Treatments

Reconstructive Arm Elbow Surgery

July 30th, 2010

What is it? When is it performed? What is reconstructive arm elbow surgery? Reconstructive arm elbow surgery is a procedure that restores the function and appearance of the arm elbow after


Reconstructive Hand Surgery

July 30th, 2010

What is Reconstructive Hand Surgery? Reconstructive hand surgery a  common procedure needed to relieve pain in the hand or  restore function r improve appearance of the hand after injury,


Reconstructive Wrist Surgery

July 30th, 2010

What is Reconstructive Wrist Surgery? Reconstructive wrist surgery is needed when trauma, a development abnormality or disease has led to pain or limitation of function. Reconstructive wrist


Replantation

July 30th, 2010

What is replantation? Replantation is the reattachment of a completely severed body part. Most commonly the severed part is a finger, hand, forearm or arm. Other areas that have been reattached


Arthritis Surgery in Hands Wrists and Elbows

July 30th, 2010

What is arthritis surgery? Arthritis surgery consists of a synovectomy procedure in which the joint is cleaned of inflammation, a joint arthroplasty where the joint is replaced, and an arthrodesis


Joint Replacement in Hands, Wrists and Elbows

July 30th, 2010

What is joint replacement? Joint replacement is a procedure that involves replacing a joint with an artificial joint made of a metal such as titanium in the wrist and elbow or the fingers using


Wrist Arthroscopy

July 30th, 2010

What is wrist arthroscopy? Wrist arthroscopy is a minimally invasive procedure in which a lighted tube less than 2mm in diameter connected to a camera is placed into the wrist joint. This camera


Toe-Thumb Transplant

October 29th, 2009

Case Presentation This patient sustained a traumatic amputation of his non-dominant left thumb while working on an oil field offshore rig as a roustabout. The amputated thumb was not amenable to a