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Proximal Inter-Phalangeal Joint Injury

About this event

The ability to flex and extend the proximal interphalangeal (PIP) joint is crucial for adequate grip strength. Estimates show that the PIP joint accounts for approximately 85% of the motion required in functional grip due to its shape as a hing joint and its limited tolerance to angular, axial, and rotational stress, it is considered one of the most susceptible joints to injury.

Proximal interphalangeal joint injuries are one of the most common injuries of the hand. The severity of injury can vary from a minor sprain to a complex intra-articular fracture. Due to the complex anatomy of the joint, complications may occur even after an appropriate treatment.

In this presentation, Prof. Binu Thomas will provide a comprehensive review on how to manage acute proximal interphalangeal joint injury along with management of complications and imparts practical points to help prevent further complications after PIP joint injury.

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    Dr. Chaitanya Gangadhar Dodakundi Orthopaedic Surgeon @ Rashid Hospital, UAE

    Dr. Chaitanya Dodakundi is currently the Hand and Micro Surgeon at Rashid Hospital in Dubai. He graduated from M R Medical College in Bangalore, India.

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    Prof Binu P Thomas Professor and Head of Dr. Paul Brand Center for Hand Surgery @ Christian Medical College, Vellore, India

    Professor Binu P Thomas is a Specialist Hand Surgery Consultant and serves as a permanent faculty member at the Christian Medical College Hospital in Vellore.

Messe Frankfurt Middle East

Messe Frankfurt is the world’s largest trade fair, congress and event organiser with its own exhibition grounds with over 2,600 employees at 30 locations.

The Group’s Dubai-based subsidiary, Messe Frankfurt Middle East, currently organises 16 trade fairs & a series of conferences across the region.