Orthopaedic Surgery Research

With one of the fastest growing pediatric research programs in the United States, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh is engaged in a broad spectrum of research activities. Scientists from our Division of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery are diligently pursuing cures for the causes of childhood illness and disease all the way down to the cellular and molecular levels.


Clinical Studies

Hip Cartilage Repair Imaging Study – Pilot

MRI with Gadolinium Contrast for Cartilage Imaging in Hip Preservation

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Hip Cartilage Wear Pattern Imaging Database

MRI with Gadolinium Contrast for Cartilage Imaging in Healthy Control Subjects

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Hip Preservation Therapy & Surgery Outcomes Tracking

Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Preservation Surgery Outcomes

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Scoliosis Treatment Using Casting or Bracing in Early-Onset Cases

Casting vs. Bracing in Idiopathic Early-Onset Scoliosis Trial

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