes of neurogenic intermittent claudication (NIC) patients treated with the interspinous process decompression system (X STOP) with patients treated nonoperatively...
- Results of 2-year follow-up of a randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of fluoroscopic caudal epidural injections in central spinal stenosisLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY, USA
Pain Physician 15:371-84. 2012Lumbar spinal stenosis is one of the most common causes of low back pain among older adults and can cause significant disability...
- Clinical practice. Lumbar spinal stenosisJeffrey N Katz
Center for Orthopedic and Arthritis Outcomes Research, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
N Engl J Med 358:818-25. 2008
- Does this older adult with lower extremity pain have the clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis?Pradeep Suri
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Harvard Medical School, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
JAMA 304:2628-36. 2010The clinical syndrome of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a common diagnosis in older adults presenting with lower extremity pain.
- Long-term outcomes of surgical and nonsurgical management of lumbar spinal stenosis: 8 to 10 year results from the maine lumbar spine studySteven J Atlas
General Medicine Division and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:936-43. 2005..A prospective observational cohort study...
- Cyclic loads do not compromise functionality of the interspinous spacer or cause damage to the spinal segment: an in vitro analysisAmanesh Goyal
Engineering Center for Orthopaedic Research Excellence E CORE, Departments of Bioengineering and Orthopaedic Surgery, Colleges of Engineering and Medicine, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio 43606, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 18:289-302. 2008..A biomechanical study to evaluate the effects of interspinous spacer under cyclic complex loading...
- Dynamic interspinous process stabilization: review of complications associated with the X-Stop deviceChristian Bowers
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
Neurosurg Focus 28:E8. 2010..device is designed for the treatment of patients with neurogenic intermittent claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis. It distracts the posterior elements of adjacent vertebral bodies, unloading the intervertebral disc, ..
- Lumbar spinal stenosis in older adults: current understanding and future directionsJohn D Markman
Neuromedicine Pain Management Center, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Department of Neurosurgery, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box 670, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
Clin Geriatr Med 24:369-88, viii. 2008Lumbar spinal stenosis is a common cause of low back pain in the elderly. Surgical and nonsurgical treatments have been used with varying success...
- A non-surgical approach to the management of lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective observational cohort studyDonald R Murphy
Rhode Island Spine Center, Pawtucket, RI 02860, USA
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:16. 2006..it is widely held that non-surgical management should be the first line of approach in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), little is known about the efficacy of non-surgical treatments for this condition...
- A prospective and consecutive study of surgically treated lumbar spinal stenosis. Part I: Clinical features related to radiographic findingsB Jonsson
Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 22:2932-7. 1997A prospective study of consecutive patients undergoing surgery for central lumbar spinal stenosis.
- The value of magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine to predict low-back pain in asymptomatic subjects : a seven-year follow-up studyD G Borenstein
Division of Rheumatology, George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
J Bone Joint Surg Am 83:1306-11. 2001..individuals had radiating leg pain; four of them had had normal findings on the original scans, two had had spinal stenosis, one had had a disc protrusion, and one had had a disc extrusion...
- Dynamic neutralization of the lumbar spine after microsurgical decompression in acquired lumbar spinal stenosis and segmental instabilityCarola C Würgler-Hauri
Department of Neurosurgery, Kantonsspital Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E66-72. 2008..Prospective clinical study...
- High failure rate of the interspinous distraction device (X-Stop) for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis caused by degenerative spondylolisthesisOlaf J Verhoof
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Eur Spine J 17:188-92. 2008..alternative to conventional surgical procedures in the treatment of symptomatic degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. However, the effectiveness of the X-Stop in symptomatic degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis caused by ..
- Surgical and nonsurgical management of lumbar spinal stenosis: four-year outcomes from the maine lumbar spine studyS J Atlas
Medical Practices Evaluation Center and the General Medicine Division, Medical Services, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 25:556-62. 2000A prospective cohort study of patients with lumbar spinal stenosis recruited from the practices of orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons throughout Maine.
