Saturday, November 1, 2014

German Congress for Orthopaedics and Traumatology

The German-speaking Speaking Society of Paraplegia arranged a session about "The Tetraplegic Hand" organized by Dr Doris Maier (Murnau) and chaired by Dr Richarda Böttcher (Berlin) at the DKOU congress in Berlin 28-31 October 2014. The following topics were addressed: "Assessment of Hand Function in Tetraplegia "(Martina Geuther), "Loss and Restoration of Hand Function" (Diana Sigrist-Nix), "Opportunities with Tetraplegia Hand Surgery" (Jan Fridén) and  "Loss of Hand Function - What can Technology offer?" (Rüdiger Rupp). This session covered a large spectrum of recent advances research frontiers ranging from assessment, evalation, nerve and tendon transfer surgery to neuro-engineering. In connection with this congress, Drs Jan Fridén and Andreas Gohritz published an overview of the tetrahand surgery field: Fridén J, Gohritz A. Rekonstruktion der Arm- und Handfunktion bei Halsrückenmarklähmung, Chir All 15:595-605, 2014.



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This congress held in Paraplegia would have led to new studies in The field of orthopedics.Many people are getting their hand due to various factors. Some of them may be due to some accidents or some illness. However , this can be cured if proper treatments like the ones provided here is given to the patients. It is a very good factor that all these treatments could be done without causing any damage to our hands.

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