Department of Surgery
School of Medicine Queen's University
 

Dr Ryan Bicknell

Dr Ryan Bicknell, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Queen's University, Kingston General Hospital
 
University Position:
Associate Professor, Surgery and Mechanical and Materials Engineering

Current Appointments:
Attending Staff, Kingston General Hospital
Attending Staff, Hotel Dieu Hosptail

Areas of Clinical Interest:
Shoulder and Elbow

 
 
 
Areas of Research Interest:
• Shoulder/elbow biomechanics
• Computer-assisted surgery
• Shoulder/elbow arthroplasty design
• Kinematic studies of the shoulder/elbow
• 3D motion and imaging studies of the shoulder/elbow
• Clinical outcome studies


Contact Information:
Department of Surgery
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Kingston General Hospital, Watkins 4-3-113-0
Kingston, ON K7L 2V7
Tel: 613.549.6666 x. 6597

Fax: 613.548.2433
Click here to email Dr Bicknell's office

Physiotherapy Rehabilitation Protocols:
Rehabilitation Protocol - Anatomic Shoulder Arthroplasty
Rehabilitation Protocol - Shoulder Debridement
Rehabilitation Protocol - Shoulder Instability Repair
Rehabilitation Protocol - Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Rehabilitation Protocol - Rotator Cuff Repair


Patient Information
Physician Information - Referrals
Frequently Asked Questions - Post Surgery
Pre-Operative Instructions
Post-Operative Instructions
Antibiotics for Life

Dr Bicknell's full CV
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Fellowship:

Sept - Oct 2013    European Exchange Fellowship
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Multiple sites throughout Europe

Sept - Nov 2009    North American Traveling Fellowship
American Orthopaedic Association/Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Multiple sites throughout North America

Aug 2006 - July 2007    Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship
Supervisor: Dr. FA Matsen
University of Washington Medical Center, University of Washington Seattle, Washington

June 2006     Visiting Shoulder Surgery Fellowship
Supervisor: Dr. G Walch, Dr. L Nové-Josserand
Clinique Sainte Anne Lumière Lyon, France

Feb - July 2006     Shoulder Surgery Fellowship
Supervisor: Prof. P Boileau
Hopital de l'Archet, Universitaire de Nice, Nice, France

July 2005 - Jan 2006    Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Fellowship
Supervisors: Prof. DH Sonnabend, Dr. JS Hughes
Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia


Residency:
2000 - 2005    Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Training Program
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada


Medical School Graduation and Undergraduate Education:
1997 – 2000    Doctor of Medicine
McMaster University 
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

1996-1998    Master of Science - Medical Biophysics
Supervisors: Dr. DG Chess, Dr. GJW King, Dr PB Canham, Dr. JA Johnson
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada

1992-1996    Honours Bachelor of Science - Biophysics
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada


Licensing Examinations and Certifications
• 2007    Part I Examination, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
• 2005    Examination in Orthopaedic Surgery, RCPSC
• 2002    AO ASIF Principles of Fracture Management, AO North America
• 2002    Advanced Trauma Life Support – Instructor Certification, American College of Surgeons
• 2002    Principles of Surgery Examination, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
• 2001    Licentiate of the Medical Council of Canada
• 2001    United States Medical Licensing Examination – Step Three
• 2001    Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination – Part Two
• 2000    Advanced Trauma Life Support Certification, American College of Surgeons
• 2000    Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification, American Heart Association
• 2000    Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination – Part One
• 2000    United States Medical Licensing Examination – Step Two
• 1999    United States Medical Licensing Examination – Step One


Certifications:
Specialty Qualifications
• June 2005     Fellow: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Orthopaedic Surgery
• July 2007     Board Eligible, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Surgery

Medical Licensure

• July 2007 - present    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Certificate of Registration for Independent Practice, CPSO Registration Number: 74692

• Oct 2006 - July 2007   State of Washington Medical Board, Number: MD00047137

• Aug 2005 - Jan 2006    New South Wales Medical Board, MPO Number: 350747

• July 2000  - June 2005    College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, Certificate of Registration for  Postgraduate Education, CPSO Registration Number: 74692


Other Positions:
• July 2011 - Present
Co-Supervisor (with Dr. D. Pichora)
Upper Extremity Fellowship, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

• June 2012 - Present
Vice-President, Research
JOINTS Canada (Joint Orthopaedic Initiative for National Trials of the Shoulder Canada)

• October 2009 - Present
Co-director, Clinical
Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC) Executive Committee
Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

• October 2009 - Present
Member, Clinical
Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC) Board of Directors
Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada


Professional Memberships:
• American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – International Affiliate Member
• American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons - Associate Members
• ACESS (Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons)
• Canadian Medical Association
• Canadian Orthopaedic Association
• College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO)
• European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (SECEC) - Corresponding Member
• JOINTS (Joint Orthopaedic Initiative for National Trials of the Shoulder) Canada
• Medical Council of Canada
• Ontario Medical Association
• Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada


Committee Memberships:
National:
2010 - Present
Exchange Fellowship Committee, Canadian Orthopaedic Association

University:
2009 - Present
Executive Committee, Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC)

2007 - Present
Scientific Committee, Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC)

Departmental:
2011 - Present
Planning Committee, Charles Sorbie Annual Research Day
Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

2008 - Present   
Co-ordinator, William Ersil Resident Research Day
Department of Surgery, Queen's University Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Hospital:
2010 - 2011
Orthopaedic Surgery Out-patient Clinic Restructuring Committee
Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada

2008 - 2011    
Orthopaedic Surgery Patient Care System Integration Committee
Kingston General Hospital Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Awards and Distinctions:

2012    Best Paper in Orthopaedic Surgery
The Effects of Humeral Head Modularity on Functional and Radiographic Outcomes Following Shoulder Arthroplasty
Arora D, Yeung R, Bicknell RT
31st Annual William Ersil Resident Research Day
Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

2012    President's Award for Best Poster
Dislocation by Impringment in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
North L, Clouthier A, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT
17th Biannual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

2012    High Scoring Poster
Does Implant Adaptability Affect Functional Outcome Following Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Two Implant Designs
Arora D, Bicknell RT
67th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Ottawa, ON, Canada

2011    Best Paper in Orthopaedic Surgery
Factors Affecting Stability of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Fedorak G, Clouthier A, Hetzler M, Vivani S, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Bicknell RT
30th Annual William Ersil Resident Research Day
Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

2011    Michael A. Simurda Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Education
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

2011    PAIRO Excellence in Clinical Teaching Award Nomination
Professional Association of Internes and Residents of Ontario (PAIRO)
Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

2010    Top Scoring Poster

Type II SLAP Lesios: Biceps Tenodesis in an Older Patient Population
Sendher R, Bardana D, Bicknell RT
65th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

2009    Neer Award Finalist

Bicknell RT, Walch G, Nové-Josserand L, Bertelsen A, Matsen FA
Instability after Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Las Vegas, NV, USA

2005    Neer Award Finalist
Bicknell RT, DeLude JA, Ferreira LM, Dunning CE, King GJW, Johnson JA, Faber KJ, Drosdowech D
Computer-assisted Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty for Fractures of the Proximal Humerus: Development of a Novel Technique and an in vitro Comparison with Traditional Methods
American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Washington, DC, USA