- The reliability of the Shuttle Walking Test, the Swiss Spinal Stenosis Questionnaire, the Oxford Spinal Stenosis Score, and the Oswestry Disability Index in the assessment of patients with lumbar spinal stenosisRoland K Pratt
Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Headington, Oxford, United Kingdom
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:84-91. 2002The Shuttle Walking Test (SWT), the Swiss Spinal Stenosis (SSS) Questionnaire, the Oxford Claudication Score (OCS), and the Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) were administered to patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and neurogenic ..
- Seven- to 10-year outcome of decompressive surgery for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosisJ N Katz
Departments of Rheumatology and Immunology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:92-8. 1996..OBJECTIVE: To determine the 7- to 10-year outcome of surgery for degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA: There is limited information on the impact of surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis ..
- Spinal canal size and clinical symptoms among persons diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosisMichael E Geisser
The Spine Program, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Michigan Health System, 325 E Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48108, USA
Clin J Pain 23:780-5. 2007Clinical symptoms associated with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) are believed to be due to neurogenic claudication caused by narrowing of the central and lateral spinal canals...
- Experimental spinal stenosis: relationship between degree of cauda equina compression, neuropathology, and painMiho Sekiguchi
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University, School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1105-11. 2004..An analysis of pathologic changes after different degrees of cauda equina compression...
- Spinal stenosis prevalence and association with symptoms: the Framingham StudyLeonid Kalichman
Boston University, MA 02118, USA
Spine J 9:545-50. 2009The prevalence of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) in the general population and association with low back pain (LBP) remain unclear.
- Surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis. Attempted meta-analysis of the literatureJ A Turner
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:1-8. 1992A meta-analysis was undertaken to determine the effects of surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis on pain and disability. Seventy-four journal articles met inclusion criteria and were independently reviewed by two readers...
- Fluoroscopically guided lumbar transformational epidural steroid injections in degenerative lumbar stenosis: an outcome studyKenneth P Botwin
Florida Spine Institute, Clearwater, Florida 33765, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 81:898-905. 2002..To identify the short- and long-term therapeutic benefit of fluoroscopically guided lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injections in patients with radicular leg pain from degenerative lumbar stenosis...
- Degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis: correlation with Oswestry Disability Index and MR imagingMustafa Sirvanci
Department of Radiology, Istanbul Bilim University, Buyukdere cad No 120, Esentepe Zincirlikuyu, Istanbul, Turkey
Eur Spine J 17:679-85. 2008Because neither the degree of constriction of the spinal canal considered to be symptomatic for lumbar spinal stenosis nor the relationship between the clinical appearance and the degree of a radiologically verified constriction is clear,..
- Depression and associated factors in patients with lumbar spinal stenosisSanna Sinikallio
Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
Disabil Rehabil 28:415-22. 2006To investigate the prevalence of depression and associated factors in patients (n = 100) with lumbar spinal stenosis selected for surgical treatment.
- Long-term outcomes of two different decompressive techniques for lumbar spinal stenosisYi Shan Fu
Orthopaedic Department, Affiliated Shanghai Sixth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai 200233, People s Republic of China
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:514-8. 2008A prospective study to evaluate the outcomes of 2 different decompressive techniques for lumbar spinal stenosis.
- Myeloscopic study on lumbar spinal canal stenosis with special reference to intermittent claudicationY Ooi
Jichi Medical School, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kawachi gun, Tochigi, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 15:544-9. 1990..In this series, it was suggested that the microcirculatory disturbance of vessels on cauda equinae might play an important role in the development of intermittent claudication...
- Injection treatment and back pain associated with degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis in older adultsVirginia G Briggs
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
Pain Physician 13:E347-55. 2010..Injection treatment is a commonly used non-surgical procedure to alleviate lower back pain in older adults. However, the effectiveness of injection treatment, particularly in older adults, has not been well documented...
- Lumbar spinal stenosis: syndrome, diagnostics and treatmentEberhard Siebert
Department of Neuroradiology, Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Nat Rev Neurol 5:392-403. 2009Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) comprises narrowing of the spinal canal with subsequent neural compression, and is frequently associated with symptoms of neurogenic claudication...
- A diagnostic support tool for lumbar spinal stenosis: a self-administered, self-reported history questionnaireShin ichi Konno
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukushima Medical University School of Medicine, Fukushima City, Fukushima, Japan
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:102. 2007..The aim of the present study was to use this tool to assess the diagnostic value of the history of the patient for categorization of LSS...
