Current - Adult Recon

MOTION Trial.

What is the clinical-effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of surgery with medial opening wedge high tibial osteotomy (HTO) compared with non-surgical treatment in the management of osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee in patients younger than 60 years? (MOTION Trial)

  • A pragmatic, multicentre, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial to determine whether the intervention is superior to comparator.
  • Start date: 1 February 2022

Current - Trauma

eFORRCE Trial.

Elderly Fixation of the Radius Radiological and Clinical Evaluation:  A prospective randomised trial of surgical vs. conservative management in unstable distal radius fractures in patients aged 65 and older

  • £100,000.00 Research Fellowship Grant (MD) from the Scottish Orthopaedic Research Trust into Trauma (SORT-IT)
  • KR Bell, Clement ND, TO White, SG Molyneux, AD Duckworth

SOFFT Trial.

Simple Olecranon Fracture Fixation:  Suture fixation versus tension band wiring for simple olecranon fracture fixation - a multi-centre randomised controlled trial

  • £1,737,362.39 NIHR/HTA Grant (NIHR127739)
  • AC Watts, D Torgerson, C Hewitt, C McDaid, B Corbacho, E Cook, J Dias, J Phadnis, J Thomas, M Ryding, P Robinson, AD Duckworth

HuFIX Trial.

Humeral shaft fracture FIXation: A single centre prospective randomised controlled trial of operative versus non-operative management of fractures of the humeral diaphysis

  • £100,000.00 Research Fellowship Grant (MD) from the Scottish Orthopaedic Research Trust into Trauma (SORT-IT)
  • WM Oliver, Clement ND, TO White, AD Duckworth, SG Molyneux

MOON Trial.

Medial malleolus Operative Or Non-operative: A single centre prospective randomized controlled trial of operative versus nonoperative management of associated medial malleolus fractures in unstable fracture dislocations of the ankle joint

  • £100,000.00 Research Fellowship Grant (MD) from the Scottish Orthopaedic Research Trust into Trauma (SORT-IT) and Acumed®
  • Co-applicant and a Co-Principal Investigator (MD Supervisor)
  • TO White, AD Duckworth, TH Carter

Current – Basic Science

Development of a viable ex-vivo human model for pre-clinical testing of regenerative therapies for damaged articular cartilage

  • £253,222, Chief scientist Office (CSO), Scotland
  • Principal Investigator: Mr Anish Amin, Co-Investigators: Dr Andrew Hall, Professor Hamish Simpson