Hand Surgery specializes in the treatment of various, including congenital abnormalities and deformities of the upper limbs. more
Hand surgery is engaged in operations hand, wrist, and upper extremity peripheral nerves, as well as operations, improving its function after nerve injury.
Normally, Hand Surgery performed in a single day under conduction anesthesia (medication injected into the armpit, or over the shoulder to relieve sensitivity entire arm). The patient is conscious or under the influence of sedatives weak, depending on the requirements.
Common injuries brush and pathology brush
Syndrome snapping fingers
De Quervain's tenosynovitis
Injury hand joints
Damage to nerves
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Cubital tunnel syndrome
The types of operations on the hand
Skingraft. The operation involves skin grafts on the brush portion without skin.
Patchwork plastic. Part of the skin is taken from another area of the skin.
Closed reposition and fixation. Is carried out at fracture of a hands, including the fingers.
Restoration of the tendon. Primary recovery typically involves the direct surgical intervention at the site of injury, secondary - tendon transplant or other more complex operations.
Restoring nerves. The operation for the investigation of nerve damage, that is not complicated by other injuries is usually performed in the early period after trauma, to increase the chances of a full recovery. In the case of complications, the nerve may recover by connecting it directly to the other end, or transplant a nerve from another part of the body to the site of injury.
Fasciotomy. This procedure is performed in order to facilitate the compression syndrome - a condition which occurs at the boosting pressure in the miscomparison tissue of inside anatomic space that is caused by trauma, which may disrupt circulation. Fasciotomy helps to prevent further damage and extinction function and damage of the limb.
Surgical drainage and / or sanation. Surgical drainage performed when there is an abscess in the brush, to remove the accumulation of pus. In the case of severe infection or injury, performed sanation or purification the wound to prevent further infection and accelerate recovery.
Joint replacement. This type of surgery - arthroplasty - is performed on patients with severe forms of arthritis brush. During her is replaced joint, the ruined disease, on an artificial. The material of the artificial joint may be metal, plastic, silicone rubber, or the patient's own tissue (tendon).
Replantation. During this operation, replaced fingers or the hand. that had been amputated, usually as a result of some injury