Dr Kritiotis visited the Swiss Paraplegic Centre and Professor Jan Friden for the week beginning August 10. The aim of the visit was the creation of the Cypriot Branch of Tetrahand (Tetrahand Cyprus). The aim of the Tetrahand Procedures are to give back upper limb function to tetraplegic patients. Please visit www.tetrahand.com and Tetrahand Cyprus for more information
Applying for the European Board of Hand Surgery Diploma Examination requires meeting strict conditions, such as submitting a log book completing all the questionnaires included. By reviewing the submitted documents, the Committee can decide if the applicant fulfills these requirements. Basic criteria is a speciality in orthopeadics or plastic surgery and a minimum of 2 years activity in one of the accreditated hand surgery centers. It is important to have a proper number of operations as operator or first assistant. Also it is expected to have a scientific activity and the recommendation of the national society for surgery of the hand.