Ortho Research

Prof. Ronald Sekel

July 2003
A New Designed Acetabular Cup - Initial Strength
Evaluation Using Finite Element Analysis

D Y Jung, S Tsutsumi, R Sekel, R Frost, K Ikeuchi, P Wingrove
IASTED International Conference on Biomechanics
Rhodes, Greece

May 2003
Femoral Revision with a Double Threaded Femoral Component
R Sekel, R Debi
Strength & Modularity in THR
R Sekel
Minimal Invasive Surgery Using the Double Threaded Cone System

R Sekel
7th Annual Closed Meeting of the Arthroplasty Society of Australia, Launceston

Jan 2003
Strength & Modularity in the Recent Wave of Total Hip Replacements
R Sekel
Invited Guest Lecturer at:
Grand Rounds St Raphaels, New Haven (associated with Yale)
Grand Rounds Institute of Bone & Joint Disorders, Phoenix
X-ray Meeting Tampa General Hospital, Tampa
Grand Rounds University of Mississippi, Mississippi

Dec 2002
The HA Coated Double Threaded Cone Stem Hip:
A Longitudinal 5 Year Dexa Study

R Debi, R Sekel
Bioceramics 15: 15th International Symposium on Ceramics in Medicine
U.T.S., Sydney

Oct 2002
Immediate Torsional Locking Strength of the HA Coated Double
Threaded Cone Hip Stem

R Sekel, R Frost, L Kandel, R Damle
Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Orthopaedic Association, Melbourne

Aug 2002
Portland Orthopaedics: Globisation? Go See a Psychiatrist

R Sekel
AusBiotech 2002 Conference
Melbourne Convention Centre

Mar 2002
The Portland Story
R Sekel
Medic II Conference
Sydney

Oct 2001
Bone Minderal Density Comparison Using Dexa Scans in
Patients with Bilateral Total Hip Replacements - A Longitudinal,
Inter-Prosthesis Evaluation

P Papantoniou, L Kandel, R Sekel, R Damle

BMD Changes Around Double-Threaded Modular Stems
L Kandel, T Diamond, C Bryant, R Sekel, R Damle

THR Using A Double-Threaded Cone-Shaped Modular Stem
L Kandel, R Powell, I G Woodgate, R Sekel, R Damle

Strength Testing the Double Threaded Cone Modular Stem
L Kandel, R B Frost, W Walsh, R Sekel, R Damle

Experimental Strain Distribution of the Margron Hip Prosthesis
A W L Turner, R M Gillies, R B Frost, R Sekel, W R Walsh
Combined New Zealand & Australian Orthopaedic
Associations Scientific Meeting
Queenstown, New Zealand

September 2001
The Engineering Principles of the Double-Threaded Cone Stem Hip Replacement
R Sekel, R Frost, L Kandel
Monash University Material Services Engineering Materials Conference

August 2001
Hip Replacement Using a Double-Threaded Cone-Shaped Modular
Femoral Stem

R Sekel, L Kandel, R Powell, I Woodgate
SICOT/SIROT XXI World Congress

May 2001
A Proximal/Distal Fixation Alternative - The Double-Threaded Cone
Hip Stem

R Sekel
Osteotomy 2001: A Seat at the Table?
J Hart, R Sekel
Current Concepts in Joint Replacement
Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

March 2001
The Double Threaded Cone Modular Hip Replacement System as a
Primary Prosthesis - Three Year Follow Up

Poster:
The Double Threaded Cone Modular Hip Replacement System Used as a Revision & Tumour Prosthesis

R Sekel
Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association 13th Triennial Congress

November 2000
Development of an Australian Designed Hydroxypatite Coated Hip
Prosthesis

K A Gross, S Gulizia, T N Farmer and R Sekel
International Hydroxyapatite Conference

June 2000
The Margron Hip Replacement Stem as a Revision and Tumour Prosthesis
Third Body Impregnation of Femoral Ball

R Sekel
Australian Arthroplasty Society Meeting Scientific Sessions

October 1999
The Margron Total Hip Replacement Project

Ron Sekel, Margaret Sekel and Robert Lye

Poster:
The St George Margron Total Hip Replacement Stem - A Double Thread/Tapered Cone
Commercialising Health Innovations Forum

May 1999
Stem Shortening in Total Hip Replacement
The Sweet Spot

The Engineering Design Concepts of Stem
Arthroplasty Society of Australia Closed Scientific Meeting

April 1999
The St George Margron Total Hip Replacement System

Poster: The St George Margron Total Hip Replacement Stem - A Double Thread/Tapered Cone SICOT

August 1998
Arthroplasty - Design Trends - Fixation
New Horizons in Joint Disease

Moderator, Avascular Necrosis

August 1998
Ceramic on Ceramic - Long Term Wear and Osteolysis
Total Hip Design Trends

Femoral Osteotomy: Principles, Patient Selection and Results
Stryker Orthopaedic Conference

July 1998
Review of 150 Total Knee Replacements - With and Without Patellar Resurfacing
Combined Australian Arthroplasty and Australian Knee Society Meeting

February 1998
Opening Lecture - Alternative Articulating Interfaces - The Future of Hip Arthroplasty
Revision Hip Arthroplasty - Planning, Execution and Complications
Experience with the S-Rom Knee - The Boundaries of Revision Knee Arthroplasty
Johnson & Johnson Orthopaedics - 1998 Training Meeting

October 1997
The Margron Total Hip Replacement (lecture and poster)
Annual Scientific Meeting of the Australian Orthopaedic Association

June 1997
Removal of Uncemented Stem by Rotary Motion Rather than Vertical Extraction
Removal of the Autophor Ceramic Cup Using Bullet Nose Punch
R Sekel and I Woodgate
Arthroplasty Society of Australia, Closed Scientific Meeting

April 1996
Joint Replacement
Arthritis Foundation of New South Wales
St George Branch

February 1996
Introduction
A Major Bone Bank versus Satellite Bone Bank: Who are the Donors - Who are the Recipients?
Financing a Bone and Tissue Bank
Convener and Programmer
Bone Procurement and Storage
St George Hospital Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

November 1995
Ceramic on Ceramic Bearing Surfaces - A Review of Autophor Total Hip
Replacements
R Sekel and A Diwan
Australian Orthopaedic Association State Meeting

July 1995
Plastic Surgical Aspects of Orthopaedic Lower Limb Trauma
Programmer and Chairman of Combined Orthopaedic and Plastic Surgery Meeting, Interdisciplinary Seminar

July 1995-2000
Correlation Clinic on Back Pain
Sixth Year University of New South Wales Campus Lectures, Regular Annual Lecture

July 1995-2000
Joint Replacement
Sixth Year University of New South Wales Campus Lectures, Regular Annual Lecture

April 1995
Satellite Bone Banking
R Sekel and A S Newman
New South Wales Australian Orthopaedic Association Conference

November 1994
Debate: Is Fractured Neck of Femur a Surgical or Medical Condition
R Sekel and R Clark
The St George Hospital Centenary Year Annual Medical Symposium

November 1994
Update on the New South Wales State Bone Bank
Combined presentation by R Sekel and A S Newman
Australian Orthopaedic Association State Meeting
The St George Hospital

October 1994
Osteotomy versus Total Knee Replacement - A Viable Alternative
Convener, The Hip Joint for General Practitioners
The St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

January 1994
Poster: Plasma Spray Coating of Hydroxyapatite in Orthopaedics
Australian Society for Biomaterials

December 1993
A New Biomaterial
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Israeli Orthopaedic Association Annual Conference

November 1993
Poster: Arthroplasty in Advanced Arthritis using the PCA System by Cementless Technique: A Preliminary Report
R Sekel, A Damle, A Diwan, B Dudani and A Chopra ASEAN Congress on Rheumatology

September 1993
Morse Tapers
M Nabarro, S P Tan and R Sekel
53rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Australian Orthopaedic Association

September 1993
Poster: A New Biomaterial - Diamond-like Coating of Graphite Carbon
R Sekel, I Pollack and K Schindhelm
53rd Annual Scientific Meeting, Australian Orthopaedic Association

August 1993
A New Total Hip Replacement Design
A New Biomaterial - Diamond-like Coating of Graphite Carbon
The Patella in Total Knee Replacement
Chronic Ankle Instability - Reconstruction Using Extensor Digitorum Brevis
Leg Equalisation Case Presentation
Convener, Techniques in Trauma Mark VI

June 1993
Who Deserves Total Knee Replacement?
Results and Complications of Total Knee Replacement
Revision Total Knee Replacement
The Patella in Total Knee Replacement
Invited guest lecturer to India (Pune) by Indian Rheumatology Association

May 1993
Bed Utilisation Review of Surgical Patients
J Packer, R Sekel and P Malouf
Fourth Annual Conference of the Australasian Association for Quality Assurance

April 1993
HA Spraying of Prostheses
R Sekel and M Nabarro
DEXA for Assessment of Periprosthetic Bone Density in Total Hip Arthroplasty
R Kuo, G Slater, R Drummond, R Sekel, R Smart,
S P Butler and S Barbagallo
Australian Orthopaedic Association State Meeting

November 1992
Developing an Entirely Australian Total Hip Prosthesis Joint Replacement Conference

August 1992
Convener, Major Bone Defect Symposium
St George Hospital Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