- Obesity is associated with inferior results after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis: a study of 2633 patients from the Swedish spine registerBjörn Knutsson
Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Department of Orthopaedics, Sundsvall Hospital, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:435-41. 2013..A cohort study based on the Swedish Spine Register...
- Matrix metalloproteinase-3 on ligamentum flavum in degenerative lumbar spondylolisthesisIn Soo Oh
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kang Nam St Mary s Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:E552-7. 2009....
- Biomechanical evaluation of the X-Stop device for surgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosisZongmiao Wan
Bioengineering Laboratory, Department of Orthopaedics, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Spinal Disord Tech 25:374-8. 2012..Controlled experimental study...
- Effectiveness of interspinous implant surgery in patients with intermittent neurogenic claudication: a systematic review and meta-analysisWouter A Moojen
Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
Eur Spine J 20:1596-606. 2011..The main objective of this review was to perform a meta-analysis of all systematic reviews, randomized clinical trials and prospective cohort series to quantify the effectiveness of IPDs and to evaluate the potential side-effects...
- Minimum four-year follow-up of spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis treated with decompression and dynamic stabilizationStefan Schaeren
Center for Musculoskeletal Diseases Spine, University Hospital, Basel, Switzerland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:E636-42. 2008..Prospective clinical study...
- The positional magnetic resonance imaging changes in the lumbar spine following insertion of a novel interspinous process distraction deviceManal Siddiqui
Department of Radiology, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:2677-82. 2005Patients with symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis underwent magnetic resonance imaging to study changes in the lumbar spine in various postures before and after implantation of the X STOP Interspinous Process Distraction Device (St...
- Epidural administration of spinal nerves with the tumor necrosis factor-alpha inhibitor, etanercept, compared with dexamethasone for treatment of sciatica in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis: a prospective randomized studySeiji Ohtori
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Graduate School of Medicine, Chiba University, Chiba, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 37:439-44. 2012..Prospective randomized trial...
- Gait analysis does not correlate with clinical and MR imaging parameters in patients with symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosisFelix Zeifang
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Clinic Heidelberg, Germany
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:89. 2008Parameters of MR imaging play a pivotal role in diagnosing lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), and serve as an important tool in clinical decision-making...
- Results of surgical treatment of adult idiopathic scoliosis with low back pain and spinal stenosis: a study of long-term clinical radiographic outcomesGary S Shapiro
Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, New York 10021, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:358-63. 2003A case series of adults with surgical treatment for adult idiopathic thoracolumbar and/or lumbar scoliosis, low back pain, and spinal stenosis was studied.
- Clinical evaluation of the preliminary safety and effectiveness of a minimally invasive interspinous process device APERIUS(®) in degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis with symptomatic neurogenic intermittent claudicationJan Van Meirhaeghe
Dienst Orthopedie en Traumatologie, AZ Sint Jan Brugge Oostende AV, Ruddershove 10, 8000 Brugge, Belgium
Eur Spine J 21:2565-72. 2012..decompressive surgery for patients with neurogenic intermittent claudication (NIC) due to degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis (DLSS). APERIUS(®) is a minimally invasive IPD that can be implanted percutaneously...
- Preoperative predictors for postoperative clinical outcome in lumbar spinal stenosis: systematic reviewTimo J Aalto
Department of Surgery, Kuopio University, Kuopio, Finland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:E648-63. 2006..Systematic review...
- The treatment mechanism of an interspinous process implant for lumbar neurogenic intermittent claudicationJoshua C Richards
San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program, University of California, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:744-9. 2005..The spinal canal and neural foramina dimensions of cadaver lumbar spines were quantified during flexion and extension using magnetic resonance imaging before and after placement of an interspinous process implant...
- Two-year results of interspinous spacer (X-Stop) implantation in 175 patients with neurologic intermittent claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosisJohannes Kuchta
Department of Neurosurgery, MediaParc Clinic, Cologne, Germany
Eur Spine J 18:823-9. 2009The clinical outcome of patients with symptomatic lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) was assessed during a follow-up period of 2 years after X-Stop implantation...
- Validity and reproducibility of self-report measures of walking capacity in lumbar spinal stenosisChristy C Tomkins-Lane
Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:2097-102. 2010..Measurement (validity) study...
