Hughston Research and Education Current Studies

Sponsored FDA Clinical Trials

  • A Prospective, Nonrandomized, 
Noncomparative, Open Label Multicenter Study to Determine the Safety and Efficacy of the HemiCAP® Unicondylar Femoral Resurfacing Prosthesis

    Sponsor: Arthrosurface, Inc.

  • Collagen Meniscus Implants: Multicenter Safety & Efficacy Study

    Sponsor: ReGen Biologics

  • A Pivotal Prospective, Randomized Clinical Investigation of rhBMP-2 & CRM with the CD-Horizon® Spinal System for Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion in Patients with Symptomatic Degenerative Disc Disease

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • Performance Enhancement for Baseball

    Sponsor: EBI

  • A Postapproval Investigation of the Prestige® Cervical Disc Device at a Single Level for Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • A Prospective, Multicenter, Controlled Clinical Trial of an ACD – LP at a Single Level for Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • A Nonrandomized Pilot Study of rhBMP-2 and CRM with the CD Horizon® Spinal System for Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion in Patients with Symptomatic Degenerative Disc Disease at 2 Adjacent Levels

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • A Study of Metal Ions in the Continued Access Arm of the ACD Pivotal Clinical Study

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • A Prospective, Nonrandomized Pilot Clinical Investigation of A-MAV™ Anterior Motion Segment Replacement in Patients with Degenerative Disc Disease

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • A Prospective, Randomized Controlled Clinical Investigation of Maverick™ (shown at left) Total Disc Replacement in Patients with Degenerative Disc Disease

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • Multicenter ACL Revision Study (MARS)

    Sponsor: American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

  • A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled, Multicenter Pivotal Clinical Trial of the ACD-LP at Two Levels for Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Pivotal Clinical Investigation of DIAM™ Spinal 
Stabilization System in Patients with Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • A Pivotal Clinical Investigation of Infuse® Bone Graft with a PEEK Interbody Spacer & an Anterior Cervical Plate in Patients with Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease at a Single Level

    Sponsor: Medtronic

  • Treatment of Postoperative Elbow Flexion Contractures: A Randomized Clinical Trial

    Sponsor: ERMI, Inc.

  • Radiographic Evidence of the Presence or Absence of Tunnel Widening After ACL Reconstruction Using the AperFix® Soft Tissue Fixation Device

    Sponsor: Cayenne Medical

Non-sponsored Research

  • Body Mass Index & Percent Body Fat as Indicators for 
Obesity in an Adolescent Athletic Population

  • The Effect of Wound Closure Technique on Postoperative Wound Drainage Following Total Hip Arthroplasty

  • Distal Biceps Repair: A Retrospective Review of 

Fellows/Students Research

  • Is Radiographic Evidence of a Humeral Head Greater Tuberosity Notch a Diagnostic Indicator of a Rotator Cuff Tear?

  • Characterization of Subtle Anterior-Superior Shoulder Instability: The SLLAC Lesion

  • Ankle Arthroscopy for Bony Impingement

  • Efficacy of the Comprehensive Shoulder Instability Testing Sequence in Predicting Subtle Labral and Ligamentous Injury: Arthroscopic Comparison

  • Longterm Follow-Up of Chronic Posterolateral Rotatory Instability of the Knee

  • Weight Management Desires in High School Students Reporting for Sports Physicals

  • Arthroscopic Bursectomy for Recalcitrant Scapulothoracic Bursitis: A Prospective Review of Clinical Outcomes

  • Incidence of FAI in PreOp THA Population

  • Obesity and Hypertension in a Large Cohort of High School Athletes

  • Revision ACL Surgery at a Specialty Hospital

  • RIA (Reamer, Irrigator, Aspirator) Bone Graft for the Use of Fracture Nonunions and Tibial Osteotomies: A Retrospective Review

  • Arthroscopic Trochanteric Bursectomy for Recalcitrant Trochanteric Bursitis After Total Hip Arthroplasty

  • ACL Reconstruction in Patients Over 60

  • Deltoid Compartment Measures Following Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair

  • Physical Examination of Medial Subluxation of the Patella

  • Longterm Follow-Up of Hip Abductor Tendon Repairs Utilizing a Suture Bridge Technique

  • Longterm Follow-Up of Extra-Articular ACL Reconstruction Using the Andrews Mini-Open Technique

  • Results of Reverse TSR Revised from Hemiarthroplasty: A Retrospective Review

  • Clinical Effects of Perioperative Intra-articular Platelet Rich Plasma Injection: A Randomized Clinical Trial

  • Arthroscopic Tibiotalar Arthrodesis: Longterm Follow-Up

  • Prevalence of Performance Enhancing Drugs Among Athletes in the Columbus/Phenix City Area

  • Longterm Outcomes of Proximal Soft Tissue Patellar Realignment

  • Mid-Term Follow-Up of Arthroscopic Bursectomy for Recalcitrant Trochanteric Bursitis

  • Patient Population Requiring Arthroscopic Debridement for Recalcitrant Trochanteric Bursitis

  • Correlation of MRI and Surgical Findings in Injuries of the Posterior Medial Corner of the Knee

  • Comparison of Graft Incorporation and Maturation in ACL Reconstruction With and Without Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Using Autologous Hamstring Tendons

  • The Standing Flexion Test as an Athletic Preparticipation Screening Exam Tool

  • Interobserver Agreement in the Radiographic Diagnosis of Femoroacetabular Impingement

  • The Safety of Suture Button Utilization for the Fixation of the Achilles Tendon Insertion (Cadaveric Study)

  • Comparison of Postop 
Outcomes of Arthroscopic Versus Open Treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis

  • Short-Term Results After Humeral Resurfacing vs. Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Glenohumeral Arthritis

  • Prevention of Anterior Knee Pain and Symptomatic Scarring After Anterior Cruciate Reconstruction Using Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft