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Hand & Wrist Surgery

Comprehensive & Personalized Care

Hand and wrist injuries can affect your ability to work and prevent you from enjoying hobbies such as cooking, playing sports or musical instruments, as well as the simple activities of life such as holding onto things, writing, typing, or even opening a jar. The orthopaedic hand specialists at the MFA are dedicated to delivering comprehensive and personalized care focused on maximizing our patients’ hand and wrist function. We use the latest techniques to restore function, allowing our patients to use their hands with relief of pain and improved function. We have been at the forefront in the development of many of these techniques. Our expertise includes surgical and non-operative treatment for common and complex hand and wrist conditions. The majority of surgical procedures for hand and wrist problems are performed on an outpatient basis and often do not require general anesthesia.

Common procedures performed by our specialists include:

  • Repair of tendon, nerve and vessel injuries.
  • Tendon transfers
  • Reconstruction for ligament injuries and dislocations of the wrist and hand
  • Fracture fixation of the hand and wrist
  • Hand and wrist arthroplasty (joint replacement)
  • Arthritis surgery, including the thumb and wrist
  • Dupuytren’s contracture surgeries
  • Revision of failed prior surgical procedures
  • DeQuervains and tendinitis surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery of the wrist
  • Carpal tunnel release, cubital tunnel release
  • Tennis elbow surgery
  • Trigger finger
  • Ganglion excision

Clinical Trials

  • Retrospective Study to Assess the lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion (LLIF) Surgical Approach (LLIF Retrospective Study)
    This will be a retrospective clinical study involving 80 patients that underwent Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion and Posterior Pedicle Screw Fixation using the PATRIOT TransContinental or CALIBER-L LLIF Spacer and REVOLVE or REVERE Stabilization Systems.
  • Prospective Study to Evaluate the Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgical Approach (LLIF Prospective Study)
    The objective of this study is to gather clinical data and satisfaction ratings from patients who have undergone the MIS LLIF surgical approach using the Patriot TransContinental, CALIBER-L or INTERCONTINENTAL LLIF Spacer and REVOLVE Stabilization System for qualifying patients with 1-2 contiguous levels of degenerative disc disease (L2-S1) with mechanical low back pain and radicular symptoms. A total of 45 patients between 18 and 80 years of age will be enrolled and followed for 2 years with data collection preoperatively and postoperatively.
  • BioSET Prefix Study
    THis study is designed to evaluate the safety and preliminary effectiveness of one coating concentration of Prefix compared to iliac crest bone in approximately 22 skeletally mature subjects diagnosed with degenerative disc disease (DDD) at one vertebral level (L2-S1).
  • A Prospective, Non-randomized, Multi-Center Investigation of All-Suture-based Repair of Horizontal Meniscal Tears (STITCH Study)
    This study is seeking participants who may have a horizontal meniscus tear in their knee. Today it is unknown whether fixing a horizontal meniscus tear will result in a better outcome than the common approach of removing the tear. This research study will document whether a horizontal meniscus tear can hold together and heal if it is repaired with stitches. This study will also document any changes in knee pain and function after the procedure.
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