First Triennial International
Hand & Wrist Biomechanics Symposium
Brussels, Belgium, May 22-23, 1992

 
Organizing Committee
Kai-Nan An, PhD
William Cooney, MD
Marc Garcia-Elias, MD
Frederic Schuind, MD, PhD
 
Faculty
A. A. Amis (UK)
R. A. Berger (USA)
T. Bryant (Canada)
F. Burny (Belgium)
F. Casolo (Italy)
S. Fioretti (Italy)
L. Hagberg (Sweden)
R. Huiskes (Netherlands)
C. Jantea (Germany)
J.M. G. Kauer (Netherlands)
J. Koebke (Germany)
R. L. Linscheid (USA)
P. Saffar (France)
J. Ryu (USA)
P. Soucacos (Greece)
G. Vanderperre (Belgium)
S. F. Viegas (USA)
F. Werner (USA)

Program
Thursday, May 21
10.30 – 18.00  Registration
16.30 – 18.30  Opening Ceremony (Moderator : KN An)
                        Opening address : F Schuind 
                        The NATO policy on research funding, L Sertorio
                        The European Community and scientific funding, JG Wurm
                        The Situation of grants in the USA, WP Cooney
18.30 .19.30     Welcome reception
19.30 .21.00     Dinner
 
Friday, May 22
 08.00 – 09.20     Material properties - lectures
                            Moderators : KN An, WP Cooney
 
The structure and functlon of ligaments and tendons - KN An
Mechanical properties of finger flexor tendons and development of suturing methods with enhanced strength - A Amis
Tendon excursion rehabilitation and repair.- WP Cooney





Subchondral bone density as a key for normal and pathological wrist stress - J Koebke





09.20 - 0940 Coffee-break





09.40 –1055 Material properties : tendons


Free papers, room A


Moderator : A Amis





The experimental study of tendon repair - M Takayanagi, H Yamamoto, Y Watanabe, H Tsuchida, S Fang





Biomecnanics of pulley reconstruction - KN An





Biomechanical examination of postoperative flexor tendon adhesion in rabbits digits - L Hagberg





Passive elastic properties of the human forearm musculature : a cadaver study - R Wells, D Ranney, P Keir





Effect of repetitive loading on the wrist in young rabbits - H Kawai, T Murase, T Masatomi, M Murai, R Shibuya, Y Terada, K Ono





09.40-10.55 Material properties : ligaments


Free papers, room B


Moderator : RA Berger





The study of the behaviour of the larger wrist joint ligaments should include all fibre-bundles - JGM Kooloos, HHCM Savelberg





The gross and histologic anatomy and material properties of the subregions of the scapholunate ligament - RA Berger, PC Amadio, T Imaeda, KN An, WP Cooney





Mechanical properties of the triangular fibrocartilage of the wrist in simple elongation - S Ucilyama, Y Nakatsuchi, S Saitoh, M Hosaka, Y Hata, M Itoh





Scaphoid and peri-scaphoid mechanism of injury : mathematical pattern – P Ledoux





Functional analysis of the radiocarpal joint from a determination of the subchondral mineralisation pattern – M Müller-Gerbl, N Lower, K Wilhelm, R Kenn, R Putz





10.55 – 12.00 Panel discussion


Room A


Moderators KN An, WP Cooney, A Amis, RA Berger





12.00-14.00 Lunch








14.00 – 15.20 Force analysis - lectures


Moderators : R Huiskes, F Schuind





Contacts pressures within wrist joints – SF Viegas, RM Patterson





Finger mathematical modelling and rehabilitation – F Sasolo





Major and potential role of fibrocartilage meniscal-like structures in phalangeal joints. Intrinsic muscle insertions to the volar plate – T Bryant, TDV Cooke





Biomechanics of fracture fixation – F Burny, M Donkerwolcke





15.20 – 15.40 Coffee-break





15.40 – 17.10 Force analysis : hand


Free papers, room A


Moderator : M.P. Rosenwassen





Quantitative functional anatomy of hand muscles – JM Mansour, PE Crago





Force analysis of the thumb – D.J. Giurintano, AM Hollister





Stress analysis of proximal interphalangeal joints using the three-dimensional finite element method – H Hashizume, T Akagi, H Watanabe, H Inoue, T Ogura





Anatomic forms of male and female carpometacarpal joints - GA Ateshian, MP Rosenwasser, VC Mow,





Biomechanics of the trapezio-metacarpal joint


G Brunelli





Deep ligaments of the interphalangeal joint of the thumb – HM Schmidt, U Frank





15.40 – 17.10 Force analysis : wrist


Free papers, room B


Moderators : R Wells





On a model of the upper extremity - B Petterson





A model of the human wrist dynamics – E Birjukova





Force and pressure transmission through the normal wrist : an analytical study – F Schuind, KN An, RL Linscheid, WP Cooney, EYS Chao





Kinematics and force transmission of the proximal carpal row – HP Kern, HAC Jacob, G Sennwald





Biomechanical analysis of the wrist joint in ergonomical aspects – K Gielo-Perczak





