Third Triennial International

Hand & Wrist Biomechanics Symposium

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA, September 9, 1998

Organizing Committee

Kai-Nan An, PhD, Mayo Clinic

Marc Garcia-Elias, MD, Insitut Kaplan

David L. Nelson, MD, Director, San Francisco Bay Area Hand Club

Frederic Schuind, MD, PhD, Universite Libre de Bruxelles

Frederick W. Werner, MME, SUNY Upstate Medical Univeristy


Can Partial Healing Allow Early Removal of Wrist External Fixation? By Scott W. Wolfe; Mark D. Lorenze; Gregory Austin; Carrie R. Swigart; Manohar M. Panjabi.

Is Internal Plating of Complex Distal Radius Fractures Biomechanically Equivalent to External Fixation? By Joseph E. Hale; Abhinav B.Chhabra; Gregory G. Degnan; Todd A. Milbrandt; David V. Carmines.

Direct Measurements of Distal Radius Fracture Stability Using an Electromagnetic Tracking Device During Simulated Active Motion: By Cynthia E. Dunning; C.S. Lindsay; R.T. Bicknell; S.D. Patterson; J.A. Johnson; G.J.W. King.

Treatment of Malunion of the Distal Radius by Corrective Osteotomy Using the Resected Distal Ulna as Bone Graft: By Joseph E. Imbriglia; William Facibene.

Development and Validation of a Three-Dimensional Finite Element Model of the Distal Radius: By Brian D. Adams; R.D. Heatherly; V.K. Goel.

A Three-Dimensional Finite Element Contact Model of the Radiocarpal Joint: Fracture Step-off and Stress Transfer Across the Joint: By B.R. Deshpande; T .E. Daniel; Donald D. Anderson.

A Biomechanical Study of the Moment Forces of the Supinators and the Pronators of the Forearm: By Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt; Richard A. Berger; Lawrence J. Berglund.

Biomechanical Analysis of the Interosseous Membrane of the Forearm: By Moroe Beppu; Hitoshi Kihara; Takao Koizumi; Haruhito Aoki.

Forearm Rotation Alters Interosseous Ligament Strain Distribution: By Theodore Manson; Ho James Pfaeffle; Kenneth Jo Fischer; James H. Hemdon; Savio L-Yo Woo: Matthew M. Tomaino.

Forearm Strain During Load Application Before and After Interosseous Membrane Division: By Arlian Barnes; Scott H. Kozin; Robert A. Kaufmann; Prakash Kalluri; Stacie I. Ringleb; Rebecca Visconti; Darin S. Gerlach; Susan E Riggs.

Surgical Pathology, Ultrasound Diagnosis, and Repair of the Tom Interosseous Membrane in Forearm Fracture Dislocation: By Joseph M. Failla; Marnix van Holsbeeck; Jon Jacobson.

The Human Finger: Morphology of the Articular Surfaces and Mechanics: By Hans Nagerl; H. Burfeind; D. Kubein-Meesenburg; G. Albus; J. Fanghanel.

The Co-ordination of Digits During Grasping: By Peter J. Kyberd; Doina Dumitrescu; Rob Nijhuis; Gert-Jan Dollen.

The Predicted Mechanical Capabilities of the Fingers are Compromised if the Metacarpophalangeal Joint is Assumed to Have an Independent Supination- Pronation Axis: By Francisco J. Valero-Cuevas.

Flexor Tendon-Pulley Interaction After Tendon Graft: A Biomechanical Study of an In Vitro Dog Model: By Shingo Araki; Jun Nishida; Tadashi Shimamura; Peter C. Arnadio; Kai-Nan An.

Flexor Tendon Forces During Simulated Active and Active Resisted Motion: An In Vitro Biomechanical Study in a Curvilinear Model: By Jack Choueka; Heather Heminger; Daniel P. Mass.

