10th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand
 7th Congress of the International Federation of Societies for Hand Therapy

 March 11-15, 2007 - Sydney, Australia




Invited Lectures

The PIP Joint in RA – Principles of Management and Hand Therapy intervention
J. Ball

Acute Proximal Pole Fractures of the Scaphoid
D. Campbell

Avascular Non-traumatic Necrosis of the Scaphoid: Preiser’s Disease?
L. De Smet

Fixation of Acute Scaphoid Fractures: Is There Any Benefit?
J.J. Dias

Osteotomies for Distal Radius Malunion: Current State of the Art
D.L. Fernandez

Inferior Radio-Ulnar Joint Reconstruction
D.L. Fernandez

Perforator Flaps in Upper Limb Reconstruction
A. Georgescu

Distribution of Mechanoreceptors in the Wrist Ligaments
E. Hagert

Critical Assessment of PIP Joint Stabiliy After Palmar Lip Fracture Dislocations
H. Hastings II and W.P. Hamlet

Distal Radial Fractures – Prognostic Radiological Factors/Classification
P. Jørgsholm

The Sauvé-Kapandji Procedure vs Moore-DarrachSeventieth Anniversary
A.I. Kapandji

Load Distributing Function of the Distal Radioulnar Joint–Biomechanics and Total Replacement Arthroplasty
V.C. Lees and L.R. Scheker

Midcarpal Instability
D. Lichtman and P. Wright

Percutaneous Fixation of Scaphoid Fractures
B. Lussiez

Effectiveness of Hand Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis
N. Massy-Westropp

Comparison Between Single and Double Nerve Transfers to Restore Elbow Flexion in Upper Plexus Palsies
C. Oberlin and S. Durand

The Lunotriquetral Ligament. Twenty Years of Experience with Swanson Total Wrist Arthroplasties: Long Term Results in a Series of 128 Patients
M.I. Rossello, O. Spingardi and E. Pamelin

Current Distal Radius Fracture Management
J. Ryu

The Proximal Interphalangeal Joint in Dupuytren’s Disease
A.J. Thurston

Torque Transmission Splint - Radial Nerve Paralysis
J. Wilton




The Inhibitory Effects of Rat Spinal Cord Chip on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration
T. Arai

NGF-S7 Factor Combined with an Epineural Conduit to Bridge Short Nerve Defects. Experimental Study in the Rabbit Nerve
A. Barbitsioti, I. Ignatiadis, A. Patralexis, S. Defteraios, H. Tsolakis, A. Papalois, A.V. Zoubos and P.N. Soucacos

Carpal Arthrodesis with the Limited Wrist Fusion Plate (Hub Cap)
A. Biraima, M. Steinemann, K. Käch and M. Calcagni

Mycobacterium Ulcerans Limb Infections and Resulting Deformities
J.A. Buntine and P.D.R. Johnson

Community Based Management of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome in the United Kingdom: Year 1 of a Primary Care Hand Therapy Clinic
P.A. Storey, H. Lintott, M.J. Bradley, L. Couchman and F.D. Burke

APSI Implant in Proximal Scaphoid Pseudarthrosis
P. Canela, A. Dias, A. Martins and I. Barros

Lunaroplasty with Methylmethacrylate Cement in Advanced Kienbock Disease
P. Canela, A. Dias, A. Martins and I. Barros

Analysis of Force in Modified Hynes-Giddins Dynamic External Fixator
M. Cheema, K. Mangat, N. Holbrook and V. Rajaratnam

Evidence Based Practice in Emergency Management of Suspected Scaphoid Injuries in Children
M. Cheema and S. Donnell

A Case Report of Salter Harris IV Injury of Distal Radius
M. Cheema, S. Naim and D. Emery

Comparison of Return to Work: Endoscopic Versus Open Cubital Tunnel Release
T. Cobb and P. Sterbank

Key-Points about Trapezectomy and Suspensionplasty for Thumb Basal Joint Arthrosis after Twenty-years Experience and Four Hundred Patients Operated
F. Curini-Galletti, A. Coppola, V. D’Orazi, F. Fabi, C. Faloci, V. Marchese, A. Ortensi, A. Panunzi and F. Toni

