Peer-Reviewed Articles

Access a snapshot of evidence published on the coflex device below: 

ESCADA 2 YEAR RESULTS

Prospective, Randomized, Multicenter Study with 2 Year Follow-Up to Compare the Performance of Decompression with and without Interlaminar Stabilization 

Rauschmann M, Franke J, Schmidt S, Adelt D, Bonsanto M, Sola S 
Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. E-pub before print. January 2018.

 

5 YEAR U.S. STUDY RESULTS

Evaluation of Decompression and Interlaminar Stabilization Compared with Decompression and Fusion for the Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: 5-year Follow-up of a Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Trial

 Musacchio M Jr., Lauryssen C, Davis R, Bae H, Peloza J, Guyer R, Zigler J, Ohnmeiss D, Leary S 

International Journal of Spine Surgery. January 2016.

 

​4  U.S. YEAR STUDY RESULTS

Therapeutic Sustainability and Durability of coflex Interlaminar Stabilization After Decompression for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Bae H, Lauryssen C, Bae H, Maislin G, Leary S, Musacchio M Jr. 
International Journal of Spine Surgery. May 2015.

 

 U.S. YEAR STUDY RESULTS

Davis R, Errico T, Bae H,  Auerbach J

Spine. August 2013, Volume 38, Issue 18, Pages 1529 – 1539.

 

 U.S. YEAR STUDY RESULTS – SPONDY COHORT

Can low-grade spondylolisthesis be effectively treated by either coflex interlaminar stabilization or laminectomy and posterior spinal fusion? Two-year clinical and radiographic results from the randomized, prospective, multicenter US investigational device exemption trial.

Davis R, Auerbach J, Bae H, Errico T

Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine. August 2013, Volume 19, Issue 2, Pages 174 – 184.

 

OTHER

Determination of the In Vivo Posterior Loading Environment of the coflex® Interlaminar-Interspinous Implant

Trautwein F, Lowery G, Wharton N, Hipp J, Chomiak R

The Spine Journal. March 2010, Volume 10, Issue 3, Pages 244 – 251.

 

Comparative Cost Effectiveness of Coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization Versus Instrumented Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion for the Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis.

Schmier J, Halevi M, Maislin G, Ong K

ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research. March 2014, Volume 2014, Issue 6, Pages 125 – 131.

 

Kumar N, Shah S, Hong Ng Y, Pannierselvam V, DasDe S, Shen L

Asian Spine Journal. April 2014, Volume 8, Issue 2, Pages161 – 169. English.

 

Neurosurgical Focus. June 2014, Volume 36, Issue 6, Page E5.

 

Survivorship of coflex® Interlaminar-Interspinous Implant

Errico T, Kamerlink J, Quirno M, Samani J, Chomiak R

SAS Journal. June 2009, Volume 3, Issue 2, Pages 59 – 67.

 

Frequentist Operating Characteristics of Bayesian Posterior Probability Designs for Medical Device Trials that Include a Single, Late-information-time, Interim Analysis

Maislin, G

JSM 2011.

coflex® Interlaminar Technology Abstracts

Decompression and Implantation of an Interlaminar Stabilization Implant for the Treatment of LSS with Back Pain: Four Year Data

Davis R, Bae H, Errico T, Lauryssen C, Leary S

 

Direct Neurologic Decompression Improves Functional Neurologic Outcomes in Spinal Stenosis and Low grade Spondylolisthesis_ A Comparison of coflex, Laminectomy, Spinal Fusion, XStop.pdf

Auerbach J, Lauryssen C, Davis R

 

Auerbach J, Sears W

 

Perioperative Outcomes, Complications, and Costs Associated with Lumbar Spinal Fusion in Older Patients with Spinal Stenosis and Spondylolisthesis_ Analysis of the United States Medicare Claims Database.pdf

Auerbach J, Ong K, Lau E, Ochoa J, Schmier J, Zigler J

coflex-F® Interlaminar Stabilization Abstracts

Radiographic Evaluation of a Novel Interspinous,Interlaminar Fusion Implant (coflex-F®)System to Augment Lumbar Interbody Fusion.pdf

Afshar H, Eif M, Schenke H, Auerbach J

 

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