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World’s first implant of a KeriFlex finger joint prosthesis

On 19 January, the world’s first implant of a KeriFlex finger prosthesis was performed at Schulthess Klinik. Dr. med. Daniel Herren MHA, our Head of Hand Surgery, assisted with the development of this prosthesis for patients experiencing painful deterioration of their proximal interphalangeal and metacarpophalangeal joints as the result of accident or illness.

 
 

Professor title for Hannes Rüdiger

 
 

Information on the coronavirus

 
 

CapFlex: Results published five years after the interphalangeal joint prosthesis

 

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Research

The scientific work carried out by the Teaching, Research and Development department supports the clinic’s departments and thus helps improve patient care. 

 
 

Partnerships

We make a difference with top-class medical services, a humane approach and innovation, along with a strong network consisting of over 60 Swiss and international cooperation partners from practice and science.

 
 

The Wilhelm Schulthess Foundation

Schulthess Klinik has been supported by the non-profit Wilhelm Schulthess Foundation since 1935. People, their mobility and quality of life are at the heart of our day-to-day work.