Clinical Research Response

translating the scientific data into information you can use

A Clinical Research Response (CRR) is customized research that answers specific questions asked by clients about health technologies.

View a sampling of our Clinical Research Responses.

PICO Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Smith & Nephew) for Clean Surgical Incisions

July 16, 2018 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is to evaluate the evidence for the use of the PICO Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) System for clean surgical wounds.

Impact of Viscosity of Antibiotic Bone Cement on Revision Rates for Joint Arthroplasty

July 10, 2018 Clinical Research Response

This report will focus on the impact of the viscosity of antibiotic bone cement (ABC) on aseptic loosening and need for revisions following total joint arthroplasties.

BoneScalpel (Misonix Inc.)

July 9, 2018 Clinical Research Response

This report is focused on the published evidence regarding the BoneScalpel (Misonix Inc.). It is intended to provide updated information for the Clinical Research Response (CRR) with the same title, published on March 31, 2015.

Hemospray Endoscopic Hemostat (Wilson-Cook Medical Inc.) for Treatment of Nonvariceal Gastrointestinal Bleeding in Adults

July 9, 2018 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is to assess the safety and effectiveness of the Hemospray Endoscopic Hemostat for the treatment of nonvariceal gastrointestinal bleeding in adults.

Bone Void Fillers – Product Comparison

July 6, 2018 Clinical Research Response

The focus of this report is to compare 3 bone void fillers: Cerament (Zimmer BioMet), Norian Drillable (DePuy Synthes), and Pro-Dense (Wright Medical). It is intended to provide updated information related to a Clinical Research Response Product Comparison with the same title initially published on February 18, 2016. The Pro-Dense product was added to this updated product comparison.