Research Projects

Current Research Studies

  1. Antibiotic Loaded Spacer Study (Knee): Articulating versus static antibiotic loaded spacers for the treatment of prosthetic knee infection - Sporer, MD, Scott
  2. Antibiotic Loaded Spacers Study (Hip): Articulating versus static antibiotic loaded spacers for the treatment of prosthetic hip infection - Sporer, MD, Scott
  3. Auto Transfusion Study: Is peri-articular infiltration of Exparel® (Bupivacaine Liposome Injectable Suspension) in knee arthroplasty safe when used in conjunction with autologous reinfusion drains? - Sporer, MD, Scott
  4. Betadine Lavage: Efficacy of a dilute betadine lavage in the prevention of postoperative infection in revision total knee arthroplasty. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  5. Bupivacaine Liposome Injectable Suspension Study: Retrospective analysis of post-operative pain after primary total knee arthroplasty - Sporer, MD, Scott
  6. CHOIR: Cadence Health Orthopaedic Institute Registry (CHOIR) - Sporer, MD, Scott
  7. Early Failure of Tibial Mini-Keel: Early failure of tibial mini-keel in minimally invasive total knee arthroplasty. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  8. Exparel-Bupivacaine Study: A comparison of liposomal bupivacaine combined with free bupivacaine and bupivacaine periarticular injection following total joint replacement - Sporer, MD, Scott
  9. Foley Study: A Randomized Prospective Study Assessing Indwelling Urinary Catheter Use with Spinal Anesthesia in Primary Total Hip and Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients - Sporer, MD, Scott
  10. Knee Fusion Study: Knee Fusions with an Antegrade Intramedullary Nail as a Salvage for the Failed Total Knee Arthroplasty: Results and Complications - Sporer, MD, Scott
  11. MRSA Screening: Chart Review of: Staph Screening Protocol results and Hospital Infection Rates. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  12. Nephrotoxicity Study: Nephrotoxicity following 2-stage exchange with associated antibiotic laden spacer in patients with infected total hip or knee arthroplasty - Sporer, MD, Scott
  13. Oral Antibiotic Study: The utility of oral antibiotic therapy following 2-stage revision arthroplasty for infected prosthetic hips and knees - Sporer, MD, Scott
  14. Orthopaedic Institute Radiostereometric Analysis(RSA) Registry - Sporer, MD, Scott
  15. Persona RSA: Use RSA to measure initial implant stability and post-operative implant fixation of the Persona total knee replacement. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  16. Pillar Study: Exparel: A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, controlled trial comparing local infiltration analgesia with EXPAREL to local infiltration analgesia without EXPAREL to manage post-surgical pain following total knee arthroplasty. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  17. Polar TKA: Persona Outcomes Led Assessment Research in Total Knee Arthroplasty - Sporer, MD, Scott
  18. Spacer Hip Chart Review: Outcomes of In Vivo Created Articulating Hip Spacers for Treatment of Infection Total Hip Arthroplasty. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  19. Stem Length: Effect of Stem Length on Component Alignment in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  20. Tranexamic Acid: Tranexamic Acid use in Total Knee Arthroplasty: Are Drains Obsolete? - Sporer, MD, Scott
  21. Triathlon Cementless Knee: A Prospective Radiostereometric Analysis and Clinical Evaluation of the Triathlon Tritanium Knee Components. - Sporer, MD, Scott
  22. VITAPOLY: A Prospective Radiostereometric Analysis and Clinical Evaluation of the Zimmer® Continuum® Acetabular Cup with Vitamin E Stabilized Polyethylene - Sporer, MD, Scott

Research Grants

  1. Sporer, SM (PI), Radiostereometric Analysis and Clinical Evaluation of the Personna Total Knee Replacement, Zimmer 2016 - current
  2. Sporer, SM (PI), A Prospective Radiostereometric Analysis and Clinical Evaluation of the Triathlon Tritanium Total Knee Replacement, Stryker 2014 - current
  3. Sporer, SM (PI), Persona Outcomes Led Assessment Research in Total Knee Arthroplasty, Zimmer 2013 - current
  4. Sporer, SM (PI), A Prospective Radiostereometric Analysis and Clinical Evaluation of the Zimmer Continuum Acetabular Cup with Vitamin E Stabilized Polyethylene, Zimmer 2012 - current
  5. Jacobs, JJ (PI), A Prospective Randomized Trial of Head-Neck Modularity in Total Hip Arthroplasty, Zimmer 2011
  6. Sporer, SM (PI), Investigating the Use of a Pneumatic Therapy Device in Primary Total Knee Arthroplasty Patients, Cool Systems Inc. 2010-2011