SPECIAL SEASONAL WEEK OF WRIST ARTHROSCOPY: 21st to 25th APRIL 2008- 6-10th OCTOBER 2008 The first session of the Special Seasonal Week of Wrist Arthroscopy ended last Friday. It was a success and the participants were very enthusiastic. The participants came from very different horizon:
The participants came from very different horizon:
Ø Doctor Mischa Wiegand from Zurich (Switzerland)
Ø Doctor Chedi Baly from Kerkania (Tunisia)
Ø Doctor Michel Rigault from Brives-La-Gaillarde (France)
Ø Doctor Sami Roukoz from Beirut (Lebanon)
Ø Doctor Myriam Obdeijn from Amsterdam (Nederlands)
The exchanges between them and with the experts were friendly, instructive and enriching. Diners were always of quality and very friendly. You will find below the letter of one of the participants, Doctor Sami Roukoz.
For this week they participated in the program of the Professor Guillaume Herzberg and Doctor Jerome Garret in Lyon, Professor Christophe Mathoulin, Doctor Didier Fontes and Doctor Philippe Roure in Paris, and Doctor Xavier Martinache in Reims.
They participated in 24 different procedures (wrist arthroscopy):
- 5 dorsal ganglion
- 4 styloidectomy
- 3 scapho-lunate tears (with one shrinkage)
- 2 luno-triquetral tears (with one shrinkage)
- 1 suture of TFCC
- 1 debridment of TFCC
- 1 wafer procedure (distal ulna resection)
- 1 wrist arthrolysis
- 1 osteosynthesis of scaphoid fracture
- 1 assesment of Kienbock’s disease
- 1 pre-operative assesment for chondral change
- 3 endoscopic carpal tunnel release
THE NEXT SPRING SESSION WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE SAME PRINCIPLE FROM 21st to 25th APRIL 2008
THE NEXT AUTUMN SESSION FROM 20th to 24th OCTOBER 2008
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We would like to thank the sponsors who helped us to realize these days particularly Storz and Stryker.
I hope that the success of this Special Seasonal Week of Wrist Arthrosocpy will give ideas to the other colleagues. Indeed this kind of demonstration seems to answer a big need of our colleagues.