SUMMED Meeting 2016

Päivämäärä: 2016-09-02 08:47:05

Paikka: Hartwall Arena Niemi Congress Center Helsinki
Aihe: Current Concepts of DRUJ

Dr. Luis Scheker is an associate professor of Hand Surgery at the University of Louisville,
an associate consulting professor at Duke University, a member of the board of the Christine M.
Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, has published over 200 articles and book chapters,
and holds multiple honorary professorships.

Dr. Scheker practises in both Louisville, KY and New Albany, IN.
Dr. Scheker has studied the DRUJ for over 25 years  and in 1989 created a technique to
save the unstable joint by ligament reconstruction.
He combinated this technique with ulnar shortening to lengthen the life of early
posttraumatic arthritis of the DRUJ. In 1997, he implanted this self-
stabilizing DRUJ prosthesis for the first time.


Meeting Program:

8:00     Breakfast and Registration

9:00     Lectures by Dr. Luis Scheker
           Anatomy and Function of the Radio-Ulnar Joint
           Ligament Reconstruction of the Distal Radio-Ulnar Joint
           Total Replacement of the Distal Radio-Ulnar Joint using a Semi-constrained Prosthesis

           Finnish Cavalcade of Aptis DRUJ Cases, TBA

12:00   Lunch

13:00   Introduction and Workshop of Aptis DRUJ Prosthesis, Dr. Luis Scheker and SUMMED Team