Hand surgery

Elective hand surgery can often be performed on an outpatient basis. The interventions are carried out either with local or regional anesthesia (plexus anesthesia).

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (KTS)

In carpal tunnel syndrome there is a narrowing of the median nerve in the area of the wrist. Here the nerve is exposed and relieved through an approx. 3-4 cm long incision in the area of the wrist.

Tendovaginitis stenosans TVS

A constriction of the flexor tendon sheath in the area of the first ring ligament blocks the flexor tendon. This can be caused by tendinitis. The tendon is exposed through a 1 cm incision and the ring ligament is expanded.

Dupuytren’s contracture / Dupuytren’s disease

Due to a connective tissue change in the palm of the hand, the fingers become bent. This is remedied by removing the connective tissue cords.


In the area of the wrists and tendon sheaths, there can be fluid-filled masses that are removed through a small incision with the sheath.

Thumb saddle joint arthrosis Rhizarthrosis

On the thumb saddle joint, painful osteoarthritis usually occurs first due to wear and tear, which is remedied by removing the changed carpal bone.