2017

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Higgs GB, Macdonald DW, Lowell J, Padayatil A, Mihalko WM, Siskey RL, Gilbert JL, Rimnac CM, Kurtz SM. Is Corrosion a Threat to the Strength of the Taper Connection in Femoral Components of Total Hip Replacements? Corrosion. 2017; 73(12):1538-1543.
  • Urish KL, Hamlin BR, Plakseychuk AY, Levison TJ, Higgs GB, Kurtz SM, DiGioia AM. Trunnion Failure of the Recalled Low Friction Ion Treatment Cobalt Chromium Alloy Femoral Head. The Journal of Arthroplasty. 2017 Apr 8.

Conference Papers, Abstracts and Exhibits

  • Higgs GB, MacDonald DW, Padayatil A, Spece H, Siskey RL, Callander S, Kurtz SM. Method of Estimating Material Loss for Retrieved Femoral Stems with Gross Trunnion Failure. Symposium on Beyond the Implant: Retrieval Analysis Methods for Implant Surveillance. ASTM International, Toronto, Canada, May 9, 2017.
  • Spece H, MacDonald DW, Mont MA, Lee GC, Kurtz SM. Is Corrosion a Threat for Dual Mobility Total Hip Arthroplasty? Symposium on Beyond the Implant: Retrieval Analysis Methods for Implant Surveillance. ASTM International, Toronto, ON, May 9th, 2017.
  • Arnholt CM, MacDonald DW, Lowell J, Mihalko W, Kurtz SM. Metal Release and Damage Mechanics in Authopsy Total Knee Arthroplasty Femoral Components Symposium on Beyond the Implant: Retrieval Analysis Methods for Implant Surveillance. ASTM International, Toronto, ON, May 9th, 2017.
  • Schachtner JT, MacDonald DW, Kline GR, Chen A, Kraay Matthew, Malkani A, Mont M, Rimnac CM, Kurtz SM. Long-Term In Vivo Degradation of 1st Generation HXLPE in THA The 8th International UHMWPE Meeting, Torino, Italy, October 19-20, 2017
  • Higgs GB, Gerveshi C, Tabb L, Evans A, Kurtz SM Combining Retrieval Research with Epidemiology to Understand the Role of Periprosthetic Joint Infection on the Oxidative Degradation of Total Hip Replacements Poster #2,The 8th International UHMWPE Meeting, Torino, Italy, October 19-20, 2017
  • Schachtner JT, MacDonald DW, Klein GR, Kraay M, Rimnac CM, Kurtz SM A Comparison of Short-Term Anit-Oxidant and Remenlted HXLPE in THA Poster #3,The 8th International UHMWPE Meeting, Torino, Italy, October 19-20, 2017
  • Higgs GB, Gerveshi C, Evans A, Tabb L, Kurtz SM. Bridging the Gap Between Implant Retrieval Research and Epidemiological Studies using Survival Analysis. Poster #6, 27th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dallas, TX, November 2-5, 2017.
  • Spece H, MacDonald DW, Mont M, Lee GC, Kurtz, SM. Fretting Corrosion and Polyethylene Damage Mechanisms in Modular Dual Mobility Total Hip Arthroplasty. Paper #27, 27th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons. Dallas, TX, November 2-5, 2017.