SAOJ Table of Contents Alert

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South African Orthopaedic Journal | August 2022 / Vol 21, No 3 | Table of Contents alert | 20 Years of the SAOJ

In this issue, we celebrate the 20th anniversary of the South African Orthopaedic Journal, August 2022, Vol 1, No, by publishing a snapshot of editorials and articles from that first issue.

Prof Roelie Gräbe’s overriding interest was always to further education and training and to attain accreditation of the journal for the benefit of the orthopaedic community in South Africa.

The titles that appear here can be read in full online by following this link:

They are available thanks to the kind permission of the first publisher of the SAOJ, Charmaine Upton of Char Publications (Pty) Ltd.


Artificial intelligence and spine surgery outcomes: the beginning of a new era

Evalina Burger


20th Anniversary


RP Gräbe

Orthopaedic education – accreditation

Donald B Kettelkamp

Orthopaedic surgery fellowships

NGJ Maritz

The training of registrars from a consultant’s perspective

WJ Wade



Remembering Prof. Roelie Gräbe (7 February 1930–4 April 2022)

Editorial Office


General Orthopaedics

High burnout among the South African orthopaedic community: a cross-sectional study

Megan O’Connor, Nando Ferreira, Michele Smith, Phillip Webster, Rudolph G Venter, Leonard C Marais

A clinician-run 3D-printing laboratory for orthopaedic preoperative planning: an illustrative case series

Rudolph G Venter, Leon Kotze, Nando Ferreira



Triceps-off transfascial sleeve approach, functional outcomes and surgical technique in distal humerus fractures

Woyisile B Nkomo , Pududu A Rachuene, Roopam Dey, Sithombo Maqungo, Stephen Roche, Michael Solomons



Halo-external fixator frame-assisted correction to treat severe kyphotic deformity in children younger than 4 years old

Mehmet Cetinkaya, Vuyo Gezangana, Theresa N Mann, Jacques Du Toit, Johan H Davis



Short-term outcomes of one-stage bilateral total hip arthroplasty in a South African setting

Sayed M Mia, Jitesh Rajpaul, Ismail E Goga


Orthopaedic Oncology and Infections

Epidemiology of primary bone tumours in Nigeria: a systematic review

Temitayo T Koyejo, Opeyemi I Olusunmade, Olukemi T Olufemi


Current Concept Review

Wide awake local anaesthesia no tourniquet: a review of current concepts

Antoine GL Rocher, Megan O’Connor, Odette Koch


CPD Questionnaire

CPD Questionnaire (V21N03)