Groningen 2015


This conference was organized by the International Dupuytren Society, hosted by the University Medical Center Groningen UMCG and supported by the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand FESSH and the International Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand IFSSH. The conference included academic research presentations and panel discussions regarding Dupuytren disease and related conditions. The goal of the conference has beenraising awareness regarding Dupuytren disease, sharing new concepts and ideas, and promoting cooperative efforts to work for a cure.

The symposium was a gathering of researchers and clinicians with a wide spectrum of interests: cell biology, genomics, surgery, pharmacotherapy, radiotherapy, biomechanics, therapy, as they relate to Dupuytren disease and related conditions. The conference was held at

22 / 23 May 2015, Groningen, The Netherlands

Accredited by EACCME for 12 CME points. Accredited by the Nederlandse Orthopaedische Vereniging (NOV)
and the Nederlandse Vereniging voor Plastische Chirurgie (NVPC) for 16 points.

The Groningen conference followed the symposium held in May 2010 in Miami, Florida (Conference History). Results of that conference have been published in Charles Eaton, Heinrich Seegenschmiedt, Ardheshir Bayat, Giulio Gabbiani, Paul Werker, and Wolfgang Wach (Eds.) “Dupuytren’s Disease and Related Hyperproliferative Disorders” Springer, 2012 ebook.

The proccedings of the Groningen conference have been published as book by Springer in 2016  proceedings.


International Conference on Dupuytren Disease and Related Diseases

Groningen, The Netherlands

22 / 23 May 2015