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Intervertebral Body Spacer and Lumbar Spinal Fusion Study: Study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational intervertebral body device compared to a Food and Drug Administration-cleared intervertebral body spacer used in lumbar spinal fusion in patients with lumbar degenerative disc disease.
Predictors of Opioid Analgesic Responses Study: This study will focus on differences between both healthy people and people with lower back pain in how they respond to brief laboratory pain tasks while taking morphine, taking a substance that blocks the natural opioid-based pain systems in the body (naloxone), and while taking a placebo.
Study of Dural Sealant Used in Cranial Procedures: The purpose of this study is to evaluate whether or not an investigational dural sealant can be used safely and effectively to help seal the dura mater after cranial (brain) surgery.
The Use of Intraoperative Image-Guided Navigation During Vertebral Kyphoplasty: Study of the reduction in radiation exposures to patient and surgeon during vertebral kyphoplasty by the use of intraoperative image-guided navigation