General Introduction

Hand surgery is a surgery branch dealing with the diseases and therapy of the body part, starting from the shoulder to the fingertips, called upper extremity.

Our hands have a vital importance to meet our basic needs and to make a production. Temporary or permanent injuries on our hands, resulting in damaging hand fuctions, affects our lives dramatically.

Different structures in the upper extremity such as bones, muscles, tendons, blood vessels, nerves, connective tissues function in a harmony. Damages in this harmony caused by various diseases, trauma, congenital problems are the cases of interest of hand surgery.