Exponent Inc

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Organization: Exponent Inc
Country: USA

Top Publications

  1. doi Evaluation of hexavalent chromium in sediment pore water of the Hackensack River, New Jersey, USA
    Susan Kane Driscoll
    Exponent, 1 Clock Tower Place, Suite 150, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:617-20. 2010
  2. doi An evaluation of short-term exposures of brake mechanics to asbestos during automotive and truck brake cleaning and machining activities
    Richard O Richter
    Exponent, Irvine, California 92618, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:458-74. 2009
  3. doi Trace concentrations of vitamin E protect radiation crosslinked UHMWPE from oxidative degradation
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent, Inc, 3401 Market St, Suite 300, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 90:549-63. 2009
  4. doi Building a scientific framework for studying hormonal effects on behavior and on the development of the sexually dimorphic nervous system
    Abby A Li
    Exponent Health Sciences, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:504-19. 2008
  5. doi Esfenvalerate-induced case-abandonment in the larvae of the caddisfly (Brachycentrus americanus)
    Katherine R Johnson
    Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:397-403. 2008
  6. doi Pesticides and prostate cancer: a review of epidemiologic studies with specific agricultural exposure information
    Pamela J Mink
    Exponent Health Sciences Group, Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:97-110. 2008
  7. ncbi Potential for sea otter exposure to remnants of buried oil from the Exxon Valdez oil spill
    Paul D Boehm
    Exponent Inc, 3 Clock Tower Place, Suite 205, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754, Chemistry Department, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 04011, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6860-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Pleural plaques: a review of diagnostic issues and possible nonasbestos factors
    Chester C Clarke
    Exponent, Inc, Bowie, MD 20715, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:183-92. 2006
  9. ncbi Factors that influence the radiofrequency power output of GSM mobile phones
    Linda S Erdreich
    Exponent, Inc, New York, NY 10170, USA
    Radiat Res 168:253-61. 2007
  10. ncbi Evaluation of costs for cystoid macular edema among patients after cataract surgery
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent Inc, 1800 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Retina 27:621-8. 2007

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Publications62

  1. doi Evaluation of hexavalent chromium in sediment pore water of the Hackensack River, New Jersey, USA
    Susan Kane Driscoll
    Exponent, 1 Clock Tower Place, Suite 150, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 29:617-20. 2010
    ..3 microg/L, while Cr(VI) was not detected (<10 microg/L). These findings are consistent with previous studies, which demonstrated limited bioavailability and toxicity of Cr in sediment at this site and others with similar conditions...
  2. doi An evaluation of short-term exposures of brake mechanics to asbestos during automotive and truck brake cleaning and machining activities
    Richard O Richter
    Exponent, Irvine, California 92618, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:458-74. 2009
    ..Considering exposure duration, none of the short-term exposures were above the current OSHA excursion level...
  3. doi Trace concentrations of vitamin E protect radiation crosslinked UHMWPE from oxidative degradation
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent, Inc, 3401 Market St, Suite 300, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res A 90:549-63. 2009
    ..The results of this experiment therefore supported our hypotheses that trace concentrations of Vitamin E, coupled with radiation treatment-but not resin grade-influence the mechanical and oxidative degradation behavior of UHMWPE...
  4. doi Building a scientific framework for studying hormonal effects on behavior and on the development of the sexually dimorphic nervous system
    Abby A Li
    Exponent Health Sciences, San Francisco, CA 94114, USA
    Neurotoxicology 29:504-19. 2008
    ..Understanding of the hormonal mechanisms of these behaviors, and of relevance to humans, is needed to develop biologically plausible hypotheses regarding the potential effects of hormonally active chemicals in humans...
  5. doi Esfenvalerate-induced case-abandonment in the larvae of the caddisfly (Brachycentrus americanus)
    Katherine R Johnson
    Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:397-403. 2008
    ..Overall, we concluded that small behavioral responses can have profound consequences for survival of species and reveal susceptible stages in life-cycles that can be overlooked by conventional approaches to ecological risk assessment...
  6. doi Pesticides and prostate cancer: a review of epidemiologic studies with specific agricultural exposure information
    Pamela J Mink
    Exponent Health Sciences Group, Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:97-110. 2008
    ..Existing evidence does not point to any pesticide as satisfying widely used guidelines for establishing causation: a strong, exposure-dependent and demonstrably unconfounded, unbiased association, documented in several studies...
  7. ncbi Potential for sea otter exposure to remnants of buried oil from the Exxon Valdez oil spill
    Paul D Boehm
    Exponent Inc, 3 Clock Tower Place, Suite 205, Maynard, Massachusetts 01754, Chemistry Department, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine 04011, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 41:6860-7. 2007
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  8. ncbi Pleural plaques: a review of diagnostic issues and possible nonasbestos factors
    Chester C Clarke
    Exponent, Inc, Bowie, MD 20715, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:183-92. 2006
    ..The authors concluded that plaques may be associated with nonasbestos exposures and certain medical conditions. Without a thorough exposure/medical history, plaque reports can be misleading...
  9. ncbi Factors that influence the radiofrequency power output of GSM mobile phones
    Linda S Erdreich
    Exponent, Inc, New York, NY 10170, USA
    Radiat Res 168:253-61. 2007
    ..These results provide information applicable to improving the precision of exposure metrics for epidemiological studies of GSM mobile phones and may have broader application for other mobile phone systems and geographic locations...
  10. ncbi Evaluation of costs for cystoid macular edema among patients after cataract surgery
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent Inc, 1800 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Retina 27:621-8. 2007
    ..Little is known about the costs of cystoid macular edema (CME), an important complication associated with cataract surgery. The purpose of this analysis was to estimate the cost of treatment for CME in the United States...
  11. pmc A phased approach for assessing combined effects from multiple stressors
    Charles A Menzie
    Exponent, Inc, Winchester, Massachusetts 01890, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:807-16. 2007
    ..The latter characteristic is considered especially important because multiple stressor problems usually involve exposures to communities or to ecologic regions with many stakeholders...
  12. ncbi A meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene exposure and liver cancer
    Dominik D Alexander
    Exponent Health Sciences, 185 Hansen Ct, Suite 100, Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:127-43. 2007
    ..To quantitatively evaluate this association and to examine sources of heterogeneity, we conducted a meta-analysis of occupational studies of TCE exposure and liver/biliary tract cancer...
  13. ncbi Evaluation of Medicare costs of endophthalmitis among patients after cataract surgery
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent, Inc, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    Ophthalmology 114:1094-9. 2007
    ..However, little is known about the cost of treatment. The objective of this study was to estimate the direct medical cost of treatment for endophthalmitis in the United States...
  14. ncbi Costs and outcomes of extended-release vs. immediate-release clarithromycin for lower respiratory tract infections
    Michael T Halpern
    Exponent, Health Sciences Group, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    COPD 2:217-23. 2005
    ..Results indicate that clarithromycin extended-release is cost-saving compared with immediate-release for LRTI...
  15. doi Have contemporary hip resurfacing designs reached maturity? A review
    Kevin L Ong
    Exponent Incorporated, 3401 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 90:81-8. 2008
    ..In addition, this review is based on an understanding of the causes of failure of revision hip resurfacing arthroplasty, which is essential to help guide research, implant design, and clinical decision-making...
  16. pmc Re-creation of historical chrysotile-containing joint compounds
    G P Brorby
    Exponent, Inc, Oakland, California 94607, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 20:1043-53. 2008
    ..g. viscosity, workability, crack resistance), indicating that these materials are sufficiently representative of the original products to support research activities...
  17. doi Medicare expenditures associated with diabetes and diabetic retinopathy
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent, Inc, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Retina 29:199-206. 2009
    ..To estimate the expenditures for diabetic retinopathy in the United States by Medicare...
  18. doi Processed meat and colorectal cancer: a quantitative review of prospective epidemiologic studies
    Dominik D Alexander
    Exponent Inc Health Sciences, Wood Dale, Illinois 60191, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 19:328-41. 2010
    ..Therefore, the currently available epidemiologic evidence is not sufficient to support a clear and unequivocal independent positive association between processed meat consumption and CRC...
  19. doi Potency factors for risk assessment at Libby, Montana
    Suresh H Moolgavkar
    Exponent, Inc, Bellevue, WA, USA
    Risk Anal 30:1240-8. 2010
    ..S. population for lung cancer, NMRD, and total mortality and obtained estimates that were in good agreement with those reported by Sullivan. The estimated potency factors form the basis for a quantitative risk assessment at Libby...
  20. doi Accelerated aging, natural aging, and small punch testing of gamma-air sterilized polycarbonate urethane acetabular components
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent, Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 93:442-7. 2010
    ..Overall, our findings suggest that the Bionate 80A material has greater oxidative stability than ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene following gamma irradiation in air and exposure to a severe oxidative challenge...
