Mr Muir gave an invited lecture on PIP joint arthroplasty to the DGH in Munich on Friday 13 October. The introductory part in German appeared to be well received.
We are excited about the ICHS later this week.
The practical course is looking excellent, and a great learning opportunity.
There are still places on the lecture course. We are looking forward to Professor Mackinnon's lectures on nerve - she is a world authority. There are also great talks planned from a host of other high flying speakers. One of the highlights will be a clinical demonstration of examination of the brachial plexus.
Here is the link again: ICHS.
Mr Wee SIm Khor is presenting the results of our work on scapho lunate injury at the spring meeting of the British Society for Surgery of the Hand in Bath today.
Good luck to all candidates sitting the MCQ today.
Mr Muir looks forward to meeting the candidates sitting in Manchester
The 2017 course was run by Mr Anuj Mishra. The feedback has now been collated. The average score for the course was 9.4/10. One candidate wrote: "brilliant course, I would prefer whole day with more vivas please". Another: "make it whole day".
The next course will be run in Manchester in February 2018.
If you are sitting the above MCQ examination at Salford Royal and have any questions that we can help with, please do not hesitate to email Mr Muir, who will do his best to help.
In conjunction with his colleagues Miss Victoria Deans and Mr Zaf Naqui, Mr Muir has published a systematic review of the surgical treatment of STT joint osteoarthritis. The abstract may be found via this link.
Mr Muir was very grateful to the organising committee for the series 7 courses, of which he has the honour of being the chairman, and to the speakers who made the course such a success.
We had outstanding contributions from our international speakers, Professor Christian Dumontier from Guadeloupe, Professor Steven Hovius and Professor Paul Werker from the Netherlands and Professor Raja Sabapathy from Coimbatore in India. The standard of the lectures was outstanding.
We are looking forward to the June course which covers nerve disorders and brachial plexus disorders. Our international speakers are Professor Maurizio Calcagni, Professor Gursel Leblebcioglu, Dr Susan Mackinnon and Professor Christophe Oberlin.
Full details are as always on the BSSH website.
In conjunction with Mr Brewster from Birmingham and Mr Pinder from Newcastle, Mr Muir has sent off the final draft of their section on Evidence based medicine: The Scaphoid. This is due to be published in the FESSH instructional course hand book to accompany the FESSH meeting in Budapest - Eurohand 2017.