Highlighting Clinical Trials

Highlighting Clinical Trials

Clinical trials conducted within the Department of Orthopedic Surgery are critical to advancing the science of the field and optimizing the restorative capacity of medicine. Our orthopedic surgeons are currently working on the following trials.

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Prospective, randomized, controlled, blinded pivotal study in subjects undergoing a transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) at one or two levels using infuse bone graft and the capstone spinal system with posterior supplemental fixation for the treatment of symptomatic degenerative disease of the lumbosacral spine

Principal Investigator: Samuel Cho, MD, Chief of Spine Surgery at Mount Sinai West, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Description: Bone graft investigational device exemption trial for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

An assessment of P-15L bone graft in transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion with instrumentation

Principal Investigator: Samuel Cho, MD, Chief of Spine Surgery at Mount Sinai West, Professor of Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Description: Bone graft investigational device exemption trial for transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion

Abaloparatide versus placebo for pelvic fracture healing? A phase 2 randomized controlled trial

Principal Investigator: David Forsh, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Trauma and Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Description: Investigational new drug trial for pelvic fracture

Does playing music perioperatively decrease sedative requirements in trauma patients having surgery under regional anesthesia?

Principal Investigator: David Forsh, MD, Chief of Orthopedic Trauma and Associate Professor of Orthopedics and Orthopedic Surgery at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Description: Randomized controlled trial for whether listening to music changes sedative requirements

Automated text-messaging system for patients undergoing same-day spine surgery procedures

Principal Investigator: Andrew Hecht, MD, Chief of Spine Surgery for The Mount Sinai Hospital and the Mount Sinai Health System

Description: Randomized controlled trial for whether a personalized texting service increases post-operative physical therapy compliance and reduces practice call volume

The effects of music therapy pain management interventions on adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients: a randomized control trial

Principal Investigator: Todd O’Connor, LCAT, MT-BC, Senior Creative Arts Therapy Supervisor, The Mount Sinai Hospital; and Baron Lonner, MD, Chief of Minimally Invasive Scoliosis Surgery and Professor of Orthopedics, and Pediatrics at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Description: Randomized control trial studying effects of music therapy on post-operative management of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis patients

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Samuel K. Cho, MD

Samuel K. Cho, MD

Professor Orthopedic Surgery and Neurosurgery

David A. Forsh, MD

David A. Forsh, MD

Assistant Professor Orthopedic Surgery

Andrew C. Hecht, MD

Andrew C. Hecht, MD

Professor Orthopedic Surgery

Baron S. Lonner, MD

Baron S. Lonner, MD

Professor Orthopedic Surgery and Pediatrics