2003    Physician Services Incorporated (PSI) Foundation Resident Research Prize
Bicknell RT, Harwood JC, Ferreira LM, King GJW, Johnson JA, Faber, KJ,     Drosdowech D
Cyclic Loading of Rotator Cuff Repairs:  An in vitro Biomechanical Comparison of Bioabsorbable    Anchors with Transosseous Sutures
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada

2003    Research Award Nomination
Bicknell RT, Harwood JC, Ferreira LM, King GJW, Johnson JA, Faber, KJ,     Drosdowech D
Cyclic Loading of Rotator Cuff Repairs:  An in vitro Biomechanical Comparison of Bioabsorbable    Anchors with Transosseous Sutures
Arthroscopy Association of North America
Phoenix, AZ, USA

1998    Canadian Society for Clinical Investigations (CSCI) Research Prize (Co-author)
Lindsay CS, Dunning CE, Bicknell RT, Johnson JA, King GJW, GK, Patterson SD
Ilzarov Hybrid External Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures in Comparison to Conventional Techniques
Medical Research Council of Canada (MRC)
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
   
1998    Bristol Myers Squibb Research Award
MD Programme, McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

1997    First Prize (Co-author)
Dunning CE, Lindsay CS, Bicknell RT, Johnson JA,  King GJW, GK, Patterson SD
Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures: In vitro Stability of a new Hybrid Ring External Fixator vs. the Dorsal AO Plate
9th Annual Lawson Research Institute Sister Mary Doyle Day
London, Ontario, Canada

1997    Third Place Basic Science Category (Co-author)
Dunning CE, Lindsay CS, Bicknell RT, Johnson JA,  King GJW, GK, Patterson SD
Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures: In vitro Stability of a new Hybrid Ring External Fixator vs. the Dorsal AO Plate
25th Clinical Seminar in Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada

1996 – 1997    SUS Graduate Student Scholarship
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada

1992 – 1996    Dean’s Honours List
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada


Course Instruction

1)  Arthroscopy Workshop: Rotator Cuff and Instability
Maki N, Bicknell R.
Nice Shoulder Course, Nice, France, June 2006.

2)  Cadaver Lab: Humerus Approaches and Locked Plating
Bicknell RT.
Canadian Orthopaedic Residents Trauma Course, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, May 2008.

3)  Arthroscopy Workshop: Rotator Cuff and Instability
Bicknell RT. 
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, November 2008.

4) Sports Upper Extremity Paper Session
Regan WD, Bicknell RT (Co-moderator).
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada, July 2009.

5) Arthroscopy Workshop: Rotator Cuff and Instability
Bicknell RT.
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, September 2009.

6) Upper Extremity: Shoulder Reconstruction Paper Session
Hawkins RH, Bicknell RT (Co-moderator).
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 2010.

7) Case Review and Patient Selection (Delta Xtend)
Bicknell RT, Taillon M.
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, London, Ontario, Canada, May 2011.

8) Cadaver Lab: Global AP
Drosdowech D, Bicknell RT, Taillon M.
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, London, Ontario, Canada, May 2011

9) Cadaver Lab: Delta Xtend
Drosdowech D, Bicknell RT, Taillon M.
D
ePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, London, Ontario, Canada, May 2011.

10) Case Review (Global AP)
Bicknell RT, Taillon M.
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, London, Ontario, Canada, May 2011.

11) Rotator Cuff and Biceps Repair Workshop
Bicknell RT, Rouleau DM, Lapner P, Athwal GS, Beavis C, Faber KJ, Old J, LeBel M, Pollock JW.
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, July 2011.

12) Proximal Humerus Fractures:  Case-based Discussions Symposium
Papp S, McKee MD, Guy P, Bicknell RT.
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, July 2011.

13) Sports Medicine Case Reviews and Patient Selection
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Drosdowech D.
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 2011.

14) Cadaver Lab: Global AP
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Drosdowech D
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 2011.

15) Cadaver Lab: Delta Xtend.
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Drosdowech D
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 2011

16) Shoulder Arthroscopy Workshop: Cadaver Lab
Bicknell RT. 
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Senior residents/fellows), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, September 2011.

17) Shoulder Arthroscopy Workshop: Cadaver Lab
Bicknell RT.
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Junior residents), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, September 2011.

18) Fracture Case Review
Bicknell RT, Drosdowech D, McKee M.
JOINTS Canada 2012 Montreal Shoulder Course, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, January 2012.

19) Shoulder Arthroplasty Cadaver Lab
Flatow E, Hawkins R, Balg F, Drosdowech D, Pellett S, Martineau P, Beaumont P, Gagnon S, Sheps D, Bicknell RT.
JOINTS Canada 2012 Montreal Shoulder Course, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, January 2012.

20) Shoulder/Elbow Case Review
Bicknell RT, McCormack R.
Canadian Orthopaedic Resident Review in Reconstructive Surgery (CORR-Recon), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, January 2012.

21) Shoulder Instability Instructional Course Lecture: Sawbones Lab
Armstrong AD, Murthi A, Bicknell RT, et al.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, February 2012.

22) Sports Medicine Case Review:  Partial Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Drosdowech D.
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2012.

23) Sports Medicine Case Review:  Biceps
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Drosdowech D.
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2012.

24) Shoulder Arthroplasty Case Review:  Long Peg Metaglene
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Drosdowech D.
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2012.

25) Cadaver Lab: Shoulder Arthroscopy/Sports Medicine
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Wong I, Drosdowech D
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2012.

26) Cadaver Lab: Global AP
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Chin P, Drosdowech D
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2012.

27) Cadaver Lab: Delta Xtend.
Boorman R, Bicknell RT, Chin P, Drosdowech D
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroplasty Course, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2012.

28) Shoulder/Elbow Case Review
Bicknell RT, Richards R.
Canadian Orthopaedic Resident Review in Reconstructive Surgery (CORR-Recon), Toronto, Ontario, Canada, January 2013.

29) Shoulder Arthroplasty Cadaver Lab
Walch G, Balg F, Alami G, McKee M, Faber K, Litchfield R, Holtby R, Chin P, Blanchette D, Theodoropoulos J, Bicknell RT.
JOINTS Canada 2013 Montreal Shoulder Course, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 2013.

30) Shoulder Arthroscopy Cadaver Lab
Walch G, Drosdowech D, Mohtadi N, Godbout V, Balyk R, Moro J, Sheps D, Balg F, Litchfield R, Blanchette D, Bicknell RT.
JOINTS Canada 2013 Montreal Shoulder Course, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 2013.

31) Shoulder Fracture Sawbones LabDrosdowech D, McKee M, Cikes A, Alami G, Lalani A, Faber K, Athwal G, Laflamme Y, Gaudelli C, Bicknell RT.
JOINTS Canada 2013 Montreal Shoulder Course, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, February 2013.

