Biomechanical and Clinical Research Studies

Current Research Projects

Examining how different types of needles (the actual morphological shape of the needle) affect the tissue.

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First joint study examining the diagnosis of certain shoulder bacteria with the Department of Microbiology and the Department of Infectious titled, “Incidence of Culture Positive Propionibacterium Acnes in Shoulder Arthroscopy” has been presented and awarded at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and accepted for publication in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

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Article on the safety of proximal biceps surgery and its relationship to certain nerves has been completed and accepted for publication in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery.

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Article titled, “Intra-articular Fractures of the Sigmoid Notch of the Distal Radius" recently presented at the 69th annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) by Dr. Mark Vitale where he was chosen as the 2014 Ronald Linscheid-James Dobyns Excellence in Wrist Surgery honoree.

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Multi-center study titled, “Thromboembolism Following Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Retrospective Review” examining the incidence of deep venous thrombosis after shoulder surgery is now completed and accepted for publication in the Open Journal of Sports Medicine.

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Multi-center study titled, “Evaluation of Novel Greater Tuberosity Fracture Classification and Survey of Expert Opinion on Optimal Treatment” evaluating techniques on how to most accurately record and evaluate shoulder range of motion. Once all the centers have reported their results, this study will be published.

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On-going Research

Multi-center study examining the shape of shoulder bone spurs and the accuracy of surgeon description awaits acceptance for presentation and publication.



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