International symposium on dupuytren's disease

 
The 2010 International Symposium on Dupuytren's Disease was a comprehensive review of Dupuytren's Disease, combining invited reviews with presentations of new material by world experts. The goal of this symposium was to promote a global collaborative effort to develop better treatment options for Dupuytren's disease and related conditions, and this is now underway.

The symposium consisted of 8 two hour sessions over two days, featuring a global faculty of experts representing a range of specialties.

PDF abstracts of individual presentations may be viewed by clicking on the presentation title links.
The full program with abstracts and biographies is here.
Videos of individual presentations may be viewed by clicking on to watch on YouTube or to download as an iPod compatible mp4 video file.


SYMPOSIUM PROGRAM

Sat May 22

7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 Session 1: Introductory Comments and Concepts
10:00 - 10:15 Break

10:15 - 12:15 Session 2: The Myofibroblast
12:15 - 1:00 Lunch

1:00 - 3:00 Session 3: Demographics and Genetics
3:00 - 3:15 Break

3:15 - 5:15 Session 4: Collagen and Cell Biology
6:15 - 7:00 Cocktail Reception

7:00 - 9:00 Dinner Reception and Presentation



Sun May 23

7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast

8:00 - 10:00 Session 5: Surgical Treatments
10:00 - 10:15 Break

10:15 – 12:15 Session 6: Needle Release and Manual Therapy
12:15 – 1:00 Lunch

1:00 – 3:00 Session 7: Biologic Intervention: Dupuytren's and Related Conditions
3:00 - 3:15 Break

3:15 - 5:15 Session 8: The Future
  • Panel Discussions: Global collaboration for Dupuytren’s and related conditions.
  • Charles Eaton MD:  Closing remarks.


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