A Study to Use a Patient Monitoring Application that Monitors Physiological Data, Psychosocial Data, and Responses to Survey Questions in Patients Undergoing Cranial or Spinal Surgery


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 17-004999
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 17-004999

About this study

The purpose of this study is to use a patient monitoring application that monitors physiological data, psychosocial data, and responses to survey questions collected during a one month pre and three and six month postoperative observation period.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

See eligibility criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  1. Patients undergoing cranial or spinal surgery in the Department of Neurologic Surgery at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  2. Age 18 and above
  3. Patients need to own a smartphone

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnant women

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Mohamad Bydon, M.D.

Closed for enrollment


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