News October 2020: Collaboration with Human Movement Sciences

The Amsterdam Shoulder and Elbow Center of Expertise (ASECE) has started a collaboration with the Department of Human Movent Sciences of the VU amsterdam. A member of the ASECE has been appointed chair of ‘Sports Traumatology of the Upper Extremity‘. The chair has been established with funding from the OLVG with effect from September 1, 2020 and aims to promote research into the causal mechanisms and the prevention and treatment of sports injuries, particularly elbow and shoulder injuries.

News October 2019: The ASECE has opened its doors!

The Amsterdam Shoulder and Elbow Center of Expertise has opened its doors in OLVG! The board of topclinical hospitals (STZ) has appointed the OLVG to be the center of expertise regarding (complex) shoulder and elbow pathology. Several hospitals already refer these cases to our center, which consists of members from the the Department of Othopedics, Radiology, Traumatology, Sports medicine, Rehabilitation, Neurolgy and the pain clinic. We would like to thank STZ for appointing us and we will strive to continue improving our care.

News May 2019: STZ innovatie challenge (Dutch)

This month we applied for the STZ innovatie (innovation) challenge. This is a grant application that is organized by a top clinical healthcare organisation (STZ). We managed to get to the second round, which consisted of making a video of maximum two minutes in length. On the left you can see the video that we made (the video is in Dutch). A symposium was organized for all the applicants, where everybody could show their innovation. We have seen a lot of amazing and innovative ideas. A fine contribution to future healthcare!