Research Grants

    1. “JH 06-09 CPM VS. No CPM in Total Knee Replacement: Use of Inpatient Continuous Passive Motion (CPM) vs. no CPM in Computer Assisted Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA).” 2008.
    2. “Characteristics of Titanium Surgical Mesh: A Study of Bio Ingrowth Following Repair of Corpectomy Defects.” Medtronic Sofamor Danek. M. L. Swank, 2003.
    3. “The Incidence of Hip Fractures in Patients Admitted to Nursing Homes: The Relationship Between Date of Admission to the Nursing Home and Onset of Subsequent Fracture.” The Jewish Hospital Research Council, 2000.
    4. “The Clinical and Cost Effectiveness of Four Different Treatment Methods for Preventing Epidural Scar Formation After Unilateral Lumbar Discectomy: A Prospective Clinical and MRI Evaluation.” M. L. Swank. Bethesda Foundations and Gliatech, Inc. 1999.
    5. “The Cost Effectiveness of a Perioperative Transfusion System in Patients Undergoing Elective Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery as an Alternative to Autologous Blood Donation.” Jewish Hospital Research Council, 1998.
    6. “The Diagnostic Value of Hoffmann’s Sign in Predicting Cervical Spine Pathology and Impending Cervical Myelopathy.” Jewish Hospital Research Council, 1997.
    7. “The Chiropractic Treatment of MRI/CT-Proven Lumbar Disc Herniation.” Jewish Hospital Research Council, 1997.
    8. “The Accuracy of Placement of Lumbar Pedicle Screws by Conventional Fluoroscopic Technique Compared to a Computer-Guided Tracking System: A Prospective Study Using CT Imaging.” Bethesda Foundation, 1997.
    9. “The Cost Effectiveness and Outcome Analysis of Prospective Total Joint Replacement Program Instituted with the Cooperation of the Hospital and Joint Replacement Physicians in a Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Protocol.” Jewish Hospital Research Council, 1996.

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