Dynamic magnetic resonance imaging of the wrist – C Jantea, J Assheuer, J Koebke





17.10 – 18.00 Panel discussion


Room A


Moderators : R Huiskes, F Schuind, MP Rosenwasser, R Wells





20.00-22.30 Dinner





Saturday, May 23





08.00-09.20 Motion analysis - lectures


Moderators : F Werner, AK Palmeri





Role of the wrist ligament with respect to carpal kinematics and carpal mechanism – JMG Kauer, HHCM Savelberg, R Huiskes, JGM Kooloos





The study of the biomechanical of wrist movement in a oblique plane – P Saffar





Normal and abnormal carpal kinematics – M Garcia Elias, DK Smith, LK Ruby, E Horri, KN An, RL Linscheid, EYS Chao, WP Cooney





Three-dimensional in-vivo kinematic analysis of finger movement – S Fioretti





09.20 – 09.40 Coffee-break





09.40 – 10.55 Motion analysis : hand


Free papers, room A


Moderators : L Hagberg





Stability and constraint of the proximal interphalangeal joint – Y Minamikawa, E Horii, KN An, PC Amadio, WP Cooney, RL Linscheid





Anatomy of the palmar plates : comparative morphology and motion characteristics – S Gagnon, MJ Botte, E Zinberg, SN Copp





Biomechanics of a bidigital finger system with anatomical restrictions : the significance for the exercising hand of the musician. Demonstration by physical model – JNAL Leijnse, JE Bonte, JMF Landsmeer, JC Van der Meulen, CJ Snijders





A kinematic study of the hand using magnetic resonance imaging – RD Dickerson, CH Lorenz, SW Peterson, AM Strauss, JA Main





Three-dimensional four variables plot for the study of the metacarpo-phalangeal joint kinematics – A Meroll, P Traquili Leall, S Fioretti, T Leo





09.40 – 10.55 Motion analysis : wrist


Free papers, room B


Moderators : J Ryul





Biomechanics of carpal motions – R Huiskes, H Savelberg, J Kauer





Functional anatomy of the carpus in flexion and extension and in radial and ulnar deviations – V Feipel, M Rooze, S Louryan, M Lemort





Kinematic modelling of the human wrist – N Nicodemus, SF Viegas, K Elder





Wrist joint motion simulator : concept development and normal wrist tendon forces – F Werner, AK Palmer, JH Somerset





Changes in the triangular fibrocartilage complex articular disk during forearm rotation a study of configuration and surface strains – BD Adams





10.55 – 12.00 Panel discussion


Room A


Moderators : F Werner, AK Palmer, L Hagberg, J Ryu





12.00 – 14.00 Lunch





14.00 – 15.20 Clinical applications – lectures


Moderators : VC Mow, SF Viegas





Kinematic dysfunction of the distal radioulnar joint after distal radial fracture – RL Linscheid





Wrist joints simulator : evaluation of total wrist implants – AK Palmer, FW Werner, M Fortino





Biomechanical analysis of modified silastic trapezial arthroplasty – J Ryu





Two stage flexor tendon reconstruction using silicon rods – PN Soucacos, A Beris, A Touliatos, PK Soucacos, G Mitsionis





15.20 – 15.40 Coffee-break





15.40 – 17.25 Clinical applications : hand


Free papers, room A


Moderators : M Garcia-Elias





Standardized radiographic measurement of the metacarpo-phalangeal joint – T Bryant, TDV Cooke





Cementless total replacement of the trapezio-metarcarpal joint : principle of anchorage – P Ledoux





The enveloppe of active wrist circumduction : an in vivo electrogoniometric study – P Salvia, P Klein, JH David, M Rooze





In vivo measurement of tendon forces – F Schuind, WP Cooney, KN An





X-ray stereophotogrammetric examination of flexor tendon excursion adhesions in the flexor tendon sheath area – L Hagbrg





Changes in the geometry of the carpal tunnel contents due to wrist posture and tendon load an MRI study on normal wrist – R Wells, P Kleir





EVAMAIN : computerized system for the assessment of the hand – JL Thonnard, L Plaghki, D Bragard





15.40 – 17.25 Clinical applications : wrist


Moderators : RL Linscheid





The dislocations and instability of the distal radio-ulnar joint – A Kapandji





Colles fracture : instability evaluation and therapeutic approaches – T Authom, M Lafontaine, D Hardy, P Delincé





Geometric analysis of opening-closing wedge corrective osteotomy of distal radius after malunited fracture – R Bilic, V Nikolic, V Zdravkovic





Load-displacement characteristics of the scaphoid ligament complex in vivo – JJ Crisco, SW Wolfe, R Brown





Kinematic of the scapho-trapezoid joint of the wrist – C Jantea, KN An, R Linscheid





The use of cine-computed tomography to investigate carpal kinematics – S Wolfe, L Katz, JJ Crisco





Surgical treatment with external fixation for posttraumatic carpal instability – K Shimada, M Nishino, T Kadowaki, T Yamamoto





17.25 – 18.00 Conclusions


Room A


Moderators : VC Mow, SF Viegas, M Garcia-Elias, RL Linscheid





18.30 – 23.00 Visit of central Brussels and dinner in the city