  21. doi Benzene exposure and non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies
    Dominik D Alexander
    Center for Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Computational Biology, Exponent Inc, Health Sciences, Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:169-89. 2010
    ..To conduct a meta-analysis of studies of benzene exposure and non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL)...
  22. doi Weight-of-the-evidence review of acrylonitrile reproductive and developmental toxicity studies
    Barbara H Neal
    Center for Toxicology and Mechanistic Biology, Alexandria, Virginia 22314, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 39:589-612. 2009
    ..The inhalation reproductive toxicity study provides the most robust data for risk assessment. Based on the WoE evaluation, AN is not expected to be a developmental or reproductive toxicant in the absence of significant maternal toxicity...
  23. doi Accidental falls involving medical implant re-operation
    Kevin L Ong
    Exponent, Inc, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Injury 40:1088-92. 2009
    ..0 days (median) longer and cost 108% (median) more. The greater hospital costs and hospital stay for patients needing re-operations indicate that additional medical treatment was required...
  24. doi Learning cue validity through performance feedback
    Jason A Droll
    Department of Psychology, University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    J Vis 9:18.1-23. 2009
    ..Comparison to an ideal observer reveals that the rate at which participants learned cue validity was suboptimal, which may have impaired performance during initial familiarization with scene statistics...
  25. doi Meta-analysis of animal fat or animal protein intake and colorectal cancer
    Dominik D Alexander
    Exponent Health Sciences, Wood Dale, IL, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:1402-9. 2009
    ..Objective: To clarify this potential relation, we conducted meta-analyses across a variety of subgroups, incorporating data from additional studies...
  26. doi Basic principles of magnetic resonance imaging
    Joseph C McGowan
    Drexel University, School of Biomedical Engineering, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 18:623-36, x. 2008
    ..This article delineates the basic principles of MR imaging and illuminates specific applications...
  27. doi A comparison of egg consumption with other modifiable coronary heart disease lifestyle risk factors: a relative risk apportionment study
    Leila Barraj
    Health Sciences Practice, Exponent, Washington, DC, USA
    Risk Anal 29:401-15. 2009
    ..Hence, focusing on decreasing egg intake as an approach to modify CHD risk would be expected to yield minimal results relative to changing other behaviors such as smoking and other dietary habits...
  28. doi Relationship between fish intake, n-3 fatty acids, mercury and risk markers of CHD (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002)
    Kimberly M Smith
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1261-9. 2009
    ..The n-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, are naturally found only in marine sources. Dietary intakes of methylmercury from certain fish have been hypothesized to increase the risk of CHD...
  29. ncbi The use of modelling to predict implant behaviour
    Kevin Ong
    Exponent Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Med Device Technol 19:64-6. 2008
    ..The benefits and limitations of using this technique for orthopaedic products are examined here...
  30. doi US mesothelioma patterns 1973-2002: indicators of change and insights into background rates
    Mary Jane Teta
    Exponent Inc, Health Sciences Practice, New York, New York, USA
    Eur J Cancer Prev 17:525-34. 2008
    ..The background rate for persons below age 50 is approximately one per million, independent of sex. Future data are needed to estimate this rate for older age groups...
  31. ncbi Travoprost versus latanoprost combinations in glaucoma: economic evaluation based on visual field deficit progression
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent Inc, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1737-43. 2006
    ..In addition, visual functioning is known to affect medical costs. The objective of this study was to project visual field deficit progression and subsequent costs based on clinical trial data...
  32. ncbi Airborne crystalline silica concentrations at coal-fired power plants associated with coal fly ash
    Jeffrey Hicks
    Exponent Inc, 1970 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:448-55. 2006
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  33. ncbi Occupational magnetic field exposures of garment workers: results of personal and survey measurements
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 24:316-26. 2003
    ..A historical exposure assessment can be conducted by linking duration of exposure with reconstructed exposure measurements but may be limited by the accuracy of work history data...
  34. ncbi Asthma: resource use and costs for inhaled corticosteroid vs leukotriene modifier treatment--a meta-analysis
    Michael T Halpern
    Exponent, Inc, 1800 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    J Fam Pract 52:382-9. 2003
    ..To compare the effects of inhaled corticosteroid treatment with leukotriene modifier treatment on medical resource use and costs for asthma patients...
  35. ncbi Methodological aspects related to aggregate and cumulative exposures to contaminants with common mechanisms of toxicity
    Barbara J Petersen
    Exponent formerly Novigen Sciences, Inc, 1730 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Toxicol Lett 140:427-35. 2003
    ..Understanding the major contributors to the estimated exposures is complicated and available tools and techniques will be demonstrated...
