Explore the depth and breadth of groundbreaking orthopaedic research conducted by the Canadian RSA Network.
Multi-centre: One hyphenated word which signifies powerful, leading research, quality, generalizable data, elimination of surgeon/geographic bias due to single centres, rapid patient enrollment, and the collective brainpower of a dozen highly-experienced, leading RSA researchers and professional engineers.
The advantage of a multi-centre versus single-centre study is that the product being examined is tested under a much broader range of conditions. Multi-center means multiple surgeons with multiple surgical techniques, varying levels of surgical experience, and differences in their abilities. It means multiple groups of patients from different geographic regions with varying demographics. It means multiple post-operative care regimes and physiotherapy protocols. It means multiple centers working together to recruit patients many times faster than a single center so that the research can happen quicker. It is true, real-world testing.
We are joined in a single entity, The Canadian RSA Network, such that orthopaedic companies, and parties interested in employing our services can sign one contract with one entity instead of with 5 different research groups. We’ve made it easy.