Non-locking Plate Fixation for AO Type C3 Fracture of the Distal Radius
Y. Dohi, S. Omokawa, R. Fujitani and H. Yajima

Screw Fixation for Scaphoid Fracture: A Comparision of Volar and Dorsal Approach
R. Fujitani, S. Omokawa, Y. Dohi, H. Ono and K. Furuta

Guyon’s Canal – A Human Design Fault?
C. Gray

The Versatility of the K-Wire Osteosynthesis in the Metacarpal and Phalanx Fractures
D.O. Grigorescu

The Monodigital Superposed Cross-Finger Plasty
D.O. Grigorescu

The Quantification of the Thumb Reconstruction Necessity by the "TROS" Original Scale
D.O. Grigorescu

Cervical Lateral Tilting in Brachial Plexus Injury
Y. Hara

Scleroderma in the Hand and Its Surgical Approach
MG. Jakubietz, RG. Jakubietz and JG. Gruenert

1 Year Results Comparing Volar, Angle-stable Plate Osteosynthesis and Dorsal Plate Osteosynthesis in High-grade Intraarticular Fractures of the Distal Radius
RG. Jakubietz, MG. Jakubietz, DF. Kloss, SF. Schindele, R. Warschkow and JG. Gruenert

Is Bone Augmentation Required for Fractures of the Distal Radius?
MG. Jakubietz, RG. Jakubietz, SF. Schindele, J. Sonderegger, DF. Kloss and JG. Gruenert

The Aging Process of the Hand
R.G. Jakubietz, M.G. Jakubietz, D.F. Kloss and J.G. Gruenert

A New External Non-Bridging Fixator Mini-Radius
A. Kapandji

Significance of Clinical Path in Replantation of Crush-Avulsion Fingertip Amputation: New Surgical Classification and Postoperative Management
T. Kasai, Y. Ogawa, S. Ishii, T. Koizumi, I. Matuura and H. Okubo

Clinical Significance of Scaphoid Micro-fractures. A Case Controlled Study
M. Khalid, K. Kanagaraj, Z. Jummani, D. Robinson, R. Walker and M. Craigen

Flexor Tendon Sheath Ganglion Mimicking as the Cause of Trigger Thumb – A Case Report
E.-S. Moon, M.-S. Kim, S.-T. Jung, K.-C. Jeong and J.-S. Kim

Diagnostic Differences between Tuberculous and Chronic Non-specific Tenosynovitis around the Wrist and Hand
E.S. Moon, M.S. Kim, B.H. Bae, K.C. Jeong and J.S. Kim

Perforator Based Coverage of Upper Extremity Defects
D.F. Kloss, R.G. Jakubietz, M.G. Jakubietz and J.G. Gruenert

Biomechanical Evaluation of Spiral Linking Technique for Tendon Repair: Looking for an Optimal Configuration
Y.I. Kulikov, Y. Vinogradova, A. Miles and G. Giddins

Use of "Carpal Button" in Four Bone Arthrodesis
Ch. Mathoulin

Volar Percutaneous Scaphoid Osteosynthesis with Cannulated Absorbable Screw and Arthroscopic Assistance
Ch. Mathoulin, J. Messina and M. Massarella

Vascularised Bone Grafts for Scaphoid Non-union
I. McNab, C. Little, S. Gidwani, L. Leonard, K. Owers and P. Burge

Upper Extremity in Apert Syndrome
T. Miyawaki, T. Katsuhata, H. Shoji, S. Sakai, Y. Ohmura and K. Kurihara

The Psychological Profile of a Group of Chronic Limb Patients in a Hand Surgery Clinic
J.J. Monsivais and K. Robinson

An Alternate Nocioceptive Drive: The Role of the Propioceptive System in the Maintenance of Chronic Pain
J. Monsivais and K. Robinson

Reconstruction of the TFCC Using ECU Half Slip and Interference Screw – A New Technique
T. Nakamura, N. Okuyama, N. Nakamichi, K. Sato, Y. Toyama and H. Ikegami

