Knee and Hip Research

The following are studies conducted by OrthoIndy surgeons for cartilage restoration, knee and hip. You can also visit ClinicalTrials.gov for more information. ClinicalTrials.gov is a registry and results database of publicly and privately supported clinical studies of human participants conducted around the world.

Jack Farr, MD Active Studies

Determining the Minimal Clinical Important Difference (MCID) and Patient Acceptable Symptomatic State (PASS) for Patients Undergoing Articular Procedures of the Knee

Multi-Center Experience with ACI in the Patellofemoral Compartment

Decreased Re-intervention Rate with Collagen Membrane ACI

A Prospective Double Blinded, MultiCenter, Randomized, Controlled Trial to Evaluate Mechanical Debridement vs. Radiofrequency-Based Debridement in the Treatment of Articular Cartilage Lesions

NeoCart: A Randomized Comparison of Neocart to Microfracture for the Repair of Articular Cartilage Injuries in the Knee

An Investigation of ReNu™ Knee Injection: Monitoring the Response of Knee Function and Pain in Patients with OsteoArthritis

Longitudinal Histologic Assessment and Gen Expression Profiling of Healing Cartilage Defects

Prospective, MultiCenter Single Arm Pilot Study To Evaluate Symptom Relief in Patients with Medial Knee OsteoArthritis (OA) Treated with the KineSpringĂ’ Knee Implant for Load Reduction (SOAR)

Knee Creations SCPĂ’ Observational Cohort Follow-up Study

Prospective Efficacy Evaluation of Subchondroplasty™ for the Treatment of Defects Associated with Tibial Marrow Lesions

Validity of an Interactive Technique for Collecting Patient Reported Outcomes of Orthopaedic Procedures

A Post-Market, Longitudinal Data Collection Study of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee Treated with Denovo® NT Natural Tissue Graft Protocol#CSU2010-22B

A Post Market Study to Evaluate the Chondrofix Osteochondral Allograft Utilized for Treatment of Subjects with Cartilage Lesions in the Knee

AANA: Acute Complications of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy

A Feasibility Study to Determine the Up-Regulation of Anti-inflammatory Cytokines in Whole Blood From Patients with Osteoarthritis

A Multicenter, Randomized, Pivotal Study to Evaluate the Safety and Efficacy of the Cartilage Autograft Implantation System (CAIS) for the Surgical Treatment of Articular Cartilage Lesion of the Knee

A Long-Term Follow-up Study of Chondrogen™ Adult Universal Cell Delivered by Intra-articular Injection Following Meniscectomy in Patients 18-60 Years

Regeneration Technologies, Inc. Registry of Biocleanse® Meniscus Transplants

A Post Market Study of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee Treated with DeNovo® NT, Natural Tissue Graft.

An Open-Label Phase I/II Pilot Study to Evaluate Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee with a Neocartilage Implant

Collection of Specimens from Joint Replacement Surgery for In-Vitro Osteoarthritis Research

Evaluation Outcomes After Standard of care Operative and Non-operative Management of the Knee 20 Year Follow-up

Surgical Outcome Studies:

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction
  • Anteromedialization (AMZ)
  • Carticel Implantation/ Articular Cartilage Implantations
  • Fresh Osteochondral Shell Transplantation
  • High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstructions
  • Meniscal Transplantation
  • Patellofemoral Arthroplasty
  • Total Knee Arthroplasty


Frank Kolisek, MD Active Studies

Biolox Delta: 5-year prospective study of ceramic femoral heads on poly liners

Multi-Knee Study: Comparison of PS, CR, MBK, and NRG knee designs at 10 years

Accolade I: Long-term follow-up this hip system

Accolade II: Early results of this hip system

Avon PFA: Long-term f/u of a unicompartmental (patellofemoral) knee system

BCR Knees (bicruciate retaining): May be sponsored or surgeon-initiated - knees not available for
another year or two

DJO E-stim: Prospective study of new knee brace with active TENS unit

Lilly OAAB: Tissue sample collection in rheumatoid patients undergoing TKA

LIS TKA: Minimally invasive knee surgery

N2Vac vs. Xfire vs. X3: a comparison of three bearing surfaces

Out vs. In TKA: 23 hour stays versus overnight

PS MBK IDE: Scorpio Mobile Bearing Knee system

Rejuvenate Monolithic Hip Stem: A new monolithic stem

Scorpio CR Knees: Long-term follow-up of a cruciate-retaining knee design

Scorpio PS Knees: Long-term follow-up of a posteriorly-stabilized knee design

Secur-Fit Stem: 10-year Comparison between Omnifit HA and Secur-fit stems

ShapeMatch Cutting Blocks: New "anatomical" cutting blocks for total knee arthroplasty

David A. Fisher, MD Active Studies

Mid to Long Term Follow-up on Selected DePuy Implants

A Prospective, Comparative, Randomized, Double Blind, Multi-Center Study of the Uniglide Mobile Bearing Unicondylar Knee System vs. Uniglide Fixed Bearing Unicondylar Knee System

The Impact of Pelvic Parameters and Sagittal Balance on Acetabular Cup Alignment in Total Hip Arthroplasty

Registry Studies

Research and Recruitment Database for Hip, Knee, and Shoulder Replacement Surgery Subjects

Research and Recruitment Database for Total Joint Replacement Surgery Subjects

Outcomes of Knee Arthroplasty using a DePuy Primary Knee System (11011)

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