FESSH HAND OUT
Information Letter on Hand Surgery in Europe
Welcome to the 27. issue of FESSH HAND OUT, a bimonthly information letter for hand surgeons
Professor Alessandro Caroli (1933–2021)
Obituary of dr Caroli, who called FESSH into being presenting a draft proposal for a European Federation constitution in 1989. All the people who had the privilege of working with him will miss him dearly.
FESSH Academy Foundation Course 2022
FESSH Academy Foundation Course – 23-26 February 2022 in Budapest, Hungary – In case the pandemic allows us to hold a live event, the standard registration will open in January.
Read more on event website
FESSH Academy Advanced Course 2021 – Report
FESSH Academy Advanced Course was held 18-20 November 2021. 208 participants from 39 countries were educated by 21 international faculty members. The 3 day webinar focused on arthritis in the wrist and hand. The course was aimed at established surgeons and included tips and tricks from internationally recognised experts in the field.
JHSE Journal Club – January
Journal Club on Wednesday 26th January 2022 – two interesting papers will be discussed at 19:30 UK time / 20:30 CET: 1. Measurement of finger joint motion after flexor tendon repair (Chen J. 2021) presented by L. Li, UK 2. Up to 5-week delay in primary repair of Zone 2 flexor tendon injuries: outcomes and complications (Munz, 2021) presented by A. Firsova, Russia
Congratulations to the Basic Research Grant winner
The FESSH Research Committee is happy to announce that the winner of the 2022 FESSH Basic Research Grant is Dr Mauro Maniglio from Lausanne University Hospital (Switzerland) with the project “Bone marrow adipocytes: Unrecognized regulators of pathological bone remodelling in carpometacarpal osteoarthritis of the thumb”.
Vacancy for the role of ‘Editor’ of the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume)
This position has a three-year tenure (extendable) and is available from 1st April 2022. The successful applicant will work with six other Editors under the guidance of the Editor-in-Chief. The successful applicant will be a hand surgeon with a significant history of reviewing and publishing. Previous experience as an editorial board member of JHSE or an equivalent journal is highly desirable.
For further details and an application form, please email: editor@journalofhandsurgery.
Closing date: midnight, 28 February 2022
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