Publications

Journal Articles and Book Chapters

Lewicki KA, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. In Press “Analysis of Polyethylene Wear of Reverse Shoulder Components: A Validated Technique and Initial Clinical Results” Journal of Orthopaedic Research. doi:10.1002/jor.23353

Currier BH, Van Citters DW. In Press “A Novel Technique for Assessing Antioxidant Concentration in Retrieved UHMWPE”.  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research.

Collier JP, Mayor MB, Lamm CM, Van Citters DW. In Press. “The History of the Dartmouth Biomedical Engineering Center for Orthopaedics Part I:  The First 25 Years.”  Dartmouth Orthopaedic Journal

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Levine RA, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. In Press.  “Oxidation and other property changes of a remelted highly cross-linked UHMWPE in retrieved tibial bearings.” J Biomed Mater Res Part B, DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.33533

Lewicki KA, Van Citters DW. 2016. “Experimental and Computational Thermal Modeling of In Vitro Pin on Disk Tests of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene”  ASME. J. Tribol. 2016;138(4):041602-041602-7. doi:10.1115/1.4032819

Levine RA, Lewicki KA, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW. 2016 “Contribution of Micromotion to Backside Wear in Fixed Bearing Total Knee Arthroplasty.”  J. Orthop. Res., 34: 1933–1940. doi:10.1002/jor.23203

Reinitz SD, Engler AJ, Carlson EM, Van Citters DW. 2016 “Equal Channel Angular Extrusion of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene”  Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 67, 1 October 2016, Pages 623-628

Reinitz SD, Slocum AH, Jr., Magoon CJ, Van Citters DW. 2016. “A Device for Enabling Placement of Intra-Osseous Infusion Tools.” ASME. J. Med. Devices. 2016;10(2):020943-020943-2. doi:10.1115/1.4033172.

Ansari, F., Lee, T., Malito, L., Martin, A., Gunther, S.B., Harmsen, S., Norris, T.R., Ries, M., Van Citters, D. and Pruitt, L., 2016. “Analysis of severely fractured glenoid components: clinical consequences of biomechanics, design, and materials selection on implant performance.” Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Volume 25, Issue 7, July 2016, Pages 1041-1050

Reinitz SD, Slocum AH, Van Citters DW. 2016 “A Pictorial Guide for Enabling Placement of Intra-Osseous Infusion Tools.”  ASME. J. Med. Devices. 2016;10(2):020944-020944-2. doi:10.1115/1.4033173.

Lewicki KA, Martin AJ, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. 2016 “Factors contributing to humeral tray fracture in reverse shoulder arthroplasty”  J Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 25, 1288–1296

Woelber E, Van Citters DW, Steck T, Graham AG, Tower S. 2016 “Explant analysis from a patient exhibiting rapid acceleration of Parkinson's disease symptoms and hypercobaltemia following metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty: case report.”  JBJS Case Connector, June 2016. 6:2

Cunkelman, B. P., Jang, B., Van Citters, D. W., & Collier, J. P. (2016). “A novel method for measuring polyethylene hip liner wear using a coordinate measuring machine and a dual stylus probe.” Journal of Medical Devices, 10(1), 014502.

Van Citters DW. 2015. “Case Reporting:  The Big Picture.”  Arthroplasty Today , Dec. 2015.  1:4 , 87 - 88

Reinitz SD, Carlson EM, Levine RA, Franklin KJ, Van Citters DW. 2015 “Dynamic Mechanical Analysis as an Assay of Cross-link Density of Orthopaedic Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene.” Polymer Testing, August 2015, 45

Van Citters DW, Assael DJ, Currier JH.  2015. “Metrology for Dual Taper Total Hip Arthroplasty.”  Modularity and Tapers in Total Joint Replacement Devices, STP159120140137, A. Greenwald, S. Kurtz, J. Lemons, and W. Mihalko, Ed., ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015

Van Citters DW, Martin AJ, Currier JH, Park SH, Edidin AA. 2015 “Factors Related to Imprinting Corrosion in Modular Head Neck Junctions.”  Modularity and Tapers in Total Joint Replacement Devices, STP159120140137, A. Greenwald, S. Kurtz, J. Lemons, and W. Mihalko, Ed., ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA, 2015

Lewicki KA, Van Citters DW.  “Biomaterials in Total Hip Arthroplasty.”  In The Adult Hip:  Arthroplasty and its Alternatives. Ed. John Callaghan.  LWW, Walters Kluwer. 2015

Currier BH, Currier JH, Franklin KJ, Mayor MB, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW. 2015. “Comparison of Wear and Oxidation in Retrieved Conventional and Highly Cross-Linked UHMWPE Tibial Inserts.”  J. Arthroplasty 30(2015) 2349-2353

Swann RP, Webb JE, Cass JR, Van Citters DW, Lewallen DG.  2015 “Catastrophic Head-Neck Dissociation of a Modular Cementless Femoral Component”.  JBJS Case Connector, 5(3)  e71

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Van Citters DW, Levine RA, Collier JP. 2015. Oxidation and other property changes of retrieved sequentially annealed UHMWPE acetabular and tibial bearings. J Biomed Mater Res Part B 2015:103B:578–586.

Patten, E. W., Van Citters, D., Ries, M. D., & Pruitt, L. A. 2014. Quantifying cross-shear under translation, rolling, and rotation, and its effect on UHMWPE wear. Wear, 313(1), 125-134.

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Levine RAC, Van Citters DW.  2014. Crosslink density, oxidation and chain scission in retrieved, high cross-linked UHMWPE tibial bearings.   Biomaterials. 35:15 (2014) 4436-4440

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Van Citters DW. 2013. Crosslink Density Changes in Retrieved, Highly Cross-Linked UHMWPE Tibial Bearings Indicate Chain Scission Corresponding to in Vivo Oxidation. Bone Joint J 95-B (SUPP 34) 160

McHugh DJ, Currier JH, Kennedy FE, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. 2013 Plastic Deformation from Edge Loading is Common on Retrieved Metal-on-Metal Hips and Can Be Predicted With Finite Element Analysis.  Metal-On-Metal Total Hip Replacement Devices, STP156020120046, S. Kurtz, A. Greenwald, W. Mihalko, and J. Lemons, Ed., ASTM International, West Conshohocken, PA,

Watts, B., Van Citters, DW, Shiner, B. & Mills, P. 2013. Developing Unique Engineering Solutions to Improve Patient Safety. In: CHYU, M. (ed.) Advances in Engineering for Healthcare Safety - From Surgery Ergonomics to Computational Fluid Dynamics. Essex, UK: Multi-Science Publishing Co. Ltd.

Ansari F, Chang J, Huddleston J, Van Citters DW, Ries M, Pruitt L. Fractography and Oxidative Analysis of Gamma Inert Sterilized Posterior Stabilized Tibial Insert Post Fractures:  Report of Two Cases. The Knee. 2013.  20(6) p. 609-613

Patten EW, Van Citters DW, Ries MD, Pruitt LA. Wear of UHMWPE from Sliding, Rolling, and Rotation in a Multidirectional Tribo-system.  Wear, 2013. 304(1–2): p. 60-66.

Currier JH, McHugh DJ, Tower DR, Kennedy FE, Van Citters DW. 2013. Gouge Features on Metal-on-Metal hip bearings can result from high stresses during rim contact. Tribology International. 63 89-96

Currier, B. H., Van Citters, D. W.,  Currier, J. H., Carlson, EM, Tibbo ME, & Collier, J. P., 2013 In Vivo Oxidation in Highly Cross-linked Tibial Inserts.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research – Part B  101B(3) 441-448

Buttaro M, Van Citters DW, Carlson EM, Comba F, Piccaluga F.  Fatigue fracture of a proximally modular, distally tapered fluted Restoration Modular stem. Revista de la Asociación Argentina de Ortopedia y Traumatología. 2012 77(4) 260-263

Watts BV, Van Citters DW, Shiner B, Mills PD. 2012 Developing Unique Engineering Solutions to Improve Patient Safety. Journal of Healthcare Engineering. 3(3) 431-442

Huot JC, Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Bryant AM, Mayor MB, Collier JP. 2012: Femoral Stem Fracture and In Vivo Corrosion of Retrieved Modular Femoral Hips.  Journal of Arthroplasty. 27(7) 1389-1396.e1

Kennedy FE and Van Citters DW: 'Natural and Artificial Human Joints', in 'STLE Handbook of  Lubrication and Tribology', (ed. Robert Bruce). 2012

Berry DJ, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Collier JP.  Knee Wear Measured in Retrievals: A Polished Tray Reduces Insert Wear. Clin Orthop Rel Res.2012;470:1860-68.

Berry DJ, Currier BH, Mayor MB, Collier JP.  Gamma-irradiation Sterilization in an Inert Environment: A Partial Solution. Clin Orthop Rel Res. 2012;470:1805-13.

Van Citters DW:  Failure Analysis of Orthopedic Implants. In:  Wear of Orthopedic Implants and Artificial Joints.  Ed. By Saverio Affatato.  Woodhead Publishing 2012

Tomek, I. M., Currier, J. H., Mayor, M. B. & Van Citters, D. W. 2012. Metal Transfer on a Ceramic Head with a Single Rim Contact. Journal of Arthroplasty, 7(2) 324e.1-324e.4

Atwood, S. A., Van Citters, D. W., Patten, E. W., Furmanski, J., Ries, M. D. & Pruitt, L. A. 2011. Tradeoffs amongst fatigue, wear, and oxidation resistance of cross-linked ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 4(7), 1033-1045

Currier JH, Van Citters DW: Knee Wear.  In: Surgery of the Knee. Ed by N Scott, Elsevier, 2011

Barrett MO, Van Citters DW, Hamilton WG: Mechanical Failure of Marathon Cross-Linked Polyethylene Acetabular Liner After Total Hip Arthroplasty. American Journal of Orthopaedics. 40(10):523-526

Currier, J. H., Mayor, M. B., Collier, J. P., Currier, B. H. & Van Citters, D. W. 2011. Wear Rate in a Series of Retrieved RP Knee Bearings. Journal of ASTM International, 8(3)

Currier JH, Porter EC, Mayor MB, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. 2011.  Damage and Wear:  An Important Distinction in Rotating Platform Knee Bearings. Journal of ASTM International, 8(3)

Huot, J. C., Van Citters, D. W., Currier, J. H. & Collier, J. P. 2011. The effect of radiation dose on the tensile and impact toughness of highly cross-linked and remelted ultrahigh-molecular weight polyethylenes. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials, 97B, 327-333.

Currier JH, Van Citters DW, Currier BH, Perry AS, Collier JP. 2011  Ceramic Hip Squeaking: Vibration Analysis of Retrieved Hips to Identify the Sound Source. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery:  British Volume 93-B, Supp IV

Currier JH, Tomek IM, Currier BH, Huot JC, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW. 2011  Metal Transfer Commonly Found on Ceramic Heads Can Occur During Final Hip Reduction and be Undetectable Intr-Operatively.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery:  British Volume 93-B, Supp IV

Currier BH, Van Citters DW, Martin AJ,  Currier JH, Collier JP. 2011  Accelerated Aging of Next Generation Cross-Linked Materials:  Stability Concerns.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery:  British Volume 93-B, Supp IV

Huot, J. C., Van Citters, D. W., Currier, J. H., Currier, B. H., Mayor, M. B. & Collier, J. P. 2010. Evaluating the suitability of highly cross-linked and remelted materials for use in posterior stabilized knees. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B-Applied Biomaterials, 95B, 298-307.

Van Citters DW, Huot JC, Collier JP:  Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene as a Knee Bearing Material.  In:  Joint Replacement Arthroplasty. Ed by BF Morrey, Churchill Livingstone, 2010

Currier, J. H., Anderson, D. E. & Van Citters, D. W. 2010. A proposed mechanism for squeaking of ceramic-on-ceramic hips. Wear, 269, 782-789.

Currier, B. H., Van Citters, D. W., Currier, J. H. & Collier, J. P. 2010. In Vivo Oxidation in Remelted Highly Cross-Linked Retrievals. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery-American Volume, 92A, 2409-2418.

Patten, E. W., Atwood, S. A., Van Citters, D. W., Jewett, B. A., Pruitt, L. A. & Ries, M. D. 2010. Delamination of a highly cross-linked polyethylene liner associated with titanium deposits on the cobalt-chromium modular femoral head following dislocation. J Bone Joint Surg Br, 92, 1306-11.

Kennedy FE, Van Citters DW, and Collier JP: Tribological Characteristics of Polyethylene Bearings of Knee Prostheses. International Journal of Surface Science and Engineering, 4(2):  166-174, 2010

Atwood SA, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Collier JP, Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE:  Clinical Wear Measurement on LCS® Rotating Platform Knee Bearings.  Journal of Arthroplasty. 23(3): 431-40, 2008

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Collier JP: Rolling Sliding Wear of UHMWPE for Knee Bearing Applications. Wear.  263:1087-1094, 2007

Kennedy FE, Van Citters DW, Wongseedakaew K, Mongkolwongrojn M: Lubrication and Wear of Artificial Knee Joint Materials in a Rolling/Sliding Tribotester. Journal of Tribology.  129: 326-335, 2007

Buttaro MA, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW, Piccaluga F:  Fatigue Fracture of a Proximally Modular, Distally Tapered Fluted Implant with Diaphyseal Fixation.  Journal of Arthroplasty. 22(5): 780-783, 2007

Currier BH, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Lyford KA, Van Citters DW, Collier JP: Clinical Performance of Highly Cross-linked Crossfire Liners—A retrieval study. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 89: 2023-2029, 2007

Tower SS, Currier JH, Currier BH, Lyford KA, Van Citters DW, Mayor MB:  Rim Cracking of the Cross-linked Longevity™ Polyethylene Acetabular Liners in Total Hip Arthroplasty.  Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 89: 2212-2217, 2007

Currier BH, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Lyford KA, Van Citters DW, Collier JP: In Vivo Oxidation of Gamma-Barrier UHMWPE Bearings. Journal of Arthroplasty.  22(5):721-731, 2007

Atwood SA, Kennedy FE, Currier JH, Van Citters DW, Collier JP: In-Vitro Study of Backside Wear Mechanisms on Mobile Knee Bearing Components. ASME Journal of Tribology 128:275-281, 2006

Van Citters DW, Collier JP: The Retrieval Laboratory: Making Sense of Knee Implant Revisions.  In: Surgery of the Knee. Ed by J Insall and N Scott, Elsevier, 2005

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Currier JH, Collier JP, Nichols TD: A Multi-Station Rolling/Sliding Tribotester for Knee Bearing Materials. ASME Journal of Tribology 126:380-385, 2004

Kennedy FE, Currier BH, Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Collier JP: Oxidation of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene and its Influence on Contact Fatigue and Pitting of Knee Bearings. Tribology Transactions 46:111-118, 2003

Book Chapters

Under Construction

Conference Proceedings

Chapman RM, Moschetti WE, Van Citters DW. “A Novel Method for Remotely Monitoring Knee Function using Inertial Measurement Units.” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Lewicki KA, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “The Influence of Reverse Shoulder Lateralization on Deltoid Activation and Scapular Fracture: A Modeling Study” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Lewicki KA, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “Evidence of Abrasive and Adhesive Wear Mechanisms in Retrieved Total and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Chapman RM, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “Does our Concept of Normal Apply to the Shoulder Biomechanics of Healthy Seniors during Activities of Daily Living?” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Martin AJ, Jenkins DR, Zhang R, Dalldorf C, Van Citters DW. “Consistent corrosion progression preceding gross taper failure in THR of a single design” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Holdcroft LA, Van Citters DW. “Highly cross-linked polyethylene wear: Retrieval analysis technique offers high precision and accuracy” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Martin AJ, Lewicki KA, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “Corrosion Frequency and Severity in Total and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty is Low” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Chapman RM, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “A Novel Method for Monitoring Long Term Recovery of Shoulder Function using Inertial Measurement Units” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Currier BH, Currier JH, Holdcroft LA, Carlson EM, Van Citters DW. “EtO Sterilized Polyethylene: Is Oxidation a Concern?” 2017 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. 2017

Lewicki KA, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “Articular and Impingement Wear of Retrieved Humeral Polyethylene Liners”  2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. San Diego, CA. 2017

Martin AJ, Jenkins DR, Zhang R, Dalldorf C, Van Citters DW. “Consistent corrosion progression preceding gross taper failure in THR of a single design” 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. San Diego, CA. 2017

Holdcroft LA, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW. “Highly cross-linked polyethylene wear: Retrieval analysis technique offers high precision and accuracy” 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. San Diego, CA. 2017

Martin AJ, Lewicki KA, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “Corrosion Frequency and Severity in Total and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty is Low” 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. San Diego, CA. 2017

Holdcroft LA, Van Citters DW. “Comparison of Wear in Highly Cross-Linked and Conventional Polyethylene Hip Retrievals” International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Annual Congress. Boston, MA, Oct 2016.

Lewicki KA, Bell JE, Van Citters DW. “A Method for Quantifying Polyethylene Wear of Reverse Shoulder Humeral Liners: Validation and Initial Clinical Results” International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Annual Congress. Boston, MA, Oct 2016.

Chapman RM, Van Citters DW, Chapman D, Dalury D. “A Comparison of in-Vivo Wear: 0mm and 4mm Offset Total Hip Arthroplasty (THA) Acetabular Liners” International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Annual Congress. Boston, MA, Oct 2016.

Chapman RM, Kokko MA, Van Citters DW. “A Novel Method for Validating Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA) Tibial Component Orientation via Gyroscopes” International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Annual Congress. Boston, MA, Oct 2016.

Currier BH, Currier JH, Van Citters DW. “Effectiveness of Anti-Oxidant Polyethylene: What early retrievals can tell us”  International Society for Technology in Arthroplasty Annual Congress. Boston, MA, Oct 2016.

Van Citters DW, Woelber E, Moucha C. “Cleaning the Taper in Retained Stems:  3 Methods show What is Left, and What is Taken Away.”  2016 AAHKS Annual Meeting. Dallas, TX. 2016

Lewicki KA, Van Citters, DW. “Retrieval Analysis and Metrology for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.”  ASTM Committee Week, May 2016, San Antonio, TX. 2016

Reinitz SD, Barbara Currier, Rayna Levine, Michael Mayor, Douglas Van Citters. “Oxidation and property changes of a remelted highly cross-linked UHMWPE in retrieved tibial bearings” 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Orlando, FL. 2016

Currier, JH, Michael Mayor, Rayna Levine, Lindsay Holdcroft, Barbara Currier, Douglas Van Citters. “Surface Analysis Of Metal-on-Metal Hips Shows Rolling/sliding Articulation At The Acetabular Bearing Rim” 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Orlando, FL. 2016

Currier BH, John Currier, Rayna Levine, Michael Mayor, Lindsay Holdcroft, Douglas Van Citters. “Effectiveness of AO Polyethylene: What early retrievals can tell us.” 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Orlando, FL. 2016

Seagers KA, Audrey Martin, Eric Henderson, Douglas Van Citters.“Quantification of Corrosion in Modular Interfaces of Knee Implants” 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Orlando, FL. 2016

Chapman RM, Douglas Van Citters, Michael Mayor. “A Joint Retrieval Registry does not Represent the United States Population for Primary Reason for Revision in TKA” 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Orlando, FL. 2016

Martin AJ, Avram Edidin, Douglas Van Citters. ”Development of ‘Imprinting’ in Total Hip Arthroplasty” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Orlando, FL. 2016

Currier BH, John Currier, Rayna Levine, Douglas Van Citters. “Effectiveness of AO polyethylene: What retrievals can tell us” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Orlando, FL. 2016

Chapman RM, Gordon Goodchild, Martin Roche, Douglas Van Citters. “Validation of TKA tibial component placement via gyroscopes” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Orlando, FL. 2016

Martin AJ, Kirsten Seagers, Eric Henderson, Michael Mayor, Douglas Van Citters. “Retrieval analysis of degradation in modular total knee replacements” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Orlando, FL. 2016

Lewicki KA, John-Erik Bell, Douglas Van Citters. “Quantification of polyethylene wear on the rim of reverse total shoulder humeral components” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Orlando, FL. 2016

Chapman RM, Douglas Van Citters, Danielle Chapman, David Dalury. “A comparison of in-vivo wear: 0mm and 4mm offset total hip arthroplasty (THA) acetabular liners” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Orlando, FL. 2016

Fung M, John Currier, Douglas Van Citters. “Surface Characteristics of Retrieved CoCr Femoral heads and the influence of adverse articular events” 2016 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Orlando, FL. 2016

Lewicki KA, Van Citters DW. “Examining the Relationship between Wear Rates and Testing Parameters for Pin on Disk Tests of UHMWPE”  2015 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference. Denver, CO 2015

Lewicki KA, Van Citters DW.  “Experimental and Computational Thermal Modeling of In Vitro Pin on Disk Tests of Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene”. 2015 STLE Tribology Frontiers Conference. Denver, CO 2015

Currier BH, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Levine RAC, Collier JP, Van Citters DW:  “Tibial Insert Retrievals Allow Comparison of Wear and Oxidation in Conventional and Highly Cross-linked UHMWPE” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Reinitz SD, Levine RAC, Currier BH, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW:  “In Vivo Oxidation in Remelted Highly Cross-linked Acetabular Bearings: A Clinical Concern?” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Lewicki KA, Prioreschi B, Koenig K, Van Citters DW:  “Calcium Sulfate Does Not Increase Wear of Polyethylene in Total Joint Arthroplasty” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Van Citters DW, Assael D, Currier JH, Mayor MB:  “Does Your Implant Contain Nickel? Nickel Assays of Retrieved Arthroplasty Devices” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Van Citters DW, Assael D, Currier JH, Mayor MB:  “Quantifying Material Loss in Dual Taper Hip Arthroplasty” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Collier JP, Levine RAC, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW:  “In Vivo Oxidation and Associated Changes in Sequentially Cross-link and Annealed UHMWPE Bearings” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Van Citters DW, Levine RAC, Currier JH, Wu D, Mayor MB:  “Motion in Fixed Bearing Knees: Quantifying the Contribution of Micro-Motion to Backside Wear” 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Van Citters DW, Assael D, Currier JH, Mayor MB:”Quantifying Material Loss in Dual Taper Hip Arthroplasty” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Currier JH, Wu D, Santana D, Cook J, Currier BH, Van Citters DW:  “Tibial Insert Retrievals Allow Comparison of Wear and Oxidation in Conventional and Highly Cross-linked UHMWPE” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Shaia B, Levine RAC, Currier JH, Collier JP, Van Citters DW:  “Technique and Operator Reliability in CMM Volume Loss Measurement of Head Bores” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Currier BH, Currier JH, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW:  “Wear Rates Of Highly Cross-linked Versus Conventional Polyethylene Within The Same Knee Design: Retrieval Study Of 3 Implant Series” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Levine RAC, Collier JP, Van Citters DW:  “In Vivo Oxidation in Remelted Highly Cross-linked Bearings: A Clinical Concern?” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Fung M, Levine RAC, Currier BH, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW:  “Variation of Oxidation with Irradiation Dose and Source in Highly Crosslinked Remelted UHMWPE” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Jang B, Currier JH, Van Citters DW:  “Knee Wear Measurement Using CMM Scanning: A Novel Method Shows Promise” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Lewicki KA, Levine RAC, Currier JH, Van Citters DW:  “Tibial Backside Wear Predicted By Cross-shear Model; A Retrieval Study” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Shaia B, Currier JH, Collier JP, Van Citters DW:  “The Role of Femoral Head Size and Offset on Corrosion in the Bore” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Currier JH, Wu D, Santana D, Cook J, Van Citters DW:  “Medial versus Lateral Thinning in Retrieved Knee Bearings: Fixed-Bearings and Mobile Bearings Wear Differently” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Currier JH, Mitchell S, Collier JP, Mayor MB, Levine RAC, Van Citters DW:  “Modular Junctions in Knee Arthroplasty Devices Show Notable Corrosion and Fretting” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Fung M, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW:  “Variation of Mechanical Properties with Oxidation in Highly Crosslinked Remelted UHMWPE” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Currier BH, Currier JH, Wu D, Levine RAC, Van Citters DW:  “Oxidation Mechanisms in Highly Cross-linked and Conventional Gamma-inert Sterilized UHMWPE Tibial Inserts” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Reinitz SD, Gottardi A, Lewicki KA, Van Citters DW:  “Dynamic Mechanical Analysis As A Tool For Understanding Entanglements And Cross-links In UHMWPE” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Reinitz SD, Mishra M, Levine RAC, Shaia B, Van Citters DW: “Short Term and Long Term Chemical Effects of Micro-CT on UHMWPE” 2015 Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV. 2015

Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Assael D:  “Quantifying Material loss and Patient Ion Levels in a Dual taper Modular Hip Design” 2014 ASTM Symposium on Modularity and Tapers in Total Joint Replacement. New Orleans, LA 2014

Van Citters DW, Martin AJ, Currier JH, Mayor MB: “Factors Related to Imprinting Corrosion in Modular Head-Neck Junctions”  2014 ASTM Symposium on Modularity and Tapers in Total Joint Replacement.  New Orleans, LA 2014

Van Citters DW, Paniogue TJ, Lewicki KA: “Tribometer-Based Testing of In Vivo Aged Total Knee Arthroplasty Materials” 2014 ASME Tribology Frontiers Conference. Chicago, IL. 2014

Lewicki KA, Van Citters DW:  “Effects of Sliding Velocity During Pin on Flat Tribometer Testing for Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene”  2014 ASME Tribology Frontiers Conference. Chicago, IL. 2014

Levine RAC, Mayor MB, Currier JH, Reinitz SD, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. Corrosion of the modular junctions of Rejuvenate stems.  Poster 885. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Reinitz SD, Levine RAC, Currier BH, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. Does in vivo oxidation in highly cross-linked acetabular components lead to chain scission?  Poster 974. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Rezhdo A, Reinitz SD, Currier JH, Currier BH, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. Correlation between small punch test and thin section tensile testing. Poster 975. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Levine RAC, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW, Currier BH, Collier JP. α-Tocopherol contamination does not affect gravimetric gel swell.  Poster 980. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Paniogue TJ, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW. Impact of oxidation on the wear rates of highly cross-linked retrieved tibial inserts. Poster 982. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Currier BH, Currier JH, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. Highly cross-linked UHMWPE oxidation – an improvement over conventional gamma-sterilized? Poster 983. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Levine RACL, Van Citters DW, Collier JP. Comparison of oxidation rates and effects in sequentially annealed tibial, patellar and acetabular bearings. Poster 1864. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Carlson EM, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW. Dynamic mechanical analysis as an alternative assay of cross-link density in UHMWPE. Poster 1866. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Cunkelman BP, Currier JH, Miller FA, Van Citters DW, Collier JP. Determining wear of highly crosslinked polyethylene in joint arthroplasty using novel reverse-engineering techniques. Poster 1873. 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Wu X, Currier JH, Levine RAC, Currier BH, Collier JP, Van Citters DW. Medial vs. lateral thinning in retrieval series of four knee designs.  Paper 163, 60th  Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2014.

Currier BH, Currier JH, Collier JP, Mayor MB, Reinitz SD, Levine RAC, Van Citters DW.  Highly cross-linked UHMWPE oxidation – an improvement over conventional gamma-sterilized? Paper 792, 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, New Orleans, LA.

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Van Citters DW. Cross-link density changes in retrieved highly cross-linked UHMWPE tibial bearings indicate chain scission corresponding to in vivo oxidation.  Poster 2399. International Symposium on Technology in Arthroplasty Annual Congress. Palm Beach, FL, Oct 2013.

Paniogue TJ, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW. A method for tribotesting of the native articular surface of retrieved tibial inserts.  Poster 2433. International Symposium on Technology in Arthroplasty Annual Congress. Palm Beach, FL, Oct 2013.

Metcalfe AM, Dressler MR, Hardaker C, Van Citters DW. “The Effect of Third Body Damage on In Vitro Wear of Knee Inserts.” Knee surgery and rehabilitation in 2013: How is engineering driving improved treatment? Nov. 2013. Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Ansari F, Alvarez E, Harman M, Pruitt L, Mayor M, Van Citters DW. “Metal Bearing Surfaces in Total Joint Arthroplasty:  Do different joints display similar damage modes?” Society for Biomaterials 2013 Annual Meeting and Exposition. April 2013, Boston, MA. Society for Biomaterials

Currier B. H., Currier J. H., Carlson E. M., Collier J. P., Van Citters  D. W. “Comparison of the In Vivo Performance of Highly Cross-linked Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Materials in the Hip and Knee” 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013 San Antonio, TX. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Van Citters D. W., Dressler M. R., Levine R. A., Wu X., Mayor M. B., Currier J. H. “A Comparison of Wear Simulator Results with Dimensional Changes of Retrieved Tibial Inserts: An Extended Duration Study” 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013 San Antonio, TX. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Reinitz S. D., Franklin K. J., Carlson E. M., Collier J. P., Van Citters D. W. “Application of small punch test to depth dependent mechanical property testing for retrieved UHMWPE bearings” 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013 San Antonio, TX. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Currier B. H., Currier J. H., Carlson E. M., Collier J. P., Mayor  M. B,  Van Citters D. W.,. “Comparison of First and Second Generation Annealed Highly Cross-linked Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Materials in the Hip” 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013 San Antonio, TX. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Vincelli J. M., Carlson E. M., Currier J. H., Van Citters D. W., Collier J. P. “Methodology and Validation of Taper Wear Measurements in Hip Arthroplasty Retrievals” 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013 San Antonio, TX. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Reinitz S. D., Franklin K. J., Carlson E.M., Paniogue T. J., Van Citters D. W. “Thickness dependence of small punch test for thin specimens” 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013 San Antonio, TX. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Vincelli J. M., Tomek I., Carlson E.M., Van Citters  D. W. “Comparison of the United States and International Ongrowth Surface of a Monoblock Acetabular Design: Characterizing Ongrowth Surfaces through Interferometry” 59th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2013 San Antonio, TX. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Mayor MB, Currier BH, Carlson EM, Reinitz SD, Tomek IM, Kantor SR,  Levine RAC, Santa Maria AN, Wu X, and Collier JP:  Scientific Exhibit “1,000 Knee Retrievals by the Numbers: Important Lessons Learned; Questions Still to be Answered” at the 2013 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Carlson EM, Van Citters DW, Tibbo M, Levine RAC, Reinitz SD, Mayor MB, and Collier JP “Historical Analysis of Reasons for Retrieval of Short Duration Total Knee Arthroplasties,” at the 2013 American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Van Citters DW, Carlson EM, Reinitz SD. “Wear Behavior of Highly Entangled Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene”  2013. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting. Detroit MI.

Patten E, Van Citters DW, Ries M, Pruitt L. “Development of a Multi-Directional Rolling-Sliding Tribosystem for UHMWPE”  2013. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting. Detroit MI.

Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Tibbo ME, Currier BH, Mayor MB. Cross-linked Polyethylene and Polished Trays: Effective Weapons Against Knee Wear? In: AAOS, ed. 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2012 San Francisco, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Currier JH, Van Citters DW, Mayor MB, McHugh DJ, Currier BH, Collier JP. Retrieved Metal on Metal Heads Convey Details of In Vivo Articulation and Bearing Contact. In: AAOS, ed. 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2012 San Francisco, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Currier JH, Collier JP, Currier BH, Kantor SR, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW. Ellipsoidal Wear Zones on MoM Heads Show Distinct Damage Patterns.  In: AAOS, ed. 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2012 San Francisco, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Currier JH, Van Citters DW, Tomek IM, Kantor SR, Koenig K, Carlson EM, Currier BH, Collier JP. Imaging of MoM Hip Retrievals Offers a New Lexicon of Hip Wear Phenomena Common to This Class of Devices.  In: AAOS, ed. 2012 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2012 San Francisco, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Reinitz SD, Franklin KJ, Gray LT, Kluk HL, Currier JH, Van Citters DW. Investigating the Usefulness of the Small Punch Test in Retrieval Analysis.  In: ORS, ed. 58th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2012 San Francisco, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Reinitz SD, Franklin KJ, Gray LT, Dansu HS, Currier BH, Van Citters DW.  Comparison of the In Vivo Performance of Two Highly Crosslinked Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene Materials in the Hip and Knee.  In: ORS, ed. 58th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2012 San Francisco, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

McHugh DJ, Reinitz SD, Streeter SS, Currier BH, Van Citters DW, Collier JP.  Presence of Anti-Oxidant containing UHMWPE in an Accelerated Aging Environment Inhibits Oxidation in Neighboring Materials.  In: ORS, ed. 58th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2012 San Francisco, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Currier JH, McHugh DJ, Tower D, Barlow D, Collier JP, Van Citters DW.  Retrieved MoM Heads Show Damage from In Vivo Articulation and Bearing Contact.  In: ORS, ed. 58th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2012 San Francisco, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Reinitz SD, Currier BH, Franklin KJ, Tibbo ME, Van Citters DW, Collier JP.  Early Indications of Oxidative Degradation in Retrieved Annealed UHMWPE Bearings Resembles Gamma Sterilized Materials.  In: ORS, ed. 58th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2012 San Francisco, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Currier JH, Santa Maria A, Tibbo M, Carlson EM, Van Citters DW. Tibial Spines of Retrieved PS Knees Show Paradoxical Height Increase.  In: ORS, ed. 58th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2012 San Francisco, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Currier, B. H., Martin, A. J., Huot, J. C., Van Citters, D. W. & Berry, D. In vivo oxidation of highly cross-linked polyethylene bearings. In: AAOS, ed. 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011 San Diego, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Currier, J. H., Collier, J. P., Mayor, M. B., currier, B. H., Huot, J. C. & Van Citters, D. W. Wear of a Series of Rotating Platform Bearings. In: AAOS, ed. 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011 San Diego, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Currier, J. H., Mayor, M. B., Collier, J. P., Currier, B. H. & Van Citters, D. W. Visual Observations of Damage do not Correlate Well to Measured Wear in Mobile Bearing Knees. In: AAOS, ed. 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011 San Diego, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Currier, J. H., Porter, E. C., Kluk, H. L., Currier, B. H. & Van Citters, D. W. Tribology of Prosthetic Knee Bearings Studied with Digital Microscopy and White Light 3D Surface Profilometry. In: WPI, ed. Second International Conference on Surface Metrology, 2010 Worcester, MA.

Huot, J. C., Bryant, A. M. & Van Citters, D. W. Techniques for Quantifying Damage in Retrieved Hip Prostheses. In: WPI, ed. Second International Conference on Surface Metrology, 2010 Worcester, MA.

Huot, J. C., Collier, J. P., Mayor, M. B., Currier, J. H. & Van Citters, D. W. Fracture and Corrosion in a Series of Retrieved Modular Femoral Hips. In: AAOS, ed. 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2011 San Diego, CA. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Reinitz, S. D., Currier, B. H. & Van Citters, D. W. Crosslink Density Measurements of Two Retrieved Highly Crosslinked Acetabular Cups. In: ORS, ed. 57th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2011 Long Beach, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Van Citters, D. W., Franklin, K. J. & Reinitz, S. D. In Vivo Dimensional Change of UHMWPE Tibial Inserts. In: ORS, ed. 57th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2011 Long Beach, CA. The Orthopaedic Research Society.

Currier JH, Van Citters DW,  Reinitz SR, Carlson EM, Currier BH, Collier JP.  Ceramic Hips:  An Investigation of the Mechanism of Squeaking.  2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  New Orleans, LA 2010

Van Citters DW, Sullivan MM, Mayor MB, Perry AS, Currier JH, Collier JP:  Corrosion in Retrieved High Carbon Cobalt Chrome Hips. 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  New Orleans, LA 2010

Currier BH, Martin AJ, Perry AS, Currier JH, Huot JC, Van Citters DW:  In-Vivo Oxidation of Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene Bearings. 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  New Orleans, LA 2010

Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Kulwirottama S, Mayor MB, Currier BH, Collier JP: Bearing Wear and Abrasion From Debris at the Modular Interface are Reduced with Polished Tibial Trays. 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  New Orleans, LA 2010

Currier BH, Currier JH, Collier JP, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW: In vivo oxidation of highly cross-linked polyethylene bearings.  56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA 2010

Currier JH, Porter EC, Carlson EM, Mayor MB, Collier JP, Van Citters DW:  Wear Process in Rotating Platforms Analyzed using 3D Surface Profilometry.  56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA 2010

Carlson EM, Van Citters DW, Currier BH, Currier JH, Collier JP:  UHMWPE Oxidation Peak: Independent of Bulk or Thin Section.  56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA 2010

Huot JC, Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Currier BH, Collier JP:  Will Posterior Stabilized Tibial Posts Fabricated from Cross-linked UHMWPE Survive Long in-vivo Durations?  56th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. New Orleans, LA 2010

Van Citters, DW: A Failure Analysis Approach to Orthopaedic Engineering. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Deparment of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering Departmental Colloquium. September, 2009. Troy, NY.

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Currier JH, Huot JC, Kulwirottama S:  Backside Wear of Modular Knee Bearings;  Clinical Evidence and In Vitro Simulation.  World Tribology Congress.  Kyoto, Japan 2009.

Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Carlson EM, Lyford KA, Mayor MB: Imaging of Squeaking Ceramic Surfaces: Stripe Wear Appears Likely to Drive Squeaking More Than Metal Transfer. 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society.  Las Vegas, NV 2009

Currier JH, Currier BH, Van Citters DW: Ceramic Squeaking:  Retrieved Hips and Never Implanted Components Show Ceramic Components Alone Emit the Squeaking Documented In Vivo. 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Las Vegas, NV 2009

Atwood SA, Van Citters DW, Furmanski J, Ries MD, Pruitt LA:  Oxidative Stability and Fatigue Behavior of Below-Melt Annealed and Remelted Cross-linked UHMWPE. 55th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society.  Las Vegas, NV 2009

Currier JH, Perry AS, Lyford KA, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW:  Cemented vs. Porous Coated Knees:  Retrievals show cement is a significant factor in UHMWPE wear. 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Las Vegas, NV 2009

Currier JH, Van Citters DW, Currier BH, Perry AS, Mootoo NM:  Damage and Wear:  Distinct phenomena in knee bearings. 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Las Vegas, NV 2009

Currier JH, Mayor MB, Perry AS, Huot JC, Van Citters DW:  Polished Tibial Trays in Modular Knees Show Reduced Backside Wear. 2009 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.  Las Vegas, NV 2009

Van Citters DW, Levack AE, Kennedy FE: Wear of Highly Crystalline Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene. 2008 STLE/ASME International Joint Tribology Conference. Society for Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Miami, FL, 2008

Van Citters DW, Rocio KA, Currier JH, Lyford KA: In Vivo Dimensional Changes of Retrieved Tibial Bearings.  54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Francisco, CA. 2008

Collier JP, Mayor MB, Lyford KA, Hughlock MK, and Van Citters DW: How Retrieval Analysis Provides Insight into the Development of the 30-Year Knee. in 2008 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2008. San Francisco, CA.

Hughlock MK, Van Citters DW, Collier JP:  Low Cost and Effective Apparatus for Mechanical Testing of Cartilage Explants. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Francisco, CA. 2008

Currier JH, Reinitz SD, Van Citters DW, Barton RM, Dalury D: In Vitro Testing of the Risk of Femur Fracture During Insertion of Radial Stepped Stems and Porous Coated Stems. 54th Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. San Francisco, CA. 2008

Currier BH, Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Lyford KA, Collier JP, Mayor MB: Analysis of Retrieved Cross-linked Polyethylene Bearings.  2008 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Francisco, CA, 2008

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Collier JP:  Rolling Sliding Wear of UHMWPE for Knee Bearing Applications.  Wear of Materials, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 2007

Kennedy FE, Van Citters DW, Collier JP: Tribological Characteristics of Polyethylene Bearings of Knee Prostheses. 10th International Conference on Tribology, Bucharast, Romania, 2007.

Mayor MB, Lyford KA, Collier JP, Currier BH, Van Citters DW: Implant Retrieval Study: Key Lessons.  2007 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, 2007

Collier JP, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW, Lyford KA, Mootoo NM:  Uncemented Knee Design: Lessons from Retrievals and Porous Coating.  2007 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, San Diego, CA, 2007

Kennedy FE, Van Citters DW, Wongseedakaew K, Mongkolwongrojn M: Lubrication and Wear of Artificial Knee Joint Materials in a Rolling/Sliding Tribotester. STLE/ASME 2006 International Joint Tribology Conference,  San Antonio, TX, 2006

Atwood SA, Kennedy FE, Van Citters DW, Collier JP: Third Body Debris in LCS Rotating Platform Knees. 2006 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, 2006

Currier BH, Van Citters DW, Kittredge J, Tomek IM, Collier JP: Oxidation and Fatigue Damage in Barrier Packaged Retrievals.  2006 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, 2006

Tower S, Lyford KA, Mayor MB, Van Citters DW, Currier BH: Acetabular Rim Cracking in Crosslinked Longevity Polyethylene.  2006 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Chicago, IL, 2006

Van Citters DW, Crist JJ, Foster CJ, Currier BH, Collier JP: Impact of Oxidation on the Mechanical Properties of UHWMPE.  51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Washington, DC, 2005

Currier JH, Currier BH, Rice PJ, Van Citters DW, Collier JP: A Clinically Relevant Method for Accelerated Aging of UHMWPE.  51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Washington, DC, 2005

Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Collier JP: Fatigue Failure of UHMWPE:  A Modified Stress Index.  51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Washington, DC, 2005

Shields WH, Collier JP, Currier JH, Atwood SA, Van Citters DW: In-Vitro Study of Backside Wear Marks on Modular Knee Components.  51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Washington, DC, 2005

Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Collier JP, Mayor MB, Lyford KA: Clinical Damage from Post Impingement on Retrieved PS Knee Inserts.  2005 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. Washington, DC, 2005

Blanchet TA, Van Citters, DW: Co-chairs of the Simulative Biotribology session at World Tribology Congress III. ASME International, Washington, DC, 2005

Atwood SA, Kennedy FE, Currier JH, Van Citters DW, Collier JP: In-Vitro Study of Backside Wear Mechanisms on Mobile Platform Knee Bearings. World Tribology Congress III. ASME International, Washington, DC, 2005

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Currier BH, Collier JP: Wear Evaluation of Crosslinked UHMWPE for Knee Prosthesis using a Multi-Station Rolling-Sliding Tribotester.  World Tribology Congress III. ASME International, Washington, DC, 2005

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Currier JH, Collier JP: Factors Affecting Surface Failure of Crosslinked UHMWPE for Knee Prostheses.  International Conference on Mechanics of Biomaterials & Tissues. Elsevier, Waikaloa, HI, 2005

Currier JH, Rice PJ, Lyford KA, Van Citters DW, Mayor MB: Clinical Damage from Post Impingement on Retrieved PS Knee Inserts.  51st Annual Meeting of the Orthopedic Research Society. Washington, DC, 2005

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Currier JH, Collier JP, Currier BH: Fatigue Failure of UHMWPE: The Application of a New Fatigue Tester.  50th Annual Meeting of the Orthopaedic Research Society. San Francisco, CA, 2004

Van Citters DW, Kennedy FE, Currier JH, Collier JP, Nichols TD: A Multi Station Rolling/Sliding Tribotester for Knee Bearing Materials.  2003 STLE/ASME Joint International Tribology Conference. Society for Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, 2003

Kennedy FE, Currier BH, Van Citters DW, Currier JH, Collier JP: Oxidation of Ultra-High Molecular Weight Polyethylene and its Influence on Contact Fatigue and Pitting of Knee Bearings.  ASME/STLE International Tribology Conference. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers, Cancun, Mexico, 2002

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