32) Rotator Cuff Repair Surgical Skills Course:
McCann PD, Burkhart SS, Cain EL, Krishnan SG, Lazarus MD, Bicknell RT, et al.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, March 2013.

33) Shoulder Instability Surgical Skills Course: Sawbones Lab
Armstrong AD, Murthi AM, Tashjian RZ, Wolf BR, Bicknell RT, et al.
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, March 2013.

34)Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Surgical Skills Course: Sawbones Lab
McFarland EG, Crosby LA, Duralde XA, Marra G, Petersen SA, Bicknell RT, et al.
AmericanAcademy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, March 2013.


Current Research:

Basic Science

1) Shoulder Reconstruction using Biomechanical Assessment and Optimized Image Guidance
Bicknell RT, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Kunz M, Ellis R Pichora D
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

2) Computer Modeling of Normal Shoulder Kinematics
Hetzler M, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

3) Investigation of Factors Contributing to Stability of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Banaszek D, Esau G, Gladwell M, Zec M, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Rainbow M, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

4) Evaluation of a Novel 3D Method for Assessment of Glenoid Inclination and Screw Position in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Pickell M, Venne G, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

5) The Effect of Partial and Complete Rotator Cuff Repair on Restoration of Shoulder Kinematics and Arm Positioning: A Biomechanical Cadaveric Study
Banaszek D, Esau G, Gladwell M, Zec M, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Rainbow M, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

6) Investigation of Factors Affecting Baseplate Micromotion in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Esau G, Gladwell M, Zec M, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Rainbow M, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

7) Shoulder Simulator Control Investigation
Lewis M, Esau G, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Rainbow M, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

8) Predisposition or Exposure? Assessing the Relative Influence of Orthopaedic Morphology and Muscle Fatigue on the Origins of Chronic Rotator Cuff Pathology
Dickerson C, Bey M, Cote J, Nelson-Wong E, Bicknell RT
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada


Clinical

1) The Use of Upper Extremity Joint Analysis (KINARM) in the Care of the Orthopaedic Patient
Sendher R, Bicknell RT, Scott S
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

2) Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis: A Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing Arthrographic Joint Distension with Steroid, Saline, and Local Anesthetic Versus Arthrogram with Local Anesthetic Alone
Tucker A, Hiscox C, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

3) Effects of Early Motion Versus Delayed Motion on Pain, ROM, Function, and Recurrence Rates Following Arthroscopic Anterior Stabiliation of the Shoulder With or Without Bankart Repair
Banaszek D, Bardana D, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

4) Arthroscopic Bankart Repair at Queen's University: An Internal Review of Post-Operative Outcomes
Higgins J, Banaszek D, Bardana D, Bicknell RT
Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

5) Results of Rotator Cuff Repair Following Acute Shoulder Dislocation: A Multicenter Study
Armstrong AD, ACESS Group Investigators
Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons (ACESS)

6) Arthroscopic Bankart Repair With and Without Arthroscopic Infraspinatus Remplissage in Anterior Shoulder Instability With a Hill-Sachs Defect: A Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial
Old J, JOINTS Canada Investigators
JOINTS Canada

7) A Multicenter Study of the Sidus Stem-Free Shoulder Arthroplasty System
Zimmer Investigators
Zimmer Inc.
Warsaw, Indiana, USA

8) All-Arthroscopic or Mini-Open Repair of a Rotator Cuff Tear: A Canadian Multicentre Randomized Controlled Trial
Holtby R, JOINTS Canada Investigators
JOINTS Canada

9) Shoulder Arthroplasty Failure Experience (SAFE): A Multicenter Study
Matsen FA, Bicknell RT, et al.
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington, USA

10) Does Systemic Dexamethasone Prolong Analgesia After Interscalene Catheter Removal Following Shoulder Arthroplasty? A Randomized Controlled Trial
Shyam V, Ho A, Bicknell RT, Murdoch J, Raghavan G
Department of Anesthesia, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

11) Post-operative Time to Discharge and Pain Scores/Opioid Requirements Following Insterscalene Catheter Removal at 30 Hours Versus 48 Hours Amongst Patients Undergoing Shoulder Arthroplasty
Shyam V, Raghavan G, Bicknell RT, Murdoch J
Department of Anesthesia, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

12) Comparison of the Efficacy of a Novel Periarticular Analgesic Injection to Single Shot Ultrasound-guided Interscalene Brachial Plexus Blockade as Part of a Multimodal Analgesia Regime in Patients Undergoing Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Murdock J, Shyam V, Bardana D, Bicknell RT
Department of Anesthesia, Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario, Canada


Journal Reviewer:
2012 - Present        The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (American)
2010 - Present        The Physician and Sportsmedicine
2010 - Present        Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
2009 - Present        Canadian Journal of Surgery
2008 - Present        Current Orthopaedic Practice
2008 - Present        Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research


Invited Presentations:

International:
1) Navigation in Shoulder Replacement for Fracture: Present and Future
Bicknell RT
Nice Shoulder Course
Nice, France, May 2008

2) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Results and Complications
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN, USA, October 2009

3) The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Pain from Unrecognized Instability in the Young Athlete
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN, USA, October 2009

4) Rotator Cuff: Decision-making
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI, USA, October 2009

5) Rotator Cuff: Decision-making
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Indiana
Indianapolis, IN, USA, October 2009

6) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Complications
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Chicago
Chicago, IL, USA, October 2009

7) Rotator Cuff: Decision-making
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI, USA, October 2009

8) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Complications
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA, USA, October 2009

9) Long Head of Biceps: Decision-making
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH, USA, October 2009

10) The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Pain from Unrecognized Instability in the Young Athlete
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH, USA, October 2009

11) Long Head of Biceps: Decision-making
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, Washington University
St. Louis, MO, USA, October 2009

12) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Results
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN, USA, October 2009

13) The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Pain from Unrecognized Instability in the Young Athlete
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL, USA, September 2009

14) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Complications
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, Canada, November 2009

15) The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Unrecognized Instability in the Young Athlete
Bicknell RT
North American Traveling Fellowship Lecture Series, University of Western Ontario
London, ON, Canada, November 2009

16) The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Unrecognized Instability in the Young Athlete
Bicknell RT
Clearwater Innovative Arthroscopy Meeting, Clearwater, FL, USA, December 2010

17) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Current Concepts and Controversies
Bicknell RT
Orthopaedic Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA, January 2011

18) Humeral Bone Grafting in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT, Gammon B
7th Annual Meeting of the Association of Clinical Elbow and Shoulder Surgeons (ACESS), Palm Beach, FL, USA, November 2011


National:
1) History/Design Rationale Global AP Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, London, ON, May 2011

2) Long Head of Biceps - Evaluation and Management: Tips and Tricks Shoulder, Knee, Foot and Ankle
Bicknell RT, Gammon B
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, St. John's, NL, July 2011

3) History/Design Rationale Global AP Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy Course
Vancouver, BC, September 2011

4) Shoulder Reconstruction "Top 10 Things You Need to Know"
Bicknell RT
Canadian Orthopaedic Resident Review in Reconstructive Surgery (CORR-Recon), Toronto, ON, January 2012

5) What Do I Do with an Acute Massive Rotator Cuff Tear in a Forty-year-old Male?: Sports Symposium
Bicknell RT, Hiscox C
Canadian Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Ottawa, ON, June 2012

6) History/Design Rationale Global AP Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT
DePuy Masters Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, Toronto, ON, November 2012

7) Shoulder Reconstruction - "Top 10 Things You Need to Know"
Bicknell RT
Canadian Orthopaedic Resident Review in Reconstructive Surgery (CORR-Recon), Toronto, ON, January 2013

8) Innovations in Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: The Stem Free Implant
Bicknell RT
Zimmer Institute Canada, Toronto, ON, April 2013


Provincial:

1) Biceps Pathology
Bicknell RT
Ontario Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON, Canada, November 2010.


Regional:
1) Computer-assisted Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty for Fractures of the Proximal Humerus: Development of a Novel Technique and an in vitro Comparison with Traditional Methods
Bicknell RT
Symposium Series, Human Mobility Research Centre, Queen’s University Kingston, ON, April 2008.

2) Rotator Cuff and Long Head of Biceps
Bicknell RT
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, November 2008

3) Shoulder Biomechanics: A Balance of Mobility and Stability
Bicknell RT
Mechanical and Materials Engineering 494, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, November 2008

4) Shoulder Arthroscopy: The Basics
Bicknell RT
Operating Room Nursing Staff Education Rounds, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada, April 2010

5) Shoulder Arthroscopy: Part Two
Bicknell RT
Operating Room Nursing Staff Education Rounds, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada, October 2010

6) Shoulder Biomechanics: A Balance of Mobility and Stability
Bicknell RT
Mechanical Engineering 827, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, April 2011

7) Rotator Cuff Repair
Bicknell RT
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Junior residents), Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, September 2011

8) Rotator Cuff Repair
Bicknell RT
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Senior residents/fellows), Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, September 2011

9) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT
Orthopaedic Care Conference, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Centre, Kingston, ON, Canada, October 2011

10) Shoulder Biomechanics: A Balance of Mobility and Stability
Bicknell RT
Mechanical Engineering 827, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada, March 2013


Research Grants and Funding:
Orthopaedic Research - Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC)
DePuy, Johnson & Johnson Medical Products
$450,000
2012-2013
Co-Investigator

Advanced 3D imaging and planning of surgical shoulder reconstruction
Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) AFP Innovation Fund
$80,358
2012-2013
Co-Investigator

Fixation using alternative implants for the treatment of hip fractures: A multi-center RCT comparing sliding hip screws (FAITH)
McMaster University
$15,000 ($5,000/year)
2010-2013
Co-Investigator, Coordinator - Kingston Site

All arthroscopic or mini-open repair of a rotator cuff tear: A Canadian multi-center RCT
CIHR Randomized Control Trial
$5,000
2010-2013
Co-Investigator, Coordinator - Kingston Site

Fluid Lavage of open wounds: a multi-centre, blinded, factorial trial comparing alternative irrigating solutions and pressures in patients (FLOW)
McMaster University
$10,000
2010-2013
Co-Investigator, Coordinator - Kingston Site

The use of upper extremity joint analysis in the care of the orthopaedic patient
Academic Health Science Centre (AHSC) AFP Innovation Fund
$26,068
2010
Principal Investigator

Investigation of factors contributing to stability of reverse shoulder arthoplasty
Queen's University Research Initiation Grant
$30,000
2008-2013
Principal Investigator

Humeral resurfacing hemiarthroplasty vs conventional stemmed hemiarthroplasty: A Canadian multi-centre RCT
University of Calgary
$25,350
2008-2010
Co-Investigator

Orthopaedic Research - Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC)
DePuy, Johnson & Johnson Medical Products (contract)
$1,050,000 ($350,000/year)
2007-2010
Co-Investigator


Book Chapters:
1)    Stephens SP, Wirth MA, Lippitt SB, Matsen FA, Bicknell RT. Hemiarthroplasty and Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty for Glenohumeral Arthritis with an Irreparable Rotator Cuff. In: Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Wiesel SW (ed.) Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2014 (In press

2)    Gammon B, Bicknell RT, Athwal G. Physical Examination of the Shoulder and Elbow.  In: AAOS Comprehensive Review, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2014 (In press)

3)    Bicknell RT. Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty. In: Evidence-Based Orthopaedics. Bhandari M (ed.) BMJ Books. 2012:278-283.

4)    Matsen FA, Lippitt SB, Bicknell RT. Hemiarthroplasty and Total Shoulder Arthroplasty for Glenohumeral Arthritis with an Irreparable Rotator Cuff. In: Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. Wiesel SW (ed.) Lippincott Williams and Wilkins. 2010:3275-3287.

5)    Matsen FA, Boileau P, Walch G, Gerber C, Bicknell RT. The Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty.  In: Instructional Course Lectures, Volume 57. Duwelius PJ, Azar FM (ed.) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. 2008:14;167-74.

6)    Boileau P, Roussanne Y, Bicknell RT. Arthroscopic Bristow-Latarjet-Bankart Procedure:  The “Triple Locking” of the Shoulder. In: Shoulder Concepts 2008:  Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty. Boileau P, Walch G, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F, Kempf JF (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2008:87-105.

7)    Boileau P, Bicknell RT, Benchikh El Fegoun A, Chuinard C. Arthroscopic Bristow-Trillat Procedure for Anterior Instability in Shoulders With a Stretched or Deficient Capsule:  The “Belt-and-Suspenders” Operative Technique and Preliminary Results. In: Shoulder Concepts 2008:  Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty. Boileau P, Walch G, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F, Kempf JF (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2008:107-118.

8)    Boileau P, Chuinard C, Roussanne Y, Bicknell RT, Rochet N, Trojani C. Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Combined with a Modified Latissimus Dorsi and Teres Major Tendon Transfer for Shoulder Pseudoparalysis Associated with Dropping Arm. In: Shoulder Concepts 2008:  Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty. Boileau P, Walch G, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F, Kempf JF (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2008:315-328.

9)    Boileau P, Roussanne Y, Bicknell RT, Brassart N, Chuinard C. Bony Increased-Offset Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty (BIO-RSA):  A Biologic Solution to Scapular Notching, Prosthetic Instability and Limited Shoulder Rotation. In: Shoulder Concepts 2008:  Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty. Boileau P, Walch G, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F, Kempf JF (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2008:355-376.

10)    Bicknell RT, Delude JA, Kedgley AE, Johnson JA, Drosdowech DS. Navigation in Shoulder Replacement for Fracture:  Present and Future. In: Shoulder Concepts 2008:  Proximal Humeral Fractures and Fracture Sequelae. Boileau P (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2008:149-161.

11)    Bicknell RT, Moineau G, Boileau P. Navigation in Shoulder Replacement. In: Protheses d’epaule. Etat actuel. Boileau P, Walch G (ed.) Elsevier Masson. 2008:145-152.

12)    Favard L, Guery J, Bicknell R, Garaud P, Sirveaux F, Boileau P, Mole D, Walch G. Survivorship of the Reverse Prosthesis. In: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Clinical Results, Complications, Revision. Walch G, Boileau P, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2006: 373-380.