Severe Dupuytren’s PIP Joint Contracture Treated By A Two Stage Technique: A Pilot Study
T. Nancoo, N. Kang, B. Kambhampati, D. Floyd, J. White and D.A. Mc Grouther

The Use of Full Thickness Skin of Abdominoplasty Material as a Salvage Procedure for Scalp Replantation Failure; the Late Result of a Case
I.E. Ökcesiz and I. Cevik

The Longer Pull-Out Suture as a Transmission Suture for Early Active Motion of Repaired Flexor Tendon at the Proximal Zone - 2
I.E. Ökcesiz and I. Cevik

Unstable Peri-articular Fractures of the Finger Treated with Low-profile Titanium Plate System
S. Omokawa, R. Fujitani and Y. Dohi

Early Experience with the InnerVue – A New Era in Wrist Arthroscopy
G. Packer

Linburg-Comstock Syndrome Revisited
E. Prause, D.M. Power, M. Khalid and S. Tan

Elektra Prosthesis. A Series of 299 Cases
P.-J. Regnard

Treatment of Pseudo-arthrosis of the Scaphoid: Comparative Study Between Vascularized and Non-vascularized Dorsal Bone Graft of the Distal Radius
S. Ribak, E.T. Fujita, C. E. Medina, I. Ávila, E.C. Novaes, A.V. Abreu, R. Mattar, M.R. Rezende and A. Tietzmann

Mechanical Comparison of Fixed Angle Locking Volar Plate and K-wire Fixation of Distal Radius Fractures
I.Z. Rigo and O.A.K. Fosse

The Use of CMMS (Casting Motion to Mobilise Stiffness) to Regain Digital Flexion Following Dupuytren’s Fasciectomy
R.L. Rose

The Diagnostic Utility of a New Handheld Nerve Conduction Device in Carpal tunnel syndrome
J. Ryhänen, V. Lesonen, M. Kallio, S. Kujala, T. Raatikainen, N. Hakalax and U. Tolonen

Ulnar Recession Osteotomy for Malunited Radius
R. Saito, Y. Kamei, T. Usui, K. Tajima, K. Furumachi, J. Nishida and T. Shimamura

Corrective Osteotomy for the Malunion of the Distal Radius
K. Sato, T. Nakamura, H. Ikegami and S. Takayama

Two-Stage Reconstruction of Finger Extension for Chronic Flexion Deformity of the Finger
K. Shimada and H. Kawabata

The Painful TMC-joint of the Thumb Treated by a Modified Brunelli - APL Capsuloplasty
M. Sturzenegger

The Long-term Follow-up of Lunate Excision, Capitate Osteotomy, and Intercarpal Arthrodesis for Advanced Kienböck Disease
K. Takase, A. Morohasi and K. Yamamoto

Traumatic Mechanisms and Therapeutic Results of the Perilunate Injuries
K. Takase, A. Morohasi and K. Yamamoto

Comparison Between Young and Elderly Patients with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – From the Standpoint of Heat Shock Protein 70 of Intracarpal Canal Synovium
Hideki Tsubouchi, Kazuo Ikeda and Katsuro Tomita

The Operative Treatment for Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Humeral Capitellum
T. Tsuruta and A. Asami

Radioulnar Ligament Avulsion in Distal Radius Fractures Associated with Ulnar Styloid Fractures
K. Yamamoto and K. Kuriyama

Correlations Between Age and Postoperative Recovery of Abductor Pollicis Brevis Muscle Strength in Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Patients Treated Endoscopically with the USE System
A. Yoshida, I. Okutsu and I. Hamanaka




The Training System of Myoelectric Prosthetic Arms in our Hospital in Japan
T. Asami, J. Takeshita, J. Oba, A. Asami, Y. Arizono, N. Habu and K. Kodama

Intensive Rehabilitation of 8-Year Old Child after Upper Extremity Replantation Above the Elbow
S. Bajuk, H. Damjan and S. Korelc

A New Rehabilitation Protocol for Massive Rotator Cuff Repair
T. Chikenji, T. Kasai, S. Kubo, M. Mitani and Y. Ogawa

Work Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD): Assessment and Treatment
Bo Povlsen and Robyn-Lee Rose

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