28th annual Tri-State Hand Conference a success

Posted by on Aug 25, 2012 in For the Press & Media, In the News, Press Releases | 0 comments

Louisville, KY (June 18, 2012) – The 28th Annual Tri-State Hand Conference was held in May 2012 at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. The annual meeting between the Louisville, Indianapolis and Cincinnati Hand Centers was a huge success with over 120 attendees. Subjects covered during the one-day conference included Long Term Follow Up of the Darrach Procedure The conference is meeting was originated to provide the hand surgery fellows in training an opportunity to practice their lectures for the annual American Society for Surgery of the Hand (ASSH) meeting held in the fall.

About CMKI

Named in honor of Dr. Kleinert’s mother, the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Micro Surgery (CMKI) is a world-renowned nonprofit education and research organization funded by the Kleinert-Kutz Endowment for Education and Research in Hand and Micro Surgery. The physicians of the Kleinert Kutz Hand Care Center teach the next generation of hand surgeons through CMKI’s accredited fellowship program, which is cooperative effort with the University of Louisville School of Medicine. The Fellows are fully trained plastic, orthopedic, or general surgeons from around the world who come to Louisville to get additional training in hand and micro surgery. To date, more than 1,200 physicians from 58 countries have served as Fellows. Dozens of research projects refining surgical techniques, testing new devices and pushing the frontiers of basic and clinical science in the field of hand surgery are currently underway. CMKI also provides patient rehabilitation services after surgery and patients recovery services without surgery through the Hand Therapy Center and Orthotic Care Center. For more information, please visit www.cmki.org or call (502) 562-0312.

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