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Operative Techniques: Hand and Wrist Surgery. Edition No. 4

  • Book
  • December 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science
  • ID: 5390369
Thoroughly revised to bring you up to date with the latest techniques in the field, Operative Techniques Hand and Wrist Surgery, 4th Edition, expertly covers the essential procedures you are mostly likely to employ in everyday practice. This well-regarded, atlas-style volume provides an efficient review of the scope of hand surgery, including every potential patient scenario, while updated indications and techniques equip you to treat the full range of upper extremity disorders. Enhanced procedural videos, produced and narrated by Dr. Chung himself, help guide the essence and key aspects of an operation and are included in most chapters.
  • Combines brief bulleted descriptions of surgical procedures with excellent procedural videos, full-color intraoperative photographs, and detailed surgical diagrams. Radiographs and MR images show presenting problems and post-surgical outcomes. 

  • Features all-new videos and extensive new content and images throughout. 

  • Covers key topics such as tissue transplantation, tendon and nerve transfer for spinal cord injury, wide awake approach for tendon transfers, total wrist arthroplasty, and techniques for fixing Bennett and Rolando fractures. 

  • Features tips, pearls, and pitfalls from the authors that enable you to improve your technique and optimize outcomes. 

  • Presents multiple approaches for the surgical repair of each disorder, ranging from the least to the most invasive procedures. 

  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Table of Contents

1.Anesthesia of the Hand

2.Fasciotomy for Compartment Syndrome of the Hand and Forearm

3.Finger Amputations

4.Drainage of Septic Arthritis (Including Fight Bite) and Septic Tenosynovitis

5.Kirschner Wire Fixation of Mallet Fractures (Ishiguro Extension Block Technique)

6.Closed Reduction with Kirschner Wire Fixation of Extraarticular Phalangeal Fractures

7.Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Extraarticular Phalangeal Fractures

8.Dynamic External Fixation of Fracture-Dislocation of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint

9.Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Intraarticular Phalangeal Fractures

10.Volar Plate Arthroplasty of the Proximal Interphalangeal Joint

11.Hemi-Hamate Arthroplasty

12.Closed Reduction with Kirschner Wire (K-wire) Fixation of Metacarpal Neck and Shaft Fractures

13.Percutaneous Intramedullary Fixation of Metacarpal Head and Neck Fractures

14.Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Metacarpal Shaft Fractures

15.Open Reduction for Metacarpophalangeal Joint Dislocation

16.Corrective Osteotomy of Metacarpal Fracture Malunion

17.Metacarpophalangeal Joint Arthroplasty Using Pyrocarbon Implants

18.Reconstruction of Acute and Chronic Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries of the Thumb

19.Closed Reduction with Kirschner Wire Fixation of Bennett and Rolando Fractures

20.Wrist Arthroscopy

21.Scapholunate Ligament Repair

22.Scapholunate Ligament Reconstruction

23.Lunotriquetral Ligament Reconstruction Using Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Tendon

24.Open Reduction and Internal Fixation of Acute Scaphoid Fracture

25.Treatment of Scaphoid Nonunion

26.Open Reduction and Fixation of Acute Lunate or Perilunate Dislocation With or Without Fracture

27.Scaphoid Excision and Four-Corner Fusion

28.Ulnar Shortening Osteotomy for Ulnar Impaction Syndrome

29.Distal Radioulnar Joint Reconstruction Using the Palmaris Longus Graft

30.Procedures for Avascular Necrosis of the Lunate

31.Operative Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

32.Corrective Osteotomy of Radius Malunion

33.Cross Intrinsic Tendon Transfer, Extensor Tendon Centralization, and Metacarpophalangeal Joint Synovectomy

34.Tendon Transfers for Rheumatoid Tendon Attrition Rupture

35.Correction of Swan-Neck Deformity

36.Correction of Boutonniere Deformity

37.Capsulotomy for Proximal Interphalangeal Contracture

38.Silicone Metacarpophalangeal Arthroplasty (SMPA)

39.Proximal Interphalangeal Arthroplasty

40.Distal Interphalangeal Joint Arthrodesis

41.Joint Fusion for Thumb Metacarpophalangeal Instability

42.Reconstruction for Thumb Carpometacarpal Joint Instability Using Flexor Carpi Radialis (Littler Procedure)