13)    Favard L, Le Du C, Bicknell R, Sirveaux F, Levigne C, Boileau P, Mole D, Walch G. Reverse Prosthesis for Cuff Tear Arthritis (Hamada IV and V) Without Previous Surgery. In: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Clinical Results, Complications, Revision. Walch G, Boileau P, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2006: 113-123.

14)    Favard L, Guery J, Bicknell R, Bacle G, Berhouet J. A Radio-kinematic Study of the Grammont Reverse Shoulder Prosthesis. In: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Clinical Results, Complications, Revision. Walch G, Boileau P, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2006: 57-67.

15)    Favard L, Sirveaux F, Bicknell R, Levigne C, Garaud P, Boileau P, Mole D, Walch G. The Multicenter Study: Methodology and Presentation. In: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Clinical Results, Complications, Revision. Walch G, Boileau P, Mole D, Favard L, Levigne C, Sirveaux F (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2006: 13-23.

16)    Boileau P, Richou J, Lisai A, Balestro JC, Bicknell R, Jacquot N. Arthroscopic Revision of Failed Open Anterior Stabilization of the Shoulder. In: Shoulder Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty: Current Concepts 2006. Boileau P (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2006: 117-130.

17)    Boileau P, Chuinard C, Bicknell R. Arthroscopic Stabilization of the Shoulder: Tips and Tricks. In: Shoulder Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty: Current Concepts 2006. Boileau P (ed.) Sauramps Medical. 2006: 70-85.


Journal Publications:

Peer Reviewed

1)    North LR, Hetzler MA, Pickell M, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT: Effect of Implant Geometry on Range of Motion in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Assessed using Glenohumeral Separation Distance, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2015 (In publication).

2)    Venne G, Rasquinha B, Pichora DR, Ellis RE, Bicknell R:  Comparing Conventional and Computer-Assisted Surgery Baseplate and Screw Placement in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, J Shoulder Elbow Surg. 2015 Jan 1. pii: S1058-2746(14)00578-3. doi: 10.1016/j.jse.2014.10.012. [Epub ahead of print]

3)    Verborgt O, Vanhees M, Heylen S, Hardy P, Declercq G, Bicknell RT: Computer Navigation and Patient-specific Instrumentation in Shoulder Arthroplasty, Sports Med Arthrosc 2014;22:e42-9. PMID: 25370882 [PubMed - in process]

4)    Schick CW, Gao Y, ACESS Group, Wolf BR: Thromboembolism Following Shoulder Arthroscopy: A Retrospective Review, Arthroscopy (In publication).

5)    Venne G, Pickell M, Bicknell RT, Pichora D, Ellis R: A Novel 3D Method for Evaluating Glenoid Implant and Screw Position for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg (In publication).

6)    FAITH Trial Investigators:  Fixation Using Alternative Implants for the Treatment of Hip Fractures (FAITH):  Design and Rationale for a Multi-centre Randomized Trial Comparing Sliding Hip Screws and Cancellous Screws on Revision Surgery Rates and Quality of Life in the Treatment of Femoral Neck Fractures, BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2014;15:219.

7)    Mathew G, Kowalczuk M, Hetaimish B, Bedi A, Philippon MJ, Bhandari M, Simunovic N, Crouch S, Ayeni OR, FAITH Investigators:  Radiographic Prevalence of CAM-type Femoroacetabular Impingement After Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Femoral Neck Fractures, Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 2014;22:793-800.

8)    Zielinski SM, Bouwmans CA, Heetveld MJ, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM, FAITH Investigators:  The Societal Costs of Femoral Neck Fracture Patients Treated with Internal Fixation, Osteoporos Int 2014;25:875-85.

9)    Zielinski SM, Keijsers NL, Praet SF, Heetveld MJ, Bhandari M, Wilssens JP, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM, FAITH Investigators:  Femoral Neck Shortening after Internal Fixation of a Femoral Neck Fracture, Orthopedics 2013;36:e849-58.

10)    Clouthier A, Hetzler M, Fedorak G, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT: Factors Affecting the Stability of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty:  A Biomechanical Study, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2013;22:439-44.

11)    Hebert-Davies J, Laflamme GY, Rouleau D, HEALTH and FAITH Investigators:  Bias Towards Dementia:  Are Hip Fracture Trials Excluding Too Many Patients?  A Systematic Review, Injury 2012;43:e1978-84.

12)    Zakani S, Venne G, Smith EJ, Bicknell R, Ellis RE:  Analyzing Shoulder Translation with Navigation Technology, Int J Comput Assist Radiol Surg 2012;7:853-60.

13)    Boileau P, Fourati E, Bicknell RT: Neer Modification of Open Bankart Procedure: What is Rate of Recurrent Instability, Functional Outcome and Arthritis?, Clin Orthop Relat Res 2012;470:2554-2560.

14)    Zelinski SM, Viveiros H, Heetveld MJ, Swiontkowski MF, Bhandari M, Patka P, Van Lieshout EM, FAITH trial investigators:  Central Coordination as an Alternative for Local Coordination in a Multicenter Randomized Controlled Trial:  The FAITH Trial Experience, Trials 2012;13:5.

15)    Boileau P, Zumstein M, Balg F, Penington S, Bicknell RT: The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Pain from Unrecognized Antero-inferior Instability in the Young Athlete, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2011;20:98-106.

16)    Boileau P, Richou J, Lisai A, Chuinard C, Bicknell RT: The Role of Arthroscopy in Revision of Failed Open Anterior Stabilization of the Shoulder, Arthroscopy 2009;25:1075-84.
17)    Boileau P, Gonzalez JF, Chuinard C, Bicknell RT: Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty after Failed Rotator Cuff Surgery, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2009;18:600-6.

18)    Boileau P, Parratte S, Chuinard C, Rousanne Y, Shia D, Bicknell RT: Arthroscopic Treatment of Isolated Type II SLAP Lesions: Biceps Tenodesis as an Alternative to Reinsertion, Am J Sports Med 2009;37:929-36.

19)    Bicknell RT, Cikes A, Boileau P: Humeral Head Bone Bruise in Anterior Glenohumeral Instability: A Case Report, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2009;18:e10-3.

20)    Kedgley AE, Delude JA, Drosdowech DS, Johnson JA, Bicknell RT: Humeral Head Translation During Glenohumeral Abduction Following Computer-assisted Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty, J Bone Joint Surg Br 2008;90:1256-9.

21)    Bicknell RT, Hughes JS: A New Technique for Management of Ulnar Bone Loss in Revision Total Elbow Arthroplasty Using a Tuberized Iliac Crest Autograft: A Case Report, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2008;17:e15-8.

22)    Boileau P, Bicknell RT, Mazzoleni N, Walch G, Urien JP: CT Scan Method Accurately Assesses Humeral Head Retroversion, Clin Orthop Relat Res 2008;466(3):661-9.

23)    Chebli C, Huber P, Watling J, Bertelson A, Bicknell RT, Matsen FA: Factors Affecting Fixation of the Glenoid Component of a Reverse Total Shoulder Prosthesis, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2008;17(2):323-7.

