Current Studies

Research being conducted within the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is helping to advance the care of patients with musculoskeletal injuries and diseases. 

Here is a look at some of the current studies:

Research ProjectPrincipal InvestigatorSponsor

Repetition of Pelvic CT Scans in Patients with Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures

Rahul Banerjee Department
Identification and Treatment of Pelvic Jumper's Fractures  Rahul Banerjee Department
Incidence and Treatment of Pelvic Tilt Fractures Rahul Banerjee Department
Impact of a Pelvic Injury Protocol on the Care of Patients with Pelvic Ring Injuries Rahul Banerjee Department
Wound Complications after ORIF Calcaneus Fracture: The Parkland Experience 13 years later Rahul Banerjee Department
Comparison of Plain Radiographs and Post-Operative CT after ORIF Tibial Pilon Fractures Rahul Banerjee Department
The Role of GPR1 in Fracture Healing of Normal and Oophorectomized Mice Rahul Banerjee Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
The Effect of Socioeconomic and Psychosocial Factors on Patient Perceived Outcome of Total Joint Arthroplasty Robert Bucholz Department
The Use of Extracorporeal Pulse Activation Technology (EPAT) in the Treatment of Musculoskeletal Disorders Robert Dimeff Department
Complications Associated with Traumatic Hip Dislocation Maureen Finnegan Department
Outcome Results of Alloclassic Hip Replacement Frank Gottschalk Department
Amputation Following Infected Knee Arthroplasty Frank Gottschalk Department
Retrospective Chart Review of Total Hip Arthroplasty after Acetabular Fracture Michael Huo Department
Outcome of Revision of Total Hip Replacement Michael Huo Department
Retrospective Database for Total Knee Arthroplasty TKA Michael Huo Department
Genetics Informatics (GIFT) of Warfarin Therapy to Prevent DVT Michael Huo Washington University, NIH
Acute vs. Chronic RCR in Rat Model Michael Khazzam Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA)
Assessment of Radiographic Parameters and Clinical Outcomes in Foot and Ankle Trauma George Liu Department
Computed tomographic (CT) and radiographic characterizations of the human tibiotalar joint George Liu Department
Patient Follow-up after Surgical Treatment of Musculoskeletal Injuries: What Predicts Compliance? William Robertson Department
Trial Comparing VisionScope Imaging (VSI) with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in the Diagnosis of Suggestive Clinical Symptoms for Meniscus and Articular Cartilage in the Knee William Robertson VisionScope
Fracture Epidemiology in Dallas County Adam Starr Department
Retrospective review of Fracture Alignment and Femoral Head Vascularity of Posterior Wall Acetabulum Adam Starr Department
Early Psychiatric Intervention After Orthopaedic Trauma: A Prospective Randomized Double-Blinded Placebo Controlled Trial Adam Starr Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
Early Clinical and Radiographic Results Using the INFIX for Unstable Pelvic Ring Injuries

Adam Starr Department
Mortality After Acetabular Fracture in Elderly Patients Adam Starr Department
Sacroiliac Screws for Sacral Insufficiency Fractures Adam Starr Department
Prospective Randomized Trial to Assess Fixation Strategies for Severe Open Tibia Fracture (FIXIT) Adam Starr Department of Defense-Major Extremity Trauma Research Consortium (DOD-METRC)
Risk Assessment and Stratification for Venous Thromboembolism of Trauma Adam Starr Department
Retrospective Review of Failure Rate of Fixation and Resubluxation of Lisfranc Fracture Dislocation Michael VanPelt Department