BHG-BHT Congress

Dear Friends & Colleagues,

We are delighted to sincerely invite you to the upcoming Joined Autumn Congress on Hand Surgery and Hand Therapy, focusing on the theme of "Reviving Hands". As presidents of the Belgian Hand Therapists and The Belgian Hand Group, we are thrilled to bring together a diverse group of talented individuals who are passionate about exploring new horizons and advancing their knowledge together.

We encourage you to actively participate in the lively exchange of ideas and forge long-lasting connections with colleagues and industry partners. The congress provides an invaluable platform for networking, collaboration, and strengthening our collective ability to provide the highest standards of care to our patients. Don’t forget to submit your own message with a free paper to present in the free paper sessions. The best Junior Presentation will be awarded!

Date: November 18th 2023
Location: Crown Plaza Airport, Brussels

Rozemie Zenner, BHT
Ilse Degreef, BHG

Pictures of the event are available here.

Programme

Presentations can only be downloaded for personal use.

08.30 - Registration and visit Exhibitors

08.55 – Welcome by Presidents BHG & BHT

09.00 – 10.30 Tendon injuries - Moderators: R. Zenner & X. Libouton

09.00 - Zone 2 flexor tendon lesions & tenolysis - X. Libouton & O. Barbier Download
09.10 - Early rehabilitation after flexor tendon repair - M. Wind Download
09.20 - Discussion


09.30 - Extensor tendon lesions - J. Vanhaecke Download
09.40 - Early mobilization after extensor tendon injuries - M. Wind Download
09.50 - Discussion


10.00 - The challenge of boutonnière & swanneck - B. Lefebvre Download
10.10 - Sensory block versus WALANT - A. Hadzic Download
10.20 - Discussion

10.30 - 11.00 Coffee break & visit of the Exhibitors

11.00 – 12.30 Joint reconstruction - Moderators: C. Meulyzer & J. Goubau


FINGERS
11.00 - PIP arthroplasty - J. Vanhaecke Download
11.10 - Rehabilitation after PIP reconstruction - T. Marijnissen Download
11.20 - Discussion

THUMB
11.30 - CMC1 Osteoarthritis: Conservative management - I. Dooms Download
11.40 - Thumb orthosis 3D or not? - S. Goeminne
11.50 - Pre-arthritis CMC reconstruction - J. Goubau Download
12.00 - Evidence-based CMC reconstruction - J. Duerinckx Download
12.10 - Free paper: de Quervain in TMC replacement – L. Decroix Download
12.15 - Postop rehabilitation CMC1 - K. Meeûs Download
12.25 - Discussion

12.35 – 13.30 Lunch & visit of the Exhibitors

13.30 – 15.00 Ethics & economy of innovation - Moderators: S. Goeminne & K. Meeûs

13.30 - Managing work participation after wrist and hand problems - S. Geers & K. Vermeulen Download
14.00 - Carpal tunnel surgery cost & ecological footprint - O. Mares (FR)
14.08 - 3D technology and augmented reality in hand surgery - M. Vanhees Download
14.16 - Chip implantation in the hand - W. Eerens Download
14.24 - Relative motion splint: What can it be used for? - T. Marijnissen Download

FREE PAPERS SESSION
14.36 - Warming up protocol to avoid problems with percussion - L. Bekaert Download
14.41 - US in hand therapy - T. Lattré Download
14.46 - Closure

15.00 – 16.00 RECEPTION

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