- Evaluation of postoperative spinal epidural hematoma after microendoscopic posterior decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: a clinical and magnetic resonance imaging studyKo Ikuta
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hiroshima Red Cross and Atomic Bomb Survivors Hospital, Hiroshima, Japan
J Neurosurg Spine 5:404-9. 2006..The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinical consequences of SEH after microendoscopic posterior decompression (MEPD) in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis.
- Indication of fusion for lumbar spinal stenosis in elderly patients and its significanceK Yone
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Kagoshima University, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:242-8. 1996..OBJECTIVES: To determine the indication of decompression with fusion for lumbar spinal stenosis in elderly patients...
- Bilateral pedicle stress fracture in a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis: a case reportMinoru Doita
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe, Japan
J Spinal Disord Tech 21:531-4. 2008A case of bilateral pedicle stress fracture in a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis is reported, and the literature is reviewed.
- Lumbar motion segment pathology adjacent to thoracolumbar, lumbar, and lumbosacral fusionsJ D Schlegel
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Utah, School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 21:970-81. 1996..RESULTS. Fifty-eight patients developed spinal stenosis, disc herniation, or instability at a segment adjacent to a previously asymptomatic fusion that was done an ..
- The prevalence and pathogenesis of synovial cysts within the ligamentum flavum in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis and radiculopathyMartin J Wilby
The Adelaide Centre for Spinal Research and Hanson Institute, Institute of Medical and Veterinary Science, Adelaide, SA, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 34:2518-24. 2009A clinicopathologic study of synovial cysts in the ligamentum flavum (LF) in patients with spinal stenosis.
- Bilateral decompressive surgery in lumbar spinal stenosis associated with spondylolisthesis: unilateral approach and use of a microscope and tubular retractor systemSylvain Palmer
Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center, Mission Viejo, California, USA
Neurosurg Focus 13:E4. 2002The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility and efficacy of treating spondylolisthesis-related spinal stenosis via unilateral approach bilateral decompression in which METRx-MD instrumentation is placed.
- The relationship between the cross-sectional area of the cauda equina and the preoperative symptoms in central lumbar spinal stenosisOsamu Ogikubo
Department of Musculoskeletal Medicine, Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Medical Sciences 1, Nagoya City, Aichi, Japan
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1423-8; discussion 1429. 2007..A cross-sectional registry and imaging cohort study...
- Comparative effectiveness evidence from the spine patient outcomes research trial: surgical versus nonoperative care for spinal stenosis, degenerative spondylolisthesis, and intervertebral disc herniationAnna N A Tosteson
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth Medical School, Lebanon, NH 03756, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2061-8. 2011..Cost-effectiveness analysis of a randomized plus observational cohort trial...
- The use of the percentage change in Oswestry Disability Index score as an outcome measure in lumbar spinal surgeryD G Little
Sydney Adventist Hospital, Wahroonga, NSW, Australia
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 19:2139-43. 1994....
- Percutaneous adhesiolysis in the management of chronic low back pain in post lumbar surgery syndrome and spinal stenosis: a systematic reviewStandiford Helm Ii
Pacific Coast Pain Management Center, Laguna Hills, CA, USA
Pain Physician 15:E435-62. 2012Low back pain after either post lumbar surgery syndrome or spinal stenosis in the absence of surgery is a vexing problem...
- Surgical treatment patterns among Medicare beneficiaries newly diagnosed with lumbar spinal stenosisEr Chen
Quorum Consulting, Inc, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
Spine J 10:588-94. 2010Lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is a prevalent degenerative condition in the elderly that can be managed medically or with surgical treatments...
- Smokers show less improvement than nonsmokers two years after surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis: a study of 4555 patients from the Swedish spine registerBengt Sandén
Section of Orthopedics, Department of Surgical Sciences, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:1059-64. 2011..A cohort study based on the Swedish Spine Register...
- Bilateral decompression of lumbar spinal stenosis involving a unilateral approach with microscope and tubular retractor systemSylvain Palmer
Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center, Mission Viejo, California, USA
J Neurosurg 97:213-7. 2002The authors studied a consecutive series of patients with spinal stenosis in whom surgery was performed by a single surgeon who used a microscopic tubular retractor system (METRx-MD); patients underwent prospective evaluation involving ..
