Explore the depth and breadth of groundbreaking orthopaedic research conducted by the Canadian RSA Network.

Our commitment to advancing medical innovation and patient care is reflected in our comprehensive portfolio of studies. Delve into a diverse range of research initiatives, each meticulously designed and executed by leading orthopaedic institutions across Canada.

At the Canadian RSA Network, we pride ourselves on pioneering standardized methodologies that ensure the highest quality in clinical trials. Our research endeavors encompass a myriad of orthopaedic specialties, encompassing joint replacement techniques, innovative medical devices, surgical methodologies, and rehabilitation protocols.

Through meticulous data collection, robust analysis, and adherence to international quality standards, each study within our portfolio contributes to the advancement of orthopaedic care. Our collaborative approach, drawing expertise from esteemed academic centers and industry partners, ensures that our research outcomes are not just impactful but also applicable and beneficial to patients nationwide.

Discover the wealth of knowledge and insights derived from our research initiatives, serving as a testament to our dedication to excellence in orthopaedic science and technology. Join us on this journey of innovation as we continue to shape the future of orthopaedic research and patient well-being in Canada and beyond.

Published literature from the Canadian RSA Network

Dunbar, M.J., et al., Longitudinal migration and inducible displacement of the Mobility Total Ankle System. Acta Orthop, 2012. 83(4): p. 394-400.

Wilson, D.A., et al., Pre-operative muscle activation patterns during walking are associated with TKA tibial implant migration. Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon), 2012. 27(9): p. 936-42.

Allen, M.J., et al., Tibial component fixation with a peri-apatite coating: evaluation by radiostereometric analysis in a canine total knee arthroplasty model. J Arthroplasty, 2012. 27(6): p. 1138-48.

Wilson, D.A., et al., Continued stabilization of trabecular metal tibial monoblock total knee arthroplasty components at 5 years-measured with radiostereometric analysis. Acta Orthop, 2012. 83(1): p. 36-40.

Fong, J.W., et al., Validation and precision of model-based radiostereometric analysis (MBRSA) for total ankle arthroplasty. Foot Ankle Int, 2011. 32(12): p. 1155-63.

Astephen Wilson, J.L., et al., Preoperative gait patterns and BMI are associated with tibial component migration. Acta Orthop, 2010. 81(4): p. 478-86.

Wilson, D.A., et al., Inducible displacement of a trabecular metal tibial monoblock component. J Arthroplasty, 2010. 25(6): p. 893-900.

Laende, E.K., et al., Implementation and validation of an implant-based coordinate system for RSA migration calculation. J Biomech, 2009. 42(14): p. 2387-93.

Dunbar, M.J., et al., Fixation of a trabecular metal knee arthroplasty component. A prospective randomized study. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009. 91(7): p. 1578-86.

Garbuz, D.S., et al., The Frank Stinchfield Award: Dislocation in revision THA: do large heads (36 and 40 mm) result in reduced dislocation rates in a randomized clinical trial? Clin Orthop Relat Res, 2012. 470(2): p. 351-6.

Bohm, E., et al., The effect of adding tobramycin to Simplex P cement on femoral stem micromotion as measured by radiostereometric analysis: a 2-year randomized controlled trial. Acta Orthop, 2012. 83(2): p. 115-20.

Gascoyne, T., et al. Radiostereometric analysis of in vivo micromotion in a total shoulder replacement – Two-year pilot study. Orthopaedic Research Society Meeting 2012. San Francisco, CA.

Gascoyne, T., et al. Evaluation of in vivo wear measurement in total knee replacements using model-based radiostereometric analysis. 3rd RSA Conference, Lund Sweden. April 21-22, 2013.

Cai, R., et al., Development of an RSA calibration system with improved accuracy and precision. J Biomech, 2008. 41(4): p. 907-11.

Bourne, R.B., et al., The next generation of acetabular shell design and bearing surfaces. Orthopedics, 2008. 31(12 Suppl 2).

Naudie, D.D., et al., A Randomized Trial Comparing Acetabular Component Fixation of Two Porous Ingrowth Surfaces Using RSA. J Arthroplasty, 2013. 28(8 Suppl): p. 48-52.

Teeter M.G., et al. Quantification of in vivo implant wear in total knee replacement from dynamic single plane radiography. Phys Med Biol. 2013 May 7;58(9):2751-67.

McCalden, R.W., et al., Radiographic methods for the assessment of polyethylene wear after total hip arthroplasty. J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2005. 87(10): p. 2323-34.

McCalden, R.W., et al., Randomised controlled trial comparing early migration of two collarless polished cemented stems using radiostereometric analysis. J Bone Joint Surg Br, 2010. 92(7): p. 935-40.

Teeter, M.G., et al. How do CAD models compare with reverse engineered manufactured components for use in wear analysis? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 Jul;470(7):1847-54.