Optimal Treatment for Spinal Cord Injury Associated With Cervical Canal Stenosis (OSCIS) Study

Surgery
Standing/walking/mobility
Online since 14 March 2024, updated 25 days ago

About this trial

This trial is enrolling 72 individuals with spinal cord injuries and cervical canal stenosis to test the effect of early surgery versus delayed surgery on motor function. If included, participants will undergo either early surgery within 24 hours of admission or delayed surgery after at least 2 weeks of conservative treatment. Final testing of walking ability will be performed after one year.

Included participants

Gender
All
Age
20 - 79 years
Injury level
C5 - S5
  • Severity (AIS)?
  • AIS-C
    Time since injury
    ≤ 48 hours
  • Injury type
  • Traumatic

    Stenosis

    Spondylosis

    Healthy volunteers
    No
    C5-S5

    What’s involved

    Type

    Surgery

    Details

    - participants will undergo either early surgery within 24 hours of admission or delayed surgery after at least 2 weeks of conservative treatment. - Final testing of walking ability will be performed after one year.

    Potential benefits

    Main benefits

    Standing/walking/mobility

    Additional benefits

    Arm/hand function

    General health

    Mental health

    Pain

    Good to know: Potential benefits are defined as outcomes that are being measured during and/or after the trial.

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    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Dec 2011
    • Organisation
    • Tokyo University
    • Trial recruitment status
    • Ended
    • Trial start date
    • 1 Dec 2011
    • Organisation
    • Tokyo University

    Wings for Life supports SCITrialsFinder

    Wings for Life has proudly initiated, led and funded the new version of the SCI Trials Finder website. Wings for Life aims to find a cure for spinal cord injuries. The not-for-profit foundation funds world-class scientific research and clinical trials around the globe.

    Learn more