24)    Boileau P, Chuinard C, Roussanne Y, Bicknell RT, Rochet N, Trojani C:  Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Combined with a Modified Latissimus Dorsi and Teres Major Tendon Transfer for Shoulder Pseudoparalysis Associated with Dropping Arm, Clin Orthop Relat Res 2008;466(3):584-93.

25)    Boileau P, Bicknell RT, Benchikh El Fegoun E, Chuinard C: Arthroscopic Bristow Procedure for Anterior Instability in Shoulders with a Stretched or Deficient Capsule: The “Belt-and-Suspenders” Operative Technique and Preliminary Results, Arthroscopy 2007;23(6):593-601.

26)    Bicknell RT, Liew AL, Danter MR, Patterson SD, King GJW, Chess DG, Johnson JA: The Influence of Implant Articular Thickness and Glenohumeral Conformity on Stability of an All-Metal Glenoid Component, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2007;16(5):631-9.

27)    Bicknell RT, MacDermid JC, Roth JH: Assessment of Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Joint Fusion Using a Single Longitudinal K-Wire, J Hand Surg 2007;32(5):677-84.

28)    DeLude JA, Bicknell RT, MacKenzie GA, Ferreira LM, Dunning CE, King GJW, Johnson JA, Drosdowech DS: An Anthropometric Study of the Bilateral Anatomy of the Humerus, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2007;16(4):477-83.

29)    Bicknell RT, DeLude JA, Kedgley AE, Ferreira LM, Dunning CE, King GJW, Faber KJ, Johnson JA, Drosdowech D: Early Experience with Computer Assisted Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty for Fractures of the Proximal Humerus: Development of a Novel Technique and an in vitro Comparison with Traditional Methods, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2007;16(3 Suppl):S117-25.

30)    Bicknell RT, Patterson SD, King GJW, Chess DG, Johnson JA: Glenoid Vault Endosteal Dimensions: An Anthropometric Study with Special Interest in Implant Design, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2007;16(3 Suppl):S96-S101.

31)    Bicknell RT, Harwood JC, Ferreira LM, King GJW, Johnson JA, Faber, KJ, Drosdowech D: Cyclic Loading of Rotator Cuff Repairs:  An in vitro Biomechanical Comparison of Bioabsorbable Anchors with Transosseous Sutures, Arthroscopy 2005;21(7);875-80.

32)    Bicknell RT, Liew A, Danter MR, Patterson SD, King GJW, Chess DG, Johnson JA,: Does Keel Size, the Use of Screws, and the Use of Bone Cement Affect Fixation of a Metal Glenoid Implant?, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2003;12(3):268-75.

33)    Lindsay CS, Dunning CE, Bicknell RT, Johnson JA, King GJW, Patterson SD: Ilizarov Hybrid External Fixation for Fractures of the Distal Radius; Part II - Internal Fixation vs. Ilizarov Hybrid External Fixation: Stability as Assessed by Cadaveric Simulated Motion Testing, J Hand Surg 2001;26(2):218-27.

34)    Dunning CE, Lindsay CS, Bicknell RT, Patterson SD, Chess DG, Johnson JA, King GJW: Supplemental Pinning Improves the Stability of External Fixation in Distal Radius Fractures during Simulated Finger and Forearm Motion, J Hand Surg 1999;24(5):992-1000.


Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

1)    North L, Pickell, M, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Bicknell, RT. Determining the Effect of Implant Design Vairables on Impingement and Range of Motion in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty using a Novel Component Tracking Method

2)    Pickell M, Veene G, Ellis RE, Bicknell RT.  Novel Image Registration Technique for Asessing Component Position in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.

3)    Ren H, Bicknell RT: From the Unstable Painful Shoulder to Multidirectional Instability in the Young Athlete, In: Shoulder Instability in the Athlete, Clin Sports Med 2013;32:815-823.

4)    Hiscox C, Bicknell RT:  Themes – Proximal Humerus Fractures:  Percutaneous Pinning and Intramedullary Techniques: Past, Present or Future?, Canadian Orthopaedic Association Bulletin 2012;97:31-32.

5)    Gammon B, Bicknell RT:  Themes – Local and Regional Anaesthesia Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery:  Peripheral Nerve Blocks in Upper Extremity Surgery, Canadian Orthopaedic Association Bulletin 2012;96:25-26

6)    Bicknell RT: 2009 North American Traveling Fellowship, Canadian Orthopaedic Association Bulletin 2010;88:43-44.

7)    Bicknell RT: Failed Rotator Cuff Surgery:  What Can We Do?, Current Orthopaedic Practice 2010;21:448-452.

8)    Bicknell RT, Della Rocca GJ, Hsu WK, Marshall AD, Brophy RH: Report from the 2009 John J. Fahey, MD, Memorial AOA North American Traveling Fellowship, J Bone Joint Surg Am 2010;92:e18.

9)    Bicknell RT:  Themes – Massive Cuff Tears:  Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty, Canadian Orthopaedic Association Bulletin 2009;84:24-26.

10)    Matsen FA, Boileau P, Walch G, Gerber C, Bicknell RT: The Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, Instr Course Lect 2008;57:167-74.

11)    Matsen FA, Boileau P, Walch G, Gerber C, Bicknell RT: The Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty, J Bone Joint Surg Am 2007;89(3):660-667.

12)    Matsen FA, Bicknell RT, Lippitt SB: Shoulder Arthroplasty: The Socket Perspective, J Shoulder Elbow Surg 2007;16(5 Suppl):S241-7.

13)    Bicknell RT: All-Metal Glenoid Component Design in Shoulder Arthroplasty: An in vitro Implant Stability Study, Master of Science Thesis, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1998

14)    Bicknell RT: Design and Development of a Calibration Apparatus for Tekscan Sensors, Honours Bachelor of Science Thesis, Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, 1996.


Published Abstracts:
1)    Venne G, Pickell M, Pichora DR, Bicknell R, Ellis RE:  CT Image Registration for Evaluating Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Placement.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. Bone Joint J 2014;96:s16(19).

2)    Bicknell RT, Bertelsen A, Matsen F: Factors Affecting Stability of the Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011; 93:590.

3)    Bicknell RT, Cesar M, Fourati E, Rampal V, Boileau P: Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Stiffness: Results According to Etiology in 30 Patients. Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011; 93:570.

4)    Bicknell RT, Chuinard C, Penington S, Balg F, Boileau P: The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Pain from Unrecognized Instability in the Young Athlete. Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011; 93:268.

5)    Bicknell RT, Matsen FA, Pottinger PS, Bertelsen A: Propionibacterium Acnes Infections in Revision Shoulder Surgery: An Analysis of 20 Consecutive Cases with Positive Intra-operative Cultures. Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011; 93:259

6)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Roussanne Y, Brassart N, Chuinard C: Bony Increased-Offset Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty (BIO-RSA): A Biologic Solution to Scapular Notching, Prosthetic Instability and Limited Shoulder Rotation. Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2011; 93:259.

7)    Bicknell RT, Matsen FA, Walch G, Nove-Josserand L: Instability after Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty. Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010; 92:34.

