Book Chapter as Co-Author: 

Observation of patients’ 3D Printed anatomical features and 3D visualisation technologies improve spatial awareness for surgical planning and in-theatre performance. 

Toby M. Branson, Leonard Shapiro and Rudolph G Venter 

Biomedical Visualisation, Volume 10, p23-37  


Peer-reviewed Publications as First Author: 

The management of chronic osteomyelitis in adults: outcomes of an integrated approach 

Venter RG, Tanwar YS, Grey JP, Ferreira N. 

SA orthop. j. 2021 20(1):33-38.  


Antifragile orthopaedic surgeons: a reflection on the training experience. 

Venter RG. 

SA orthop. j., 2019 18(4):12-13.  


Bony anatomy of the third metacarpal and relationship with the capitate: a computed tomography study. 

Venter RG, Burger MC, Ikram A, et al. 

Surg Radiol Anat. 2019 41(11):1319-1324.  


Mycobacterium Fortuitum as infectious agent in a septic total knee replacement: a case study and literature review 

Venter RG, Solomon C, & Baartman M. 

SA orthop. j., 2015 14(2):52-56.  


Peer-reviewed Publications as Co-Author:  

A systematic review and meta-analysis of iliocapsularis muscle: an important landmark in orthopaedic surgery. 

Keet KA, Cheruiyot I, Venter RG, Henry BM, Tomaszewski KA, Pękala PA. 

Surg Radiol Anat. 2021 43:1999–2007  


Antibiogram profiles and efficacy of antibiotic regimens of bacterial isolates from chronic osteomyelitis of the appendicular skeleton: A developing world perspective. 

Ferreira N, Reddy K, Venter RG, Centner CM, Laubscher M. 

S Afr Med J 2021;111(7):642-648  


Development of a Virtual Journal Club in Anatomy: a Responsive Pandemic Pedagogy 

Keet KA, Baatjes KJ, Venter RG, Wessels Q, Correia J. 

Medical Science Educator (2021) 31:1411–1418  


Orthopaedics in the developing world: ADAPTING to a new reality within the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Anley C, Burger M, Ferreira N, Fuzy E, Venter RG, Du Toit J. 

TJOT&C. 2020. 


 Bioactive glass as dead space management following debridement of type 3 chronic osteomyelitis 

Oosthuysen W, Venter RG, Tanwar Y, Ferreira N. 

International Orthopaedics. 2020 1;44(3):421–8.  


Surgical anatomy of the sciatic nerve and its relationship to the piriformis muscle with the 

description of a rare variant. 

Asmall T, Gunston G, Venter RG, Keet K, et al. 

SA orthop. j., 2020, 19(1):33-39.  


Faculty on Courses: 

Beatings, Bullets and Broken Bones, Medical and Forensic Bone Trauma course, 

Bakeng se Afrika Project. 

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University. 

29 Nov – 1 Dec 2021 


Prinshof Campus, University of Pretoria 

1 – 3 Nov 2021  


Forensic Bone Trauma Course, Bakeng se Afrika Project. 

Coimbra University, Portugal 

2 – 6 Sept 2019  


TL-Hex Basic Deformity Correction 

Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Stellenbosch University, Tygerberg Hospital 

13 – 17 Aug 2018 



Upcoming event: 

Invited Speaker: 3D Printed anatomical models in training: adding another dimension. 

49th Anatomical Society of South Africa (ASSA) Conference 19-21 April 2020 

University of the Western Cape 


A clinician-run 3D Printing lab for pre-operative planning: an illustrative case series. 

67th SAOA Annual Congress, 30 Aug to 2 Sept 2021 

UCT Graduate School of Business 


The management of chronic osteomyelitis in adults, outcomes of an integrated approach. 


Two years of orthopaedic 3D printing at Tygerberg Hospital. 

66th SAOA Annual Congress, 20 to 22 Nov 2020 

CTICC, Cape Town 


Innovations Exhibition: Orthopaedic 3D Printing Lab. 

Western Cape Gov. Annual Health Indaba, 18 and 19 Feb 2020 

The Lord Charles Hotel, Somerset West 


Invited Speaker: Haptic Perception and 3D Printing for medical education. 

SU Anatomical Society (SUAS) Annual Mini-Conference, 2 Oct 2019 

Tygerberg Campus 


A simplified Approach to Biostatistics. 

SAOA Registrar’s Congress, 15 to 17 Feb 2018 



Bony anatomy of the third metacarpal and relationship with the capitate: a computed 

tomography study. 

63rd SAOA Annual Congress, 2017 

Port Elizabeth 



Anatomical features of the iliocapsularis muscle: a dissection study. 

Mac Dermott KD, Venter RG, Bergsteedt B, Keet K 

64th Annual Academic Day, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University.