Friday, September 6, 2013

2nd NORTH (Nordic Tetrahand) Congress Held in Bergen, Norway

Hand Surgeons and therapists from all nordic countries met for a two-days congress in Bergen, Norway, September 5-6, 2013. Topics covered included the following topics
"Epidemiological trends in traumatic spinal cord injuries during 50 years", "Principles of tendon transfer", "Surgical Reconstruction of grasp control in tetraplegia", "From finding function to daily use - Patients’ journey after grip reconstruction", "Enhanced independence – patients experiences after grip reconstruction", "Complications after reconstructive tetra hand surgery", " from the Hong Kong Tetrahand congress 2013"- nerve transfer, and other news".  
 Next congress was decided to be organized in Reykjavik, Iceland in June of 2014.