Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND ABSTRACTS

2014

Journal Articles

Arnholt CM, MacDonald DW, Tohfafarosh M, Gilbert JL, Rimnac CM, Kurtz SM; Implant Research Center Writing Committee, Klein G, Mont MA, Parvizi J, Cates HE, Lee GC, Malkani A, Kraay M. Mechanically Assisted Taper Corrosion in Modular TKA. J Arthroplasty. 2014 May 28. pii: S0883-5403(14)00333-7. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2013.12.034. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24996586.

Hanzlik JA, Day JS, Klein GR, Levine HB, Hartzband MA, Parvizi J, Kraay MJ, Rimnac CM, Kurtz SM. Is there a difference in bone ingrowth in modular versus monoblock porous tantalum tibial trays?  J Arthroplasty. 2015 Jan 22. pii: S0883-5403(15)00020-0. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2015.01.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25743106.

Torosyan Y, Kurtz SM, Mihalko WM, Marinac-Dabic D, Rimnac CM.  Editorial:  Arthroplasty Devices:  Registries and Beyond.   Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2015 Feb;473(2):403-5. doi: 10.1007/s11999-014-4061-4. Epub 2014 Nov 25.  PMID: 25421957.

Hernandez CJ, Lambers FM, Widjaja J, Chapa C, Rimnac CM.  Quantitative Relationships Between Microdamage and Cancellous Bone Strength and Stiffness. Bone. 2014 Sep;66:205-13. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2014.05.023. Epub 2014 Jun 11. PMID: 24928495.

Miller MA, Goodheart JR, Izant TH, Rimnac CM, Cleary RJ, Mann K.A: Loss of cement- bone interlock in retrieved tibial components from total knee arthroplasties. Clin Orthop Rel Res 2014 Jan;472(1):304-13. PMID: 23975251.

Submitted

MacDonald D, Kurtz S, Gilbert J, Mont M, Klein G, Parvizi J, Kraay M, Stulberg B, Rimnac C. Is taper fretting corrosion a threat to the clinical performance of large-diameter hips with HXLPE bearings? Submitted to J Arthroplasty.

 
Abstracts

Christina Arnholt, Daniel W. MacDonald M.S., Mariya M. Tohfafarosh B.S., Jeremy L. Gilbert Ph.D., Clare M. Rimnac Ph.D., Gregg Klein M.D., Michael A. Mont M.D., Javad Parvizi M.D., Harold E. Cates M.D., Gwo-Chin M. Lee M.D., Arthur L. Malkani M.D., Matthew Kraay M.S. M.D.,  Steven M. Kurtz Ph. D.  Mechanically Assisted Taper Corrosion In Modular Total Knee Arthroplasty.  Trans. 60th Annual ORS (2014), 39:0849.

Josa A. Hanzlik MS, Judd S. Day PhD, Gregg R. Klein MD, Harlan M. Levine MD, Mark A. Hartzband MD, Javad Parvizi MD, Matthew J. Kraay MS MD, Clare M. Rimnac PhD, Steven M. Kurtz PhD.  Analysis of Bone Ingrowth in Retrieved Porous Tantalum Tibial Trays.  Trans. 60th Annual ORS (2014), 39:0961.

Steven M. Kurtz Ph. D., Olga Zielinska BS, Daniel MacDonald MS, Javad Parvizi M.D., Michael Mont M.D., Gregg Klein M.D., Matthew Kraay MS MD, Bernard Stulberg M.D., Gwo-Chin Lee M.D., Arthur Malkani M.D., Clare M. Rimnac Ph. D.  Oxidation and Rim Damage of Sequentially Annealed HXLPE in Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Trans. 60th Annual ORS (2014), 39:0984.

Judd Day Ph. D., Daniel MacDonald M.S., Christina Arnholt, Gerald R. Williams M.D., Clare M. Rimnac Ph. D., Steven M. Kurtz Ph. D.   What Biomechanical and Patient Factors Influence Fretting Corrosion in Total Shoulder Replacement? Trans. 60th Annual ORS (2014), 39:0990.

Christina Arnholt, Daniel W. MacDonald M.S., Mariya M. Tohfafarosh B.S., Jeremy L. Gilbert Ph.D., Gregg Klein M.D., Michael A. Mont M.D., Javad Parvizi M.D., Clare M. Rimnac Ph.D., Steven M. Kurtz Ph. D.  Mechanically Assisted Taper Corrosion In Modular Total Knee Arthroplasty.  Paper No. 318, 80th Annual AAOS (2014).

Judd Day Ph. D., Daniel MacDonald M.S., Christina Arnholt, Gerald R. Williams M.D., Charles L. Getz, M.D., Matthew Kraay  M.D., Clare M. Rimnac Ph.D. Steven M. Kurtz Ph. D.  What Biomechanical and Patient Factors Influence Fretting Corrosion in Total Shoulder Replacement?  Paper No. 624, 80th Annual AAOS (2014).


2013

Journal Articles

Macdonald, D.W., Higgs, G., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Levine, H., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2013) Oxidative Properties and Surface Damage Mechanisms of Remelted Highly Crosslinked Polyethylenes in Total Knee Arthroplasty.  International Orthopaedics (PMID:23397564). Epub ahead of print.

Sirimamilla, P.A., Furmanski, J., Rimnac, C.M. (2013) Application of Viscoelastic Fracture Model and Non-uniform Crack Initiation at Clinically Relevant Notches in Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, Jan;17:11-21. (PMID: 23127638).

Sirimamilla, P.A., Furmanski, J., Rimnac, C.M.: Peak Stress Intensity Factor Governs Crack Propagation Velocity in Crosslinked Ultra-high-molecular-weight-polyethylene. In press, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part B: Applied Biomaterials. (PMID: 23165898).

Higgs, G.B., Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D.W., Kane, W.M., Day, J.S., Klein, G.R., Parvizi, J., Mont, M.A., Kraay, M.J., Martell, J.M., Gilbert, J.L., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M.: Method of Characterizing Fretting and Corrosion at the Various Taper Connections of Retrieved Modular Components from Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Accepted for publication, ASTM Symposium on Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Replacement Devices.

Hanzlik, J.A. Day, J.S., and the Ingrowth Retrieval Study Group (Klein, G., Levine, H., Hartzband, M., Parvizi, J., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C., Kurtz, S.M.):  Bone Ingrowth in Retrieved Porous Tantalum Implants.  In press, Journal of Arthroplasty.

Higgs, G.B., Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D.W., Kane, W.M., Day, J.S., Klein, G.R., Parvizi, J., Mont, M.A., Kraay, M.J., Martell, J.M., Gilbert, J.L., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M.:  Method of Characterizing Fretting and Corrosion at the Various Taper Connections of Retrieved Modular Components from Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Symposium on Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Replacement Devices.  ASTM STP 1560, in press.

Higgs, G.B., Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D.W., Gilbert, J.L., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M., and the Implant Research Center Writing Committee (Cates, H., Hamlin, B., Kraay, M.J., Marshall, A., Martell, J.M., Mont, M.A., Parvizi, J.): Is Increased Modularity Associated with Taper Damage in Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Devices? A Retrieval Study. J Arthroplasty. 2013 Sep;28(8 Suppl):2-6.  Winner of the James A. Rand Award of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Kurtz, S.M., Kocagöz, S., Hanzlik, J.A., Underwood, R., Gilbert, J.L., MacDonald, D.W., Rimnac, C.M., and the Implant Research Center Writing Committee (Klein, G.R., Kraay, M.J., Mont, M.A., Parvizi, J.): Do Ceramic Femoral Heads Reduce Taper Fretting Corrosion in Hip Arthroplasty?.  Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2013 Oct;471(10):3270-82

Lambers FM, Bouman AR, Rimnac CM, Hernandez CJ.  Microdamage Caused by Fatigue Loading in Human Cancellous Bone: Relationship to Reductions in Bone Biomechanical Performance.  PLoS One. 2013 Dec 30;8(12):e83662. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0083662. eCollection 2013. PMID: 24386247

 

Abstracts

Sirimamilla, P.A., Furmanski, J., Rimnac, C. (2013) Crack Initiation under Static and Cyclic Loading from a Clinically Relevant Notch in Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Trans. 59th Annual ORS, 38:379.

Parran, K., Moore, R., Bechtel, C., Reich, M.S., Gebhart, J., French, K., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C. (2013) Physical and Radiographic Measures of Polyethylene Acetabular Liner Wear Rates are Comparable.  Trans. 59th Annual ORS, 38:1030.

Higgs, G.B., Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D.W., Klein, G.R., Parvizi, J., Mont, M.A., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2013) Does Fretting and Corrosion Occur at Modular Interfaces other than the Head-Stem Junction in Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Devices?  Trans. 59th Annual ORS, 38:1759.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D.W., Higgs, G.B., Gilbert, J.L., Parvizi, J., Klein, G.R., Mont, M.A., Marshall, A., Kraay, M.J., Stulberg, B., Cates, H., Malkani, A., Rimnac, C.M. (2013) Are 36+ MM Diameter HXLPE Bearings at Risk of Increased Wear from Modular Taper Corrosion with Ceramic and CoCr Heads? Trans. 59th Annual ORS, 38:1768.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D.W., Higgs, G.B., Gilbert, J.L., Klein, G.R., Mont, M.A., Parvizi, J., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M. (2013) Are 36+ MM Diameter HXLPE Bearings at Risk of Increased Wear from Modular Taper Corrosion with Ceramic and CoCr Heads?   Poster No. 053, 79th Annual AAOS.

Higgs, G.B., Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D.W., Klein, G.R., Parvizi, J.; Mont, M.A., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2013) Taper Damage on Modular Components of Retrieved Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Devices. Paper No. 282, 79th Annual AAOS.


2012

Journal Articles

Haider, H. Weisenburger, J.N., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M., Freedman, J., Schroeder, D.W., Garvin, K.L. (2012) Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE in TKA – Does Vitamin-E-Stabilized Polyethylene Address our Concerns? J. Arthroplasty. Mar;27(3):461-9. (PMID: 22146382).

French, K., Moore, R., Gawel, H., Kurtz, S, Kraay, M.J., Xie, Ke, Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2012) Retrieval Analysis Retrieval of Harris-Galante I and II Acetabular Liners in vivo More Than 10 Years. Acta Orthopaedica, Aug;83(4):366-73.  (PMID: 22880709).

 

Abstracts

Narayan, V.S., King, R., Bensusan, J.S., Rimnac, C.M. (2012) Antioxidant-Stabilized UHMWPE – Striking The Right Balance.  9th World Biomaterials Congress, Chengdu, China.

Sirimamilla, P.A., Rimnac, C.M., Furmanski, J. (2012) Viscoplasticity Drives Crack Initiation and Propagation in Crosslinked UHMWPE at Clinically Relevant Notches. Trans. 58th Annual ORS, 37:1426.

Hanzlik, J.A., Day, J.S., Klein, G.R., Levine, H.B., Hartzband, M.A., Parvizi, J., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2012) Revision Reasons and Bone Ingrowth in Retrieved Porous Tantalum Tibial Trays and Patellas.  Trans. 58th Annual ORS, 37:521. 

Day, J.S., Hanzlik, J.A., Klein, G.R., Levine, H.B, Hartzband, M.A., Parvizi, J., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2012) Revision Reasons and Bone Ingrowth in Retrieved Porous Tantalum Acetabular Shells and Femoral Stems. Trans. 58th Annual ORS, 37:976.

MacDonald, D.W., Higgs, G., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Levine, H., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C., Kurtz, S.M. (2012) Material and Clinical Performance of Remelted Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene Used in Total Knee Arthroplasty.  Trans. 58th Annual ORS, 37:1999.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Lee, G., Marshall, A., Mont, M., Levine, H., Kraay, M., Stulberg, B., Rimnac, C. (2012) Do Large Diameter Femoral Heads and Ceramic Bearing Surfaces Impact the Revision and Wear of HXLPE?  Trans. 58th Annual ORS, 37:2022.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Lee, G., Marshall, A., Mont, M., Levine, H., Kraay, M., Stulberg, B., Rimnac, C. (2012) Material Performance and Reasons for Revision of 1st and 2nd Generation Highly Crosslinked Polyethylenes Used in Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Trans. 58th Annual ORS, 37:2024.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D.L., Parvizi, J., Klein, G.R., Marshall, A.D., Mont, M.A., Kraay, M.J., Stulberg, B.N., Rimnac, C.M. (2012) Analyzing Failure of Total Joint Arthroplasty to Enable Future Success: The Role of a Multicenter Rretrieval Program, Scientific Exhibit No. 17, 79th Annual AAOS.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Marshall, A., Mont, M.A., Kraay, M., Stulberg, B., Rimnac, C.M. (2012) Oxidative and Mechanical Properties of Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Paper No. 306, 78th Annual AAOS.

MacDonald, D., Kurtz, S.M., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Marshall, A., Johnson, A.J., Kraay, M., Stulberg, B., Rimnac, C.M. (2012) Retrieval Analysis on the Effects of Head Size on Performance of Crosslinked Polyethylenes for Total Hip Replacement. Paper No. 355, 78th Annual AAOS.

MacDonald, D., Higgs, G., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Levine, H., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C., Kurtz, S.M. (2012) Surface Damage and Oxidative Properties of Remelted Highly Crosslinked Polyethylenes in Total Knee Arthroplasty. Poster No. 143, 78th Annual AAOS.

Day, J., Hanzlik, J., Klein, G.R., Levine, H.B., Hartzband, M.A., Parvizi, J., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2012) Porous coatings, Scientific Exhibit No. 18, 79th Annual AAOS.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D.W., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Lee, G., Marshall, A.,  Mont, M., Kraay, M., Stulberg, B., Malkani, A., Rimnac, C.M. (2012) Wear, Oxidation, and Mechanical Properties of Retrieved Crossfire and X3 HXLPE Liners in THA.  25th Annual International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Congress, Sydney, Australia.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D.W., Kocagöz, S., Tohfafarosh, M., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Lee, G., Marshall, A., Mont, M., Kraay, M,, Stulberg. S., Rimnac, C.M. (2012) Surface Damage and Oxidative Properties of Sequentially Annealed Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene in Total Knee Arthroplasty.  25th Annual International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Congress. Sydney, Australia.

Higgs, G.B., Kurtz, S.M., Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D.W., Kane, W.M., Day, J.S., Klein. G.R., Parvizi. J., Mont, M.A., Kraay, M.J., Martell, J.M., Gilbert, J.L., Rimnac. C.M. (2012) Retrieval Analysis of Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Prostheses: Characterizing Fretting and Corrosion at Modular Interfaces.  25th Annual International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Congress. Sydney, Australia.

Higgs, G.B., Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D.W., Klein, G.R., Parvizi, J., Mont, M.A., Kraay, Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2012) Is increased Modularity Associated with Wear Debris in Metal-on-Metal Total Hip Arthroplasty Devices?  22nd Annual Meeting of American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.  Winner of the James A. Rand Award


2011

Journal Articles

Macdonald, D., Sakona, A., Ianuzzi, A., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2011) Do First-generation Highly Crosslinked Polyethylenes Oxidize In Vivo? Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. Aug;469(8):2278-85. (PMID:21161740).

Furmanski, J., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M. (2011) Crack Initiation in Retrieved Cross-Linked Ultrahigh-Molecular-Weight Polyethylene Acetabular Liners.  An Investigation of 9 Cases.  J. Arthroplasty. Aug;26(5):796-801. (PMC3053431) (PMID:20851567).

Furmanski, J., Rimnac, C.M.:  (2011) Crack Propagation Resistance is Similar Under Static and Cyclic Loading in Crosslinked UHMWPE:  A Pilot Study. Clin. Orthop. Relat. Res. Aug;469(8):2302-7. (PMID:21128033).

Implant Research Center Writing Committee, Medel, F.J., Kurtz, S.M., Sharkey, P.F., Austin, M.S., Klein, G.R., Cohen, A.R., Patel, H., Goldberg, V.M., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M. (2011) Post Damage in Contemporary Posterior-stabilized Tibial Inserts: Influence of Implant Design and Clinical Relevance. J Arthroplasty. (4):606-14. (PMID:21575793).

Medel FJ, Kurtz SM, Parvizi J, Klein GR, Kraay MJ, Rimnac CM. In vivo oxidation contributes to delamination but not pitting in polyethylene components for total knee arthroplasty. J Arthroplasty 2011; 26:802-810.

 

Chapters in Books and Proceedings

Sobieraj, M. and Rimnac, C. (2011):  Fracture Fatigue and Notch Behavior of PEEK.  Chapter 6 in: The PEEK Biomaterials Handbook, Edited by SM Kurtz. Elsevier Science and Technology Books, New York, NY.

 

Abstracts

Sirimamilla, P.A., Furmanski, J., Rimnac, C.M. (2011) Non-uniform Materials Decohesion and Crack Initiation at Acute Notches in Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Trans. 57th Annual ORS, 36:333.

MacDonald, D., Hanzlik, J., Day, J., Hefferman, J. Higgs, G., Klein, G., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C.M., Parvizi, J., Kurtz, S.M. (2011) Bone Ongrowth in Retrieved Porous Tantalum Monoblock Tibial Plates.  Trans. 57th Annual ORS, 36:1036.

Mann, K., Pray, C., Goodheart, J.R., Miller, M.A., Race, A., Rimnac, C.M., Izant, T. (2011) Mechanisms of Failure of the Cement-bone Interface from En-bloc Retrieved Cemented Knee Replacements.  Trans. 57th Annual ORS, 36:1079.

Hanzlik, J.A., MacDonald, D., Day, J.S., Klein, G.G., Levine, H.B., Hartzband, M., Rimnac, C.M., Parvizi, J., Kurtz, S.M. (2011) Analysis of Bone Ongrowth and Ingrowth of Retrieved Porous Tantalum-Coated Tibial Trays. Trans. BMES.


2010

Journal Articles

Kraay, M.J., Moore, R., Martell, J.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2010) Reassessment of Computerized Wear Measurement for Total Hip Arthroplasty with Correction for Projectional Image Distortion: A Brief Follow-up Report.  J. Bone Joint Surg. 92A:18581867. Aug 4;92(9):1858-67. (PMID:20686060).

Kurtz, S.M., Medel, F.J., MacDonald, D.W., Parvizi, J., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M. (2010) Reasons for Revision of First-Generation Highly Cross-Linked Polyethylenes.  J. Arthroplasty, 25 (6 Suppl):67-74.  (Erratum in J. Arthroplasty, 2010, 25:1319. (PMID:20172526).

Sobieraj, M.C., Murphy, J.E., Brinkman, J.G., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2010) Notched Fatigue Behavior of PEEK.  Biomaterials, 35:9156-9162. (PMID:20864160).

Medel, F.J., Kurtz, S.M., Parvizi, J., Klein, G.R., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C. (2010) In Vivo Oxidation Contributes to Delamination but not Pitting in Polyethylene Components for Total Knee Athroplasty. J. Arthroplasty, Sep 27. (PMID:20875942).

McAndrew CM, Fitzgerald SJ, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM: Incidence of Post-thrombotic syndrome in patients undergoing primary total knee arthroplasty for osteoarthritis. Clin Orthop, 468(1):178-81, 2010 Jan.

Wera GD, Gillespie RJ, Petty C, Petersilge WJ, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM: Revision of hip resurfacing arthroplasty. Am J Orthopaedics 39(8): E78-83, 2010 Aug.

Garcia RM, Hardy BT, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM: Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty for Aseptic and Septic Causes in Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis. Clin Orthop. 468(1):82-9, 2010 Jan.

Garcia RM, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM: Isolated resurfacing of the previously unresurfaced patella in total knee arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 25(5): 754-759, 2010 Aug.

 

Abstracts

Kurtz, S.M., Medel, F., Parvizi, J., Austin, M.S., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Stulberg, B., Garino, J., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C.M. (2010) Wear and Material Performance of 1st Generation Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene Implanted up to 10 Years. 77th Annual AAOS, 110.

Sobieraj, M.C., Murphy, J.E., Brinkman, J.G., Sirimamilla, P.A., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2010) Notched Fatigue Under Physiologically-Relevant Conditions of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPEs. Trans. 56th Annual ORS, 35:2308.

Furmanski, J., Sirimamilla, P.A., Rimnac, C.M. (2010) Quasi-static Crack Propagation and Intrinsic Viscoplasticity in Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene.  Trans. 56th Annual ORS, 35:271.

Mann, K.A., Hobbs, A.F., Miller, M.A., Izant, T.H., Rimnac, C.M. (2010) Functional Micromechanics of En-bloc Retrieved Tibial Components.  Trans. 56th Annual ORS, 35:2095.


2009

Journal Articles

Garcia, R.M., Messerschmitt, P.J., Kraay, M.J., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2009)  Analysis of Retrieved UHMWPE Tibial Components from Rotating Platform Total Knee Replacements. Journal of Arthroplasty, 24:131-138. (PMID:18977115).

Medel, F.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2009) On the Assessment of Oxidative and Microstructure Changes after In Vivo Degradation of Conventional UHMWPE Knee Components by Means of Vibrational Spectroscopies and Nanoindentation. J. Biomed. Mater. Res. A. 89:530-538.  (PMC2661358) (PMID:18435407).

 Sobieraj, M.C., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene:  Mechanics, Morphology, and Clinical Behavior.  J. Mech. Behav. Biomed. Mater. 2:433-43. (PMID:19627849).

Medel, F.J., Kurtz, S.M., Hozack, W.J., Parvizi, J., Purtill, J.J., Sharkey, P.F., MacDonald, D., Kraay, M.J., Goldberg, V., Rimnac, C. (2009) Gamma Inert Sterilization:  A Solution to Polyethylene Oxidation? J. Bone Joint Surg.  91A:839-849. (PMC2665040) (PMID:19339568).

Sobieraj, M.C., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Notch Sensitivity of PEEK in Monotonic Tension.   Biomaterials. 30:6485-94. (PMC2760343) (PMID:19733391).

 

Chapters in Books and Proceedings

Sobieraj, M.C., Rimnac, C.M. (2009):  Development and Application of the Notched Tensile Test to UHMWPE. In The UHMWPE Handbook, 2nd edition, Elsevier Academic Press, NY, NY.

 

Abstracts

Murphy, J.E., Lehman, R.D., Kraay, M.J., Fritz, B.A., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Comparison of Wear Resistance of Crosslinked UHMWPE in THA: 32mm vs. 28mm CoCr Heads.  Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:2332.  

 Murphy, J.E., Sobieraj, M.C., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) The Effect of Design Induced Stress Concentrations (notches) on the Performance of Highly-Crosslinked Polyethylene. Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:455.

 Sobieraj, M.C., Murphy, J.E., Brinkman, J.G., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Notched Tensile Fatigue Behavior of PEEK under Physiologic Environmental Conditions. Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:466.   

 Furmanski, J., Lehman, R., Schnaser, E.,  Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Pruitt, L.A., Rimnac, C.M. (2009)  In vivo Crack Initiation in Retrieved Cross-linked UHMWPE Acetabular Liners. Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:2293.

 Furmanski, J., Pruitt, L.A., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Rapid Crack Initiation at Notches in Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Polyethylene. Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:22.

 Mann, K.A., Battaglia, J., Miller, M.A., Lehman, R., Rimnac, C.M., Goldberg, V.M. (2009) En-bloc Retrieval Analysis of Long-term Insall-Burstein I Tibial Components. Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:2344.

Haider, H., Weisenburger, J.N., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M., Freedman, J., Schroeder, D.W., Garvin, K.L. (2009)  Highly crosslinked UHMWPE in TKA – Does Vitamin-E-stabilized polyethylene address our concerns? Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:2328.

Medel, F.J., Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D.W., Shah, P., Patel, H., Cohen, A., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Correlation Between In Vivo Oxidation and Mechanical Properties In Contemporary Polyethylene Bearings. Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:2327.

 Medel, F.J., Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D.W., Hozack, S.P., Sharkey, P., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Stulberg, B., Garino, J., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C. (2009)  First-Generation Highly Crosslinked Polyethylenes in THA: Clinical and Material Performance. Trans. 55th Annual ORS, 34:160.

 Kurtz, S.M., Klein, G.R., Levine, H.B., Sharkey, P.F., Austin, M., Goldberg, V.M., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Revisiting the Clinical and Wear Performance of Poly Two Tibial Inserts after Long-Term Implantation. 76th Annual AAOS, SE24, P189.

 Furmanski, J., Rimnac, C.M., Pruitt, L.A. (2009) Brittle FCP of UHMWPE and its implications for total joint replacements. 14th International Conference, Deformation Yield and Fracture of Polymers.

Sobieraj, M.C., Murphy, J.E., Brinkman, J.G., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Notched Total and Crack Growth Fatigue Life of Neat PEEK. Annual meeting, Society for Biomaterials.

Kurtz, S.M., Medel, F., Parvizi, J., Austin, M.S., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Stulberg, B., Garino, J., Kraay, M,, Rimnac, C.M. (2009) Wear and Material Performance of 1st generation Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene Implanted up to 10 Years. 19th Annual AAHKS, 2.


 2008

Journal Articles

Varadarajan R., Dapp, E.K., and Rimnac, C.M. (2008) Static Fracture Resistance of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene using the Single Specimen Normalization Method. Polymer Testing, 27:260-268. (PMC3563271).

Varadarajan, R., Rimnac, C.M. (2008)  Evaluation of J-initiation Fracture Toughness of Ultra-high-molecular-weight Polyethylene used in Total Joint Replacements.  Polymer Testing, 27:616-620. (PMC2911369) (PMID:20671815).

Rimnac, C., Pruitt, L. Implant Wear Symposium 2007 Engineering Work Group. How do material properties influence wear and fracture mechanisms? J. Am. Acad. Orthop. Surg. 2008;16 Suppl 1:s94-100. (PMID:18612023).

Sobieraj, M.C., Kurtz, S.M., Wang, A., Manley, M., Rimnac, C.M. (2008) Notched Stress-strain Behavior of a Conventional and a Sequentially Annealed Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE. Biomaterials, 29:4575-83. (PMC3573887) (PMID:18801567).

Medel, F., Kurtz, S.M., Klein, G., Levine, H., Sharkey, P., Austin, M., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C.M.  (2008) Clinical, Surface Damage and Oxidative Performance of Poly II Tibial Inserts after Long-term implantation. J. Long Term Eff. Med. Implants, 18(2);151-65. (PMID:19968624).

Garcia RM, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM: Retention of Superficially Damaged Femoral Components following Metal-Backed Patellar Component Failure.  Journal of Arthroplasty 2008; 23: 850-858.

Garcia RM, Kraay MJ, Goldberg VM: Isolated All-polyethylene Patellar Revisions for Metal-backed Patellar Failure. Clin Orthop, 2008; 466:2784-2789            

Garcia RM, Kraay MJ, Conroy-Smith, PA, Goldberg VM: Management of the Deficient Patella in Revision Total Knee Arthroplasty. Clin Orthop, 2008; 466:2790-2797.

Jacobs CA, Greenwald AS, Anderson PA, Kraay MJ, Mihalko WM: Squeaky Hips make media, medical noise. AAOS NOW, Oct 2008, 8-9. www.aaosnow.org

 

Abstracts

Kraay, M., Lehman, R.D., Murphy, J.E., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M.  (2008) Wear Resistance of Contemporary Conventional PE versus Crosslinked PE in THA:  Assessment at Average 5 Year Follow-up. Trans. 54th Annual ORS, 33:1794.

Kraay, M.J., Lehman, R., Martell, J.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2008) Improvements in Computerized Wear Measurement for THA: Is it as Accurate as RSA? Trans. 54th Annual ORS. 33:236.

Sobieraj, M.C., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2008) Notch Sensitivity Behavior of PEEK in Monotonic Tension. Trans. 54th Annual ORS. 33:1685.

Medel, F.J., Kurtz, S.M., Brenner, E., Reisig, K., Parvizi, J., Sharkey, P., Goldberg, V.M., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M.  (2008) Post Damage in Three Contemporary Designs of Posterior-Stabilized Knee Components:  Comparison to a Historical Gold Standard.  Trans. 54th Annual ORS. 33:2001.

Medel, F., Kurtz, S.M., Brenner, E., Sharkey, P., Purtill, J., Parvizi, J., Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Levine, H., Rimnac, C. (2008) In Vivo Oxidation and Oxidation Potential in Gamma air, gamma Inert and Post-irradiation Stabilized Polyethylene Components for TKA. Trans. 54th Annual ORS. 33:191.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D., Brenner, E., Medel, F.J., Hozack, W., Purtill, J., Parvizi, J., Austin, M. Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Stulberg, B., Rimnac, C.M. (2008) In Vivo Oxidation, Oxidation Potential, and Clinical Performance of First and Second-Generation Highly Crosslinked Acetabular Bearings for THA Trans. 54th Annual ORS, 33:1790.

Baxter, R.M., Steinbeck, J.J., Tipper, J.L., Rimnac, C.M., Parvizi, J., Marcolongo, M., Kurtz, S.M.  (2008) Evaluation of methods for periprosthetic tissue digestion and polyethylene wear particles analysis. Trans. 54th Annual ORS, 33:58.

Kurtz S.M., Hozack, W., Parvizi, J., Purtill, J., Sharkey, P., MacDonald, D., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V., Rimnac, C.M. (2008)  Gamma Inert Sterilization.  A Solution to Polyethylene Oxidation?  75th Annual AAOS, paper no. 20.

Kurtz, S.M., Parvizi, J., Purtill, J., Sharkey, P., MacDonald, D., Brenner, E., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V., Rimnac, C.M. (2008) In vivo Oxidation is a Primary Contributor to Delamination in TKA. 75th Annual AAOS, poster no. 185. 

Kurtz, S.M., Hozack, W., Parvizi, J., Purtill, J., Sharkey, P., MacDonald, D., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V., Rimnac, C.M. (2008) Gamma Inert Sterilization: A Solution to Polyethylene Oxidation?  75th Annual AAOS, scientific exhibit no. SE06. 

Baxter, R., Steinbeck, M., Tipper, J., Rimnac, C., Parvizi, J., Marcolongo, M., Kurtz, S.M. (2008) Evaluation of Methods for Optimized Periprosthetic Tissue Digestion. Trans. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, P-Sat-I-573.

Medel, F., Kurtz, S.M., Brenner, E., Sharkey, P., Purtill, J., Parvizi, J., Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Levine, H., Rimnac, C (2008) Do Post-irradiation Stabilized Polyethylenes Oxidize In vivo? FTIR Analysis of Historical, Conventional and Stabilized Polyethylene Components for TKA. Trans. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, 58.

Medel, F., Kurtz, S.M., Brenner, E., Reisig, K., Parvizi, J., Sharkey, P., Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C. (2008) Influence of the Design on Post Wear Performance in Posterior-Stabilized TKA. Trans. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, P-Sat-K-678.

MacDonald, D., Kurtz, S., Brenner, E., Medel, F., Hozack, W., Purtill, J., Parvizi, J., Austin, M., Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Stulberg, B., Rimnac, C. (2008) Oxidative Properties and Clinical Performance of First and Second-generation Highly Crosslinked Acetabular Bearings. Trans. 8th World Biomaterials Congress, P-Sat-I-590.


2007

Abstracts

Sobieraj, M.C., Kurtz, S.M., Wang, A., Manley, M., Rimnac, C.M. (2007) Rate and Notch-Induced Triaxial Stress State Effects on the Axial Stress and Strain Behavior of a Conventional and Sequentially Annealed Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Trans. 53rd Annual ORS, 32:1789.

Garcia, R.M., Thomas, R.D., McAndrew, C.M., Fitzgerald S.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kraay, M.J., Goldberg, V.M. (2007)  Analysis of Retrieved UHMWPE Tibial Components from Rotating Platform total Knee Replacements. Trans. 53rd Annual ORS, 32:1879. 

Kurtz, S M, Parvizi, J., Purtill J., Sharkey P., MacDonald, D., Shah, P., Brenner, E., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V.,  Rimnac, C.M. (2007)  In vivo oxidation contributes to delamination but not pitting in TKA.  Trans. 53rd Annual ORS. 32:1891. 

Garcia, R.M., Messerschmitt, P.J., Thomas, R.D., Kraay, M.J., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2007)  Analysis of Retrieved UHMWPE Tibial Components from Nexgen TKRs.  32nd Annual Soc. Biomat.

Baxter, R.M., Steinbeck, M.J., Freeman, T., Tipper, J., Rimnac, C., Marcolongo, M., Kurtz, S.M. (2007) Standardized Methods for Characterizing Immune Responses of THA Revision Tissues. 32nd Annual Soc Biomat, 805.

Baxter, R.M., Tipper, J., Steinbeck, M.J., Freeman, T., Rimnac, C., Marcolongo, M., Kurtz, S.M. (2007)  Identification of Optimal Tissue Digestion Methods for Polyethylene Wear Debris Analysis. 32nd Annual Soc Biomat.

Sobieraj, M., Kurtz, S.M., Wang, A., Manley, M., Rimnac, C.M. (2007) The Monotonic and Cyclic Fatigue Behaviors of a Conventional and a Sequentially Annealed Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE in a Notch-Induced Triaxial Stress State.  3rd UHMWPE International Meeting, “Polyethylene in Total Joint Replacement Systems:  Concerns and Solutions”, Madrid, Spain, September, 2007.

Sobieraj, M.C., Kurtz, S.M., Manley, M., Wang, A., Rimnac, C.M.  (2007)  Multi-Axial Fatigue of a Conventional and Sequentially Annealed Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE.  6th Combined ORS Meeting, abstract 24. 

Kurtz, S.M., Bergström, S.J., Bowden, A.E., Sobieraj, M.C., Wang, A., Manley, M., Rimnac, C.M. (2007) Validation of Hybrid Model and Ultimate Chain Stretch Criterion for a Second-Generation Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE.  6th Combined ORS Meeting, abstract 498.  

Kurtz, S.M., Parvizi, J., Purtill, J., Sharkey, P., MacDonald, D., Shah, P., Brenner, E., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V., Rimnac, C.M. (2007) In Vivo Oxidation Contributes to Delamination but not Pitting in TKA. Trans. 8th EFORT Congress, 943.


2006

Journal Articles

Kurtz, S.M., Mazzucco, D., Rimnac, C.M., Schroeder, D. (2006) Anisotropy and Oxidative Resistance of Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE after Deformation Processing by Solid-state Ram Extrusion.  Biomaterials,27:24-34. (PMID:16085308).

 

Gencur, S.J., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2006) Fatigue Crack Propagation Resistance of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked, Thermally Treated Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene.  Biomaterials, 27:1550-1557. (PMID:16303175).

Akhavan, S., Matthiesen, M., Schulte L., Penoyar T., Rimnac C., Goldberg V. (2006) Clinical and Histological Results Related to a Low-Modulus Composite Total Hip Replacement Stem.  J. Bone Joint Surg., 88A:1308-1314. (PMID:16757765).

Varadarajan, R. and Rimnac, C.M. (2006) Compliance Calibration for Fatigue Crack Propagation Testing of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene. Biomaterials, 27:4693-4697. (PMID:16750266).

Kraay, M.J., Thomas, R.D., Rimnac, C.M., Fitzgerald, S.J., Goldberg, V.M. (2006)  Zirconia vs. Co-Cr Femoral Heads in Total Hip Arthroplasty:  Early Assessment of Wear. Clin. Orthop. Rel. Res., 453:86-90. (PMID:17312588).

Kurtz, S.M., Hozack, W.J., Purtill, J.J., Marcolongo, M., Kraay, M.J., Goldberg, V.M., Sharkey, P.F., Parvizi, J., Rimnac, C.M., Edidin A.A. (2006) Significance of In Vivo Degradation for Polyethylene in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Clin. Orthop. Rel. Res., 453:47-57. (PMID:17031310)

 

Abstracts

Varadarajan, R., Rimnac, C.M. (2006) The Effect of Fluid Absorption on the Fatigue Crack Propagation Resistance of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMW Polyethylenes for Orthopaedic Implants.  9th International Fatigue Congress, Atlanta, GA, May, 2006.

 Kurtz, S.M.; Purtill, J., Sharkey, P., Topper, J., MacDonald, D., Kraay, M.J., Goldberg, V.M., Parvizi, J., Rimnac, C.M. (2006) Clinical Significance of In Vivo Oxidation for Gamma Sterilized Tibial Inserts.  Trans. 52nd Annual ORS, 31:552.

Kurtz, S.M., MacDonald, D., Rimnac, C.M. (2006) Gamma Inert-Sterilization Improves In vivo Oxidation Resistance of Acetabular Liners.   Trans. 52nd Annual ORS, 31:669.

Varadarajan, R., Rimnac, C.M. (2006)  Fatigue Crack Inception and Propagation Resistance of Highly Crosslinked and Post Processed UHMWPE in a Physiologically Relevant Environment.  Trans. 52nd Annual ORS, 31:661.

Varadarajan, R., Dapp, E.K., Rimnac, C.M. (2006)  Static Fracture J-R Resistance of UHMPWE using a Single Specimen Normalization Method.  Trans. 31st Annual Soc Biomat, 29:102.

Kurtz, S.M., Bowden, A., Bergström, Rimnac, C.M. (2006) Rim Fracture Risk of Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene Total Disc Replacements.  6th Annual Meeting of the Spine Arthroplasty Society, Montreal, Canada, May, 2006.

Bergström, J. S., Bowden, A.E., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2006) Development and Implementation of an Advanced User Material Model for UHMWPE.  9th International LS-DYNA Users Conference (Material Modeling (1)): 15-17.


2005

Journal Articles

Bergström, J.S., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2005)  Molecular Chain Stretch is a Multiaxial Failure Criterion for Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE. J. Orthop. Res., 23: 367-375. (PMID:15734250).

Kurtz S.M., Rimnac C.M., Hozack, W., Turner M.S., Marcolongo M., Goldberg V.M., Kraay M.J., Edidin, A.A. (2005) In Vivo Degradation of Polyethylene Liners After Gamma Sterilization in Air.  J. Bone Joint Surg., 87A:815-823. (PMID:15805212)

Taki, N., Tatro, J.M., Nalepka, J.L., Togawa, D., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C., Greenfield, E.M. (2005) Polyethylene and Titanium Particles Induce Osteolysis by Similar, Lymphocyte-Independent, Mechanisms. J. Orthop. Res., Mar;23(2):376-83. (PMID:15734251).

Sobieraj, M.C., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2005) Notch Strengthening and Hardening Behavior of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE Under Applied Tensile Loading.  Biomaterials, 26:3411-3426. (PMID:15621230).

Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M.:  Ionizing Radiation and Orthopaedic Prostheses (2005) Nuclear Instruments and Methods  in Physics Research, B, 236:30-37.

Kurtz, S.M., Bergström, J.S., Rimnac, C.M. (2005) Failure Property Distributions for Conventional and Highly Crosslinked Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylenes.  J. Biomed. Mater. Res. (Appl. Biomat.) 73:214-220. (PMID:15772963).

Sobieraj, M.C., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2005) Large Deformation Compression Induced Crystallinity Degradation of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPEs.  Biomaterials, 26:6430-6439. (PMID:15935468).

 

Abstracts

Gencur, S.J., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2005)  Fatigue Crack Propagation Resistance of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked, Thermally Treated Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene.  Trans. 51st Annual ORS, 30:1663.

Kurtz, S.M., Turner, J., MacDonald, D., Rimnac, C. (2005) Does the Femoral Head Inhibit in vivo Degradation of Acetabular Liners? Trans. 51st Annual ORS, 30:1680.


2004

Journal Articles

Bergström, J.S., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2004) An Augmented Hybrid Constitutive Model for Simulation of Unloading and Cyclic Loading Behavior of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE. Biomaterials, 25:2171-2178. (PMID:14741632).

 

Taki, N., Goldberg, V.M., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M. (2004)  Backside Wear of Miler-Galante I and Insall-Burstein II Tibial Inserts. Clin. Orthop. Rel. Res., Nov;(428):198-206. (PMID:15534543).

Pavone, V., Youm, T., Baldini, T., Rimnac, C., Wright, T., Sculco, T. (2004)  Bilateral Cobalt Alloy Femoral Component Fracture: a Case report.  Am. J. Orthop., 33:185-1899. (PMID:15132326).

 

Abstracts

Bergström, J., Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. (2004) Failure Predictions of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE. Trans. 7th World Biomat, 2648.

Kurtz, S., Bergström, J., Harrigan, J.T., Rimnac C. (2004) Failure Risk Assessment of TKA Designs Incorporating Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Trans. 7th World Biomat, 2654. 

Bergström, J., Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. (2004) Distributions of Ultimate Properties For Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE. Trans. 7th World Biomat, 2656.

Kurtz, S.M., Marcolongo, M., Rimnac, C.M., Hozack, W., Turner, J., Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Edidin, A. (2004) Does Degradation of Gamma Air Sterilized UHMWPE Liners Continue during Implantation.  Trans. 50th Annual ORS, 29:186.

Kurtz, S.M., Bergstrom, J.S., Rimnac, C.M. (2004)  Ultimate Property Distributions for Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Trans. 50th Annual ORS, 29:1470.

Kurtz, S.M., Harrigan, T., Bergstrom, J.S., Rimnac, C.M. (2004)  Analysis of Stresses and Fracture Risk for Posterior-Stabilized TKA Designs Incorporating Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE. Trans. 50th Annual ORS, 29:1483.

Hozack, W.J., Turner, J., Marcolongo, M., Rimnac, C.M., Edidin, A.A., Kurtz, S.M. (2004) In Vivo Degradation of Gamma Air vs. Inert-Sterilized (Arcom) UHMWPE Acetabular Liners. Trans. 71st Annual AAOS, P062.

Matthiesen, M., Akhavan, S., Schulte, L., Penoyar, T., Rimnac, C., Goldberg, V. (2004)  Clinical and Histological Performance of the Epoch Reduced Stiffness Femoral Stem.  Trans. 50th Annual ORS, 29:8.


2003

Journal Articles

Bergström, J.S., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2003)  Prediction of Multiaxial Mechanical Behavior for Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE using a Hybrid Constitutive Model. Biomaterials, 24:1365-1380. (PMID:12527278).

Kurtz, S.M., Turner, J., Herr, M., Edidin, Rimnac, C.M. (2003):  Assessment of Surface Roughness and Waviness Using White Light Interferometry for Short-Term Implanted, Highly Crosslinked Acetabular Components. In Highly Crosslinked and Thermally Treated Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene For Joint Replacements (ed, by S.M. Kurtz, R. Gsell and J. Martell), ASTM STP 1445, ASTM West Conshohocken.

Gencur, S.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2003) Failure Micromechanisms During Uniaxial Tensile Fracture of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene used in Total Joint Replacements.  Biomaterials, 24:3947-3954. (PMID:12834590).

Kurtz, S.M., Hozack, W., Marcolongo, M., Turner, J., Rimnac, C., Edidin, A. (2003)  Degradation of Mechanical Properties of UHMWPE Acetabular Liners Following Long-Term Implantation.  Journal of Arthroplasty, 218(7 Suppl 1):68-78. (PMC1350161) (PMID:14560414).

Collier, M.B., Kraay, M.J., Rimnac, C.M., Goldberg, V.M. (2003)  Evaluation of Contemporary Software Methods Used to Quantify Polyethylene Wear After Total Hip Arthroplasty.  J. Bone Joint Surg. Am., Dec;85-A(12):2410-8. (PMID:14668512).

