Presentation by Kerstin Hagberg from the Dept of Prosthetics and Orthotics at SU at the NOF congress
Today, on May 3rd, Kerstin Hagberg (RPT, PhD) from the Dept of Prosthetics and Orthotics at Sahlgrenska University Hospital gave her presentation at the NOF congress. The title was Bone-anchored artificial limb – prospective outcome on health-related quality of life, prosthetic use and mobility for patients with transfemoral amputation treated with osseointegrated prostheses by Kerstin Hagberg, Örjan Berlin and Rickard Brånemark.
The first day of lectures of the NOF Congress in Tallinn
Today on May 2nd, is the first day of lectures of the NOF Congress in Tallinn. The congress hosts a scientific program including 30 scientific sessions and 75 invited speakers. Approximately 400 delegates, physicians and scientists from the Nordic countries as well as the Netherlands, Estonia and neighbouring countries are expected to attend the congress.
Sahlgrenska I.C. is participating in the NOF 2012 exhibition in Tallinn
Sahlgrenska I.C. is participating in the NOF 2012 exhibition in Tallinn, Estonia 1-4 May. Together with researchers from Sahlgrenska University Hospital we will present the unique treatment with osseointegrated prostheses. Three lecturers will give speaches about the treatment and present the latest research on this method. There will also be an opportunity to meet a patient who has undergone the treatment.
Qvist points out the importance of informed choices
At the Annual General Meeting (Bolagsdagen) of Region Västra Götaland’s wholly owned subsidiaries, Sahlgrenska I.C. CEO Marika Qvist took the opportunity to – once again – stress the necessity of informed choices regarding highly specialized healthcare in the region. “We are suppose to be the best available option – but not for everything”, she told the audience, which among others consisted of the Executive Board of Region Västra Götaland.