9.30 hr Opening Prof. Dr. J. Henk Coert

Dept. Plastic Surgery UMC Utrecht

9.40 – 9.50 hr Introduction on flexor tendon surgery and therapy Dr. Peter Hoogvliet

Hand & Pols Revalidatie Nederland

Rehabilitation, ErasmusMC

9.50 -10.25 hr Fact and fiction in flexor tendon surgery Prof. Dr. Peter C. Amadio

Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

discussions – moderator Dr. Peter Hoogvliet
10.30 – 10.45 hr Peripheral nerve repair – What’s new? Prof. Dr. J. Henk Coert

Dept. Plastic Surgery UMC Utrecht

10.45 hr BREAK    
11.15 – 11.45 hr Surgery for CRPS in the upper extremity: the role of partial joint denervation and central sensitization Prof. Dr. Lee Dellon

Dellon Institutes for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, Baltimore, Maryland, USA


discussion – moderator Prof. Dr. J. Henk Coert
11.50 – 12.00 hr Introduction ligament injuries in the wrist


Dr. Niels Schep

Trauma surgeon, Maasstad ziekenhuis Rotterdam

12.00 – 12.30 hr Ligament injuries in the wrist: Do we need repair them all?


Prof. Dr. Steven L. Moran

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon

Mayo Clinic’s for Reconstructive Transplant Surgery, USA

13.00 hr LUNCH    
14.00 – 14.10 hr Introduction distal radio-ulnar joint


Dr. Joost W. Colaris

Erasmus MC – dept. Orthopaedic


14.10 – 14.40 hr The distal radio-ulnar joint: what have we learned from its complex anatomy? Dr. Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt

Dept. of Orthopedics, Sykehuset Ostfold, Moss, Norway


discussion -moderator Dr. Joost W. Colaris
14.45- 14.55 hr Introduction arthritis of the base of the thumb surgery and therapy


Dr. Ton A.R. Schreuders


Hand & Pols Revalidatie Nederland

14.55 hr BREAK    
15.25 -15.45 hr Anatomy and biomechanics of the basal joint: what do we really know? Prof. Dr. Filip Stockmans

KU Leuven, Belgium


15.45 – 16.15 Truth or dare in the treatment of thumb base arthritis Dr. Tyson K. Cobb

Dept. of Hand Surgery Orthopaedic Specialists. Davenport, USA

discussions-moderator Ton Schreuders
16.20 – 17.00 Volvo Ocean sailor

Gerd-Jan Poortman