Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Kurtz SM, Peloza J, Siskey R, Villarraga ML. Analysis of a retrieved polyethylene total disc replacement component. Spine J 2005; 5(3):344-350.
  • Kurtz SM, Rimnac CM, Hozack WJ, Turner J, Marcolongo M, Goldberg VM, et al. In vivo degradation of polyethylene liners after gamma sterilization in air. J Bone Joint Surg Am 2005; 87-A(4):815-823.
  • Kurtz SM, Hozack W, Turner J, Purtill J, MacDonald D, Sharkey P, et al. Mechanical properties of retrieved highly cross-linked Crossfire liners after short-term implantation. J Arthroplasty 2005; 20(7):840-849.

Conference Papers and Abstracts

  • Kurtz SM, Ong K, Villarraga ML, Mazzucco D, Jaekel D, Edidin A. Mechanical properties of freshly-procured and previously-frozen human cadaveric nucleus. Transactions of the 72nd Annual Meeting of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons, P319, 2005.
  • Kurtz SM, Turner J, MacDonald D, Rimnac C. Does the femoral head inhibit in vivo degradation of acetabular liners? Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society 2005; 30:1680.
  • Kurtz SM, Hozack W, MacDonald D, Turner J. Material property variation and clinical performance of retrieved crossfire liners. Transactions of the Orthopaedic Research Society 2005; 30:1684.