Perspectives on Wide-Awake Hand Surgery with Asif M Ilyas, MD


Many hand surgery procedures, such as carpal tunnel release, trigger finger release, and tendon repair, can now be performed under local anesthesia alone, avoiding the use of sedation or general anesthesia. This technique is known as wide-awake surgery. In this video, Dr. Ilyas details appropriate indications for wide-awake surgery and possible benefits to his practice and patients while using this technique.

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