This year represented another successful year for Duke Orthopaedics representation at the 73rd Annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) Annual meeting. The three-day international meeting, which was held in Boston on September 13-15, 2018, was designed to provide state-of-the-art continuing medical education in the field of hand and upper extremity surgery.
The Duke team was selected for 22 presentations and 3 course lectures (see below).
In addition, former Duke faculty member, L. Scott Levin, was selected to serves as the President of the ASSH.
- Presenter - Pre-course 14: Controversies in Hand Surgery: The Miserable Ulnocarpal “Joint”; Presentation Title: “The Miserable Ulnar Wrist”
- Presenter - Pre-course 12: Acute Trauma –Ulnar Wrist Pain and Disorders of the DRUJ; Presentation Title: Essex Lopresti
- Presenter - IC 30 IC# 30 Tips and Tricks for Management of Hand Fractures- Simple to Complex (Abstract #4098); Presentation Title: “Management of PIP Fractures & Fracture Dislocations”
- Presenter - Goldner Pioneer Award
- Course Chair / Moderator / Presenter - PreCourse 14: Controversies in Hand Surgery “A Troubled Ulnar Nerve: Revision Neuroplasty”
- Opening Ceremonies – Introduction of the Scott H. Kozin International Traveling Fellowship Award
- Course Faculty / Presenter - Instructional Course 17: Misconceptions and Misadventures. Avoiding Pitfalls in Volunteerism: “Surgical Support”
- Faculty / Panelist - “Practical Pearls for Adopting an Evidence-Based Nerve Repair Algorithm”
- Faculty / Presenter - Instructional Course 51: Latest Concepts in Soft Tissue Reconstruction about the Elbow “Reconstruction for Soft Tissue Defects of the Elbow”
- Faculty – Interactive Case Review 03: Flexor Tendon Reconstruction
- Presenter – Pre-course 03: Elbow to Fingertip: “Malunions / Nonunions; Title: Distal Humerus Nonunion - Reconstructive Options”
- Presenter - PRE-COURSE 05: Athletic Injuries of the Upper Extremity: The Adolescent to the Adult- The Amateur to the Professional: Other Common Athletic Injuries; Presentation Title: “MCL Injuries of the Elbow”
- Presenter - Course: Pre-course 12: Acute Trauma –Ulnar Wrist Pain and Disorders of the DRUJ; Presentation Title: “Ulnar styloid fracture/nonunion”
- Chair/Moderator - Clinical Consultation Corner #1
- Faculty/Moderator - Lunch Lecture: Challenging Hand & Wrist Cases: Overview of Treatment Options
- Presenter - IC# 28: New Perspectives on Distal Radius Fractures: Tips and Tricks to Improve Care (Abstract #4066); Presentation Title: “Tips and Tricks for Challenging Fracture Patterns”
- Moderator - CP06: Shoulder/Elbow/Forearm
- Pidgeon TS, Casey P, Baumgartner RE, Ferlauto H, Ruch DS. Complications of Modern Volar Locked Plating of Distal Radius Fractures.
- Grier AJ, Pidgeon TS, Baumgartner RE, Paul AV, Richard MJ, Ruch DS. Impact of Time to Fixation on Outcomes of Operative Treatment of Intraarticular Distal Radius Fractures.
- Gil JA, Pidgeon TS, DaSilva K, Johnson E, DaSilva M. Three-Dimensional Characterization of Trabecular Bone Mineral Density of the Proximal Ulna Utilizing Quantitative Computed Tomography.
Podium (Resident and Fellows Conference)
- Cunningham D, Pidgeon TS, Saltzmann E, Mather R, Ruch DS. Advanced Imaging Adds Little Value in Diagnosis of TFCC Tear