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rfkirsch67
04-23-2002, 06:23 AM
The International Shoulder Group Meeting will be held on the campus of Case
Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio USA) June 16-18, 2002.

ISG 2002 REGISTRATION AND PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE IS MAY 1, 2002 !!!

Registration and paper submission can be done on-line at
http://feswww.cwru.edu/isg. If you prefer to register by phone or fax,
please contact Cathy Walker (e-mail: isg2002@fesc.org, telephone: (216)
231-3257).


REGISTRATION: The deadline for early registration ($250) for the
International Shoulder Group meeting is May 1. After that date,
registration will be $300. This fee includes access to all conference
sessions, the conference proceedings, all three meals on both June 17 and
18 (including a Lake Erie dinner cruise on June 17), a welcome reception on
June 16, and a closing reception on June 18.
You can register on-line
at (https://feswww.cwru.edu/isg/register/). If you prefer to register or
pay by phone, fax, or mail please follow the on-line directions or contact
Cathy Walker as indicated above.

PAPER SUBMISSION: May 1 is also the deadline for paper submission. Paper
formatting guidelines and e-mail submission instructions can be found at
http://feswww.cwru.edu/isg/papers.html. If you cannot access this page,
please contact Cathy Walker as indicated above.

ACCOMMODATIONS: Two nearby lodging options are available for the meeting:

(1) The Glidden House is an inn/hotel that is one block from the site of
the meeting. The room rates are $139 per night for a single room, and $149
per night for a double room (plus applicable taxes). Reservations should be
made directly by each participant, either online at their web site
http://www.gliddenhouse.com/sys-tmpl/door/ , or by phone at 1-800-759-8358.
Please indicate that you are participating in the International Shoulder
Group meeting to get the special rate. The reservation deadline for this
block of rooms is May 14, 2002.

(2) A less expensive alternative is one of the CWRU dormitories that has
been reserved for the meeting (CWRU students will be on summer break during
the time of the meeting). The dormitory rooms will be available for
approximately $14.50 per night for a single room, or $12.50 per night (per
person) for a double room, plus a one-time $16 charge for linens and
miscellaneous items. The dormitory has shared bathroom and cooking
facilities. There is an elevator, and there will be access to an exercise
room and a recreation room. The rooms are NOT air conditioned, but do have
fans (the average high temperature for Cleveland in June is 78F, 26C).
Parking is available to those staying at the dormitory for an additional
$15.00 for the entire conference period. Reservations and payment for the
dormitory should be made through the conference Registration page. The
dormitory reservation deadline is May 30, 2002.

SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM:
There will be several poster and oral sessions drawn from the
submitted papers. The afternoon of June 17 will feature a special session
on clinical issues with the shoulder, followed by the Keynote Address by
Kai-nan An.

SHOULDER PATHOLOGIES AND CLINICAL INTERVENTIONS

John Chae, M.D. (MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve
University). Neuromuscular stimulation to relieve shoulder subluxation
following stroke

Jules Dewald, Ph.D. (Northwestern University & Rehabilitation Institute of
Chicago). Disruption in shoulder and elbow muscle coordination following
stroke: implications for therapeutic interventions

Harry Hoyen, M.D. (MetroHealth Medical Center and CWRU). Nerve
transplantation following brachial plexus injury

Michael Keith, M.D. (MetroHealth Medical Center and CWRU). Surgical and
neuroprosthetic approaches to restoring shoulder movement following high
cervical spinal cord injury

Joseph Iannotti, M.D., Ph.D. (Cleveland Clinic Foundation). Kinematics of
the normal and prosthetic shoulder, prosthetic humerus design, and rotator
cuff tendon healing

Evan Flatow, M.D. (Mount Sinai Hospital, New York). Pathogenesis of rotator
cuff tendon rupture and prosthetic glenoid design


KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Kai-Nan An, Ph.D. (Mayo Clinic) Has Shoulder Biomechanic
Investigation Contributed to Patient Care?


We hope to see you in Cleveland in June!


Sincerely,

Bob Kirsch


__________________________________________________ ______________________
Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Case Western Reserve University e-mail: rfk3@po.cwru.edu
Wickenden Building 407 voice: (216) 368-3158
10900 Euclid Avenue FAX: (216) 368-4969
Cleveland, OH 44106 MHMC
voice: (216) 778-4139
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