UPDATE: FDA Approved!
Dr. Anthony Yeung, Principal Investigator in the study, along with investigators Dr. Christopher Yeung and Dr. Justin Field, participated in this clinical trial that led to this FDA approval. DISC, the only site in Arizona involved in this trial, was in the top 5 sites whose data was used for papers presented to national and international meetings authored by Josh Auerbach.
For more information, go to: "COFLEX® INTERLAMINAR TECHNOLOGY RECEIVES FDA APPROVAL!" »
Note: This trial is now full.
The Coflex® Dynamic Interspinous Stabilization Device Clinical Trial is designed to compare the safety and effectiveness of a new way to treat spinal stenosis. This trial is a multi-center, prospective, randomized controlled study that will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of lumbar laminotomy decompression augmented with the implantation of the coflex device as compared to the most common treatment of spinal stenosis; lumbar laminotomy decompression, augmented with pedicle screw fixation and fusion.