Contact and Dynamic Analysis of the PIP Joint Using Explicit Finite Element Method: By Hiroyuki Hashizume; Hajime Inoue; Torn Sato; Qulin Shi; Yasuharu Sakamoto; Kengo Sasaki; Mamoru Mitsuishi.

Kinematics and Contact Areas of the Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint in Pronation: Computer Simulation: By Robert J. Strauch; Michael S. Roh; Liangfeng Xu; Melvin P. Rosenwasser; Van C. Mow.

Biomechanical Evaluation of Thumb Opposition: By Jeffrey Gelfand; Stephanie S. Roach; Frederick W. Werner; Walter H. Short; Hiromi Yanagida; Andrew K. Palmer.

A Biomechanical Marker for Midcarpal Instability: By William K. Feinstein; Christopher Allan; David M. Lichtman; Philip C. Noble; John A. Hipp.

The Role of the Dorsal Radiolunate Triquetral Ligament and Dorsal Capsule in Wrist Instability: By David S. Ruch; Gary R. Kuzma.

A Biomechanical Model of Dynamic Scaphoid Instability: By Walter H. Short; Frederick W. Werner; Maria D. Fortino; Kenneth A. Mann.

Tarsal Autografts for Reconstruction of the Scapholunate Interosseous Ligament A Biomechanical Study: By D. J. Hofstede; M.J.P.F. Ritt; K.E. Bos.

Reduction and Association of Sub-acute Scapholunate Dissociation with Trans-Scapholunate Herbert Screw Fixation: A New Technique: By Michael L. Lee; Melvin P. Rosenwasser; Robert J. Strauch; Kenji C. Miyasaka; Gina Del Savio.

A Three-Dimensional Theoretical Analysis of Force Distribution in Normal Wrist Joint: By Norimasa Iwasaki; Eiichi Genda; Akio Minami; Kiyoshi Kaneda; Edmund Y.S. Chao.

Axial Loading Alters Ulnar Variance and Distal Ulna Load with Forearm Pronation: By H. James Pfaeffie; Theodore Manson; Kenneth J. Fischer; James H. Hemdon; Savio L-Y Woo; Matthew M. Tomaino.

Stress Analysis in Wrist Joint -Neutral Position and Functional Position: By Eiichi Genda; Emiko Horii.

Pressure Mapping of the Radioulnar Carpal Joint: Effect of Ulnar Lengthening, Wrist Position and Bracing: By Luc Teurlings; Gary Miller; Thomas W. Wright.

The Dorsal Ligaments of the Wrist: Anatomy, Mechanical Properties, and Function: By Steven F. Viegas; Satoshi Yamaguchi; Nolan L. Boyd; Rita M. Patterson.

In Vivo Three-Dimensional Carpal Bone Kinematics: Methodology, Accuracy, and Application: By Joseph J. Crisco; Robert D. McGovem; Scott W. Wolfe.

A Stability Analysis of Distal Radioulnar Ligament Insertions: By Jan-Ragnar Haugstvedt; Richard A. Berger; Lawrence J. Berglund; Michelle B. Sabick.

Kinematics and Contact Centroid Study of Scaphoid and Lunate in the Loaded Wrist Using Cast Translumination Technique: By Houshang Seradge; Mehdi N Adham; Wen Tian; Ghulam H. Kashef, Farokh Farkhoy.

Lateral Lunate Morphology: An X-ray Study: By H. Kirk Watson; Masataka Yasuda; Paul M. Guidera.

Biomechanical Analysis of the Stress Force on Midcarpal Joint in Kienbock's Disease: By Koji Nakamura; M. Beppu; K. Matsushita; H. Aoki; T. Ide.

Kienbock's Disease -Conservative Management Versus Joint Levelling: By I.A. Trail; J .M. Salmon; J .K. Stanley.

Finite Element Modelling of the Lunate Collapse in Kienbock's Disease: By P. Ledoux; F. Schuind; D. Lamblin.