• 1976
  • He received postgraduate training at both the National Taiwan University Hospital and the University of Louisville Hospital, and he was Chief of Surgery at Taipei City Hospital from 1970 to 1975, and a Christine M. Kleinert Hand Fellow in 1976. (christinemkleinertinstitute.org)
  • reconstruction
  • Dr. Thomson and Dr. Matthew specialize in hand surgery and arthritic hand reconstruction. (yale.edu)
  • Typically this consists of surgically migrating the index finger to the position of the thumb in patients who are either born without a functional thumb (most common) or in patients who have lost their thumb traumatically and are not amenable to other preferred methods of thumb reconstruction such as toe-to-hand transfers. (wikipedia.org)
  • specializes
  • Our multidisciplinary faculty specializes in treating children born with congenital abnormalities that involve the hands, such as syndactyly, to allow for normal development and function. (yale.edu)
  • trauma
  • We understand that injury, trauma, or degenerative disease that affects the function of the hand, wrist, and the nervous system of the arm also affects the ability to work, participate in activities that patients enjoy, and, in some cases, it affects the ability to perform normal, daily routines. (yale.edu)
  • The division's faculty possess additional expertise in hand and microsurgery, complex reconstructions caused by trauma, cancer and congenital malformations. (musc.edu)
  • He spent four weeks observing pediatric plastic surgery, craniofacial and upper limb trauma, and microsurgery in four Edmonton hospitals. (wikipedia.org)
  • extremities
  • Our goal is to restore the hand and upper extremities to the highest level of function possible. (yale.edu)
  • Program
  • The Yale Hand and Microsurgery Program has one of the most comprehensive and most respected diagnostic and treatment programs in the nation. (yale.edu)
  • When it comes to receiving specialized treatment in all urgent and non-urgent needs of the hand, wrist and elbow, patients can look to a new program for a specialized level of care. (musc.edu)
  • Research
  • J. Grant Thomson, MD, FRCS, FACS , and Michael Matthew, MD , implement the latest research and procedures to work with the delicate structures of the hand and fingers. (yale.edu)
  • wrist
  • Most of the major joints of the hand and wrist can be replaced. (yale.edu)
  • However, if patients have sustained severe injury to the nerve bundle, they may have permanent disability in the arm, hand, and wrist. (yale.edu)
  • An endoscope, which is a small television camera with a light, can be inserted into the hand through a very small incision in the wrist crease. (yale.edu)
  • procedures
  • The Microsure robot is expected to enhance a large number of microsurgical procedures and enable new interventions that are currently impossible to perform by hand. (laboratoryequipment.com)
  • He treated 25,000 patients for over 100,000 injuries and has replaced every joint in the human body, as well as performed microsurgical procedures such as finger/thumb replants, toe to hand transplants and free muscle and bone transplants. (wikipedia.org)
  • Form
  • To make an appointment, you may call our office at 614-262-4263 (HAND) or complete the online form below. (handandmicro.com)
  • thumb
  • Startled but reacting quickly, Feagins picked up his thumb, wrapped a cloth tight around his hand and was quickly rushed by family to Carolinas Urgent Care in Lake City. (musc.edu)
  • Pollicization (or pollicisation) is a hand surgery technique in which a thumb is created from an existing finger. (wikipedia.org)
  • During pollicization the index finger metacarpal bone is cut and the finger is rotated approximately 120 to 160 degrees and replaced at the base of the hand at the usual position of the thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other cases for pollicization are: Where someone is born with a hand which has five fingers, but the radialmost finger is an ordinary finger and not a thumb. (wikipedia.org)
  • care
  • We also provide care for the most precious and delicate hands, those of a child. (yale.edu)