2010

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Kurtz SM, Medel FJ, MacDonald DW, Parvizi J, Kraay MJ, Rimnac CM. Reasons for revision of first-generation highly cross-linked polyethylenes. J Arthroplasty 2010; 25:67–74.
  • Shkolnikov YP, Bowden A, MacDonald D, Kurtz SM. Wear pattern observations from TDR retrievals using autoregistration of voxel data. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2010; 94:312–317.
  • Baxter RM, Ianuzzi A, Freeman TA, Kurtz SM, Steinbeck MJ. Distinct immunohistomorphologic changes in periprosthetic hip tissues from historical and highly crosslinked UHMWPE implant retrievals. J Biomed Mater Res A 2010; 95:68–78.
  • Kurtz SM, Austin MS, Azzam K, Sharkey PF, MacDonald DW, Medel FJ, et al. Mechanical properties, oxidation, and clinical performance of retrieved highly cross-linked Crossfire liners after intermediate-term implantation. J Arthroplasty 2010; 25:614–623 e1–2.

Conference Papers and Abstracts

  • 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. 110, 77th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, March 9–13, 2010.
  • Siskey R, Day J, Kurtz S. Validation of a test method for evaluating the fatigue performance of PEEK spinal fusion rod systems. Paper 0274, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • MacDonald D, Sharma P, Sakona A, Isaza J, Ooij A, Ross ERS, Regan J, Kurtz S. The effect of 2nd generation barrier packaging on polyethylene for total disc replacement. Poster 0427, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • Vicars R, Kurtz S, MacDonald D, Brown T, Tipper J, Fisher J, Ingham E, Hall R. Height loss comparison between ex-vivo and in-vitro TDR. Poster 1482, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • Rundell S, Isaza J, Guillory S, Day J, Kurtz S. Posterior muscle activation in the lumbar spine engages facet contact and reduces shear forces in the intervertebral disc during simulated standing. Poster 1506, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • Jaekel D, Davidson H, Hickok N, Kurtz S. Pilot antimicrobial studies of 1% nanosilver composite PEEK to reduce bacterial adherence. Poster 2146, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • Jaekel D, MacDonald D, Kurtz S. validation of the small punch test for unfilled and radiopaque PEEK biomaterials. Poster 2281, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • Baykal D, Siskey R, Kurtz S. Tribological studies of highly crosslinked and Vitamin-E blended UHMWPE. Poster 2297, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • MacDonald D, Sharma P, Sakona A, Sharkey P, Austin M, Parvizi J, Zmistowski B, Kurtz S. In vivo oxidation and mechanical performance of conventional, EtO-sterilized UHMWPE tibial inserts. Poster 2311, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • Baxter R, Jablonowski L, Day J, Ramsey M, Kurtz S, Steinbeck M. Evaluation of multimodal wear debris and inflammation in total elbow replacement revision tissue. Poster 2342, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • MacDonald D, Sakona A, Austin M, Kurtz S, Parvizi J. Comparison of first- and second-generation annealed polyethylenes for total hip arthroplasty. Poster 2351, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.
  • Sakona A, MacDonald D, Poonam S, Medel F, Kurtz S. Retrieval analysis of historical zirconia femoral heads and contemporary alternatives: oxinium and biolox delta. Poster 2358A, Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Vol. 35, New Orleans, LA, March 6–9, 2010.