Hand Surgery, Malmö

Organisational unit: Research group

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Surgery

Description

Hand Surgery includes surgical and non-surgical treatment of conditions and injuries in the hand and the upper extremity. Hand Surgery is recognized as a clinical speciality in its own right in Sweden and units are located at the university hospitals. Our research covers a spectrum of conditions and injuries, extending from basic science up to clinical research with health science and health economic aspects. It has a strong focus on various nerve conditions, such as nerve compression in diabetes, and nerve injuries, and how to achieve best possible function after surgical procedures, where timing of surgery is crucial. The researchers are exploring both nerve injuries and conditions with their connection to the brain’s interpreting and controlling functions. The research is performed in multi-professional teams with national and international networks. The research uses high-tech techniques, such us synchrotron imaging and masspectrometry, and utilizes national quality registers.

Recent research outputs

Svensson, P., Ulrika Wijk, Anders Björkman & Christian Antfolk 2017 Jun 3 In : Expert Review of Medical Devices. 14, 6, p. 439-447

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Mårtensson, L. B., Blom, C. L. & Lars B. Dahlin 2017 Apr 1 In : Neural Regeneration Research. 12, 4, p. 623-628 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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