2009

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Kurtz SM, Steinbeck M, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Punt IM, Isaza J, et al. Retrieval analysis of motion preserving spinal devices and periprosthetic tissues. SAS Journal 2009; 3(4):161–177.
  • Kurtz SM, MacDonald D, Ianuzzi A, van Ooij A, Isaza J, Ross ER, et al. The natural history of polyethylene oxidation in total disc replacement. Spine 2009 Oct 15; 34(22):2369–2377.
  • Rundell SA, Guerin HL, Auerbach JD, Kurtz SM. Effect of nucleus replacement device properties on lumbar spine mechanics. Spine 2009 Sep 1; 34(19):2022–2032.
  • Choma TJ, Miranda J, Siskey R, Baxter R, Steinbeck MJ, Kurtz SM. Retrieval analysis of a ProDisc-L total disc replacement. Journal of spinal disorders & techniques 2009 Jun; 22(4):290–296.
  • Medel FJ, Kurtz SM, Hozack WJ, Parvizi J, Purtill JJ, Sharkey PF, et al. Gamma inert sterilization: A solution to polyethylene oxidation? J Bone Joint Surg Am 2009 Apr; 91(4):839–849.
  • Medel FJ, Rimnac CM, Kurtz SM. On the assessment of oxidative and microstructural changes after in vivo degradation of historical UHMWPE knee components by means of vibrational spectroscopies and nanoindentation. J Biomed Mater Res A 2009 May; 89(2):530–538.
  • Kurtz SM, Siskey RL, Dumbleton J. Accelerated aqueous aging simulation of in vivo oxidation for gamma-sterilized UHMWPE. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2009 Jul; 90(1):368–372.
  • Baxter RM, Steinbeck MJ, Tipper JL, Parvizi J, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. Comparison of periprosthetic tissue digestion methods for ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene wear debris extraction. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2009 Oct; 91(1):409–418.
  • Ong KL, Rundell S, Liepins I, Laurent R, Markel D, Kurtz SM. Biomechanical modeling of acetabular component polyethylene stresses, fracture risk, and wear rate following press-fit implantation. J Orthop Res 2009 Jun 1; 27(11):1467–1472.

Conference Papers and Abstracts

  • Medel FJ, Kurtz SM, Klein G, Levine H, Sharkey P, Austin M, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Rimnac C. Revisiting the clinical and wear performance of Poly Two tibial inserts after long-term implantation. Scientific Exhibit No. SE24. 76th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, February 25–28, 2009.
  • Kurtz SM, Medel F, Parvizi J, Austin MS, Klein G, Hartzband M, Stulberg B, Garino J, Kraay M, Rimnac CM. Wear and material performance of 1st generation highly crosslinked polyethylene implanted up to 10 years. Paper No. 2, 19th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, Dallas, TX, November 6–8, 2009.
  • Kurtz SM, Pavri BB, Ho RT, Lau E, Zhao K. Fourteen-year trends in pacemaker implantation in the United States. Paper No. AB20-3. Transactions of the 30th Annual Scientific Sessions of the Heart Rhythm Society, Boston, MA, May 13–16, 2009.
  • Medel FJ, Kurtz SM, Klein G, Levine H, Sharkey P, Austin M, Goldberg V, Kraay M, Rimnac C. Revisiting the clinical and wear performance of Poly Two tibial inserts after long-term implantation. Poster No. 189. 76th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Las Vegas, NV, February 25–28, 2009.
  • Medel F, Kurtz S, MacDonald D, Shah P, Hozack W, Sharkey P, Klein G, Hartzband M, Stulberg B, Garino J, Kraay M, Rimnac C. First-generation highly crosslinked polyethylenes in THA: Clinical and material performance. Vol. 34, No. 0160. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.
  • Jaekel D, Medel F, Kurtz S. Validation of crystallinity measurements of medical grade PEEK using specular reflectance FTIR-microscopy. Vol. 34, No. 0465. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.
  • Day J, Baxter R, Shah P, Ramsey M, Morrey B, Steinbeck, M, Kurtz, S. Volumetric wear rates of polyethylene after semi-constrained total elbow arthroplasty. Vol. 34, No. 1878. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.
  • Medel F, Shah P, Kurtz S. Retrieval analysis of contemporary alternative femoral head materials: Oxinium and biolox delta. Vol. 34, No. 2300. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.
  • Cohen A, Patel H, Medel F, Kurtz S. A standardized method for extraction of lipids and oxidation characterization of retrieved UHMWPE components. Vol. 34, No. 2308. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.
  • Doehring TC, Baxter RM, Kurtz SM, Steinbeck, MJ. In situ evaluation of sub-micron PE wear debris by enhanced polarized light image analysis. Vol. 34, No. 2312. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.
  • Baxter RM, Doehring TC, Jablonowski LJ, Kurtz SM, Steinbeck MJ. Histomorphologic characteristics of periprosthetic tissue from historical and crosslinked PE hip implants. Vol 34, No. 2326. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.
  • Medel F, Kurtz S, MacDonald D, Shah P, Patel H, Cohen A, Rimnac C. Correlation between in vivo oxidation and mechanical properties in contemporary polyethylene bearings. Vol. 34, No. 2327. Transactions of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Las Vegas, NV, February 22–25, 2009.