  36. ncbi Oral bioaccessibility of dioxins/furans at low concentrations (50-350 ppt toxicity equivalent) in soil
    M V Ruby
    Exponent, 4940 Pearl East Circle, Suite 300, Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 36:4905-11. 2002
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  37. ncbi A detailed analysis of the mechanisms controlling the acceleration of 2,4-DCP monooxygenation in the two-tank suspended growth process
    Elizabeth P Dahlen
    Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Biodegradation 13:117-30. 2002
    ..The apparently higher levels of monooxygenase in both tanks of the two-tank system also appears be a primary reason why its performance was substantially superior to that of the one-tank system in terms of 2,4-DCP removal...
  38. ncbi Risk characterization: principles and practice
    Pamela R D Williams
    Exponent, Boulder, Colorado 80301, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 5:337-406. 2002
    ..A brief discussion is also provided on international aspects of risk characterization. A number of examples are presented that illustrate key concepts, and citations are provided for approximately 100 of the most relevant papers...
  39. ncbi Health effects relevant to the setting of EMF exposure limits
    William H Bailey
    Exponent, New York, NY 10170, USA
    Health Phys 83:376-86. 2002
    ..However, a report that a 60-mT magnetic field (below the threshold for peripheral nerve stimulation) produces prolonged alterations of brain excitability and "indisposure" of subjects should be investigated in future research...
  40. ncbi Thermomechanical behavior of virgin and highly crosslinked ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene used in total joint replacements
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent, Inc, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Biomaterials 23:3681-97. 2002
    ..The data collected in this study will be used to develop constitutive models based on the physics of polymer systems for predicting the thermomechanical behavior of conventional and crosslinked UHMWPE used in total joint replacements...
  41. ncbi Constitutive modeling of ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene under large-deformation and cyclic loading conditions
    J S Bergström
    Exponent, Inc, Natick, MA 01760, USA
    Biomaterials 23:2329-43. 2002
    ..In addition a new hybrid model is proposed, which incorporates many features of the previous theories. This hybrid model is shown to most effectively predict the experimentally observed mechanical behavior of UHMWPE...
  42. ncbi Miniature specimen shear punch test for UHMWPE used in total joint replacements
    S M Kurt
    Exponent, Inc, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Biomaterials 23:1907-19. 2002
    ..Thus, the shear punch test represents an effective and complementary new tool in the armamentarium of miniature specimen mechanical testing methods for UHMWPE used in total joint replacement components...
  43. ncbi Interlaboratory reproducibility of standard accelerated aging methods for oxidation of UHMWPE
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent Inc, and Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Biomaterials 22:1731-7. 2001
    ..However, the large interinstitutional variation suggests that absolute performance standards for the oxidation index of UHMWPE after accelerated aging may not be practical at the present time...
  44. ncbi Calcaneal loading during walking and running
    V L Giddings
    Mechanical Engineering Department, Stanford University, CA, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 32:627-34. 2000
    ..This study of the foot uses experimentally measured kinematic and kinetic data with a numerical model to evaluate in vivo calcaneal stresses during walking and running...
  45. ncbi The relationship between the clinical performance and large deformation mechanical behavior of retrieved UHMWPE tibial inserts
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent Failure Analysis Associates, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Biomaterials 21:283-91. 2000
    ..Thus, the results of this study support the hypothesis that the clinical performance of UHMWPE tibial inserts is related to the large-deformation mechanical behavior measured near the articulating surface...
  46. ncbi The economic impact of acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis in the United States and Canada: a literature review
    Michael T Halpern
    Exponent Inc, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    J Manag Care Pharm 9:353-9. 2003
    ..Medical resource use associated with AECB can have a substantial economic impact on the patients, health care system, and society overall...
  47. ncbi Impact of long-term inhaled corticosteroid therapy on bone mineral density: results of a meta-analysis
    Michael T Halpern
    Exponent, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 92:201-7; quiz 207-8, 267. 2004
    ..The impact of long-term inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) therapy on bone mineral density (BMD) is poorly understood...
  48. ncbi Allergic rhinitis: a potential cause of increased asthma medication use, costs, and morbidity
    Michael T Halpern
    Exponent Inc, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    J Asthma 41:117-26. 2004
    ..Physicians should assess asthma patients for symptoms of allergic rhinitis to improve asthma treatment...
