Shoulder & Elbow (CSES)

CSES Research Opportunities
A number of upper extremity studies are seeking participation from CSES members. For more information, please contact

Current CSES Studies

For Patients

For information on preparing for and recovering from shoulder and elbow surgery, please visit the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation’s Shoulder Surgery section:

CSES Award Winners

Year Award Center/Author Location Paper
2022 2022 CSES Research Grant Drs. Kenneth Faber and Kristen Barton London, ON “Perioperative Pain Management for Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Pilot Non-Inferiority Trial”
2021 2021 CSES Research Grant Dr. Jarret Woodmass Winnipeg, MB “Randomized controlled trial comparing reverse total shoulder arthroplasty with and without subscapularis repair”
2020 Inaugural 2020 CSES Research Grant Dr. Danny P. Goel Vancouver, BC “Immersive Virtual Reality Effectiveness in Orthopaedic Education: A Randomized Controlled Trial”
2019 CSES Best Paper Award Dr. Armin Badre Edmonton, AB “The Effect of Torsional Moments on the Posterolateral Rotatory Instability of a Lateral Ligament Deficient Elbow: A Novel Biomechanical Modeling and In Vitro Investigation”
2019 Inaugural Robin Richards Award for Upper Extremity Research Dr. Dominique Rouleau Montreal, QC “Deltopectoral vs deltoid split approach for proximal HUmerus fracture fixation with locking plate: A prospective RAndomized study (HURA Study)”
2018 CSES Best Paper Award Pan Am Clinic Orthopaedic Research Group Winnipeg, MB “Arthroscopic Bankart Repair with and without Arthroscopic Infraspinatus Remplissage in Anterior Shoulder Instability with Hill-Sachs Defect: Randomized Controlled Trial”
2017 Inaugural CSES Best Paper Award Dr. Peter B. MacDonald Winnipeg, MB “Biceps Tenodesis Versus Tenotomy in Treatment of Lesions of Long Head of Biceps Brachii in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery”