Information sheets

Anaesthesia for hand surgery (regional anaesthetic) Hand surgery for rheumatoid arthritis (overview)
Anticoagulants and hand surgery MCPJ arthroplasty (joint replacement)
Carpal tunnel release (endoscopic or "keyhole") Medical report information
Carpal tunnel release (open) Minor skin surgery
Chronic hand pain (with reflex sympathetic dystrophy) (overview) Nerve repair
Complications in hand surgery (overview) Nerve surgery
Congenital hand problems (overview) Osteoarthritis of the hand and wrist (overview)
Cubital tunnel release Pisiformectomy
De Quervain's disease Sauve-Kapandji procedure
Diabetic stiff hand Scaphoid fracture
Dupuytren's contracture (introduction) Scaphoid non-union
Dupuytren's contracture (overview) Scapho-lunate ligament reconstruction
Dupuytren's contracture - Collagenase (Xiapex) Sesamoid fusion
Dupuytren's contracture - Dermofasciectomy Skin grafting
Dupuytren's contracture - Fasciectomy  Steroid injection
Dupuytren's contracture - Needle fasciotomy STT fusion
Extensor tendon realignment STT resection
Extensor tendon injury Zone I (Mallet finger) Syndactyly release
Extensor tendon injury Zone III (Boutonniere) Tendon injury (overview)
Extensor tendon injury Zone V-VII) Tennis elbow
Finger arthritis (overview) Tenosynovitis
Finger arthroplasty (joint replacement) Trapeziectomy
Finger exercises after injury Trapezio-metacarpal fusion
Finger fractures Trigger finger
Finger fusion Ulnar collateral ligament injury (thumb)
Fingertip injuries Ulnar head excision (Darrach)
Flexor tendon grafting Ulnar osteotomy
Flexor tendon repair Wound healing after injury and surgery
Ganglions Wrist arthroscopy
Hand lumps Wrist fusion (Osteoarthritic/Degenerative)
Hand surgery exercises Wrist fusion (Rheumatoid)
Hand surgery (overview) Wrist laceration
Hand surgery after treatment for breast cancer (lymphoedema) Wrist ligament injuries
  Wrist osteoarthritis (overview)


The information on these sheets relates solely to my clinical practice. The views and management of other surgeons may differ.
Photographs of many of these operations can be found amongst the operative series.


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