Hand Surgery

Hand Surgery

  Carpal Tunnel The carpal tunnel contains the median nerve, which may be crushed by the roof the carpal tunnel due to swelling from repetitive motion.  A carpal tunnel release removes the pressure on the median nerve, reducing pain and improving sensation.  This operation may safely be performed as an outpatient procedure under general or local anesthesia. Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and...

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Hand Trauma

Hand Trauma

  Hand Trauma Sharp laceration, crushing injuries and avulsions can disrupt the nerves, tendons, ligaments and bones of the hand.  As a fully trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Bastidas has significant experiences managing complex skeletal and soft tissue injuries of the hand. Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult craniofacial, cleft and vascular abnormalities. Dr. Bastidas is a...

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Syndactyly

  Syndactyly Webbing of the fingers and toes is known as syndactyly.  The involved fingers or toes can be fully fused at the level or the bone, or simply by the skin.  The release of the involved structures often begins around age 12 months and typically requires a skin graft to resurface the digits. Dr. Nicholas Bastidas is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon specializing in the treatment of pediatric and adult craniofacial, cleft and vascular abnormalities. Dr....

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