Ten year study on use of special implants for thumb arthritis published in JHS

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Twenty-nine convex bi-articular pyrocarbon implants (PyroDisc®) inserted in a selected cohort of patients led to a significant postoperative improvement in all key hand outcome measures: pain reduction, DASH score, grip, and pinch strength at the median follow up of 59 months. This operation is technically demanding, but provides good results and can act as a…

Surgeons save man’s hand after seventeen hours of surgery

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Plastic surgeons at St George’s Hospital in Tooting have saved a man’s hand following seventeen hours of surgery, after a chop saw accident resulted in a double-level amputation. Anthony, 46, from Walton-on-Thames, feared he would lose his hand after catching it in a chop saw while cutting flooring on Thursday 30 May. Consultant Plastic Surgeon,…