Orthopaedics Clinical Trials

Orthopaedics Clinical Trials

Orthopaedics Clinical Trials

If you are living with back, hip, knee or other bone and joint pain, clinical trials may provide access to new treatments under evaluation before they are widely available.

The caring orthopaedic specialists on the medical staffs of Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital lead a variety of promising research studies, right in your community, that may be an alternative to current available routine care.

Current Orthopaedic Clinical Trials

Through the physicians on the medical staffs at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital and Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital, you have convenient access to a wide variety of orthopaedic clinical trials. For ease of searching, the current research studies are sorted into the following categories:

  • Hip
  • Knee
  • Spine
  • Other

If you find a clinical trial that interests you, talk with your physician or call or email the contact listed.

For more information, please call 630.933.6528. TTY for the hearing impaired 630.933.4833.

View Trials

Total Hip Arthroplasty

Study: A Randomized Prospective Study Assessing Indwelling Urinary Catheter Use with Spinal Anesthesia in Primary Total Hip and Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients
Clinical Trial #: Not listed
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1, Collaborative project of the Joint Replacement Institute
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@cadencehealth.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833


Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

Study: Efficacy of a Dilute Betadine Lavage in the Prevention of Postoperative Infection in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@cadencehealth.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2


2-Stage Exchange Procedure for Infected Hip Prosthesis

Study: Articulating Versus Static Antibiotic Loaded Spacers for the Treatment of Prosthetic Hip Infection
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@cadencehealth.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2

2-Stage Exchange Procedure for Infected Knee Prosthesis

Study: Articulating Versus Static Antibiotic Loaded Spacers for the Treatment of Prosthetic Knee Infection
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@nm.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2


A Prospective Radiostereometric Analysis and Clinical Evaluation of the Triathlon Tritanium Total Knee Replacement

Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@nm.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2


Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty

Study: Efficacy of a Dilute Betadine Lavage in the Prevention of Postoperative Infection in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty and Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@nm.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2


Total Knee Arthroplasty

Study: A Randomized Prospective Study Assessing Indwelling Urinary Catheter Use with Spinal Anesthesia in Primary Total Hip and Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients
Clinical Trial #: Not listed
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1, Collaborative project of the Joint Replacement Institute
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@nm.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833


Infection Total Hip or Knee Arthroplasty

Study: Nephrotoxicity Following 2-Stage Exchange with Associated Antibiotic Laden Spacer in Patients with Infected Total Hip/Knee Arthroplasty
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@cadencehealth.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2


2-Stage Exchange Procedure for Infected Hip or Knee Prosthesis

Study: The Utility of Oral Antibiotic Therapy Following 2-Stage Revision Arthroplasty for Infected Prosthetic Hips and Knees
Principal Investigator: Scott M. Sporer, MD1
Contact: Judy Guerreiro, RN, BSN, CRC, 630.933.2941, Judy.Guerreiro@cadencehealth.org, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2


Achilles Tendinopathy

Study: Insertonal Achilles Tendinopathy: A Randomized Trial to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Transferring the Flexor Hallucis Longus Tendon
Principal Investigator: Gregory P. Witkowski, MD
Contact: Margie Delaney, APN, FNP/BC, 630.225.2554, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833, marjorie.delaney@cadencehealth.org

Learn more at Clinicaltrials.gov2


Foot Pronation

Study: Foot Pronation and Greater Trochanteric Hip Pain: A Correlational Pilot Study
Principal Investigator: Beth Froese, MD
Contact: Margie Delaney, APN, FNP/BC, 630.225.2554, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833, marjorie.delaney@cadencehealth.org

Lumbar Spine Fusion

Study: A Prospective Analysis of Lumbar Spinal Fusions: Instrumentation and Bone Graft Options Evaluating Fusion and Functional Outcomes
Clinical Trial #: Not listed
Principal Investigator: Stephen E. Heim, MD
Contact: Margie Delaney, APN, FNP/BC, 630.225.2554, TTY for hearing impaired 630.933.4833, marjorie.delaney@cadencehealth.org

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