2019

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Spece H, Underwood RJ, Baykal D, Eiselstein LE, Torelli D, Klein GR, Lee GC, Kurtz SM. Is there Material Loss at the Conical Junctions of Modular Components for Total Knee Arthroplasty? Journal of Arthroplasty. In press.
  • Torosyan Y, Spece H, Goodacre N, Azarbaijani Y, Marinac-Dabic D, Kurtz SM. In silico approaches for enhancing retrieval analysis as a source for discovery of implant reactivity-related mechanisms and biomarkers. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B. 2019:9999B:1-9
  • Delaney LJ, Macdonald DM, Leung J, Fitzgerald K, Sevit AM, Eisenbrey JR, Patel N, Forsberg F, Kepler CK, Fang T, Kurtz SM, Hickok NJ. Ultrasound-triggered antibiotic release from PEEK clips to prevent spinal fusion infection: Initial evaluations. Acta Biomaterialia, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2019.02.041. [PDF]

Conference Papers, Abstracts and Exhibits

  • Spece H, Yu T, Law AW, Leung JK, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. In Vitro Response to FFF Printed Porous PEEK Surfaces. Podium Presentation #16, 4th International PEEK Meeting, Washington, DC, April 25-26, 2019.
  • Basgul C, MacDonald DW, Siskey R, Kurtz SM. Comparison of different FFF PEEK printer generations and nozzle sizes for FFF printed PEEK spinal cages. Podium Presentation #14, 4th International PEEK Meeting, Washington, DC, April 25-26, 2019.
  • Chamberlain K, Arnholt CM, Briscoe A, Rankin K, Deehan D, White J, Kurtz SM, Hyde P. The quantification and characterisation of the wear debris produced from Poly-ether-ether-ketone (PEEK) based bearing couples from a multi-directional motion pin-on-plate test rig. Podium Presentation #23, 4th International PEEK Meeting, Washington, DC, April 25-26, 2019.
  • Basgul C, Yu T, MacDonald DW, Siskey R, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. Does Annealing Improve the Interlayer Adhesion and Structural Integrity of FFF 3D printed PEEK Lumbar Spinal Cages? Poster #1, 4th International PEEK Meeting, Washington, DC, April 25-26, 2019.
  • Law AW, Cho K, Lee W, Hartley W, Burlingham C, Frohbergh M, Kurtz SM. Design of Porous PEEK Topologies Using Fused Filament Fabrication. Poster #3, 4th International PEEK Meeting, Washington, DC, April 25-26, 2019.
  • Basgul C, Yu T, Escobedo S, MacDonald DW, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. The effect of annealing and surface texture of 3D printed PEEK on MC3T3 E1 behavior. Poster #5, 4th International PEEK Meeting, Washington, DC, April 25-26, 2019.
  • Basgul C, Yu T, MacDonald DW, Siskey R, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. Does Annealing Improve the Interlayer Adhesion and Structural Integrity of FFF 3D printed PEEK Lumbar Spinal Cages? RAPID + TCT, Detroit, MI, May 20-23, 2019.
  • Basgul C, Yu T, MacDonald DW, Siskey R, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. Does Annealing Improve the Interlayer Adhesion and Structural Integrity of FFF 3D printed PEEK Lumbar Spinal Cages? Poster 907, Society of Biomaterials, Seattle, WA, April 3-6, 2019.
  • Basgul C, Yu T, Escobedo S, MacDonald DW, Siskey R, Marcolongo M, Kurtz SM. The effect of annealing and surface texture of 3D printed PEEK on cell behavior. Poster 606, Society of Biomaterials, Seattle, WA, April 3-6, 2019.
  • Spece H, Schachtner JT, Leung JK, Huang S, MacDonald DW, Klein GR, Lee GC, Kurtz SM. Reasons for Revision, Oxidation, and Damage Mechanisms of Retrieved Vitamin E-Stabilized Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Poster 3809, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, March 12-16, 2019.
  • Arnholt CM, Patel J, Lal S, White JB, Perkins M, Mihalko WM, Tipper J, Kurtz SM. Metallic Wear Debris Isolation and Characterization: A Postmortem TKA Study. Poster #1743, 65th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Austin, TX, February 2-5, 2019.
  • Higgs GB. Real World Evidence: Can an Infection Cause a Hip Replacement to Corrode? Johnson and Johnson Engineering Showcase, New Brunswick, NJ, February 28, 2019.
  • Evans L, Higgs GB, Siskey RL. In Vitro Evaluation of Fretting Corrosion in a Modular Acetabular Taper. Poster 2220, 65th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, Austin, TX, February 2-5, 2019.