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  STT fusion
Dupuytren's contracture - Needle fasciotomy STT resection
Extensor tendon realignment Syndactyly release
Extensor tendon injury Zone I (Mallet finger) Tendon injury (overview)
Extensor tendon injury Zone III (Boutonniere) Tennis elbow
Extensor tendon injury Zone V-VII) Tenosynovitis
Finger arthritis (overview) Trapeziectomy
Finger arthroplasty (joint replacement) Trapezio-metacarpal fusion
Finger exercises after injury Trigger finger
Finger fractures Ulnar collateral ligament injury (thumb)
Finger fusion Ulnar head excision (Darrach)
Fingertip injuries Ulnar osteotomy
Flexor tendon grafting Wound healing after injury and surgery
Flexor tendon repair Wrist arthroscopy
Ganglions Wrist fusion (Osteoarthritic/Degenerative)
Hand lumps Wrist fusion (Rheumatoid)
Hand surgery exercises Wrist laceration
Hand surgery (overview) Wrist ligament injuries
Hand surgery after treatment for breast cancer (lymphoedema) 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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