IFSSH Scientific Committee Reports


Carpal Instability
"Part 1: Definition and Investigations"  
"Part 2: Management of scapho-lunate dissociation"  
Max Haerle (Germany) (Chairs)


Arthritis: (Rheumatoid and other inflammatory conditions)
"What surgeons need to know about rheumatoid arthritis and its current medical treatment"  
D. Herren and K. Chung (Chairs)
Cerebral Palsy
"Cerebral Palsy update"  
A. van Heest (Chair)
Congenital Conditions
"Macrodactyly update"  
Scott Oishi's (USA) (Chair)
Flexor Tendon Repair
"Trends in Flexor Tendon Surgery over the last 10 years"  
E. Vo¨gelin (Chair)
Nerve - Brachial Plexus Injury
"Current trends in the management of adult brachial plexus palsy. Part I: Upper arm type"  
Y.K. Tu (Chair)
Sports Injuries in the Hand
"Hand injury in rock climbing"  
L. Pegoli (Chair)


Arthritis: Degenerative Arthritis - CMCJ
"Thumb CMC Joint"  
D. Warwick (Chair)
Arthritis: Degenerative Arthritis - DRUJ
"Part 1: Overview of Degenerative Arthritis – Distal Radioulnar Joint"
"Part 2: Management of Distal Radioulnar Joint Degeneration"

L. Scheker (Chair)
Arthritis: Degenerative Arthritis - PIPJ
"PIP Joint Replacement with a Pyrolytic Carbon Implant"

M. Ceruso (Chair)
"New Directions in Wrist Arthroscopy"

F. del Piñal (Chair)
Congenital Conditions
"Classification of Congenital Hand and Upper Limb Anomalies"

M. Ezaki (Chair)

"Updated OMT Classification (January 28th, 2015)"
"Propeller Perforator Flaps in Forearm and Hand Reconstruction"

A. Georgescu
Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy
"The Role of Nerve Transfers in the Treatment of Neonatal Brachial Plexus Palsy"

H. Clarke (Chair)
Nerve – Spinal Cord Injury
"Update on Hand Surgery in Tetraplegia – Part I: Principles; Part II: Operative Techniques"

A. Nachemson (Chair)
Skin Coverage
"Fingertip reconstruction, large defects of the digit and large defects of the hand"

M. Calcagni (Chair)
Tendon transfers
"Part 1: Opposition tendon transfers - Anatomy and history"

"Part 2: Commonly performed tendon transfers"
M. Posner (Chair)


Anatomy and Biomechanics
"Anatomy of the hand; Anatomy of the TFCC"  
E. Zancolli (Chair)
Anatomy and Biomechanics
"Wrist biomechanics and Instability: Wrist dart-throwing motion updated"

H. Moritomo (Chair)
Bone and Joint Injuries: Hand Fracture and Dislocation
"Treatment of fracture dislocations of the proximal interphalangeal joint"

S. Biddulph (Chair)
Genetics and Hand Surgery
"New Insights on Upper Limb Development: Digitizing the Hand"

K. Oberg (Chair)
Musician's Hand
"Background, surgical indications and EPL rupture"

N. Sakai (Chair)


Bone and Joint Injuries - Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability
"Distal radioulnar joint instability"  
G.H. Baek (Chair)
Cerebral Palsy
"Evaluation and outcome tools for assessment of upper extremity function in Cerebral Palsy"

A. van Heest (Chair)
Dupuytren's Disease
"Dupuytren Resurrected"

D. A. McGrouther (Chair)
Education - Hand Surgery Training / Humanitarian Missions
"Organisation of hand injury services and the developing world: Challenges and opportunities"

W. B. Conolly, M. Lanzetta (Co-Chairs)
Genetics and Hand Surgery
"The genetic basis of failure of axis formation/differentiation of upper limb development"

M. M. Al-Qattan (Chair)
Musician's Hand
"Musculoskeletal conditions affecting the musician"

P. Amadio (Chair); Report prepared by U. Mennen
Pain Syndromes
"Complex regional pain syndrome from hand surgeon perspective: a review"

A. Zyluk (Chair)
Sports Injuries in the Hand
"Sport related injuries to the wrist and hand; Athletic injuries of the proximal interphalangeal joint"

L. Pegoli (Chair)


Congenital Conditions
"Congenital limb anomalies; Upper limb hypertrophy; Triphalangeal thumb"
T. Ogino (Chair)
Hand Transplantation
"Hand Transplantation"

S. Moran (Chair)
Kienböck's Disease
"Kienböck's Disease"

C. Irisarri (Chair)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
"Indications for arthrodesis and arthroplasty of the PIP joints"

A. Lluch(Chair)
Wrist Biomechanics and Instability
"Carpal instability following scaphoid fracture"

H. Moritomo (Chair)


Cerebral Palsy
"Surgical management of the thumb in Cerebral Palsy"  
M. Tonkin (Chair)
Congenital Conditions
"Longitudinal radial and ulnar deficiencies"

T. Ogino (Chair)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
"Implant arthroplasty of the MP joints"

A. Lluch (Chair)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
"Wrist arthrodesis versus implant arthroplasty"

A. Lluch (Chair)