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Gruppenbild Handchirurgie und Forschung am Welthandkongress

Strong presence at the IFSSH, IFSHT & FESSH Combined Congress and research prize for Michael Oyewale

Our hand surgery and science team was well-represented at this year’s IFSSH, IFSHT & FESSH Combined Congress from June 6 to 10 in London. Michael Oyewale was awarded a research prize at the Congress.

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Buch Hand Surgery Stephan Schindele

New Textbook for Hand Surgery

Dr. med. Stephan Schindele, our Co-Head of Hand Surgery, has published a new textbook entitled «Arthroplasty in Hand Surgery», which he co-authored with the renowned hand surgeons Dr. Grey Giddins from the UK and Dr. Philippe Bellemère from France. The book provides comprehensive descriptions of surgical procedures on the hand and finger joints using prostheses.

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Read more about Schulthess Klinik heavily involved in the 2021 European hand surgery congress

Schulthess Klinik heavily involved in the 2021 European hand surgery congress

Schulthess Klinik featured in numerous talks and presentations at this year’s FESSH-ON(line)-Week, the European congress for hand surgeons. Over 1,200 participants from all over the world tuned in to watch the talks and share ideas.

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Read more about JHSE Editors' Award goes to a study of our hand surgery for the second time in a row
Urkunde JHSE Editors’ Award

JHSE Editors' Award goes to a study of our hand surgery for the second time in a row

A study of our hand surgery has won the 2020 JHSE Editors' Award. This prestigious prize is conferred by the Journal of Hand Surgery (European Volume) and went to our team for the second time in a row.

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Read more about World’s first implant of a KeriFlex finger joint prosthesis
KeriFlex-Fingergelenksprothese

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.

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Read more about CapFlex: Results published five years after the interphalangeal joint prosthesis

CapFlex: Results published five years after the interphalangeal joint prosthesis

Our hand surgeons use the CapFlex prosthesis developed at our clinic to treat many cases of osteoarthritis in the interphalangeal joints. After over ten years of working with the implant and more than 330 CapFlex prostheses implanted at the Schulthess Klinik, we have now published the initial findings in a renowned international journal, five years after surgery.

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Read more about Dr Daniel Herren is Secretary General of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)
Dr. med. Daniel Herren

Dr Daniel Herren is Secretary General of the Federation of European Societies for Surgery of the Hand (FESSH)

Our Head of Hand Surgery, Dr Daniel Herren, took office as FESSH Secretary General in September.FESSH promotes cooperation among hand surgeons in Europe in particular.

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