Dupuytren’s Surgery

Dupuytren’s contracture surgery is a procedure used to treat patients who suffer from Dupuytren’s contracture, where one or more fingers bend towards the palm and cannot be straightened.

Who is suitable for Dupuytren’s Surgery?

Patients who suffer from decreased function due to Dupuytren’s contracture would be suitable for this surgery, your consultant surgeon will discuss your suitability for the surgery with you.

What does Dupuytren’s Surgery involve?  

During the surgery, most patients are put either under general or local anesthetic to numb the hand. Your surgeon will then make an incision along your palm and finger in order to straighten it. In some cases, patients may require a splint after surgery, depending on the severity of the contracture.

What is the recovery period?   

The recovery period for Dupuytren’s surgery can depend on multiple factors, which your surgeon will discuss with you in more detail. However, it is a quick procedure and patients are able to leave hospital on the same day. Our dedicated recovery team of specialist orthopaedic nurses and physiotherapists will work with you closely to ensure you build strength and mobility as quickly as possible.  

Self-pay package

As well as working with all major insurance companies, we also welcome patients who wish to pay for themselves.

Below is an outline of our self-pay hospital package which includes tests, hospital stay and procedure. Please note: it does not include consultant fees, which may vary. 

Hospital package from £2,125 

Indicative consultant fees from £500

  • Standard pre-admission tests, including electrocardiogram (ECG) and chest X-ray 
  • Light meals 
  • Nursing 
  • Ward medications and dressings 
  • Theatre procedure and anesthetics 
  • Inpatient physiotherapy, pathology, occupational therapy, surgical stockings and crutches 
  • Post-op and discharge medication 
  • Consultant consultation fee
  • Consultant procedure fee
  • Anesthetist fee
  • Non-standard diagnostic and histology tests
  • Any additional costs not specified in the package inclusions

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