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Reconfiguration of Strategy for Hand Surgery during COVID-19 Pandemic: Our Experience

Shailendra C Gupta, Kuldeep Malik, Vishal Jain, Ishoo R Taneja

Keywords : COVID-19, Hand surgery, Pandemic, Wide awake local anesthesia no tourniquet, Wide awake hand surgery

Citation Information : Gupta SC, Malik K, Jain V, Taneja IR. Reconfiguration of Strategy for Hand Surgery during COVID-19 Pandemic: Our Experience. 2021; 3 (1):63-64.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10079-1043

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 07-07-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


The present correspondence presents the author's experience with adherence to the wide awake local anesthesia no tourniquet (WALANT) technique for hand surgery as has been recommended in the pandemic. The authors plan to hold on to the use of daycare hand surgery under WALANT in our practice as a long-lasting modification as we emerge in the post-COVID following the vaccination drive.

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