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 Multi-Center Registry Study of Advance Nerve Graft Utilization, Evaluation and Outcomes in Peripheral Nerve Injury Repair, or RANGER (PI: Nydick)
  • A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized, Subject and Evaluator Blinded Comparative Study of Nerve Cuffs and Advance Nerve Graft Evaluation Recovery Outcomes for the Repair of Nerve Discontinuities (RECON) (PI: Nydick)
  • Prospective, Observational Clinical Investigation of the Exos Reformable Brace for Conservatively Managed Distal Radius Fractures: An Evaluation of Time to Union, Satisfaction, and Convenience (PI: Nydick)

Hip & Knee Research

  • Comparative Clinical Outcomes and Function Study Between MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted UKA in ACL Intact and Deficient Knees (PI: Miranda)
  • A Prospective, Comparative, Randomized, Single Blind, Multi-Center Study of the Trinity Biolox Delta Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Replacement System vs. Trinity Acetabular Hip System (PI: Watson)
  • Post-Approval Study of the R3 Biolox Delta Ceramic Acetabular System (PI: Watson)
  • Prospective Trial of the TriFit Web Knee Brace: An Evaluation of Functional Improvement and Satisfaction in Conservatively-Managed Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis over a 12-month Period (PI: Sellman)
  • Depuy Post-Approval Study for the Ceramax Ceramic-on-Ceramic Acetabular Cup Prosthesis System – 28mm (09001) (PI: Bernasek)
  • PMA Post-Approval Study for the 36 mm Ceramax Ceramic Hip System (12017) (PI: Bernasek)
  • ATTUNE knee system long term outcomes (14006) (PI: Bernasek)
  • Outcomes of TKA Using the ATTUNE Cementless Primary Rotating Platform Total Knee System (14021) (PI: Bernasek)
  • Perioperative Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Patients Undergoing Elective Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective, Randomized, Open-Label, Controlled Multi-Center Trial AAHKS (PI: Bernasek)
  • Evaluating the utility of next generation sequencing in the diagnosis of PJI (PI: Palumbo)

Shoulder & Elbow Research

  • Efficacy of the BioWick™ SureLock™ Implant for the Reattachment of Soft Tissue to Bone in Subjects Undergoing Rotator Cuff Repairs (PI: Frankle)

Spine Research

  • FlxFit Post Market Outcome Study (PI: Weinstein)
  • A single-arm, prospective, multi-center study of Nucel in patients receiving interbody fusion for one and two level degenerative disease of the lumbar spine (PI: Tresser)
  • A Multi-Center, Open-Label Prospective Study of CervicalStim Device as Adjunctive Treatment following Cervical Fusion (PI: Weinstein)
  • A Multi-Center, Open-Label, Prospective Study of SpinalStim (MOP-SS) as Adjunctive Care following Lumbar Fusion (PI: Weinstein)
  • The INFUSE Bone Graft with MASTERGRAFT Strip PLF IDE Dosing Study (PI: Small)
  • An IDE Study of the Freedom Lumbar Disc in the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease (PI: Small)
  • A prospective, multicenter study evaluating the clinical and radiographic outcomes of thoracolumbar spine surgery when comprehensive sagittal alignment surgical planning is used (NUVA.IGA1503) (PI: Tresser)
  • An Assessment of P-15L Bone Graft in Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion with instrumentation (Cerapedics) (PI: Small)

Sports Medicine Research

  • Knee Creations SCP® Observational Cohort Follow-Up Study (PI: Baker)
  • A Randomized Controlled Trial of the Subchondroplasty Procedure with Arthroscopy versus Arthroscopy Alone for Treatment of Bone Marrow Lesions in the Knee (PI: Baker)