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Helping hands

Durango surgeon has different approach to arthritis
During a recent surgery, Dr. Kane Anderson uses an endoscopic carpal tunnel release device, right, to cut the ligament pressing down on the nerve in the wrist.
Dr. Kane Anderson, seen performing endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery at Mercy Regional Medical Center, says his techniques can leave less scarring and get a patient back to work quicker.
This prosthesis, in red, takes the place of the metacarpophalangeal joint in finger joint replacement surgery.
A look through the camera on the tip of the endoscope: Dr. Kane Anderson uses an endoscopic carpal tunnel release device to cut the ligament, top, pressing down on the nerve, left and right, in the patient’s wrist.
Anderson displays a prosthesis placed in a hole drilled in the metacarpal during a demonstration of finger joint replacement surgery at Mercy Regional Medical Center.
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Mercy Regional Medical Center is offering a free presentation by Dr. Kane Anderson, a hand surgeon, about his specialty. The presentation, called “Hand Pain Explained: Common Causes and Treatments for Pain, Numbness and Weakness of the Fingers, Hand

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During a recent surgery, Dr. Kane Anderson uses an endoscopic carpal tunnel release device, right, to cut the ligament pressing down on the nerve in the wrist.
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Dr. Kane Anderson, seen performing endoscopic carpal tunnel release surgery at Mercy Regional Medical Center, says his techniques can leave less scarring and get a patient back to work quicker.
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This prosthesis, in red, takes the place of the metacarpophalangeal joint in finger joint replacement surgery.
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A look through the camera on the tip of the endoscope: Dr. Kane Anderson uses an endoscopic carpal tunnel release device to cut the ligament, top, pressing down on the nerve, left and right, in the patient’s wrist.
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Anderson displays a prosthesis placed in a hole drilled in the metacarpal during a demonstration of finger joint replacement surgery at Mercy Regional Medical Center.
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