8)    Bicknell RT, Chuinard C, Boileau P: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: Indications and results of the French Multicenter Study. Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010; 92:33.

9)    Bicknell RT, Pelegri C, Chuinard C, Neyton L, Boileau P: Arthroscopic Treatment of Deep Partial Thickness Tears of the Supraspinatus Tendon. Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2010; 92:8.

10)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Chuinard C, Garaud P, Neyton L: Results of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty In Proximal Humerus Fracture Sequelae.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:246.

11)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Chuinard C, Trojani C: Humeral Problems in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:246.

12)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Chuinard C, Jacquot N: Results of Deep Infection After a Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:245-246.

13)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Burger BJ, Chuinard C, Coste JS, Willems WJ:  Complications of Arthroplasty for Proximal Humeral Fractures: A 2 to 10 Year Multicenter Follow-up Study.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:238.

14)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Chuinard C: Arthroscopic Biceps Tenotomy and Tenodesis For Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:229.

15)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Chuinard C, Jacquot N, Parratte S, Trojani C: Arthroscopic Treatment of Type II SLAP Lesions: Biceps Tenodesis as a Functional Alternative to Reinsertion.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:227-228.

16)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Chuinard C, El Fegoun AB: Arthroscopic Bristow:  A New “Belt and Suspenders” Technique for the Treatment of Anterior Shoulder Instability.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:227.

17)    Bicknell RT, Boileau P, Chuinard C, Jacquot N, Neyton L, Richou J: Arthroscopic Revision of Failed Open Anterior Stabilization of the Shoulder.  Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2009;91:227.

18)    Kedgley AE, Bicknell RT, Delude J, Ferreira L, Dunning C, King GJW, Faber KJ, Drosdowech DS: Computer-Assisted Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty Improves Humeral Head Position.  Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society and Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2008;90S:125.

19)    Bicknell RT, Harwood JC, Ferreira L, King GJW, Johnson JA, Faber KJ, Drosdowech DS: Cyclic Loading of Rotator Cuff Repairs: An In-Vitro Biomechanical Comparison of Bioabsorbable Anchors with Transosseous Sutures. Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society and Canadian Orthopaedic Association. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2008;90S:51.

20)    Bicknell RT, Richou J, Gonzalez JF, Neyton L, MD, Jacquot N, Chuinard C, Boileau P: Arthroscopic Revision of Failed Open Anterior Stabilization of the Shoulder (SS-06). Arthroscopy 2007;23(6S):e3-e4.

21)    Bicknell RT, Chuinard C, Boileau P: Arthroscopic Biceps Tenotomy And Tenodesis For Massive Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears (SS-27). Arthroscopy 2007;23(6S):e14.

22)    Bicknell RT, Parratte S, Chuinard C, Jacquot N, Trojani C, Boileau P: Arthroscopic Treatment of Type II SLAP Lesions: Biceps Tenodesis as an Alternative to Reinsertion (SS-54). Arthroscopy 2007;23(6S):e27.

23)    Kedgley AE, Bicknell RT, DeLude JA, Ferreira LM, Dunning CE, King GJW, Faber KJ, Drosdowech DS, Johnson JA: Assessment of Humeral Head Position During Glenohumeral Abduction with Computer-Assisted Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty. Trans ORS 2006;31:1971.

24)    DeLude JA, Bicknell RT, Mackenzie GA, Ferreira LM, Dunning CE, King GJW, Johnson JA, Drosdowech D: An Anthropometric Study of the Bilateral Anatomy of the Humerus. Trans ORS 2005;30:0602.

25)    Bicknell RT, Drosdowech DS, Faber KJ, King GJW, Ferreira L, Johnson JA: Computer Assisted Shoulder Hemiarthroplasty for Fractures of the Proximal Humerus.  Abstracts from CAOS International 2004 4th Annual Meeting of the International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery 2004;3:87-121.

26)    Bicknell RT, Harwood JC, Ferreira L, King GJW, Johnson JA, Faber KJ, Drosdowech DS: Cyclic Loading of Rotator Cuff Repairs: An In-Vitro Biomechanical Comparison of Bioabsorbable Anchors with Transosseous Sutures. Trans ORS 2004;29:0180.

27)    Bicknell RT, Drosdowech DS, Faber KJ, King GJW, Ferreira L, Johnson JA: Cyclic Loading of Rotator Cuff Repairs: An In-Vitro Biomechanical Comparison of Bioabsorbable Anchors with Transosseous Sutures. Combined Orthopaedic Associations 2004, J Bone Joint Surg Br 2004;87:331.

28)    Dunning CE, Lindsay CS, Bicknell RT, Patterson SD, Johnson JA, King GJW: Brachioradialis Load and Forearm Position Affect the Stability of Distal Radius Fractures. Trans ORS 1999;24:262.

29)    Bicknell RT, Danter MR, Patterson SD, King GJW, Johnson JA, Chess DG: The Influence of Implant Thickness and Articular Congruency on Stability of an All-Metal Glenoid Component. Trans ORS 1999;24:363.

30)    Lindsay CS, Dunning CE, Bicknell RT, Johnson JA, King GJW, Patterson SD: In-Vitro Stability of a New Hybrid Ring External Fixator vs The Dorsal AO Plate. Trans ORS 1998;23:747.

31)    Dunning CE, Lindsay CS, Bicknell RT, Patterson SD, Chess DG, Johnson JA, King GJW: Supplemental Pinning Improves the Stability of External Fixation in Simulated Distal Radius Fractures. Trans ORS 1998;23:286.

32)    Bicknell RT, Danter MR, Bennett J, Patterson SD, King GJW, Johnson JA, Chess DG: An Anthropometric Evaluation of the Glenoid: Implications in the Design and Fixation of a Shoulder Prosthesis. Trans ORS 1998;23:270.


Conference Presentations (past 5 years):
International:

1)    A Comparison between Computer-assisted and Conventional Surgery for Baseplate and Screw Placement in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT, Venne G, Rasquinha BJ, Pichora D, Ellis R                                       
31st Annual Closed Meeting of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Pinehurst, NC, USA, 2014 (Poster)

2)    Range of Motion and Stability in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
North L, Pickell M, Clouthier A, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT                                         
7th World Congress of Biomechanics
Boston, MA, USA, 2014.

3)    A Novel 3D Method for Evaluating Glenoid Implant and Screw Position for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Venne G, Pickell M, Bicknell RT, Pichora D, Ellis R                                       
28th International Congress and Exhibition of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery
Fukuoka, Japan, 2014.

4)    Comparing a Novel 3D-CT Reconstruction Method to Conventional 2D Approaches for Evaluating Glenoid Implant and Screw Position for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Venne G, Pickell M, Pichora D, Bicknell RT, Ellis R                                 
14th Annual Meeting of International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery
Milan, Italy, 2014.    

5)    Evaluation of Shoulder Arthroscopy Simulation for Orthopaedic Trainees
Rouleau D, Drosdowech D, Bicknell RT, JOINTS Canada                                         
Combined Meeting of the American and Canadian Orthopaedic Associations
Montreal, QC, Canada, 2014 (Poster).

