Current Research

Dr. Su is keenly interested in evaluating the results after hip resurfacing surgery in order to improve outcomes and longevity. Here is a brief listing of some of the ongoing projects that he is involved with. You may be asked to participate in some of these research projects on a voluntary basis. Please contact us if you are interested in participating or would like more information.

Current research projects:

  • Metal ion levels after Birmingham Hip Resurfacing: A multi-center post-market FDA approval study
  • Multicenter IDE trial using the Biomet RECAP resurfacing implant
  • Comparison of hip resurfacing patients with ceramic-on-ceramic total hip replacement patients
  • The collaborative orthopaedic registry - ongoing data collection on arthroplasty patients
  • Results of hip resurfacing: early results using 3 different implants
  • Early range of motion following hip resurfacing surgery
  • Selection of women for hip resurfacing surgery
  • Results of simultaneous bilateral hip resurfacing