Incoming hand surgery trainees from Cleveland Clinic, UPMC, Ohio State and other medical centers attended Cleveland Clinic’s second annual Hand Fellows Boot Camp to review upper extremity fundamentals before beginning their fellowships.Read More
Noninvasive intervention augments carpal arch space, relieving carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms.
Injecting lidocaine with epinephrine is a new alternative to a tourniquet and sedation when performing hand surgery. This is known as the WALANT (wide awake local anesthesia no tourniquet) technique.
An office-based ultrasonic debridement procedure may be a successful alternative approach to calcific tendinopathy of the shoulder, and other joints too. Outcome data gathering is underway.
Advancing postamputation medicine is especially important for upper extremity amputations, which have been shown to produce even greater disability than lower extremity amputations. Read this case study.
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Cleveland Clinic is exploring the Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet (WALANT) technique for hand and upper extremity operations. WALANT reduces pain and discomfort, and minimizes recovery time.