Elbow Treatments

This is probably first of its kind department in the country where dedicated team treats ailments of upper extremity. Dr. Vikas Gupta has more than 6,000 successful hand upper extremity surgeries to his credit. He has been pioneer in this field and many of the procedures were introduced by him in India.

All kinds of elbow disorders are treated by Dr. Vikas Gupta. Following are few broad groups we have divided elbow disorders

  • Complex elbow trauma: this includes fractures of/around elbow. Fractures could be associated with dislocation or complex fractures with multiple fragments. These fractures are treated with latest techniques and new generation implants (plates and screws)

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  • Elbow arthroscopy: Minimally invasive (keyhole) surgery of the elbow where surgery is done through small (< 1cm) incision.

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  • Total elbow replacement, radial head replacement: Whenever joint is arthritic leading to pain/stiffness prosthetic (artificial) is used to replace elbow joint. Total elbow replacement is also done in cases where joint is broken severely such that it cannot be reconstructed with plate and screws.

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  • Stiff elbow whenever there is decreased movements because of any surgery or injury. We carefully remove the cause and regain movements.
  • Newer modalities like stem cell therapy for tendinopathies like tennis elbow
  • Advanced rehabilitation therapy each surgery is complimented by advanced rehabilitation by our rehabilitation team. We use advanced braces like turnbuckle brace, continuous passive motion devices, functional manual therapy with contemporary rehabilitation protocols which results in best outcomes after surgery
About Dr. Vikas Gupta
  • He has been first person to perform Total Wrist replacement (ceramic on ceramic) in India.
  • He pioneered arthroscopic procedures for wrist and has largest series in the country. His work on arthroscopic assisted fixation of distal radius fractures was accepted for presentation at British hand society and arthroscopic findings of different pathologies of wrist was presented at American Society for Surgery of the Hand.
  • Dr. Vikas Gupta has largest series of radial head/replacements in India
  • He started fixation of hand and wrist fractures with locking plates in India.
  • He has been first to percutaneous fixation (< 1 cm incision) and vascularised bone grafting for nonunion scaphoid and keinbocks disease.
  • He has more than 40 publications in national and international journals and more than 100 presentations in national and international conferences including podium presentation at American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He delivered plenary lecture at annual conference of Bangladesh orthopedic society on “congenital anomalies of hand”.
  • Dr. Vikas Gupta has been actively participating in various community welfare projects. He is also trustee of NGO “handcarefoundation”, which is contributing to partnership efforts that provide educational and medical services to underprivileged people. Handcarefoundation is also knowledge partner in continuing medical education of surgeons in form of seminars, workshops and fellowships
  • Dr. Vikas Gupta has been nominated in the prestigious Marquis who’ who in Asia 2007 for his relentless service to society and excellence in professional field.
Conditions & Treatments Of Elbow
Elbow We treat complex elbow fractures. Specialize in elbow replacement and arthroscopy. Our expertise also includes treatment of stiff elbow and elbows revision surgeries