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2015 International Symposium on Dupuytren Disease

The May 2015 International Dupuytren Symposium in Groningen, The Netherlands was very productive. A textbook based on the proceedings is in the works. Video presentations are rolling out on http://Dupuytren.tv

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The Secret Life of Myofibroblasts: Dr. Boris Hinz reveals all!

Boris Hinz PhD, University of Toronto, Ontario, CA presents “Fundamental aspects of myofibroblast contraction.” and explains how the process is both simple and complex. How do these little cells do such big things? More importantly, what steps in the process go wrong to result in Dupuytren’s and what can be done to safely and simply […]

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Dupuytren’s vs. Burns! Video: Dr. Paul Zidel at the 2010 Miami Dupuytren Symposium

Dr. Paul Zidel, Chief, Hand Surgery, Maricopa Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, presents a thought provoking comparison of two different yet similar conditions in “Dupuytren’s versus burn scar contracture”http://www.youtube.com/user/DupuytrenFoundation#p/u/0/uR5OcoIKfOIHypertrophic scars, Ledderhose disease, burn scars, keloid scars, desmoid tumors, pulmonary fibrosis, arteriosclerosis and other abnormal fibrosing conditions share some of the same complex biology as Dupuytren’s. Answers […]

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Video: Professor Millesi at the Miami Dupuytren’s Symposium

Professor Hanno Millesi of the Millesi Center in Vienna, chairman of the 1983 Dupuytren’s Meeting in Vienna, presents “Changes of the visco-elastic properties of the palmar fascia as pathogenetic basis of Dupuytren’s Disease”: http://www.youtube.com/user/DupuytrenFoundation#p/u/0/vRc9XFBOVTk. The more one investigates, the deeper the mystery of Dupuytren’s becomes. The legendary Dr. Millesi explores the chicken and egg aspect […]

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Video: Dr. Wolfgang Wach at the 2010 Dupuytren Symposium
On: Aug 17, 2010
By: Charles Eaton

Dr. Wolfgang Wach, founder of the Dupuytren Society (http://www.dupuytren-online.info/), discusses the development, value and future of the Dupuytren Society in this video from the 2010 International Symposium on Dupuytren’s Disease. The Dupuytren Society is the largest, most visited patient oriented Dupuytren’s resource on the internet. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qSMSqYhxOc&list=PLSEyPqK1WriTPT1k88PXX-uJ2lUFS6P9a&index=2

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Video Presentations of the 2010 Miami Dupuytren Symposium on YouTube

The Miami Dupuytren Symposium was very exciting. Presentations were recorded on video, and are finally making their way through post processing to be available on line. Free. For you – courtesy of the Dupuytren Foundation. These will be released weekly. Each presentation is at least 15 minutes, and most will take some time to digest, […]

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Stony Brook Dupuytren Symposium

I had the opportunity to attend the Stony Brook Dupuytren Symposium April 17. This was a real treat, featuring a faculty of well known authorities on Dupuytren’s. The volcanic ash European flight difficulties prevented attendance of only one speaker. The symposium covered a range of topics and in addition provided an in depth tour of […]

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Stony Brook Dupuytren Symposium
On: Feb 27, 2010
By: Charles Eaton

What a year for Dupuytren’s! Xiaflex is FDA approved, the 2010 International Symposium on Dupuytren’s Disease http://www.DupuytrenSymposium.com is coming up May 22,23 in Miami, and now Stony Brook University Medical Center Department Of Orthopaedics has announced its Dupuytren’s Disease Symposium Saturday, April 17th, 2010 in Stony Brook, New York. The program flier is http://Dupuytrens.org/DupPDFs/2010_StonyBrookSyllabus.pdf. The […]

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The Dupuytren Symposium is coming!

As tomorrow’s deadline for abstract submission nears, internet connections are heating up at command central for the 2010 International Symposium on Dupuytren’s Disease. The symposium syllabus looks very exciting, with some amazing new reports. Session topics have solidified as: The Myofibroblast; Genetics and Demographics; Disease Concepts; Collagen and Collagenase; Surgical Treatments; Energy Based Treatments; Manual […]

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