Clinical Trials

The SUcceSS Study: SUrgery for Spinal Stenosis – A randomised, placebo-controlled trial

Study Aims: The aims of the SUcceSS study are to evaluate, in a double-blind randomised controlled trial, the efficacy, safety and cost-effectiveness of decompressive surgery compared to placebo surgery for patients with chronic, symptomatic central lumbar spinal canal stenosis. Click here for more information.


NHMRC Clinical Trials
Clinical trials are an important part of making sure treatments and medicines that can improve health are safe and effective for everyone.Currently, there are over 1000 clinical trials recruiting. Please click here for more information.

Institute of Bone and Joint Research. Please click here for more information.

You can also refer to the ANZCTR website which is an online registry of most of the clinical trials being undertaken in Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere.