Hand joint replacement surgery,
available at Big Apollo Spectra Hospital, Patna, aims to replace a damaged or
dysfunctional hand joint with an artificial joint. The artificial joint used in
hand replacement surgery can be made from materials like silicon rubber or even
the patient's own tissues.
Hand joint replacement surgery is
a common procedure performed by numerous skilled surgeons annually. The
surgical process involves the following steps:
through X-rays and tests at Big Apollo Spectra Hospital, Patna.
to the hospital on the surgery day.
of general anaesthesia for pain prevention.
of small incisions on the back of the hand.
of the damaged joint using specialized instruments.
of the damaged joint with the artificial joint.
of incisions and application of a plastic splint.
To initiate the process,
individuals can schedule an appointment orthopedic doctor at Big Apollo Spectra Hospital, Patna,
by calling 0612-3540100.
Like any surgical intervention,
hand joint replacement surgery comes with potential side effects and risks,
of the replaced joint.
or pain in the hand.
in the fingers.
of the artificial joint.
After the surgery, the hand will
be dressed with a plastic splint. Local anaesthesia may be provided to manage
pain. Painkillers might be recommended as the anaesthesia wears off. To prevent
swelling, patients are advised to keep the hand elevated slightly above the
heart level for the initial 48 hours. A hand therapist may suggest exercises,
and the dressing will be removed after a few days. Any unusual redness or
bleeding should be promptly reported to the surgeon. Keeping the hand dry is
important for about two weeks after the surgery. Full finger movements can be
regained in about two weeks, but complete swelling reduction might take 3 to 6
for Hand Joint Replacement Surgery
Careful consideration of
eligibility is essential to minimize risks. The ideal candidate for hand joint
replacement surgery includes individuals who:
participate in post-surgery therapies.
pain and stiffness affecting daily activities.
a strong bone structure.
Hand joint replacement surgery, offered at Big Apollo
Spectra Hospital, Patna, provides a solution for individuals with compromised
hand joints. This procedure enhances functionality, reduces pain, and offers an
opportunity for patients to regain their quality of life. Consultation with a
qualified medical professional is crucial to determine suitability and receive