Hand Surgery

Hand surgery is a surgery branch dealing with the diseases and therapy of the body part, starting from the shoulder to the fingertips, called as upper extremity. Our hands have a vital importance to meet our basic needs and to make a production. Temporary or permanent injuries on our hands, resulting as damaging hand functions, effects our lives dramatically. Different structures in the upper extremity such as bones, muscles, tendons, blood vessels, nerves, connective structures function in a harmony. Damages in this harmony caused by various diseases, trauma, congenital problems are the cases of interest of hand surgery.


Microsurgery is a surgery technique, magnifying the operation area by operation microscope or by using special glasses. We can cure the problems, hardly seen by the human eyes, by surgery with the help of these tools. Microsurgery can be performed in rehabilitation of blood vessels and nerves, transplants of tissues with blood vessels. Microsurgery enables us to implant the broken parts and rehabilitating injured organs caused by industrial accidents, traffic accidents, cuts by glass, falling or similar accidents.


Physiotherapy is a supplementary for the surgical therapy especially in the treatment of hand injuries. Complete recovery is almost impossible if the patient does not get proper physiotherapy and rehabilitation support even if the operation is very successful. The goal of rehabilitation is to improve the functions of the hand and the patient’s life quality. The rehabilitation period of the hand after operation varies according to the injury and the operation pattern. The goal of treatment is to start the therapy as soon as possible to and to send the patient back to his or her job in a very short time.