Current Studies in Clinical Research

FORE partners with world-renowned physicians to conduct exceptional orthopaedic research that has led to new insights in the orthopaedic industry. The clinical research department at FORE is presently leading the following studies.

Hand Research

  • A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Subject and Evaluator Blinded Comparative Study of Nerve Cuffs and Avance® Nerve Graft Evaluating Recovery Outcomes for the Repair of Nerve
    Discontinuities (RECON)
  • Functional Outcomes Following Nerve Repair in the Upper Extremity: A Comparative Study of Nerve Allograft vs. Nerve Autograft
  • Scapholunate Ligament Reconstruction using Tendon Autograft and 3.5mm Fork-tip Interference Anchors
  • Comparison of Retrograde Intramedullary Nailing Screw vs. Plating in the Treatment of Metacarpal Neck and Shaft Fractures

Hip & Knee Research

  • Evaluation of Hip Registration and Pelvis Movement in Anterior Supine Approach using iASSIST in Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • A Prospective, Comparative, Randomized, Single-Blind, Multicenter Study of the Trinity BIOLOX Delta Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Replacement System vs. Trinity Acetabular Hip System
  • Comparative Clinical Outcomes and Function Study Between MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted UKA in ACL Intact and Deficient Knees
  • Outcomes of Total Knee Arthroplasty using the ATTUNE Cementless
  • Primary Rotating Platorm Total Knee System

Shoulder & Elbow Research

  • The Influence of Patient- and Surgeon-Specific Factors on Operative Duration and Early Postoperative Outcomes in Shoulder Arthroplasty
  • Decision Making and Outcomes: Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty versus Rotator Cuff Repair in the Surgical Treatment of Massive Rotator Cuff Tears without Arthritis in Patients Older than 65
  • Quantitative Videographic Analysis of Intra-Operati vs. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty; Is there a Correlation between Surgical Difficulty and Radiographic Implant Loosening?

Spine Research

  • Safety and Efficacy of Pulsed Electromagneti c Fiends (Cervical-Stim®) as an Adjunct to Enhance Union of Conservatively Treated Type II Fractures of the Odontoid Process
  • Prospective Consecutive Evaluation of the Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion (OLIF) Approach for Adult Deformity
  • A Single-Arm, Prospective, Multicenter Study of Nucel in patients Receiving Interbody Fusion for One- and Two-Level Degenerative Disc Disease
  • The INFUSE® Bone Graft with MASTERGRAFT® Strip PLF Dosing IDE Study
  • Post-Market Study on the Safety and Efficiency of FLXfit™ TLIF Interbody Fusion Device (Cage)
  • The Relationship Between Standing and Recumbent Surgical Lumbar Lordosis: A Prospective Multi center Quality Assurance Evaluation
  • A Prospective Multi center Study Evaluating the Clinical and Radiographic Outcomes of Thoracolumbar Spine Surgery when Comprehensive Sagittal Alignment is Used

Sports Medicine Research

  • Resorption and Remodeling of HA-PLLA Interference Screws in Patients up to 9 Years Post Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction