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Clare Rimnac

Wilbert J. Austin Professor of Engineering
Professor Emeritus, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Advances the long-term performance of implants and structural bone allografts through material analysis and characterization
Office: 620C Glennan
Phone Number: (216) 368-6442
Fax Number: (216) 368-6445

Education

Other, , The Hospital for Special Surgery, 1984
Ph.D., , Lehigh University, 1983
M.S., Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Lehigh University, 1980
B.S., Metallurgy and Materials Science, Carnegie-Mellon University, 1978

Awards and Recognitions

2019, Fellow of International Orthopaedic Research , International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS)
2018, Distinguished University Professor, Case Western Reserve University

Research Interests

▪ Mechanical behavior and characterization of polymeric, metallic, ceramic, and resorbable biomaterials ▪ Implant retrieval analysis and lifetime performance evaluation ▪ Mechanical behavior and characterization of bone tissue ▪ Characterization of mechanical behavior of additively manufactured high performance polymers

Teaching Interests

▪ Fatigue and fracture ▪ Mechanics of materials ▪ Musculoskeletal biomechanics

Professional Leadership and Service

Friday, January 1, 1999 - PRESENT, Fellow American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
Saturday, January 1, 1983 - PRESENT, Member, past member and chair of committees, past President Orthopaedic Research Society
Saturday, January 1, 2011 - PRESENT, Elected Associate Member The Hip Society

Other Affiliations

2013 - PRESENT, Senior Associate Editor, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research

Publications

Schachtner, J., MacDonald, D., Klein, G., Malkani, A., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C. M., ... Kurtz, S. (2020). Are the Wear and Osteolysis Outcomes Different between Annealed and Remelted First-Generation Highly Crosslinked Polyethylene after Long-Term Implantation?. The Journal of Hip Surgery, 4 (04), 158-165.
Leopold, S., Porcher, R., Gebhardt, M., Gioe, T., Manner, P., Rimnac, C. M., ... Wongworawat, M. (2020). Editorial: Opposites Attract at CORR®-Machine Learning and Qualitative Research.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 478 (10), 2193-2196.
Alliston, T., Foucher, K., Frederick, B., Hernandez, C., Iatridis, J., Kozloff, K., ... Westendorf, J. (2020). The importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in orthopedic research. Journal of Orthopaedic Research, 38 (8), 1661-1665.
Hering, T., Rimnac, C. M., Dobbs, M., & Leopold, S. (2019). Editorial: Reporting Gene Expression Analyses in CORR�. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 477 (7), 1525-1527.
Sirimamilla, P., & Rimnac, C. M. (2019). Crack Initiation from a clinically relevant notch in a highly-crosslinked UHMWPE subjected to static and cyclic loading. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 91 (), 366-372.
Du, J., Flanagan, C., Bensusan, J., Knusel, K., Akkus, O., & Rimnac, C. M. (2019). Raman Biomarkers Are Associated with Cyclic Fatigue Life of Human Allograft Cortical Bone. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 101 (17).
Leopold, S., Beadling, L., Calabro, A., Dobbs, M., Gebhardt, M., Gioe, T., ... Wongworawat, M. (2018). Editorial: The Complexity of Reporting Race and Ethnicity in Orthopaedic Research. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 476 (5), 917-920.
Arnholt, C., MacDonald, D., Klein, G., Cates, H., Rimnac, C. M., Kurtz, S., ... Chen, A. (2018). What Is the Incidence of Cobalt-Chromium Damage Modes on the Bearing Surface of Contemporary Femoral Component Designs for Total Knee Arthroplasty?. Journal of Arthroplasty, ().
Leopold, S., Beadling, L., Calabro, A., Dobbs, M., Gebhardt, M., Gioe, T., ... Wongworawat, M. (2018). Editorial: The Complexity of Reporting Race and Ethnicity in Orthopaedic Research.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, ().
Parran, K., Bechtel, C., Moore, R., Gebhart, J., Reich, M., Kraay, M., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2018). Are Radiographic and Direct Measures of Acetabular Polyethylene Wear Comparable?. Journal of Arthroplasty, ().
Morrison, T., Moore, R., Meng, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kraay, M. (2018). No Difference in Conventional Polyethylene Wear Between Yttria-stabilized Zirconia and Cobalt-chromium-molybdenum Femoral Heads at 10 Years. HSS Journal, 14 (1), 60-66.
Morrison, P., Moore, K., Meng, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kraay, M. (2018). No Difference in Conventional Polyethylene Wear Between Yttria-stabilized Zirconia and Cobalt-chromium-molybdenum Femoral Heads at 10 Years.. HSS journal : the musculoskeletal journal of Hospital for Special Surgery, 14 (1), 60-66.
Sirimamilla, P., Rimnac, C. M., & Furmanski, J. (2018). Viscoplastic crack initiation and propagation in crosslinked UHMWPE from clinically relevant notches up to 0.5 mm radius. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 77 (), 73-77.
Sirimamilla, P., Rimnac, C. M., & Furmanski, J. (2018). Viscoplastic crack initiation and propagation in crosslinked UHMWPE from clinically relevant notches up to 0.5mm radius.. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 77 (), 73-77.
Leopold, S., Dobbs, M., Gebhardt, M., Gioe, T., Rimnac, C. M., & Wongworawat, M. (2017). Erratum to: Editorial: Do Orthopaedic Surgeons Belong on the Sidelines at American Football Games?. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 475 (12), 3118.
Boyan, B., & Rimnac, C. M. (2017). In memoriam: Adele L. Boskey, PhD.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 35 (12), 2825.
MacDonald, D., Chen, A., Lee, G., Klein, G., Mont, M., Kurtz, S., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2017). Fretting and Corrosion Damage in Taper Adapter Sleeves for Ceramic Heads: A Retrieval Study. Journal of Arthroplasty, ().
Flanagan, C., Unal, M., Akkus, O., & Rimnac, C. M. (2017). Raman spectral markers of collagen denaturation and hydration in human cortical bone tissue are affected by radiation sterilization and high cycle fatigue damage. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 75 (), 314-321.
Islam, A., Chapin, K., Moore, E., Ford, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Akkus, O. (2016). Gamma Radiation Sterilization Reduces the High-cycle Fatigue Life of Allograft Bone.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 474 (3), 827-35.
Arnholt, C., MacDonald, D., Malkani, A., Klein, G., Rimnac, C. M., Kurtz, S., ... Gilbert, J. (2016). Corrosion Damage and Wear Mechanisms in Long-Term Retrieved CoCr Femoral Components for Total Knee Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty [08835403], 31 (12), 2900-2906.
Arnholt, C., MacDonald, D., Underwood, R., Guyer, E., Rimnac, C. M., Kurtz, S., ... Kraay, M. (2016). Do Stem Taper Microgrooves Influence Taper Corrosion in Total Hip Arthroplasty? A Matched Cohort Retrieval Study. Journal of Arthroplasty [08835403], ().
Higgs, G., MacDonald, D., Gilbert, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2016). Does Taper Size Have an Effect on Taper Damage in Retrieved Metal-on-Polyethylene Total Hip Devices?. Journal of Arthroplasty [08835403], 31 (9), 277-281.
Torres, A., Matheny, J., Keaveny, T., Taylor, D., Rimnac, C. M., & Hernandez, C. (2016). Material heterogeneity in cancellous bone promotes deformation recovery after mechanical failure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America [00278424], 113 (11), 2892-2897.
Goff, M., Lambers, F., Nguyen, T., Sung, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Hernandez, C. (2015). Fatigue-induced microdamage in cancellous bone occurs distant from resorption cavities and trabecular surfaces.. Bone, 79 (), 8-14.
Wongworawat, M., Dobbs, M., Gebhardt, M., Gioe, T., Leopold, S., Manner, P., ... Porcher, R. (2015). Editorial: Estimating survivorship in the face of competing risks.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 473 (4), 1173-6.
Hanzlik, J., Day, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2015). Is There A Difference in Bone Ingrowth in Modular Versus Monoblock Porous Tantalum Tibial Trays?. The Journal of arthroplasty, ().
Fredette, E., MacDonald, D., Underwood, R., Slipchenko, M., Mont, M., Lee, H., ... Kurtz, S. (2015). Does Metal Transfer Differ on Retrieved Ceramic and CoCr Femoral Heads?. BioMed research international, 2015 (), 283038.
Arnholt, C., MacDonald, D., Tohfafarosh, M., Gilbertson, J., Rimnac, C. M., Kurtz, S., ... Kraay, M. (2014). Mechanically assisted taper corrosion in modular TKA.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 29 (9 Suppl), 205-8.
Hernandez, C., Lambers, F., Widjaja, J., Chapa, C., & Rimnac, C. M. (2014). Quantitative relationships between microdamage and cancellous bone strength and stiffness.. Bone, 66 (), 205-13.
Rimnac, C. M. (2014). What Design and Material Factors Impact the Wear and Corrosion Performance in Total Elbow Arthroplasties? (vol 472, pg 3770, 2014). , 472 (10), 3245-3245.
Miller, M., Goodheart, J., Izant, T., Rimnac, C. M., Cleary, R., & Tillmann, K. (2014). Loss of cement-bone interlock in retrieved tibial components from total knee arthroplasties.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 472 (1), 304-13.
Sobieraj, M., Murphy, J., Brinkman, J., Kurtz, S., & Rimnac, C. M. (2013). Monotonic and fatigue behavior of five clinically relevant conventional and highly crosslinked UHMWPEs in the presence of stress concentrations.. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 28 (), 244-53.
Kurtz, S., Kocagoz, S., Hanzlik, J., Underwood, R., Gilbertson, J., MacDonald, D., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2013). Do ceramic femoral heads reduce taper fretting corrosion in hip arthroplasty? A retrieval study.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 471 (10), 3270-82.
Higgs, G., Hanzlik, J., MacDonald, D., Gilbertson, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2013). Is increased modularity associated with increased fretting and corrosion damage in metal-on-metal total hip arthroplasty devices?: a retrieval study.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 28 (8 Suppl), 2-6.
MacDonald, D., Higgs, G., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Hartzband, M., Levine, H., ... Kurtz, S. (2013). Oxidative properties and surface damage mechanisms of remelted highly crosslinked polyethylenes in total knee arthroplasty.. International orthopaedics, 37 (4), 611-5.
Sirimamilla, A., Furmanski, J., & Rimnac, C. M. (2013). Peak stress intensity factor governs crack propagation velocity in crosslinked ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene.. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials, 101 (3), 430-5.
Sirimamilla, P., 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, 17 (), 11-21.
Hernandez, C., Ramsey, D., Dux, S., Schuele, D., & Rimnac, C. M. (2012). Irradiation does not modify mechanical properties of cancellous bone under compression.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 470 (9), 2488-95.
French, K., Moore, K., Gawel, H., Kurtz, S., Kraay, M., Xie, K., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2012). Retrieval analysis of Harris-Galante I and II acetabular liners in situ for more than 10 years.. Acta orthopaedica, 83 (4), 366-73.
Haider, H., Weisenburger, J., Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. M., Freedman, J., Schroeder, D., ... Garvin, K. (2012). Does vitamin E-stabilized ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene address concerns of cross-linked polyethylene in total knee arthroplasty?. The Journal of arthroplasty, 27 (3), 461-9.
Furmanski, J., Kraay, M., & Rimnac, C. M. (2011). Crack initiation in retrieved cross-linked highly cross-linked ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene acetabular liners: an investigation of 9 cases.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 26 (5), 796-801.
Furmanski, J., & Rimnac, C. M. (2011). Crack propagation resistance is similar under static and cyclic loading in crosslinked UHMWPE: a pilot study.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 469 (8), 2302-7.
MacDonald, D., Sakona, A., Ianuzzi, A., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2011). Do first-generation highly crosslinked polyethylenes oxidize in vivo?. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 469 (8), 2278-85.
Medel, F., Kurtz, S., Parvizi, J., Klein, G., Kraay, M., & Rimnac, C. M. (2011). In vivo oxidation contributes to delamination but not pitting in polyethylene components for total knee arthroplasty.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 26 (5), 802-10.
Stern, L., Brinkman, J., Furmanski, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Hernandez, C. (2011). Near-terminal creep damage does not substantially influence fatigue life under physiological loading.. Journal of biomechanics, 44 (10), 1995-8.
Medel, F., Kurtz, S., Sharkey, P., Austin, M., Klein, G., Cohen, M., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2011). Post damage in contemporary posterior-stabilized tibial inserts: influence of implant design and clinical relevance.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 26 (4), 606-14.
Sobieraj, M., Murphy, J., Brinkman, J., Kurtz, S., & Rimnac, C. M. (2010). Notched fatigue behavior of PEEK.. Biomaterials, 31 (35), 9156-62.
Kurtz, S., Medel, F., MacDonald, D., Parvizi, J., Kraay, M., & Rimnac, C. M. (2010). Reasons for revision of first-generation highly cross-linked polyethylenes.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 25 (6 Suppl), 67-74.
Kraay, M., Moore, K., Martell, J., & Rimnac, C. M. (2010). Reassessment of computerized wear measurement for total hip arthroplasty with correction for projectional image distortion: a brief follow-up report.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 92 (9), 1858-67.
Dux, S., Ramsey, D., Schuele, D., Rimnac, C. M., & Hernandez, C. (2010). Alterations in damage processes in dense cancellous bone following gamma-radiation sterilization.. Journal of biomechanics, 43 (8), 1509-13.
Sobieraj, M., Kurtz, S., & Rimnac, C. M. (2009). Notch sensitivity of PEEK in monotonic tension.. Biomaterials, 30 (33), 6485-94.
Sobieraj, M., & Rimnac, C. M. (2009). Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene: mechanics, morphology, and clinical behavior.. Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 2 (5), 433-43.
Medel, F., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2009). On the assessment of oxidative and microstructural changes after in vivo degradation of historical UHMWPE knee components by means of vibrational spectroscopies and nanoindentation.. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 89 (2), 530-8.
Medel, F., Kurtz, S., Hozack, W., Parvizi, J., Purtill, J., Sharkey, P., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2009). Gamma inert sterilization: a solution to polyethylene oxidation?. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 91 (4), 839-49.
Garcia-Sanz, M., Kraay, M., Messerschmitt, P., Goldberg, V., & Rimnac, C. M. (2009). Analysis of retrieved ultra-high-molecular-weight polyethylene tibial components from rotating-platform total knee arthroplasty.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 24 (1), 131-8.
Sobieraj, M., Kurtz, S., Wang, J., Manley, M., & Rimnac, C. M. (2008). Notched stress-strain behavior of a conventional and a sequentially annealed highly crosslinked UHMWPE.. Biomaterials, 29 (35), 4575-83.
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 (5), 616-620.
Varadarajan, R., Dapp, E., & Rimnac, C. M. (2008). Static fracture resistance of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene using the single specimen normalization method.. Polymer testing, 27 (2), 260-268.
Medel, F., Kurtz, S., Klein, G., Levine, H., Sharkey, P., Austin, M., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2008). Clinical, surface damage and oxidative performance of poly II tibial inserts after long-term implantation.. Journal of long-term effects of medical implants, 18 (2), 151-65.
Rimnac, C. M., & Pruitt, L. (2008). How do material properties influence wear and fracture mechanisms?. The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 16 Suppl 1 (), S94-100.
Tatro, J., Taki, N., Islam, A., Goldberg, V., Rimnac, C. M., Doerschuk, C., ... Greenfield, E. (2007). The balance between endotoxin accumulation and clearance during particle-induced osteolysis in murine calvaria.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 25 (3), 361-9.
Kurtz, S., Hozack, W., Purtill, J., Marcolongo, M., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V., ... Edidin, A. (2006). 2006 Otto Aufranc Award Paper: significance of in vivo degradation for polyethylene in total hip arthroplasty.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 453 (), 47-57.
Kraay, M., Thomas, P., Rimnac, C. M., Fitzgerald, S., & Goldberg, V. (2006). Zirconia versus Co-Cr femoral heads in total hip arthroplasty: early assessment of wear.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 453 (), 86-90.
Varadarajan, R., & Rimnac, C. M. (2006). Compliance calibration for fatigue crack propagation testing of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene.. Biomaterials, 27 (27), 4693-7.
Akhavan, S., Matthiesen, M., Schulte, L., Penoyar, T., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C. M., ... Goldberg, V. (2006). Clinical and histologic results related to a low-modulus composite total hip replacement stem.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 88 (6), 1308-14.
Gencur, S., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2006). Fatigue crack propagation resistance of virgin and highly crosslinked, thermally treated ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene.. Biomaterials, 27 (8), 1550-7.
Kraay, M., Thomas, R., Rimnac, C. M., Fitzgerald, S., & Goldberg, V. (2006). Zirconia versus Co-Cr femoral heads in total hip arthroplasty - Early assessment of wear. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (453), 86-90.
Kurtz, S., 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 (1), 24-34.
Sobieraj, M., Kurtz, S., & Rimnac, C. M. (2005). Large deformation compression induced crystallinity degradation of conventional and highly crosslinked UHMWPEs.. Biomaterials, 26 (33), 6430-9.
Sobieraj, M., Kurtz, S., & Rimnac, C. M. (2005). Notch strengthening and hardening behavior of conventional and highly crosslinked UHMWPE under applied tensile loading.. Biomaterials, 26 (17), 3411-26.
Kurtz, S., Bergström, J., & Rimnac, C. M. (2005). Failure property distributions for conventional and highly crosslinked ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylenes.. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials, 73 (2), 214-20.
Dean, D., Wolfe, M., Ahmad, Y., Totonchi, A., Chen, J., Fisher, J., ... Mikos, A. (2005). Effect of transforming growth factor beta 2 on marrow-infused foam poly(propylene fumarate) tissue-engineered constructs for the repair of critical-size cranial defects in rabbits.. Tissue engineering, 11 (5-6), 923-39.
Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. M., Hozack, W., Turner, J., Marcolongo, M., Goldberg, V., ... Edidin, A. (2005). In vivo degradation of polyethylene liners after gamma sterilization in air.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 87 (4), 815-23.
Bergström, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2005). Molecular chain stretch is a multiaxial failure criterion for conventional and highly crosslinked UHMWPE.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 23 (2), 367-75.
Taki, N., Tatro, J., Nalepka, J., Togawa, D., Goldberg, V., Rimnac, C. M., ... Greenfield, E. (2005). Polyethylene and titanium particles induce osteolysis by similar, lymphocyte-independent, mechanisms.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 23 (2), 376-83.
Stawarz, A., Kayacan, R., & Rimnac, C. M. (2004). The effect of gamma radiation sterilization on the fatigue crack propagation resistance of human cortical bone.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 86-A (12), 2648-57.
Taki, N., Goldberg, V., Kraay, M., & Rimnac, C. M. (2004). Backside wear of Miller-Galante I and Insall-Burstein II tibial inserts.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (428), 198-206.
Bergström, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2004). An augmented hybrid constitutive model for simulation of unloading and cyclic loading behavior of conventional and highly crosslinked UHMWPE.. Biomaterials, 25 (11), 2171-8.
Pavone, V., Youm, T., Baldini, T., Rimnac, C. M., Wright, T., & Sculco, T. (2004). Bilateral cobalt alloy femoral component fracture: a case report.. American journal of orthopedics (Belle Mead, N.J.), 33 (4), 185-9.
Schmitt, S., Krzypow, D., & Rimnac, C. M. (2004). The effect of moisture absorption on the fatigue crack propagation resistance of acrylic bone cement.. Biomedizinische Technik. Biomedical engineering, 49 (3), 61-5.
Collier, M., Kraay, M., Rimnac, C. M., & Goldberg, V. (2003). Evaluation of contemporary software methods used to quantify polyethylene wear after total hip arthroplasty.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 85-A (12), 2410-8.
Kurtz, S., Hozack, W., Marcolongo, M., Turner, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Edidin, A. (2003). Degradation of mechanical properties of UHMWPE acetabular liners following long-term implantation.. The Journal of arthroplasty, 18 (7 Suppl 1), 68-78.
Gencur, S., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2003). Failure micromechanisms during uniaxial tensile fracture of conventional and highly crosslinked ultra-high molecular weight polyethylenes used in total joint replacements.. Biomaterials, 24 (22), 3947-54.
Akkus, O., Knott, D., Jepsen, K., Davy, D., & Rimnac, C. M. (2003). Relationship between damage accumulation and mechanical property degradation in cortical bone: microcrack orientation is important.. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 65 (4), 482-8.
Dean, D., Topham, N., Meneghetti, S., Wolfe, M., Jepsen, K., Kasheff, Z., ... Mikos, A. (2003). Poly(propylene fumarate) and poly(DL-lactic-co-glycolic acid) as scaffold materials for solid and foam-coated composite tissue-engineered constructs for cranial reconstruction.. Tissue engineering, 9 (3), 495-504.
Bergström, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Kurtz, S. (2003). Prediction of multiaxial mechanical behavior for conventional and highly crosslinked UHMWPE using a hybrid constitutive model.. Biomaterials, 24 (8), 1365-80.
Cooke, M. N., Fisher, J., Dean, D., Rimnac, C. M., & Mikos, A. (2003). Use of stereolithography to manufacture critical-sized 3D biodegradable scaffolds for bone ingrowth.. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part B, Applied biomaterials, 64 (2), 65-9.
Kurtz, S., Villarraga, M., Herron, M., Bergström, J., Rimnac, C. M., & Edidin, A. (2002). Thermomechanical behavior of virgin and highly crosslinked ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene used in total joint replacements.. Biomaterials, 23 (17), 3681-97.
Wolfe, M., Dean, D., Chen, J., Fisher, J., Nrasimhan, S., Rimnac, C. M., ... Mikos, A. (2002). In vitro degradation and fracture toughness of multilayered porous poly(propylene fumarate)/beta-tricalcium phosphate scaffolds.. Journal of biomedical materials research, 61 (1), 159-64.
Bergström, J., Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. M., & Edidin, A. (2002). Constitutive modeling of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene under large-deformation and cyclic loading conditions.. Biomaterials, 23 (11), 2329-43.
Akkus, O., & Rimnac, C. M. (2001). Fracture resistance of gamma radiation sterilized cortical bone allografts.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 19 (5), 927-34.
Akkus, O., & Rimnac, C. M. (2001). Cortical bone tissue resists fatigue fracture by deceleration and arrest of microcrack growth.. Journal of biomechanics, 34 (6), 757-64.
Gadeleta, S., Boskey, A., Paschalis, E., Carlson, C., Menschik, F., Baldini, T., ... Rimnac, C. M. (2000). A physical, chemical, and mechanical study of lumbar vertebrae from normal, ovariectomized, and nandrolone decanoate-treated cynomolgus monkeys (Macaca fascicularis).. Bone, 27 (4), 541-50.
Krzypow, D., & Rimnac, C. M. (2000). Cyclic steady state stress-strain behavior of UHMW polyethylene.. Biomaterials, 21 (20), 2081-7.
Wong, C., Rohatgi, S., Kraay, M., Goldberg, V., & Rimnac, C. M. (2000). Effect of resin type and manufacturing method on wear of polyethylene tibial components.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (376), 161-71.
Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. M., Pruitt, L., Jewett, C., Goldberg, V., & Edidin, A. (2000). The relationship between the clinical performance and large deformation mechanical behavior of retrieved UHMWPE tibial inserts.. Biomaterials, 21 (3), 283-91.
Dean, D., Topham, N., Rimnac, C. M., Mikos, A., Goldberg, D., Jepsen, K., ... Ratcheson, R. (1999). Osseointegration of preformed polymethylmethacrylate craniofacial prostheses coated with bone marrow-impregnated poly (DL-lactic-co-glycolic acid) foam.. Plastic and reconstructive surgery, 104 (3), 705-12.
Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. M., & Bartels, L. (1998). Predictive model for tensile true stress-strain behavior of chemically and mechanically degraded ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene.. Journal of biomedical materials research, 43 (3), 241-8.
Kurtz, S., Bartels, L., & Rimnac, C. M. (1998). Postirradiation aging affects stress and strain in polyethylene components.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (350), 209-20.
Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. M., & Bartels, L. (1997). Degradation rate of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 15 (1), 57-61.
Kurtz, S., Rimnac, C. M., Santner, T., & Bartels, L. (1996). Exponential model for the tensile true stress-strain behavior of as-irradiated and oxidatively degraded ultra high molecular weight polyethylene.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 14 (5), 755-61.
Massé, P., Rimnac, C. M., Yamauchi, M., Coburn, S., Rucker, R., Howell, D., ... Boskey, A. (1996). Pyridoxine deficiency affects biomechanical properties of chick tibial bone.. Bone, 18 (6), 567-74.
Astion, D., Saluan, P., Stulberg, B., Rimnac, C. M., & Li , S. (1996). The porous-coated anatomic total hip prosthesis: failure of the metal-backed acetabular component.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 78 (5), 755-66.
Gómez-Barrena, E., Changpradit, J., Li , S., Rimnac, C. M., & Salvati, E. (1996). The role of polyethylene properties in osteolysis after total hip replacement.. Instructional course lectures, 45 (), 187-97.
Camacho, N., Rimnac, C. M., Meyer, Jr, R., Doty, S., & Boskey, A. (1995). Effect of abnormal mineralization on the mechanical behavior of X-linked hypophosphatemic mice femora.. Bone, 17 (3), 271-8.
Pruitt, L., Koo, J., Rimnac, C. M., Suresh, S., & Wright, T. (1995). Cyclic compressive loading results in fatigue cracks in ultra high molecular weight polyethylene.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 13 (1), 143-6.
Bostrom, M., Bennett, A., Rimnac, C. M., & Wright, T. (1994). The natural history of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (309), 20-8.
Shukla, S., Bansal, M., Betts, F., Rimnac, C. M., Lieberman, J., Huo, M., ... Salvati, E. (1994). Polyethylene and metal debris generated by non-articulating surfaces of modular acetabular components.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume, 76 (4), 568-74.
Rimnac, C. M., Klein, G., Betts, F., & Wright, T. (1994). Post-irradiation aging of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 76 (7), 1052-6.
Lieberman, J., Rimnac, C. M., Garvin, K., Klein, G., & Salvati, E. (1994). An analysis of the head-neck taper interface in retrieved hip prostheses.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (300), 162-7.
Elbert, K., Wright, T., Rimnac, C. M., Klein, G., Ingraffea, A., Gunsallus, K., ... Bartels, L. (1994). Fatigue crack propagation behavior of ultra high molecular weight polyethylene under mixed mode conditions.. Journal of biomedical materials research, 28 (2), 181-7.
Rimnac, C. M., Petko, A., Santner, T., & Wright, T. (1993). The effect of temperature, stress and microstructure on the creep of compact bovine bone.. Journal of biomechanics, 26 (3), 219-28.
Boskey, A., Rimnac, C. M., Bansal, M., Federman, M., Lian, J., & Boyan, B. (1992). Effect of short-term hypomagnesemia on the chemical and mechanical properties of rat bone.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 10 (6), 774-83.
Brien, W., Salvati, E., Betts, F., Bullough, P., Wright, T., Rimnac, C. M., ... Garvin, K. (1992). Metal levels in cemented total hip arthroplasty. A comparison of well-fixed and loose implants.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (276), 66-74.
Wright, T., Rimnac, C. M., Stulberg, S., Mintz, L., Tsao, A., Klein, G., ... McCrae, C. (1992). Wear of polyethylene in total joint replacements. Observations from retrieved PCA knee implants.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (276), 126-34.
Wright, T., Rimnac, C. M., Faris, P., & Bansal, M. (1988). Analysis of surface damage in retrieved carbon fiber-reinforced and plain polyethylene tibial components from posterior stabilized total knee replacements.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 70 (9), 1312-9.
Rimnac, C. M., Wilson, Jr, P., Fuchs, M., & Wright, T. (1988). Acetabular cup wear in total hip arthroplasty.. The Orthopedic clinics of North America, 19 (3), 631-6.
Wright, T., Astion, D., Bansal, M., Rimnac, C. M., Green, T., Insall, J., ... Robinson, R. (1988). Failure of carbon fiber-reinforced polyethylene total knee-replacement components. A report of two cases.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 70 (6), 926-32.
Ranawat, C., Johanson, N., Rimnac, C. M., Wright, T., & Schwartz, R. (1986). Retrieval analysis of porous-coated components for total knee arthroplasty. A report of two cases.. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, (209), 244-8.
Rimnac, C. M., Wright, T., & McGill, D. (1986). The effect of centrifugation on the fracture properties of acrylic bone cements.. The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume, 68 (2), 281-7.
Callaghan, J., Salvati, E., Brause, B., Rimnac, C. M., & Wright, T. (1985). Reimplantation for salvage of the infected hip: rationale for the use of gentamicin-impregnated cement and beads.. The Hip, (), 65-94.
Connelly, G., Rimnac, C. M., Wright, T., Hertzberg, R., & Manson, J. (1984). Fatigue crack propagation behavior of ultrahigh molecular weight polyethylene.. Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 2 (2), 119-25.