A number of OrthoIndy physicians are involved in research. Scroll down for information about research information that has been published.



Vangsness CT Jr, Farr J 2nd, Boyd J, Dellaero DT, Mills CR, LeRoux-Williams M. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2014 Jan 15;96(2):90-8. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.M.00058.
Adult human mesenchymal stem cells delivered via intra-articular injection to the knee following partial medial meniscectomy: a randomized, double-blind, controlled study.

Meneghini RM, Keyes BJ, Reddy KK, Maar DC. J Arthroplasty. 2014 Jan 28. pii: S0883-5403(14)00067-9.
Modern Retrograde Intramedullary Nails Versus Periarticular Locked Plates for Supracondylar Femur Fractures After Total Knee Arthroplasty.


Farr J, Mathew L, Stoker A, Sherman S, Cook J. Effects on exposed articular cartilage during open surgical procedures: A comparison of various fluids in an animal model. Arthroscopy. 2015;31(1):113-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arthro.2014.07.027
O’Shaughnessey K, Mutaska A, Hoeppner J, Farr J, Klassen M, Kaeding C, Lattermann C, King W, Woodell-May J. Autologous protein solution prepared from the blood of osteoarthritic patients contains an enhanced profile of anti-inflammatory cytokines and anabolic growth factors. Journal of Orthopaedic Research. 2014;32(10):1349-55. doi: 10.1002/jor.22671
Farr J, Arendt E, Dahm D, Daynes, J. Patellofemoral arthroplasty in the athlete. Clinics in Sports Medicine. 2014;33(3): 547-52 doi: 10.1016/j.csm.2014.03.003
Farr J, Tabet S, Margerrison E, Cole B. Clinical, radiographic and histological outcomes following cartilage repair with particulated juvenile articular cartilage: a 2 year prospective review. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;42(6):1417-1425 doi: 10.1177/0363546514528671
Farr J, Jaggers R, Lewis H, Plackis A, Sim S, Sherman S. Evidence based approach of treatment options for post-operative knee pain. The Physician and Sports Medicine. 2014;42(2):58-70. doi: 10.3810/psm.2014.05.2058
Gomoll A, Gillogly S, Cole B, Farr J, Arnold R, Hussey K, Minas T. Autologous chondrocyte implantation in the patella-a multicenter experience. American Journal of Sports Medicine. 2014;42(5):1074-81. doi: 10.1177/0363546514523927.
Farr J, Grelsamer R, Imhoff A, van der Merwe W, Cotic M, Arendt L, Dahm D. Patellofemoral resurfacing arthroplasty in the active patient. In: West R and Colvin A, eds. The Patellofemoral Joint in the Athlete. New York, NY: Springer; 2014:131-150. 



Sherman SL, Erickson BJ, Cvetanovich GL, Chalmers PN, Farr J 2nd, Bach BR Jr, Cole BJ. 
Am J Sports Med. 2013 Nov 6.
Tibial Tuberosity Osteotomy: Indications, Techniques, and Outcomes.

Farr J, Crawford DC, Diduch DR, Arendt EA, Ma CB, Li CS.
J Long Term Eff Med Implants. 2013;23(2-3):161-73.
Prospective, Multi-Center, Pilot Study to Evaluate Symptom Relief in Patients with Medial Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) Treated with the KineSpring® Knee Implant for Load Reduction - The SOAR Protocol.

McCormick F, Cole BJ, Nwachukwa B, Harris JD, Adkisson HD, Farr J.
OperTechSportsMed.  2013 21(2): 95-99
Treatment of Focal Cartilage Defects with a Juvenile Allogeneic 3-Dimensional Articular Cartilage Graft.
PMID:  Not cited on www.pubmed.gov

Farr J, Cohen SB.
OperTechSportsMed. 2013 21(2): 138-143
Expanding Applications of the Subchondroplasty Procedure for the Treatment of Bone Marrow Lesions Observed on Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
PMID:  Not cited on www.pubmed.gov

Bernasek TL, Polikandriotis JA, Levering MF, Dalury DF, Fisher DA, Adler MJ.
J Arthroplasty. 2013 Aug;28(7):1231-4.
Five- to ten-year outcomes for modular metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty.

van Kollenburg JA, Vrahas MS, Smith RM, Guitton TG, Ring D; Science of Variation Group.
Injury. 2013 Aug;44(8):1073-5.
Diagnosis of union of distal tibia fractures: accuracy and interobserver reliability.