6)    A Comparison between Conventional and Navigated Baseplate Screw Placement in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Venne G, Pickell M, Bicknell RT, Ellis R                                       
Combined Meeting of the American and Canadian Orthopaedic Associations
Montreal, QC, Canada, 2014.

7)    Glenoid Inclination and Screw Position in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Radiographic Assessment
Pickell M, Bicknell RT                                         
81st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
New Orleans, LA, USA, 2014 (Poster).

8)    Factors Affecting Stability of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Clouthier A, Hetzler M, Fedorak G, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT                                         
80th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Chicago, Illinois, 2013 (Poster).

9)    Does Implant Adaptability Affect Functional Outcome Following Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Two Implant Designs
Arora D, Bicknell RT                                         
29th Annual Open Meeting of American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
Chicago, Illinois, USA, 2013 (Poster).

10)    Analyzing Shoulder Translation with Navigation Technology
Zakanai S, Venne G, Smith EJ, Bicknell RT, Ellis RE
26th International Congress and Exhibition of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery
Pisa, Italy, 2012 (Poster).

11)    Effect of Loading Direction on Force to Dislocation in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty:  Assessment Using a Custom-designed Shoulder Kinematic Simulator
Clouthier A, Hetzler M, Vivani S, Fedorak G, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Bicknell RT                                         
35th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics
Long Beach, CA, USA, 2011.

12)    The Unstable Painful Shoulder (UPS): As a Cause of Pain from Unrecognized Instability in the Young Athlete
Boileau P, Zumstein MA, Balg F, Penington S, Bicknell RT
Annual Meeting of the Swiss Orthopaedic Association
St. Gallen, Switzerland, 2010.


National:

1) Factors Affecting Stability of the Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Bicknell RT, Bertelsen A, Matsen F
65th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2010. 

2) Arthroscopic Treatment of Shoulder Stiffness: Results According to Etiology in 30 Patients
Bicknell RT, Cesar M, Fourati E, Rampal V,  Boileau P
65th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2010.

3) Type II SLAP Lesions:  Biceps Tenodesis in an Older Patient Population
Sendher R, Bardana D, Bicknell RT
65th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Edmonton, AB, Canada, 2010 (Poster).

4) Design and Development of a Shoulder Kinematic Simulator For Assessment of Stability in Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty
Clouthier A, Hetzler M, Vivani S, Fedorak G, Deluzio K, Bryant T, Bicknell RT
66th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
St. John’s, NL, Canada, 2011 (Poster).

5) Factors Affecting Stability of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Clouthier A, Hetzler M, Fedorak G, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT
67th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012.

6) Could Posterior Capsule Tightness be a Contributor to Anterior Shoulder Instability?
Zakanai S, Venne G, Smith EJ, Ellis R, Bicknell RT 
67th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012.

7) Development and Validation of a Static Posture Finite Element Model for Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Hetzler M, Clouthier A, Fedorak G, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT
67th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012 (Poster).

8) Does Implant Adaptability Affect Functional Outcome Following Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Two Implant Designs
Arora D, Bicknell RT
67th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012 (Poster).

9)Does Implant Adaptability Affect Functional Outcome Following Shoulder Arthroplasty: A Comparison of Two Implant Designs
Arora D, Bicknell RT
38th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Residents’ Association
Ottawa, ON, Canada, 2012 (Poster).

10) Factors Affecting the Stability of Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Clouthier A, Hetzler M, Fedorak G, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT
17th Biannual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2012 (Poster).

11) Dislocation by Impingement in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
North L, Clouthier A, Bryant T, Deluzio K, Bicknell RT
17th Biannual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biomechanics
Vancouver, BC, Canada, 2012 (Poster).

12) Restless Leg Syndrome (Parasomnia) Can Mimic Seizures After Anesthesia
Shyam V, Allard R, Bicknell RT
2012 Annual Meeting of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society
Quebec City, PQ, Canada, 2012 (Poster).

13) The Effect of Humeral Head Modularity on Functional and Radiographic Outcomes Following Shoulder Arthroplasty
Arora D, Yeung R, Bicknell RT
68th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2013 (Accepted).

14) Effect of Deltoid Insertion Location on Static Posture in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Hetzler M, Bryant T, Bicknell RT
68th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2013 (Accepted).

15) Analysis of the Clinical Outcome of Arthrographic Injection with Steroid for the Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis
Tucker A, Hiscox C, Bicknell RT
68th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2013 (Accepted).

16) Dislocation by Impingement in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
North L, Hetzler M, Bryant T, Bicknell RT
68th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2013 (Poster) (Accepted).

17) Accuracy of Radiographic and CT Scan Methods for Assessment of Glenoid Inclination and Screw Position in Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Pickell M, Bicknell RT
68th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Association
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2013 (Poster) (Accepted).

18) The Effect of Humeral Head Modularity on Functional and Radiographic Outcomes Following Shoulder Arthroplasty
Arora D, Yeung R, Bicknell RT
39th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Residents’ Association
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2013 (Accepted).

19) Analysis of the Clinical Outcome of Arthrographic Injection with Steroid for the Treatment of Adhesive Capsulitis
Tucker A, Hiscox C, Bicknell RT
39th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Orthopaedic Residents’ Association
Winnipeg, MB, Canada, 2013 (Poster) (Accepted).


Provincial:

1) The Use of Upper Extremity Joint Analysis in the Care of the Orthopaedic Patient
Bicknell RT, Scott S, Sendher R, Pichora D, Bardana D
Innovation Fund Showcase, Academic Health Sciences Centre Alternative Funding Plan (AHSC AFP)Toronto, ON, Canada, 2010 (Poster).


Regional
 :

1) Shoulder Arthroscopy: The Basics
Bicknell RT
Operating Room Nursing Staff Education Rounds, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada, April 2010

2) Shoulder Arthroscopy: Part Two
Bicknell RT
Operating Room Nursing Staff Education Rounds, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada, October 2010

3) Shoulder Biomechanics:  A Balance of Mobility and Stability. 
Bicknell RT
Mechanical Engineering 827, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, April 2011.

4) Rotator Cuff Repair
Bicknell RT
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Junior residents), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, September 2011.

5) Rotator Cuff Repair
Bicknell RT
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Senior residents/fellows), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, September 2011.

6) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT
Orthopaedic Care Conference, Southeastern Ontario Health Sciences Centre, Kingston, ON, Canada, October 2011.

7) Shoulder Biomechanics:  A Balance of Mobility and Stability
Bicknell RT
Mechanical Engineering 827, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, March 2013.

8) Rotator Cuff Repair
Bicknell RT
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Junior residents), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, October 2013.

9) Rotator Cuff Repair
Bicknell RT
Kingston Shoulder Arthroscopy Course (Senior residents/fellows), Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, October 2013.

10) Shoulder Biomechanics:  A Balance of Mobility and Stability
Bicknell RT
Mechanical Engineering 827, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, April 2014.

11) Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty
Bicknell RT
Lunch and Learn, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, ON, Canada, September 2014



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Updated July 27, 2015