in the basal joint caused by arthritis makes it difficult for patients
to grip and hold or twist objects between the thumb and fingers.
This surgical procedure removes and rebuilds the basal joint.
outpatient procedure relieves the symptoms of De Quervain's tenosynovitis
by releasing the tendon sheath that wraps around the tendons at
the base of the thumb. This relieves pressure and friction on the
tendons, allowing them to glide freely.
outpatient procedure is used to remove a ganglion cyst, a fluid-filled
sac that forms as a herniation from a joint capsule, ligament or
tendon sheath. Ganglion cysts commonly develop at the wrist.
Palmar Fasciectomy for Dupuytren’s Contracture
This surgical procedure is performed to treat fingers
that have become flexed because of Dupuytren's contracture. In this
procedure, the thickened and contracted part of the fascia - the
layer of tissue just beneath the skin - is removed. There are many
variations of this surgery based on the severity of the condition.
Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery
This procedure is performed to relieve pressure
on the median nerve, alleviating the pain of carpal tunnel syndrome
and restoring normal sensation to the hand and fingers. The procedure
is usually performed on an outpatient basis.
During this minimally-invasive procedure, the surgeon
opens a narrowed tendon pulley at the base of a finger or thumb
affected by trigger digit. Opening the pulley prevents the nodule
from catching, allowing the the affected digit to flex and extend
normally with no triggering or pain.