Other Surgery

Below are some surgeries which can be performed without a General Anaesthetic. Either a regional local anaethetic block or local anaesthetic infiltration around the surgical site can allow "Wide Awake Surgery".

Elbow

  • Tennis Elbow (Recalcitrant to Non-Op Treatment)
  • Impingement from spurs or osteoarthritis
  • Loose bodies
  • Ligament Instabilty

Wrist

  • Ulnar sided wrist pain including ulno-carpal abutment
  • TFCC Tears
  • Ligamentous Instability including SL ligament tears
  • Distal Radius Fractures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (ECTR/Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release)
  • Ganglions (Arthroscopic Excision)

Hand

  • Osteoarthritis of the hand (Pyrocarbon Joint Replacement)
  • Ganglions
  • Trigger Finger/Thumb Release
  • Mallet Fingers
  • Tendon Injuries (Repair or Transfers)
  • Dupuytren's Disease

Microsurgery

  • Nerve and Artery Repair


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