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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01RX000798-01A3
Title: TOWARD OPTIMIZING DECOMPRESSIVE LAMINECTOMY OUTCOMES: LOOKING OUTSIDE THE SPINE
Principal Investigator:

Debra K. Weiner

Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Congressional District Code: 14
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: October 2014 - December 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$1,413,000
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

The primary aim of this 6-site prospective cohort study is to develop algorithms usable in the clinical settingthat predict decompressive laminectomy (DL) outcomes (i.e., success vs. failure) in older adults with lumbarspinal stenosis (LSS), the most common indication for spine surgery in older patients. The clinical algorithmsdeveloped will be based primarily on factors outside of LSS that are important aging-related predictors of painand disability (e.g., hip osteoarthritis [OA], fibromyalgia...



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