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Orthopaedics and Traumatology

The specialty deals with locomotor system diseases (bones, joints, muscles, and ligaments). It allows acting in the clinical or surgical treatment of chronic diseases and acute problems requiring urgent intervention, such as fractures and dislocations.

Hand surgery

The specialty involves the treatment of diseases of the entire upper limb. It has a broad scope, including treating fractures, muscle, tendon, ligament, nerve lesions, tumors, and skin coverage defects. It also acts in the treatment of degenerative diseases and congenital deformities of the hands and wrists.

    • Upper limb fractures
    • Dislocations and ligament injuries of wrists and fingers
    • Tendonitis of the upper limb
    • Acute or chronic traumatic flexor tendons injuries of the hand
    • Acute or chronic traumatic extensor tendons injuries of the hand
    • Dupuytren’s disease
    • Skin, soft tissue, or bone tumors of the upper limb
    • Distal radioulnar joint injuries
    • Fingertip lesions, with or without nail lesions
    • Stiffness of the wrist, hand, or finger joints
    • Arthrosis of the wrist and fingers
    • Pain syndromes of the upper limb
    • Peripheral nerve entrapments (such as Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Guyon Canal Syndrome, etc.)
  • Traumatic peripheral nerve injuries
  • Obstetric Palsy
  • Upper limb problems in patients with Tetraplegia, Cerebral Palsy, or Head Trauma
  • Congenital alterations of the upper limb
  • Amputated fingers or limbs, reconstructions, and prosthesis
  • Compartment Syndrome and Ischemic Volkmann Contracture
  • Injuries caused by poisonous animals
  • Deformities caused by rheumatologic diseases, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis and Lupus
  • Burns of the upper limb
  • Vascular disorders of the upper limb
  • Traumas and sports injuries of the wrist and hand

Reconstructive Microsurgery

A specialty that uses repair or reconstruction techniques through magnifying devices, such as a microscope. It allows for surgeries such as reimplantation, tissue transfer from one body part to another (grafts and flaps), and reconstruction of peripheral nerves.

  • Finger, hand, and forearm replantation
  • Microsurgical reconstructions
  • Tissue transfers from one part of the body to another
  • Brachial Plexus nerve reconstruction
  • Reconstruction of peripheral nerves
  • Reconstruction of bone defects with vascularized bone grafts
  • Reconstruction after finger amputation
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