Orthopedic Surgery Clinical Research
A prospective Study to Evaluate Surgical Outcomes in Subjects with Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears Treated by Means of a Double-Row Arthroscopic Repair.
This study is measuring the rate of healing following rotator cuff repair surgery. For one year following surgery, subjects undergo a series of MR and US imaging, and clinical evaluations to measure their strength, range of motion, and their satisfaction with how their shoulders have healed since the surgery.
Sponsored by: Wyeth Pharmaceuticals (now a part of Pfizer)
Participating Physicians: Dr. Scalise, Dr. Araghi
A prospective, comparative, randomized, double blind, multi-center study of the Uniglide™ Mobile Bearing Unicondylar Knee System vs. the Uniglide™ Fixed Bearing Unicondylar Knee System,” sponsored by Corin USA, IDE #G070230
This aim of this study is to compare the efficacy of the mobile bearing unicondylar knee implant against the fixed bearing unicondylar knee implant. The Sponsor of this study is seeking FDA approval to make the mobile bearing device commercially available in the United States.
Sponsored by: Corin USA
Participating Physicians: Dr. Campbell, Dr. Myerthall
Gait Analysis of Anterior vs. Posterior Approach in Performance of Total Hip Arthroplasty
The primary objective of the study is to compare gait kinematics and the return to normalization of gait in patients who have had a hip replacement via the direct anterior versus posterior surgical approach.
Sponsored by: Medacta USA, Inc
Participating Physician: Dr. Benoit, Banner AMC