Breakdown Prevention for Spinal Fusion Surgery
Protocol: STUDY00005466
Full Title
Prospective, Multicenter, Case-Control Analysis of the VersaTie Posterior Fiation System to Prevent Proimal Junctional Failure in Long Posterior Spinal Fusion Constructs for Adult Patients
Description
We invite you to participate in this research study because you've been diagnosed with a spinal condition requiring surgery using pedicle screw instrumentation in your lumbar spine. Your surgeon plans to use the VersaTie tether to prevent breakdown above your spine surgery. The VersaTie tether provides a gradual transition from the unfused to fused spine. The study procedure will take place at Gates Vascular Institute.
Compensation: No
Eligibility
Inclusion Criteria
1. >18 years of age at the time of treatment
2. EOS full body or standing 36” AP & Lateral images of entire spine
3. Posterior spine fusion with pedicle screw fixation construct of 5 or more levels
4. Pedicle screw fixation to be supplemented proximally with NuVasive VersaTie system
5. Upper instrumented vertebra (UIV) terminating at a newly instrumented level
6. Lowest instrumented vertebra (LIV) sacrum/pelvis
7. Surgery scheduled to take place in the next 6 months
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: Jeffrey Mullin
Contact(s)
Tia Warrick
twarrick@ubns.com
+1 347-482-3733
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