Zielinski SM, Keijsers NL, Praet SF, Heetveld MJ, Bhandari M, Wilssens JP, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; FAITH Trial Investigators.
Orthopedics. 2013 Jul;36(7):e849-58.
Femoral neck shortening after internal fixation of a femoral neck fracture.

Farr J, Verma N, Cole BJ.
J Knee Surg. 2013 May 31 (Epub)
Validation Study of an Electronic Method of Condensed Outcomes Tools Reporting in Orthopaedics.
PMID: 23729311

Kolisek FR, Issa K, Harwin SF, Jaggard C, Naziri Q, Mont MA.
Orthopaedics. 2013 May;36(5): e633-6
Minimum 5-year Follow-up for Primary THA Using a Tapered, Proximally Coated Cementless Stem.
PMID:  23672917



Hebert-Davies J, Laflamme GY, Rouleau D; HEALTH and FAITH investigators. 
Injury. 2012 Dec;43(12):1978-84.
Bias towards dementia: are hip fracture trials excluding too many patients? A systematic review. 
PMID: 22999009

Engelhart L, Nelson L, Lewis S, Mordin M, Demuro-Mercon C, Uddin S, McLeod L, Cole B, Farr J.
Am J Sports Med. 2012 Oct:40(10): 2264-2272 Sep 7 (epub)
Validation of the Knee Injury and Osteoarthritis Outcome Score Subscales for Patients With Articular Cartilage Lesions of the Knee.
PMID: 22962288

Farr J, Covell DJ, Lattermann C.
Sports Med Arthrosc. 2012 Sep;20(3):181-186
Cartilage lesions in patellofemoral dislocations: incidents/locations/when to treat.
PMID: 22878659

Cole BJ, Deberardino T, Brewster R, Farr J, Levine DW, Nissen C, Roaf P, Zaslav K.
Am J Sports Med. 2012 Sep;40(9):2015-2022
Outcomes of Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation in Study of the Treatment of Articular Repair (STAR) Patients With Osteochondritis Dissecans.
PMID: 22822178

Arendt EA, Dejour D, Farr J.
Sports Med Arthrosc. 2012 Sep;20(3):127.
Patellofemoral instability.
PMID: 22878652

Trammell TR, Flint K, Ramsey CJ.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Aug 15;94(16):1479-83.
A Comparison of MRI and CT Imaging Clarity of Titanium Alloy and Titanium Alloy with Coblat-Chromium-Alloy Pedicle Screw and Rod Implants in the Lumbar Spine.
PMID:  22992816

Bergin PF, Psaradellis T, Krosin MT, Wild JR, Stone MB, Musapatika D, Weber TG.
Foot Ankle Int. 2012 Jun;33(6):492-7.
Inpatient soft tissue protocol and wound complications in calcaneus fractures.

Cook JL, Farr J.
J Knee Surg. 2012 May; 25(2):83
Cartilage repair in the knee: part III. Foreword.
PMID: 22928425

Farr J, Cole BJ, Sherman S, Karas V.
J Knee Surg. 2012 Mar;25(1):23-29
Particulated articular cartilage: CAIS and DeNovo NT.
PMID: 22624244

Farr J, Cook JL.
J Knee Surg. 2012 Mar;25(1):1
Cartilage repair in the knee: part II.
PMID: 22624240

Mont MA, Johnson AJ, Naziri Q, Kolisek FR, Leadbetter WB.
J Arthroplasty. 2012 Mar;27(3):358-61.
Patellofemoral Arthroplasty 7-year Mean Follow-Up.
PMID:  21964234

Rougraff BT, Lawrence J, Davis K
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.  2012 Mar;470(3): 706-711
Length of Symptoms Before Referral: Prognostic Variable for High-Grade Soft Tissue Sarcoma?
PMID:  2218347

Zielinski SM, Viveiros H, Heetveld MJ, Swiontkowski MF, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM; FAITH trial investigators.
Trials. 2012 Jan 8;13:5. doi: 10.1186/1745-6215-13-5.
Central coordination as an alternative for local coordination in a multicenter randomized controlled trial: the FAITH trial experience.


Barrett WP, Mason JB, Moskal JT, Dalury DF, Oliashirazi A, Fisher DA.
J Arthroplasty. 2011 Dec;26(8):1273-1284.e1.
Comparison of Radiographic Alignment of Imageless Computer-Assisted Surgery vs Conventional Instrumentation in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty.
PMID:  21723703

Kolisek FR, Mont MA, Costa CR, Johnson AJ, Jaggard CE
Surg Technol Int. 2011 Dec 1; XXI: 194-198
A Comparison Study of Two Cruciate-Retaining Total Knee Designs: A Preliminary Report.
PMID: 22504991

Cole BJ, Farr J, Winalski CS, Hosea T, Richmond J, Mandelbaum B, De Deyne PG.
Am J Sports Med. Vol. 39 No. 6, 2011 (pp.1170-1179).
Outcomes after a single-stage procedure for cell-based cartilage repair: a prospective clinical safety trial with 2-year follow-up.
PMID:  21460066

Farr J, Cole B, Dhawan A, Kercher J, Sherman S.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 Oct;469(10):2696-705.
Clinical cartilage restoration: evolution and overview.
PMID:  21240578

Gomoll AH, Farr J, Gillogly SD, Kercher JS, Minas T.
Instr Course Lect. 2011;60:461-83. Review.
Surgical Management of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee.
PMID:  21553792

Fisher DA, Bernasek TL, Puri RD, Burgess ML.
J Arthroplasty. 2011 Sep;26(6):877-82.
Rotating platform spinouts with cruciate-retaining mobile-bearing knees.
PMID:  21530149

Crichlow R.
J Orthop Trauma. 2011 Jun;25(6):e61.
Patient transfers--response.


Gomoll AH, Farr J, Gillogly SD, Kercher J, Minas T.
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2010 Oct 20;92(14);2470-90. Review.
Surgical Management of Articular Cartilage Defects of the Knee.
PMID: 20962200

Dimar JR, Carreon LY, Riina J, Schwartz DG, Harris MB.
Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2010 Oct 1;35(21 Suppl):S187-92.
Early versus late stabilization of the spine in the polytrauma patient.

Fisher DA, Dalury DF, Adams MJ, Shipps MR, Davis K.
Orthopedics. 2010 Sep 7;33(9):668.
Unicompartmental and total knee arthroplasty in the over 70 population.
PMID:  20839710

Fisher DA, Bengero LL, Clapp BC, Burgess M.
Orthopedics. 2010 Sep 7;33(9):665.
A randomized, prospective study of total hip wound closure with resorbable subcuticular staples.
PMD:  20839703

Crichlow RJ, Zeni A, Reveal G, Kuhl M, Heisler J, Kaehr D, Vijay P, Musapatika DL.
J Orthop Trauma. 2010 Jun;24(6):331-5.
Appropriateness of Patient Transfer with Associated Orthopaedic Injuries to a Level I Trauma Center.
PMID:  20502209

Greco NJ, Anderson AF, Mann BJ, Cole BJ, Farr J, Nissen CW, Irrgang JJ.
Am J Sports Med. 2010 May;38(5):891-902.
Responsiveness of the International Knee Documentation Committee Subjective Knee Form in Comparison to the Western Ontario and MacMaster Universities Osteoarthritis Index, Modified Cincinnati Knee Rating System, and Short Form 36 in Patients with Focal Articular Cartilage Defects.
PMID:  20044494

McCall TA, Brokaw DS, Jelen BA, Scheid DK, Scharfenberger AV, Maar DC, Green JM, Shipps MR, Stone MB, Musapatika D, Weber TG.
Orthop Clin North Am. 2010 Jan;41(1):63-73
Treatment of Large Segmental Bone Defects with Reamer-Irrigator-Aspirator Bone Graft: Technique and Case Series.
PMID:  19931054


Farr J, Jiranek WA.
Phys Sportsmed. 2009 Dec;37(4):53-61.
Sports after knee arthroplasty: partial versus total knee arthroplasty.
PMID:  20048541