- Minimally invasive operative management for lumbar spinal stenosis: overview of early and long-term outcomesFarbod Asgarzadie
Division of Neurological Surgery, University of California Los Angeles, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
Orthop Clin North Am 38:387-99; abstract vi-vii. 2007..However, this traditional surgical treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) is often associated with significant postoperative pain, disability, and dysfunction...
- Protocol for evaluation of the comparative effectiveness of percutaneous adhesiolysis and caudal epidural steroid injections in low back and/or lower extremity pain without post surgery syndrome or spinal stenosisLaxmaiah Manchikanti
Pain Management Center of Paducah, Paducah, KY, USA
Pain Physician 13:E91-E110. 2010..Percutaneous adhesiolysis has been studied in chronic pain syndromes related to post laminectomy syndrome and spinal stenosis with encouraging results...
- Depression is associated with a poorer outcome of lumbar spinal stenosis surgery: a two-year prospective follow-up studySanna Sinikallio
Department of Rehabilitation, Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:677-82. 2011..Prospective clinical study...
- Surgical treatment of spinal stenosis with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis: cost-effectiveness after 2 yearsAnna N A Tosteson
Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in Musculoskeletal Diseases, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire 03756, USA
Ann Intern Med 149:845-53. 2008..The SPORT (Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial) reported favorable surgery outcomes over 2 years among patients with stenosis with and without degenerative spondylolisthesis, but the economic value of these surgeries is uncertain...
- Study protocol- Lumbar Epidural steroid injections for Spinal Stenosis (LESS): a double-blind randomized controlled trial of epidural steroid injections for lumbar spinal stenosis among older adultsJanna L Friedly
Comparative Effectiveness, Cost and Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:48. 2012Lumbar spinal stenosis is one of the most common causes of low back pain among older adults and can cause significant disability. Despite its prevalence, treatment of spinal stenosis symptoms remains controversial...
- Clinical outcome of nonoperative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis, and predictive factors relating to prognosis, in a 5-year minimum follow-upHiroshi Miyamoto
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, National Hospital Organization Kobe Medical Center, Kobe, Japan
J Spinal Disord Tech 21:563-8. 2008A prospective long-term follow-up study of nonoperative treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) and multivariable analysis of the prognosis.
- Minimally invasive lumbar spinal decompression in the elderly: outcomes of 50 patients aged 75 years and olderDavid S Rosen
Section of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center and Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
Neurosurgery 60:503-9; discussion 509-10. 2007Lumbar spinal stenosis and spondylosis are major causes of morbidity among the elderly...
- Preoperative and postoperative instability in lumbar spinal stenosisK E Johnsson
Department of Orthopaedics, Malmo General Hospital, Lund University, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 14:591-3. 1989Sixty-one patients operated on for spinal stenosis, without a fusion, were studied retrospectively. Preoperative instability, as revealed by functional myelography, was found to predict a poor prognosis (P less than 0.01)...
- Preganglionic approach to transforaminal epidural steroid injectionsHenry L Lew
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Service, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, California, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 83:378. 2004
- Treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis with epidural steroid injections: a retrospective outcome studyElva G Delport
Christiana Spine Center, Newark, DE, USA
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 85:479-84. 2004To determine patient satisfaction, relief of pain, frequency of injections, change of function, and subsequent surgical rate in patients who received epidural steroid injections (ESIs) for the diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS).
- Midterm outcome after unilateral approach for bilateral decompression of lumbar spinal stenosis: 5-year prospective studyHalit Cavusoglu
Department of Neurosurgery, Sisli Etfal State Hospital, 34303, Istanbul, Turkey
Eur Spine J 16:2133-42. 2007..effectiveness of bilateral decompression via a unilateral approach in the treatment of degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis. We have conducted a prospective study to compare the midterm outcome of unilateral laminotomy with ..
- Self-rated evaluation of outcome of the implantation of interspinous process distraction (X-Stop) for neurogenic claudicationPaul Brussee
Faculty of Medical Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Eur Spine J 17:200-3. 2008The treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis is either conservative or surgical decompression. Recently, an interspinous decompression device (X-Stop) has been developed as an alternative...
- The Cochrane review of surgery for lumbar disc prolapse and degenerative lumbar spondylosisJ N Gibson
University Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Princess Margaret Rose Orthopaedic Hospital, Edinburgh, Scotland
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 24:1820-32. 1999..A Cochrane review of randomized controlled trials...
- Outcome after less-invasive decompression of lumbar spinal stenosis: a randomized comparison of unilateral laminotomy, bilateral laminotomy, and laminectomyClaudius Thome
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Mannheim, Faculty for Clinical Medicine of the Karl Ruprecht University of Heidelberg, Mannheim, Germany
J Neurosurg Spine 3:129-41. 2005..Recently, limited decompression procedures have been proposed in the treatment of lumbar stenosis. The authors undertook a prospective study to compare the safety and outcome of unilateral and bilateral laminotomy with laminectomy...
- Occult spinous process fractures associated with interspinous process spacersDavid H Kim
Tufts University School of Medicine, 125 Parker Hill Ave, Boston, MA 02120, USA
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E1080-5. 2011..Prospective observational study...
- Is spinal stenosis better treated surgically or nonsurgically?Aravind Athiviraham
Department of Surgery, Queen s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Clin Orthop Relat Res 458:90-3. 2007For patients with clinical and radiographic lumbar spinal stenosis, is surgery or continued nonsurgical treatment a better option for improvements in baseline disability scores; and what proportion of patients treated surgically and ..
- Disability in patients with degenerative lumbar spinal stenosisSang I Lin
Department of Physical Therapy, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 87:1250-6. 2006To determine factors associated with disability in patients with degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis.
- Analysis of complications in patients treated with the X-Stop Interspinous Process Decompression System: proposal for a novel anatomic scoring system for patient selection and review of the literatureGiuseppe M V Barbagallo
Department of Neurosurgery, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Policlinico G Rodolico, Catania, Italy
Neurosurgery 65:111-19; discussion 119-20. 2009..The aim of this study was to analyze a series of complications occurring at a single institution and their potential causes and propose an anatomic scoring system that may help to classify patients and prevent complications...
- Interspinous process devices in the lumbar spineChristopher M Bono
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Harvard Medical School, Orthopaedic Spine Service, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Spinal Disord Tech 20:255-61. 2007..In contrast, the purported clinical goals are more variable, ranging from treatment of degenerative spinal stenosis, discogenic low back pain, facet syndrome, disk herniations, and instability...
- Quality of life of lumbar stenosis-treated patients in whom the X STOP interspinous device was implantedKen Y Hsu
Department of Orthopaedics, St Mary s Medical Center, St Mary s Spine Center, San Francisco, California 94117, USA
J Neurosurg Spine 5:500-7. 2006..the quality of life (QOL) in patients with neurogenic intermittent claudication (NIC) secondary to lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS)...
- Comparison of the predictive value of myelography, computed tomography and MRI on the treadmill test in lumbar spinal stenosisEun Su Moon
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Yongdong Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Dogok dong, Kangnam Gu, Seoul 135 720, Korea
Yonsei Med J 46:806-11. 2005..05). Our data showed no statistically significant differences in the correlation of the patients' walking capacity to the severity of stenosis as assessed by myelography, myelo-CT and MRI...
- Walking ability during daily life in patients with osteoarthritis of the knee or the hip and lumbar spinal stenosis: a cross sectional studyCorinna C Winter
Department of Orthopedics and Tumor Orthopedics, University Hospital Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Str, 33, 48149 Munster, Germany
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:233. 2010..present study was to investigate and compare the impact of three frequent degenerative musculoskeletal disorders--knee osteoarthritis (knee OA), hip osteoarthritis (hip OA) and lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS)--on patients' walking ability.
- One-year results of X Stop interspinous implant for the treatment of lumbar spinal stenosisManal Siddiqui
Department of Orthopaedics, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1345-8. 2007..Prospective observational study...
- Insertion loads of the X STOP interspinous process distraction system designed to treat neurogenic intermittent claudicationVikram Talwar
San Francisco Orthopaedic Residency Program, CA, USA
Eur Spine J 15:908-12. 2006..has been developed to treat patients suffering from neurogenic intermittent claudication secondary to lumbar spinal stenosis. As most patients who suffer from spinal stenosis are over the age of 50 and may have weaker bones, it is ..
- Back pain Outcomes using Longitudinal Data (BOLD)Jeffrey G Jarvik; Fiscal Year: 2010..Alongside the registry, we propose to enroll patients into two studies: 1) an RCT of elderly patients with spinal stenosis to evaluate the effectiveness, cost and safety of combined epidural steroid injections and local anesthetics ..
- RANDOMIZED CLINICAL TRIAL: TREATMENT FOR SPINAL STENOSISAnthony Delitto; Fiscal Year: 2003Lumbar spinal stenosis is a frequently-encountered condition, particularly in the elderly, which can lead to significant pain and functional limitations. The prevalence of this condition is growing as the population continues to age...
- Diagnostic Biomarkers for Radicular PainGAETANO JOHN SCUDERI; Fiscal Year: 2010..Common causes of back pain include disc herniation, spinal stenosis, back muscle strain, and disc degeneration...
- MECHANISM OF DISC PROTEOGLYCAN LOSS IN A MOUSE MODEL OF ACCELERATED AGINGNam V Vo; Fiscal Year: 2011..IDD) contributes to many spinal disorders such as chronic disabling low back pain, disc herniation, spinal stenosis and vertebral instability...
- Low Back Pain: A Multi-Center Clinical TrialJames N Weinstein; Fiscal Year: 2013..of the three most common, disabling and costly low back disorders - intervertebral disc herniation (IDH), spinal stenosis (SpS), and degenerative spondylolisthesis (DS)...
- BACK PAIN OUTCOME ASSESSMENT TEAMRichard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 1991..Initial studies will focus on spinal stenosis, which is the leading diagnosis associated with both surgical and medical hospitalizations for back pain in ..
- Spinal Fusion Using Adipose Derived Adult Stem CellsJeffrey Gimble; Fiscal Year: 2005..orthopedic procedure routinely used to treat back pain in patients suffering from degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, scoliosis, and spinal fracture; however, procedure failure rates range between 5 to 44% and the success ..
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging Near Metallic ImplantsBRIAN ANDREW HARGREAVES; Fiscal Year: 2010..necrosis, tendon or ligamentous injury, bone or soft tissue lesions, spinal nerve root compression, and spinal stenosis. Unfortunately, in patients with metallic implants, MRI is hampered by metal-induced artifacts (e.g...
- Safety-Sensing Independence-Enhancing WheelchairWilliam Kennedy; Fiscal Year: 2004..g., many with MS, quadraplegia, spinal stenosis, visual and other impairments...
- MAINE LUMBAR SPINE STUDYRobert Keller; Fiscal Year: 2001..MLSS, initially funded as part of the Low Back Pain PORT, enrolled over 600 patients with either sciatica or spinal stenosis in 1990/92...
- Assess & Improve the Quality of Care For Low Back PainNancy Birkmeyer; Fiscal Year: 2004..outcomes for patients undergoing treatment for three surgically treatable spine conditions: herniated disc, spinal stenosis, and degenerative spondylolisthesis...
- Clinical Decision Making in Low Back PainJon Lurie; Fiscal Year: 2006..SPORT) presents a unique opportunity to study the predictors of outcome for patients with herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and degenerative spondylolisthesis...
- Safety of Lumbar Fusion Surgery for Chronic Back PainSohail Mirza; Fiscal Year: 2006..to enroll 1000 patients choosing fusion surgery for treatment of disc degeneration, spondylolisthesis, spinal stenosis, and adult degenerative scoliosis...
- STUDY OF CHEMOGENIC LOW BACK PAINJun Ming Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2003..approaches involving pharmacological modulation of cytokine release or synthesis could be developed to control pain in individuals with an acutely herniated lumbar disc, spinal stenosis, tumor, or other injury or disease of the spine.
- MULTIFACTOR, QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF SPINAL STENOSISJohn Hipp; Fiscal Year: 2000..Approximately 20 percent of hospitalized back pain patients are diagnosed with spinal stenosis. This diagnosis is based on the hypothesis that insufficient space available for neural elements in the spine ..