July 1992
Convener, Midas Rex Workshop
St George Hospital Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

March 1992
Total Knee Replacement - The Operation
Who Deserves Total Knee Replacement
Results/Complications in Total Knee Replacement
Infection in Total Knee Replacement
The Patella in Total Knee Replacement
Revision Total Knee Replacement
Invited guest and keynote speaker, Chinese Orthopaedic Association National Conference

August 1991
1. A New Design Femoral Stem Prosthesis -
The St George Margron Hip
2. Candida Albicans Infection of the Spine
R Sekel, A Loeffler and Y Mattan
Combined Meeting of the Australian Orthopaedic Association and New Zealand Orthopaedic Association

July 1991
1. Total Hip Replacement in the Human and Other
Animals
2. Anterior Cruciate Ligament
Australian Veterinary Association Annual Conference

June 1991
Arachnoiditis after Epidural Depo-Medrol
Annual Scientific Meeting of Spine Society of Australia

November 1990
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
British Cervical Spine Society Annual Meeting
Invited Lecturer

October 1990
Joint Replacement and Lupus
Lupus Association of New South Wales Inc

September 1990
Leg Lengthening Through a Fortuitous Fracture
Australian Orthopaedic Association General Meeting
Poster Presentation

August 1990
1. The Ceramic Hip - High and Low Spots
2. Management of the Recurrent Dislocating Hip
3. Leg Lengthening Through a Fortuitous Fracture
Convener, Thredbo Mark V

August 1990
Convener, Blood Transfusion and Reinfusion Workshop
St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

July 1990
1. Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
2. Sublaminar Wires - Passage and Tightening -
Getting it Right
Convener, Cervical and Lumbar Spine Update
St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

June 1990
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome/Whiplash
Orthopaedic Post-graduate Course
The St George Hospital

May 1990
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Australian Rheumatology Association State Meeting

March 1990
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Management of the Un-united Fractured Humerus
Australian Orthopaedic Association Continuing Education Meeting on Upper Limb Problems

March 1990
The 3M Metaphyseal Bone Fixation System - Staple Gun
Convener, Shoulder Workshop, St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory
Chairman, Rotator Cuff Injuries

December 1989
The History of Spinal Fixation
Howmedica Symposium - Advances in Spinal Fixation

November 1989
Candida Infection of the Spine - Anterior plus Posterior Approach
Australian/American Orthopaedic Association

November 1989
The Monticelli-Spinelli System: Basic Principles of the New Fixation System
Australian Orthopaedic Association State Meeting

October 1989
The Monticelli-Spinelli System Concepts
A Day with Dr Munro Strong
St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

August 1989
The Monticelli-Spinelli System: Overall Concepts
Carbon Implants: Rods and Pads
Hartshill Rectangle - Design and Applications
Front and Back at Same Operation (Canada)
Convener, Techniques in Trauma - Mark IV

Chairman, Tibial Fracture Fixation

August 1989
46 Hartshill Rectangle Posterolateral Fusions in 2.5 Years
Candida Albicans Infection of the Spine
The Facet Club, Scientific Meeting

March 1989
Report on 40 Harshill Rectangle Fusions
NSW Australian Orthopaedic Association, Clinical Meeting

March 1989
An Evening with Robin Ling
Convener, Opening Address, St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

November 1988
The Ilizarov System with Dr V Frankel
Convener, St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

July 1988
The Tibial Plateau Fracture - Classification and Investigations
Technique in Trauma - Mark III, Programme Convener

March 1988
Complications of Decompression - Especially Instability Management
Investigation of Spinal Stenosis and Instability of the Lumbar Spine
The Hartshill Rectangle Experience
Convener, Update on the Lumbar Spine
St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

November 1987

Early Experiences with the Autophor - Four Years
Bone Graft Substitutes Compared
Convener, Hamilton Island Workshop

September 1987
Intramedullary Fixation of Long Bones of the Hand
Convener, Workshop for Plastic Surgeon Registrars
St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

July 1987
Electricity in Bone
Convener, Techniques in Trauma

July 1987
Ceramic Hip Review
Convener, Australian Orthopaedic Association State Meeting

June 1987
Metabolic Bone Disease
Pain in the Hip
Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem
Invited to demonstrate ceramic hip replacements in Israel - guest speaker

August 1986
The Rush Job
Experiences of an Idiot - Slide Production by Orthopaedic Surgeons
Convener, Medical Audiovisual Workshop
St George Orthopaedic Skills Laboratory

May 1986
Bone Graft Substitutes Compared
Chairman, Conference on Joint Replacement

May 1985
Surgical Convener and Closing Speaker, International Rheumatology Conference, University of Sydney

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