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Current Studies

Here is a list of studies that we are actively seeking patient to enroll in.

Study Title Principal Investigator Conditions Interventions Locations
Surgical Debridement vs Serial Aspiration and Intra-Articular Antibiotic Therapy for Septic Joints: A Prospective Observational Study Andrew Chen Orthopaedic Trauma and Fractures Adults 18 and older with a suspected septic joint (knee, elbow, shoulder, hip, ankle) based on initial needle aspiration. N/A UNC Medical Center Emergency Department
A 24 week study to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of CNTZ-6970 in subjects with moderate to severe knee osteoarthritis pain David Berkoff Nonoperative Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine Patients 45-80 who have knee osteoarthritis. Study drug for OA treatment, blood and urine tests, ECG, pain evoked stair step testing. Carolina Pointe II, Panther Creek, Ambulatory Care Center
A novel approach to determining muscle viability using an oximeter Robert Ostrum Orthopaedic Trauma and Fractures Patients with an open fracture and injured muscle tissue. Use of oximeter to determine viability of muscle during trauma surgery UNC Medical Center Emergency Department
Casting vs Bracing in Infantile Scoliosis James O Sanders Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Age 1-3 with idiopathic scoliosis Cast or brace for treatment of scoliosis Ambulatory Care Center
Pediatric Spine Registry James O Sanders Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Patients, 0-40, with spine or chest wall disorder N/A Ambulatory Care Center
Correlation of Collagen X Biomarker with Peak Height Velocity and Radiographic Measures in Patients with Idiopathic Scoliosis James O Sanders Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Patients with idiopathic scoliosis and a curve of 20 degrees or more. Finger prick blood draw Ambulatory Care Center
Effectiveness of hydrodilation in the treatment of adhesive capsulitis: A randomized control trial David Berkoff Nonoperative Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine Patients over 18 who are diagnosed with adhesive capsulitis Hydrodilation injection into shoulder Carolina Point II
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Multi-Center Registry David Berkoff Nonoperative Sports and Musculoskeletal Medicine Patients over 18 who are diagnosed with adhesive capsulitis Hydrodilation injection into shoulder Carolina Point II
Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Multi-Center Registry Alex Creighton Orthopaedic Sports Surgery Patients 18-100 receiving total shoulder replacement N/A Carolina Point II
Simple Bone Cysts in Kids Anna Vergun Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery Patients 2-21 receiving surgery for bone cyst N/A Ambulatory Care Center