- Functional recovery in spinal stenosis: Understanding the activated patientRichard Skolasky; Fiscal Year: 2006..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- SECOND PAGET FOUNDATION WORKING GROUP MEETINGFREDERICK SINGER; Fiscal Year: 1993..to be discussed include neoplasms (sarcoma and giant cell tumors), hearing loss, dental complications and spinal stenosis. The organizing committee will invite medical scientists who are experts in these areas but who previously ..
- Paraspinal Denervation in Low Back PainAndrew J Haig; Fiscal Year: 2010DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Lumbar spinal stenosis is known as a common and severely disabling condition affecting older persons...
- PARASPINAL MUSCLE DENERVATION AND SYMPTOMS IN LUMBAR SSAndrew Haig; Fiscal Year: 2005Objectives: The clinical syndrome of spinal stenosis is a significant problem for older Americans. Although stenosis causes neurogenic claudication, spinal canal size does not accurately predict the severity of symptoms...
- Complications of Surgery for Spinal Stenosis: A Clinical Prediction RuleRichard A Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2010DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Our overarching goal is to improve patient safety in surgery for spinal stenosis. We hope to achieve this by better informing surgeons'and patients'treatment decisions with individualized ..
- RAPID MR VS XRAY: RANDOMIZED OUTCOME TRIAL FOR BACK PAINJEFFREY JARVIK; Fiscal Year: 2001..We have a window of opportunity before the rapid MRI becomes widely disseminated and a randomized trial is made impossible by the expectations of both patients and physicians. ..
- Quality of Life in Patients with Brain MetastasesJoseph King; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Magnetic Resonance in Peripheral Arterial DiseaseMary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010..This knowledge, in subsequent studies, is expected to lead to new therapies for PAD-related functional impairment and functional decline. ..
- UW Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training (RMI)Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Reducing Risk Factors in Peripheral Arterial DiseaseMary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE AND FUNCTIONAL OUTCOMESMary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2001..They further state that the results of this study will be used to develop subsequent intervention studies designed to improve quality of life and prevent functional decline among men and women with PAD. ..
- LMP-1 is a critical regulator of BMP signaling and BMP responsivenessScott D Boden; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- REGULATION OF BMP-6 IN EARLY OSTEOBLAST DIFFERENTIATIONScott Boden; Fiscal Year: 2002..An increased understanding of the BMP-6 promoter may lead to strategies involving oligonucleotide therapy or viral-mediated delivery of factors to enhance expression of BMP-6 locally, or in a targeted population of cells. ..
- Prevention of Neck Injuries in Older Adults During Rear Motor Vehicle CollsionsPAUL IVANCIC; Fiscal Year: 2009..The proposed project will provide important research-based data that may form the basis for future safety standards and help to decrease the frequency and severity of neck injuries in older adults, thus benefiting society. ..
- Inflammation and Peripheral Arterial Disease OutcomesMary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2008..Results will be used to develop interventions to improve functioning and prevent functional decline in PAD. ..
- Improving Functioning in Peripheral Arterial DiseaseMary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2007..By identifying the optimal exercise program for improving functioning in PAD patients with and without IC, our findings will have substantial clinical and public health implications for millions of patients with PAD. ..
- PREDICTING DEPRESSION OUTCOMES IN MEDICALLY ILL ELDERSHarold Koenig; Fiscal Year: 2003..It will also provide important information to both guide future clinical trials and identify barriers to effective treatment of depression in these patients. ..
- EVALUATION OF OSTEOPOROSIS PREVENTION IN THE ELDERLYAnna Tosteson; Fiscal Year: 2006..Our proposed research will provide results useful in guiding both osteoporosis-related health policy and patient-centered decision making. ..
- BLOOD FACTORS AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE OUTCOMESMary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Functional Health CAT in DiabetesCarolyn Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2004..abstract_text> ..
- Mechanisms of Disability in Peripheral Arterial DiseaseMary McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2005..Results will be used to develop interventions designed to improve lower extremity functioning and prevent functional decline in persons with PAD. ..
- NIAMS Muiltidisciplinary Clinical Research Center in...Richard Deyo; Fiscal Year: 2006..It will require computer modeling, based on precedents in MR-PET scanning. We will determine if surgeons will accept the synthesized images as a replacement for CT-myelography for purposes of surgical planning. ..