2008

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Medel F, Kurtz SM, Klein G, Levine H, Sharkey P, Austin M, et al. Clinical, surface damage and oxidative performance of Poly II tibial inserts after long-term implantation. Journal of long-term effects of medical implants 2008; 18(2):151-165.
  • Kurtz SM, Medel F, Manley M. Wear in highly crosslinked polyethylenes. Current Orthopaedics 2008; 22:392–399.
  • Kurtz SM, Patwardhan A, MacDonald D, Ciccarelli L, van Ooij A, Lorenz M, Zindrick M, O’Leary P, Isaza J, Ross R. What is the correlation of in vivo wear and damage patterns with in vitro TDR motion response? Spine 2008; 33(5):481–489.
  • Rundell SA, Auerbach JD, Balderston RA, Kurtz SM. Total disc replacement positioning affects facet contact forces and vertebral body strains. Spine 2008; (23):2510–2517.

Book Chapters

  • Iannuzzi A, Kurtz SM. Sterilization of joint replacement materials. In: Joint Replacement Technology, New Developments. Revell P (ed), Woodhead Publishing Limited, Cambridge, 2008.

Conference Papers and Abstracts

  • Kurtz SM, Hozack W, Parvizi J, Purtill J, Sharkey P, MacDonald D, Kraay M, Goldberg V, Rimnac CM. Gamma inert sterilization: A solution to polyethylene oxidation? Scientific Exhibit No. SE06. 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.
  • Ong K, Rundell S, Liepins I, Laurent R, Markel D, Kurtz S. Biomechanical evaluation of acetabular component polyethylene stresses, fracture risk, and wear rate during press-fit implantation. Poster No. P10, 2nd Joint Meeting of the Bone Research Society and the British Orthopaedic Research Society, Manchester, UK, June 23–25, 2008.
  • Baxter R, Freeman T, Kurtz SM, Steinbeck M. Quantitative analysis of innate and adaptive immune response in periprosthetic THR retrieval tissue. Session No. 81, Transactions of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 28–June 1, 2008.
  • Medel F, Kurtz SM, Brenner E, Sharkey P, Purtill J, Parvizi J, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Klein G, Hartzband M, Levine H, Rimnac C. Do post-irradiation stabilized polyethylenes oxidize in vivo? FTIR analysis of historical, conventional and stabilized polyethylene components for TKA. Session No. 58, Transactions of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 28–June 1, 2008.
  • MacDonald D, Kurtz S, Brenner E, Medel F, Hozack W, Purtill J, Parvizi J, Austin M, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Stulberg B, Rimnac C. Oxidative properties and clinical performance of first and second-generation highly crosslinked acetabular bearings. Poster No. P-Sat-I-590, Transactions of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 28–June 1, 2008.
  • MacDonald D, Kurtz S, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Isaza J, Ross R. TDR oxidative properties following gamma sterilization in air and first-generation barrier packaging. Poster No. P-Sat-I-591, Transactions of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 28–June 1, 2008.
  • Medel F, Kurtz SM, Brenner E, Reisig K, Parvizi J, Sharkey P, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Rimnac C. Influence of the design on post wear performance in posterior-stabilized TKA. Poster No. P-Sat-K-678, Transactions of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 28–June 1, 2008.
  • Baxter R, Steinbeck M, Tipper J, Rimnac C, Parvizi J, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. Evaluation of methods for optimized periprosthetic tissue digestion. Poster No. P-Sat-I-573, Transactions of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 28–June 1, 2008.
  • Baxter R, Steinbeck M, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Ross R, Isaza J, Kurtz SM. Polarized light analysis of polyethylene particle load in TDR and THR retrieval tissue. Poster No. P-Sat-A-001, Transactions of the 8th World Biomaterials Congress, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, May 28– June 1, 2008.
  • Kurtz SM, Ianuzzi A, Siskey R, MacDonald D, Cohen A, Dooris A, Serhan H. Clinical validation of spine wear simulators with long-term TDR wear rates for a mobile bearing TDR. Paper No. C10, Transactions of Spineweek 2008, Geneva, Switzerland, May 26–31, 2008.
  • Siskey R, Kurtz SM, Ciccarelli L, Harper M, Chan F. A Validation of ISO-Standard Wear Testing Using Retrieved Metal-on-Metal Cervical Disc Replacements. Paper No. 30. 8th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami Beach, FL, May 6–9, 2008.
  • Kurtz S, MacDonald D, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Isaza J, Ross R. TDR oxidative properties following gamma sterilization in air and first-generation barrier packaging. Paper No. 42. 8th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami Beach, FL, May 6–9, 2008.
  • Kurtz S, Baxter R, Steinbeck M, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Isaza J, Ross R. Polyethylene particle load in TDR and THR retrieval tissue using polarized light microscopy. Paper No. 43. 8th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami Beach, FL, May 6–9, 2008.
  • Rundell S, Auerbach J, Balderston R, Kurtz S. Evaluating the influence of TDR positioning on subsidence and facet arthrosis. Paper No. 47. 8th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami Beach, FL, May 6–9, 2008.
  • Kurtz S, MacDonald D, Ianuzzi A. Does chronic rim impingement influence dome wear in mobile bearing TDR? Paper No. 57. 8th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami Beach, FL, May 6–9, 2008.
  • Rundell S, Guerin H, Auerbach J, Kurtz S. Nucleus pulposis replacement material stiffness properties affect vertebral body strains and remodeling response. Paper No. 67. 8th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami Beach, FL, May 6–9, 2008.
  • Rundell S, Auerbach J, Balderston R, Kurtz S. Effects of TDR implantation and positioning on adjacent level facet forces and disc pressures. Poster No. 42. 8th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Miami Beach, FL, May 6–9, 2008.
  • Baxter R, Steinbeck M, Tipper J, Rimnac C, Parvizi J, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. Evaluation of methods for optimized periprosthetic tissue digestion. Paper No. 58. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Medel F, Kurtz SM, Brenner E, Sharkey P, Purtill J, Parvizi J, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Klein G, Hartzband M, Levine H, Rimnac C. In vivo oxidation and oxidation potential in gamma air, gamma inert and post-irradiation stabilized polyethylene components for TKA. Paper No. 191. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Baxter R, Steinbeck M, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Ross R, Isaza J, Kurtz SM. Periprosthetic polyethylene particle load of retrieved TDR tissue: Comparison with THR tissue. Short Talk Poster No. 389. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Baxter R, Freeman T, Kurtz SM, Steinbeck M. Immunohistochemical analysis of periprosthetic tissue from THR revision surgery. Poster No. 749. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Kurtz SM, MacDonald D, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Isaza J, Ross ERS. In vivo oxidation and oxidation potential for polyethylene in total disc replacement following gamma sterilization in air and first-generation barrier packaging. Poster No. 1324. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Rundell S, Auerbach J, Balderston R, Kurtz S. Total disc replacement positioning affects facet contact forces and vertebral body strains. Poster No. 1361. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Ong K, Rundell S, Liepins I, Laurent R, Markel D, Kurtz S. Biomechanical evaluation of acetabular component polyethylene stresses, fracture risk, and wear rate during press-fit implantation. Poster No. 1755. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Kurtz S, MacDonald D, Brenner E, Medel F, Hozack W, Purtill J, Parvizi J, Austin M, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Stulberg B, Rimnac C. In vivo oxidation, oxidation potential, and clinical performance of first and second-generation highly crosslinked acetabular bearings for THA. Poster No. 1790. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Medel F, Kurtz SM, Brenner E, Reisig K, Parvizi J, Sharkey P, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Rimnac C. Post damage in three contemporary designs of posterior-stabilized knee components: Comparison to a historical gold standard. Poster No. 2001. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, San Francisco, CA, March 2-5, 2008.
  • Kurtz SM, Hozack W, Parvizi J, Purtill J, Sharkey P, MacDonald D, Kraay M, Goldberg V, Rimnac CM. Gamma inert sterilization: A solution to polyethylene oxidation? Paper No. 20. 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.
  • Kurtz SM, Parvizi J, Purtill J, Sharkey P, MacDonald D, Brenner E, Kraay M, Goldberg V, Rimnac CM. In vivo oxidation is a primary contributor to delamination in TKA. Poster No. 185. 75th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, March 5-9, 2008.