  49. ncbi Cost of obesity in the workplace
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent Inc, Alexandria, Virginia, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:5-11. 2006
    ..Obesity is an important driver of costs in the workplace. These findings quantify the costs and can help employers consider whether to introduce workplace interventions or provide coverage for weight loss programs...
  50. ncbi Acetabular cup geometry and bone-implant interference have more influence on initial periprosthetic joint space than joint loading and surgical cup insertion
    Kevin L Ong
    Exponent, 3401 Market St, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Biomech Eng 128:169-75. 2006
    ..The equatorial diameter and eccentricity, not the patient-dependent and surgical factors, explained most of the variations in the performance measures. Perfect surface apposition was not attained with any of the cup designs...
  51. ncbi Can accelerated aqueous aging simulate in vivo oxidation of gamma-sterilized UHMWPE?
    Daniel C Mazzucco
    Exponent, Inc, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 79:79-85. 2006
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  52. pmc Evaluation of exposure to arsenic in residential soil
    Joyce S Tsuji
    Exponent, Bellevue, Washington 98007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1735-40. 2005
    ..Similarly, questionnaire responses indicating soil exposure were not associated with increased urinary arsenic levels. Relatively low soil arsenic exposure likely precluded quantification of arsenic exposure above background...
  53. ncbi Exposure reconstruction for the TCDD-exposed NIOSH cohort using a concentration- and age-dependent model of elimination
    Lesa L Aylward
    Exponent, Inc, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Risk Anal 25:945-56. 2005
    ....
  54. ncbi Evaluation of epidemiologic and animal data associating pesticides with Parkinson's disease
    Abby A Li
    Health Sciences Practice, Exponent, Inc, San Francisco, California 94114, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:1059-87. 2005
    ..We conclude that the animal and epidemiologic data reviewed do not provide sufficient evidence to support a causal association between pesticide exposure and PD...
  55. ncbi Analysis of a retrieved polyethylene total disc replacement component
    Steven M Kurtz
    Exponent, Inc, 3401 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Spine J 5:344-50. 2005
    ..Although total disc replacements have been performed in Europe since the 1980s, this type of surgery is still new in the United States. The clinical performance of polyethylene in total disc replacements is still not well understood...
  56. ncbi The biomechanical effects of kyphoplasty on treated and adjacent nontreated vertebral bodies
    Marta L Villarraga
    Exponent, Inc, 3401 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Spinal Disord Tech 18:84-91. 2005
    ..Therefore, subsequent adjacent level fractures may be related to the underlying etiology (weakening of the bone) rather than the surgical intervention...
  57. ncbi Estimating historical occupational exposure to airborne hexavalent chromium in a chromate production plant: 1940--1972
    D M Proctor
    Exponent, Irvine, California, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:752-67. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi Static and fatigue mechanical behavior of bone cement with elevated barium sulfate content for treatment of vertebral compression fractures
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent, Inc, 3401 Market Street, Suite 300, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Biomaterials 26:3699-712. 2005
    ....
  59. pmc Changing treatment patterns for coronary artery revascularization in Canada: the projected impact of drug eluting stents
    Michael T Halpern
    Exponent, Alexandria, VA, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:23. 2004
    ..To evaluate current treatment patterns for coronary artery revascularization in Canada and explore the potential impact of drug eluting stents (DES) on these treatment patterns...
  60. ncbi Mesothelioma among brake mechanics: an expanded analysis of a case-control study
    Patrick A Hessel
    Exponent, Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
    Risk Anal 24:547-52. 2004
    ..The results are consistent with the existing literature indicating that brake work does not increase the risk of mesothelioma and adds to the evidence that fiber type and size are important determinants of mesothelioma risk...
  61. ncbi Concentration-dependent TCDD elimination kinetics in humans: toxicokinetic modeling for moderately to highly exposed adults from Seveso, Italy, and Vienna, Austria, and impact on dose estimates for the NIOSH cohort
    Lesa L Aylward
    Exponent, Inc, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 355, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:51-65. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi Radiation and chemical crosslinking promote strain hardening behavior and molecular alignment in ultra high molecular weight polyethylene during multi-axial loading conditions
    S M Kurtz
    Exponent Failure Analysis Associates Inc, Philadelphia, PA 19103, USA
    Biomaterials 20:1449-62. 1999
    ..The data also illustrate the sensitivity of large deformation mechanical behavior and crystalline morphology to the method of crosslinking and resin of polyethylene...