Introduction: Clinical studies for spinal decompression system DRX9000TM, manufactured by Excite Medical, were conducted in the neurology unit of Municipal Clinical Hospital № 40 between May 13, 2006 and July, 24 2006.
Contests of the ACT: The DRX9000TM was utilized for the treatment of patients with herniated discs L5-S1 (15 patients), L4-15 (4 patients) and L3-14 (2 patients).
Conclusion: The DRX9000TM due to its functionality does not have domestic analogues and considerably exceeds all other devices developed for spinal decompression. The expressed positive clinical effects and tomographic images were demonstrated during treatment of the majority of patients diagnosed with disc herniations at the L5-S1 spinal level. The DRX9000TM spinal decompression system, manufactured by Excite Medical has sustained clinical trials, We have no negative remarks on the DRX9000TM.
Recommendations: Based on the results of clinical trials, the DRX9000TM, manufactured by Excite Medical can be recommended for use in medical practice in the Russian Federation.