Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Nordic Council sponsors Tetrahand Surgery Congress in Iceland

Landspitalinn Main Hospital
The Nordic Council has acknowledged NORTH - Nordic Tetrahand Surgery and decided to sponsor our annual congress.  This year it will be held in Reykjavik, Iceland on June 12-13. The Nordic Council, which  was formed in 1952, is the official inter-parliamentary body in the Nordic Region. The Council has 87 elected members from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden as well as from the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland.  

 This year´s NORTH course will include for example the  topics: Tetraplegia in Iceland, Tips and tricks in Tetrahand surgery, Report from the European course in Nottwil, Salvage procedures, Grip reconstruction - it is never too late, Rehabilitation after surgery for spasticity and Complications to avoid. Local host in Iceland will be Dr Páll Ingvarsson. Venue: Hringsalur, Landspitali Hospital, Reykjavik. A site visit to Grensás Rehabilitation will be arranged for interested.