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What is the definition or description of: hand surgery?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Hand Surgery: There is a very good description on the assh website http://www.Assh.Org/public/about/pages/why.Aspx a qualified hand surgeon is trained to diagnose and treat all problems related to these different structures in the hand, wrist, and forearm.
Dr. Mark Ciaglia
Hand Surgery 17 years experience
Hand Surgery: Hand surgery is a meticulous surgical procedure that occurs on your hands. There are few places where there is such in intimate association of blood vessels, nerves, bones, tendons and joints. This is why a dedicated hand surgeon performs these various surgeries.
Dr. Gary Pess
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Hand Surgery: A surgical procedure on the hand. Most common procedures are: carpal tunnel release, trigger finger release, repair of fracture, suture laceration, ganglion cyst removal and correction of dupuytren's contracture.
Dr. Troy Reyna
Pediatric Surgery 44 years experience
Hand specialist: This is usually an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in surgery of the hand and its soft tissue elements.
Dr. Zahid Niazi
Cosmetic Surgery 39 years experience
Hand Surg definition: Hand surgery is defined as: Procedures or Surgery performed on the Hand. It is a specialized field usually handled by Plastic surgeons and Orthopedic Hand surgeons. The common conditions handled are ganglion cysts, arthritis, fractures, triggering, tendonitis, tendon and nerve injuries or compressions. The more involved procedures include replantation of fingers or hands after traumatic amputation

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