2006

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Kurtz SM, Hozack WJ, Purtill JJ, Marcolongo M, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM, Sharkey PF, Parvizi P, Rimnac CM, Edidin AA. Significance of in vivo degradation for polyethylene in total hip arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res 2006; 453:47-57. (2006 OTTO AUFRANC AWARD PAPER).
  • Kurtz SM, Siskey R, Ciccarelli L, van Ooij A, Peloza J, Villarraga ML. Retrieval analysis of total disc replacements: Implications for standardized wear testing. J ASTM International 2006; 3(6):1-12.

Conference Papers and Abstracts

  • Kurtz SM, van Ooij A, Peloza J, Ciccarelli L, MacDonald D, Topper J, Villarraga ML. Impact of in vivo oxidation on the clinical performance of total disc replacements. E-Poster No. 495. 13th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques, Athens, Greece, July 12-15, 2006.
  • Kurtz SM, van Ooij A, Peloza J, Ciccarelli L, MacDonald D, Topper J, Villarraga ML. The impact of polyethylene oxidation on the long-term clinical performance of total disc replacements. 6th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Montreal, Canada, May 9-12, 2006.
  • Kurtz SM, Purtill J, Sharkey P, Topper D, MacDonald D, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM, Parvizi J, Rimnac CM. Clinical significance of in vivo oxidation for gamma sterilized knees. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society 2006; 31:552.
  • Kurtz SM, MacDonald D, Rimnac CM. Gamma inert-sterilization improves in vivo oxidation resistance of acetabular liners. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society 2006; 31:669.
  • Kurtz SM, Hozack W, Purtill J, MacDonald D, Topper J, Martell J, Parvizi J. the locking mechanisms of retrieved crossfire liners do not oxidize in vivo. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society 2006; 31:670.