43.Trapeziectomy and Abductor Pollicis Longus Suspensionplasty

44.Distal Ulnar Resection (Darrach Procedure)

45.Sauvé-Kapandji Procedure

46.Hemiresection Ulnar Arthroplasty

47.Proximal Row Carpectomy

48.Total Wrist Arthroplasty

49.Total Wrist Fusion

50.Wrist Denervation

51.Open Carpal Tunnel Release

52.Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release

53.Revision Carpal Tunnel Release and Coverage Using a Hypothenar Fat Pad Flap

54.Decompression Procedures for Ulnar Compressive Neuropathy

55.Radial Nerve Decompression

56.Primary Nerve Repair and Nerve Grafting for Traumatic Nerve Injuries

57.Tendon Transfers for Low Median Nerve Palsy : Opponensplasty

58.Tendon Transfers for High Median Nerve Palsy

59.Tendon Transfers for Low and High Ulnar Nerve Palsy

60.Tendon Transfers for Radial Nerve Palsy

61.Distal Anterior Interosseous Nerve (AIN) Transfer to Motor Branch of Ulnar Nerve

62.Triple Nerve Transfer for Brachial Plexus Injuries

63.Wide Awake Approach to Hand Surgery for Commonly Performed Procedures

64.Acute Repair of Flexor Tendon Injuries in Zones I-V

65.Two-Stage Flexor Tendon Reconstruction with Silicone Rod

66.A2 Flexor Tendon Pulley Reconstruction with Free Tendon Graft

67.Tenolysis of Flexor Tendons

68.Acute Repair of Extensor Tendon Injuries: Zones I to VII

69.Stabilization of Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Tendon Subluxation with Extensor Retinaculum

70.Release of Trigger Finger

71.Release of de Quervain Tenovaginitis

72.Flap Coverage of Fingertip Injuries

73.Flap Coverage of Thumb Defects

74.Dorsal Metacarpal Artery Flap and Dorsal Metacarpal Artery Perforator Flap

75.Pedicled Forearm Flap

76.Pedicled and Free Groin Flap

77.Lateral Arm Flap

78.Free Anterolateral Thigh Flap

79.Revascularization and Replantation of Digits

80.Digital Artery Sympathectomy for Raynaud Phenomenon

81.Ulnar Artery to Superficial Arch Bypass with a Vein Graft

82.Enzymatic Treatment with Collagenase Clostridium Histolyticum Injection

83.Percutaneous Needle Aponeurotomy for Dupuytren Contracture

84.Limited Open Fasciectomy for Dupuytren Contracture

85.Dermatofasciectomy for Dupuytren Contracture

86.Deltoid to Triceps Transfer and Biceps to Triceps Transfer

87.Biceps and Brachialis Lengthening

88.Brachioradialis to Extensor Carpi Radialis Tendon Transfer

89.Adjunctive Thumb Procedures in Tetraplegia

90.Fractional Lengthening of Flexor Tendons and Flexor Digitorum Superficialis to Flexor Digitorum Profundus Transfer

91.Brachioradialis/Pronator Teres to Flexor Pollicis Longus Tendon Transfer

92.Extensor Carpi Radialis Longus Transfer to Flexor Digitorum Profundus

93.Release of Finger Syndactyly Using Dorsal Rectangular Flap

94.Duplicated Thumb and Finger Treatment

95.Pollicization for Thumb Hypoplasia

96.Camptodactyly Correction

97.Correction of Constriction Ring

98.Centralization for Radial Longitudinal Deficiency

99.Cleft Hand Reconstruction

100.Arthrogryposis Reconstruction

101.Lumps and Bumps of the Hand and Wrist

102.Excision of Vascular Lesions of the Hand

103.Excision of Metacarpal Enchondroma

104.Excision of Peripheral Nerve Schwannoma

105.Treatment of Malignant Skin Cancer of the Hand


Kevin C. Chung Charles B.G. De Nancrede Professor in Surgery, Section of Plastic Surgery; Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Director for Global REACH, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan.