Hand surgery is a very important chapter in Dr Boriani’s activities.

He has devoted a huge dedication to hands, with tremendous efforts and energies for the benefit of current patients and future generations through a continuous and intense research and development of innnovative techniques. The intensive training in England and the activity as the responsible for hand surgery at the Rizzoli Institute in Bologna have given Dr. Boriani a very high level of mastery of all the latest techniques in the field of hand and wrist surgery .

Among the many procedures of hand surgery, the main ones performed by Dr Borianiare:

  • Collagenase Infiltration for Dupuytren’s Disease
  • Hyaluronic acid infiltration for osteoarthritis
  • Steroid infiltrations for arthrosis or tendon and nerve compression syndromes
  • Infiltrations of adipose stem cells for joint and cartilage degeneration
  • Excision of bone, joint, tendon, nerve, skin and subcutaneous lesions
  • Decompression of the median nerve for carpal tunnel syndrome and all other nerves of the hand
  • Microsurgery of the peripheral nerves of the hand
  • Trigger finger surgery (tendon decompression)
  • Tendon decompression for De Quervain’s disease and other tendon pathologies
  • Corrective procedures for post-trauma or nail deformities
  • Z-plastes or grafts for transarticular cutaneous or subcutaneous contractures
  • Arthrolysis and tenolysis of the fingers for stiffness
  • Arthroplasty, arthrodesis or arthropathy for thumb basal joint osteoarthritis or other arthroses of the fingers
  • Wrist surgery
  • Excision of mucosal cysts
  • Dupasytren’s Fasciectomy
  • Tendon transfers
  • Aesthetic remodeling of the back of the hand with fillers or fat injections

Plastic surgery is also and above all reconstructive surgery of defects and functional surgery needed to restore or improve health and quality of life.

Dr. Boriani has extensive experience and excellent technical skills in all fields of non-aesthetic plastic reconstructive surgery, which is included and funded by the Italian Health Service (SSN):

  • Oncological surgery of the skin (carcinomas, melanomas, precancerous lesions, subcutaneous lesions)
  • Traumatology with its outcomes
  • Burns with their outcomes
  • Adherent and retracting scars
  • Ulcers, skin defects, or muscular defects (diastasis of the recti muscles, incisional hernias)
  • Disabling outcomes of massive weight loss after obesity
  • Nasal septal deviation with respiratory changes
  • Congenital malformations (cleft lip and palate, syndactylies, ear alterations)
  • Breast reconstruction post-mastectomy