Richard Zinn

Richard Zinn is a Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon with a special interest in breast and cosmetic surgery.
1 Verona Lane 3002 Melbourne, Victoria
Phone: (03) 8658 6655

Dupuytrens Contracture Release

Procedure

Procedure: Dupuytrens contracture release
Indication: Dupuytrens contracture
Duration: One – two hours
Associated procedures: Nil
Anaesthesia: Local anaesthesia and sedation if primary episode. General anaesthesia when recurrent disease
Incision: Incision commencing over palmar surface over the affected cord and extending into digits
Length of hospital stay: Day case
Recovery: 10 days in a straight splint. Removal of sutures at 10 days with mobilisation. Night splinting for six weeks