 

Abstracts

Gencur, S.J., Rimnac, C.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2003) Fracture Toughness of Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPES.  Trans. 49th Annual ORS, 28:1426. 

Taki, N., Seabold, J.M., Nalpeka, J.L., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M., Greenfield, E.M. (2003) Polyethylene Particles Induce Osteolysis in Calvaria of Wild-Type and Immunodeficient Mice.  Trans. 49th Annual ORS, 28:1432. 

Thomas, R., Rimnac, C., Torbert, J., Bensusan, J., Feighan, J., Goldberg, V., Maheshwer, C., Parr, J., Penoyar, T., Richelsoph, K., Cole, J., Haggard, W. (2003)  In-vivo Rabbit Study of the Effect of Calcium sulfate Coating on the Osseous Integration of Orthopaedic Prosthesis.  Trans. 29th Annual Soc Biomat, 26:498.

 Kurtz, S., Marcolongo, M., Rimnac, C., Hozack, W., Turner, J., Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., Edidin, A. (2003) Evidence of In Vivo Mechanical Degradation of UHMWPE Acetabular Inserts.  Trans. 29th Annual Soc Biomat, 26:44.

Bergstrom, J.S., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C. (2003) Multiaxial Failure Modeling for Conventional and Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Trans. 29th Annual Soc Biomat, 26:175.

Taki, N., Seabold, J.M., Nalpeka, J.L., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M., Greenfield, E.M. (2003) Polyethylene Particles Induce Osteolysis in Calvaria of Wild-Type and Immunodeficient Mice.  Trans. 29th Annual Soc Biomat, 26:317.


2002

Journal Articles

Bergström, J.S., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M., Edidin, A.A. (2002) Constitutive Modeling of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Under Large-Deformation and Cyclic Loading Conditions.  Biomaterials, 23:2329-2343. (PMID:12013180).

Kurtz, S.M., Villarraga, M.L., Herr, M.P., Bergstrom, J., Rimnac, C.M., Edidin, A.A. (2002)  Thermomechanical Behavior of Virgin and Highly Crosslinked Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene used in Total Joint Replacements.  Biomaterials, 23:3681-3697. (PMID:12109694).

 

Abstracts

Taki, N., Lehman, R., Kurtz, S., Edidin, A., Rimnac, C. (2002)  Steady State Cyclic Behavior of Radiation Sterilized and Crosslinked UHMW Polyethylenes.  Trans. 48th Annual ORS, 27:1040.

Bergström, J., Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C., Edidin, A. (2002) Constitutive Modeling of Crosslinked UHMWPE for Joint Replacements. Trans. 48th Annual ORS, 27:50.

Kurtz, S., Villarraga, M., Herr, M., Ciccarelli, L., Bergström, J., Rimnac, C., Edidin, A. (2002) Thermomechanical Behavior of Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE:  Effect of Remelting vs. Annealing. Trans. 48th Annual ORS, 27:1026.

Kurtz, S.M., Villarraga, M.L., Herr, M.P., Ciccarelli, L., Bergstrom, J., Rimnac, C., Edidin, A.A. (2002) Effect of Temperature and Crystallinity on the Mechanical Behavior of Highly Crosslinked UHMWPE.  Trans. 28th Annual Soc. Biomat, 25:57.

Taki, N., Goldberg, V.M., Rimnac, C.M. (2002) Evaluation of Back Surface Wear Damage and Deformation of Modular UHMW Polyethylene Tibial Inserts in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Retrieval Study. Trans. 28th Annual Soc Biomat, 25:134.

 Kurtz, S.M. Edidin, A.A., Villarraga, M.L., Herr, M.P., Ciccarelli, L., Rimnac, C.M. (2002) The Role of Shear in the Wear Mechanism of UHMWPE. Trans. 28th Annual Soc Biomat, 25:186. 

Kurtz, S., Hozack, W., Turner, J., Rimnac, C., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V., Edidin, A. (2002) In-Vivo Degradation of Mechanical Properties and Wear Performance of UHMWPE Acetabular Liners. Trans. 12th Annual AAOS, 39.


2001

Journal Articles

Edidin, A.A., Rimnac, C.M., Goldberg, V.M., Kurtz, S.M. (2001) Mechanical Behavior, Wear Surface Morphology, and Clinical Performance of UHMWPE Acetabular Components After 10 Years of Implantation.  Wear, 8768:1-7.

 

Chapters in Books and Proceedings

 Rimnac, C.M. (contributing author) (2001) In Implant Wear in Total Joint Replacement:  Clinical and Biologic Issues, Material and Design Considerations (ed. by T.M. Wright and S.L Goodman), AAOS, Rosemont, IL.

 

Abstracts

Bergstrom, J., Kurtz, S.M., Rimnac, C.M., Edidin, A.A. (2001)  Constitutive Theories for UHMWPE for Monotonic and Cyclic Loading Conditions.  Trans. 27th  Annual Soc Biomat, 310:26.

Kurtz, S.M., Bergstrom, J., Rimnac, C.M., Edidin, A.A. (2001)  Multiaxial Validation of Constitutive Theories for UHMWPE.  Trans. 27th  Annual Soc Biomat, 311:26.

Lehman, R., Rimnac, C., Kershner, J., Sevo, K., Krzypow, D., Haggard, W., Parr, J., Goldberg, V. (2001) Steady State Fatigue and Creep Resistance Crosslinked Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylenes.  Trans. 27th  Annual Soc Biomat, 477:26.

Rimnac, D., Lehman, R., Kershner, J., Sevo, K., Krzypow, D., Haggard, W., Parr, J., Goldberg, V. (2001) Steady State Fatigue and Creep Resistance of Irradiated and Chemically Crosslinked UHMW Polyethylene. Trans. 47th Annual ORS, 26:1023.

Collier, M., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C., Goldberg, V. (2001)  An In Vitro Analysis of the Reproducibility and Accuracy of Two-Computer Aided Methods for Radiographically Assessing Acetbular Component Wear After Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Trans. 47th Annual ORS, 26:164.

Bergstrom, J., Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C., Edidin, A. (2001) Constitutive Modeling of UHMWPE Used in Total Joint Replacements.  Trans. 47th Annual ORS, 26:1028.

Kolb, E., Rimnac, C. (2001)  Design Factors Affecting the Performance of Acetabular Hip Components.  Trans. 47th Annual ORS, 26:1047.