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    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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