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Microsurgery

The Cyprus Hand and Microsurgery Unit is based at YGIA Polyclinic in Limassol, and is the leading purpose built facility on the island, able to offer patients a comprehensive and professional service backed by world class specialists.

The Unit specialises in reconstructive microsurgery and complex reconstructive surgical procedures, and is headed by Dr. Alkiviades Alkiviadous, a fully qualified Hand and Microsurgery expert.  At the Cyprus Hand and Microsurgery Unit, our expertise has firm foundations.  With more than 1,500 surgical procedures every year, our Unit is the leading specialist centre in Cyprus.

Microsurgery is a specialised surgical technique which requires many years of training to attain the necessary expertise.  Powerful microscopes and specialist equipment are used, which allow the delicate examination and repair of structures such as arteries and nerves, normally invisible to the naked eye.  Services focus on the management and treatment of abnormal structures of the body as a result of a variety of underlying causes, including tumours, disease and trauma.  Our Unit also has a reputation for excellence in the treatment and management of non healing wounds.

There is 24 hour medical cover, with specialist on call to assess and perform emergency surgery.  The team at the Cyprus Hand and Microsurgery Unit comprises Medical Specialists, Nurse Specialists, Hand Therapists and Physiotherapists, and it is this multidisciplinary team approach which ensures that an optimal tailor-made management package is delivered to every patient.

Services include:
• Reconstructive Surgery-Microsurgery.
• Hand Surgery.
• Orthopaedic Surgery.
• Post-Operative Care.
• Post Hospital Care.
• Rehabilitation-Physiotherapy.

Microsurgery:
• Finger – Hand – Extremity Replantation.
• Reconstructive Hand Surgery.
• Reconstructive Surgery of the Upper and Lower Limb.
• Free Tissue Transplantation.
• Perforator Flap Surgery.
• Toe to Hand Transfer Surgery.

Surgery of the Hand:
• Trigger Finger.
• Ganglion Excision.
• Dupuytren’s Disease.
• Hand Fractures.
• Joint Surgery of the Hand.
• Wrist Pathology.
• Tendon Injuries.
• Workplace Hand and Extremity Injuries.
• Arthritis of the Hand.
• Congenital Hand Deformities.

Peripheral Nerve Surgery:
• Carpal Tunnel Release.
• Ulnar Nerve Decompression/ Transposition.
• Brachial Plexus Surgery.

Extremity – Complex Wound Reconstruction:
• Flap Reconstruction.
• Osteomyelitis.
• Scar Revision Surgery.

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