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Research

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Principal Investigator: Mechanical Stability of Tibial Rods in Total Knee Arthroplasty Employing a Cavitary Defect Model.

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Principal Investigator: Development of Clinical Staging System for Periprosthetic Joint Infections.

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Principal Investigator: Clinical Outcome Study of Infected Total Knee Utilizing USC Staging System.

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Principal Investigator: Clinical Outcome Study of Infected Total Hip Utilizing USC Staging System.

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Principal Investigator: Measurement of Sagittal and Coronal Plane Tibial Offset Relevant to Prosthetic Total Knee Design. Development of an Offset Tibial Keel.

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Principal Investigator: Use of a Mechanical Sensing Device to Objectively Measure Patellofemoral Crepitation after Total Knee Arthroplasty.

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Principal Investigator: Genetics Institute: Protocol C9731-11: A Dose Finding and Safety Study of Recombinant Human Bone Morphogenetic Protein 2 (rhBMP-2) (Absorbable Collagen Sponge (ACS) as an Adjuvant Therapy to Core Decompression in Patients with Stage I and II Osteonecrosis of the Femoral Head.

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Principal Investigator: Gait Kinematics and Kinetics in Patients with Reimplantation Total Knee Arthroplasty using a Medial Gastrocnemius Rotational Flap. A Pilot Study.

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Principal Investigator: Location of Positive Intraoperative Cultures in Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Retrospective Review of Fifty Patients.

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Co-Investigator: An Open-Label, Randomized, Parallel-Group Study Comparing the Perioperative Administration of Procrit (Epoetin Alfa) to the Standard of Care in Blood Conservation for Revision Total Hip Reconstruction.

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Principal Investigator. Biomet Ceramic on Ceramic Acetabular Clinical Investigation. To compare the safety and effectiveness of the primary and secondary study endpoints.

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Principal Investigator. Clinical Outcome Study of Patients with Infected Total Hip Arthroplasty.

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Principal Investigator. Location of Positive Cultures in Infected Total Knee Replacement.

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Principal Investigator. Extensor Mechanism Reconstruction in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty: The Achilles Tendon/Medial Gastrocnemius Composite Autograft.

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Principal Investigator. Comparison of Articulated and Static Spacers in the Treatment of Infected Total Knee Arthroplasty.

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Principal Investigator: Biomet M 2 A 38 Metal on Metal Hip System Multi-Center Prospective Study.

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Principal Investigator: Biomet Maxim PS and Maxim PS RPG Knee System Comparative Multi-Center Prospective Study.

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Co-Investigator: The Effects of Kinesiotex Taping on Edema in Individuals Immediately Following Total Knee Arthroplasty.

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Co-Investigator: A Radiographic Study of Proximal Radius Anatomy, With Implications in Radial Head Replacement.

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