Welcome to the Centre for Research Excellence in Total Joint Replacement - OPUS


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NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence - APP1116325

Research Outcomes

2 x PhD students

Research Publications

Babazadeh, S., et al. (2018). "Gap Balancing Sacrifices Joint-Line Maintenance to Improve Gap Symmetry: 5-Year Follow-Up of a Randomized Controlled Trial." J Arthroplasty 33(1): 75-78.

Bunzli, S., et al. (2017). "Barriers and facilitators to orthopaedic surgeons' uptake of decision aids for total knee arthroplasty: a qualitative study." BMJ Open 7(11): e018614.

Dowsey, M. M., et al. (2017). "Variations in pain and function before and after total knee arthroplasty: a comparison between Swedish and Australian cohorts." Osteoarthritis Cartilage 25(6): 885-891.

Murphy, B. P. D., et al. (2017). "What Is the Impact of Advancing Age on the Outcomes of Total Hip Arthroplasty?" J Arthroplasty.

Singh, J. A., et al. (2017). "Consensus on draft OMERACT core domains for clinical trials of Total Joint Replacement outcome by orthopaedic surgeons: a report from the International consensus on outcome measures in TJR trials (I-COMiTT) group." BMC Musculoskelet Disord 18(1): 45.

Singh, J. A., et al. (2017). "Patient Endorsement of the Outcome Measures in Rheumatology (OMERACT) Total Joint Replacement (TJR) clinical trial draft core domain set." BMC Musculoskelet Disord 18(1): 111.

Singh, J. A., et al. (2017). "Achieving Consensus on Total Joint Replacement Trial Outcome Reporting Using the OMERACT Filter: Endorsement of the Final Core Domain Set for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement Trials for Endstage Arthritis." J Rheumatol 44(11): 1723-1726.


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Faculty Research Themes

Infection and Immunology, Child Health, Neuroscience, Cancer

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