Leadbetter WB, Kolisek FR, Levitt RL, Brooker AF, Zietz P, Marker DR, Bonutti PM, Mont MA.
Int Orthop. 2009 Dec;33(6):1597-601.
Patellofemoral Arthroplasty: A Multi-Centre Study with Minimum 2-year
PMID:  19057900

Boyce AS, Reveal G, Scheid DK, Kaehr DM, Maar D, Watts M, Stone MB.
J Orthop Trauma. 2009 Nov-Dec;23(10):685-92.
Canine Investigation of rhBMP-2, Autogenous Bone Graft, and rhBMP-2 with Autogenous Bone Graft for the Healing of a Large Segmental Tibial Defect.
PMID:  19858976

Rougraff BT, Aboulafia A, Biermann JS, Healey J.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Nov;467(11):2783-91.
Biopsy of Soft Tissue Masses:  Evidence-based Medicine for the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society.
PMID:  19597901

Damron TA, Morris C, Rougraff B, Tamurian R.
Instr Course Lect. 2009;58:833-47.
Diagnosis and treatment of joint-related tumors that mimic sports-related injuries.
PMID:  19385590

Gomoll AH, Probst C, Farr J, Cole BJ, Minas T.
Am J Sports Med. Vol. 37, Supplement 1, 2009 (pp. 20S-23S)
Use of a Type I/III Bilayer Collagen Membrane Decreases Reoperation Rates for Symptomatic Hypertrophy After Autologous Chondrocyte Implantation.
PMID:  19841142

Greene JW, Malkani AL, Kolisek FR, Jessup NM, Baker DL.
J Arthroplasty. 2009 Sep;24(6 Suppl):15-8.
Ceramic-on-Ceramic Total Hip Arthroplasty
PMID:  19577887

Riina J, Anderson PA, Holly LT, Flint K, Davis KE, Riew KD.d
J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009 Aug;91(8):1919-23.
The Effect of an Anterior Cervical Operation for Cervical Radiculopathy or Myelopathy on Associated Headaches
PMID:  19651950

Van Thiel GS, Verma N, Yanke A, Basu S, Farr J, Cole B.
Arthroscopy. 2009 Jul;25(7):722-7.
Meniscal Allograft Size Can Be Predicted by Height, Weight, and Gender
PMID:  19560635

Zaslav K, Cole B, Brewster R, DeBerardino T, Farr J, Fowler P, Nissen C; STAR Study Principal Investigators.
Am J Sports Med. 2009 Jan;37(1):42-55.
A Prospective Study of Autologous Chondrocycte Implantation in Patients with Failed Prior Treatment for Articular Defect of the Knee:  Results of the Study of the Treatment of Articular Repair (STAR) Clinical Trial.
PMID:  18927254

Kolisek FR, McGrath MS, Marker DR, Jessup N, Seyler TM, Mont MA, Lowry Barnes C.
Iowa Orthop J. 2009;29:23-7.
Posteior-Stabilized Versus Posterior Cruciate Ligament-Retaining Total Knee Arthroplasty
PMID:  19742081

Marker DR, Mont MA, Seyler TM, McGrath MS, Kolisek FR, Bonutti PM.
Iowa Orthop J. 2009;29:11-6.
Does Functional Improvement Following Total Knee Arthroplasty Correlate to Increased Sports Activity?
PMID:  19742078

Kolisek FR, Seyler TM, Ulrich SD, Marker DR, Jessup NM, Mont MA.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009 Jun;467(6):1438-42.
Comparison of Outpatient versus Inpatient Total Knee Arthroplasty.
PMID:  19224306

Dalury DF, Fisher DA, Adams MJ, Gonzales RA.
Orthopedics. 2009 Apr;32(4).
Unicompartmental knee arthroplasty compares favorably to total knee arthroplasty in the same patient.
PMID:  19388619

Kolisek FR, Mont MA, Seyler TM, Marker DR, Jessup NM, Siddiqui JA, Monesmith E, Ulrich SD.
Int Orthop. 2009 Feb;33(1):117-21.
Total Knee Arthroplasty Using Cementless Keels and Cemented Tibial Trays: 10-year Results.
PMID:  18185931

Guest Editor
Timothy G Weber, MD and Hans C Pape, MD, FACS
Orthop Clin North Am. Vol. 41 No 1, 2010
Autologous Techniques to Fill Bone Defects for Acute Fractures and Nonunions.

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