University Hospital rechts der Isar der TU München

Munich, Germany

Surgery treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome (program ID: 201903)

Hans-Günther Machens

Prof. Dr. med.

Hans-Günther Machens

Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery

Specialized in: general surgery, plastic surgery

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  • 12/2007 - jetzt Direktor Klinik für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie Klinikum rechts der Isar der Technischen Universität München
  • 11/2003 Apl. Professor (Universitätsklinik Lübeck)
  • 10/1999 - 11/2007 Oberarzt (ab 02/2004 leitend) Klinik für Plastische und Handchirurgie der Universitätsklinik Lübeck
  • 11/2002 Zusatzbezeichnung Handchirurgie
  • 10/2001 Fakult. Weiterbildung Intensivmedizin in der Plastischen Chirurgie inkl. Therapie Schwerbrandverletzter 
  • 07/1999 Habilitation
  • 02/1999 Facharzt für Plastische Chirurgie
  • 08/1997 - 09/1999 Oberarzt Klinik für Plastische, Hand - und Wiederherstellungschirurgie der MH Hannover (MHH)
  • 12/1996 Zusatzbezeichnung Plastische Chirurgie
  • 04/1995 Facharzt für Chirurgie
  • 06/1993 - 07/1997 Assistenzarzt Klinik für Plastische, Hand- und Wiederherstellungschirurgie der MH Hannover (MHH)
  • 03/1991 - 06/1993 Assistenzarzt Klinik für Abdominal - und Transplantationschirurgie der MHH 
  • 08/1988 - 02/1991 Zivildienstleistender Arzt und Assistenzarzt (ab 04/1990) Chirurgische Universitätsklinik Heidelberg
  • 06/1988 Approbation
  • 10/1981 - 06/1988 Medizinstudium Hannover, Göttingen, Heidelberg, Wuhan/VR China und Chicago
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Due to long-standing experience and a specially trained expert team the Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery at the university hospital Klinikum rechts der Isar, under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Günther Machens, is nationally and internationally recognized as a leader in plastic and hand surgery. The Department offers the full spectrum of modern Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand surgery. In addition, the specialists of this department have experts and experienced in other areas. Thanks to the modern methodology, many operations can be carried out on an outpatient basis without general anaesthesia. Therefore, the patients are spared unnecessary stays in hospital.

The Department of Plastic Surgery and Hand Surgery, under the direction of Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Günther Machens, offers state-of-the-art treatment in the following areas:

Reconstructive Surgery (with a special focus on microsurgical tissue transplantation)

  • Covering of defects caused by accident or a tumor
  • Tumor surgery, also including
  • Tumors of the mammary glands
  • Soft tissue tumors in the trunk and extremities
  • Tumors of the skin and mucosa
  • Tumors of the head and neck
  • Bone tumors
  • Decubitus surgery
  • Motoric replacement operations
  • Reconstructive surgery after complete burns of the whole body.

Breast surgery

  • Surgery of deformities and asymmetries of the mammary gland and nipple
  • Breast reconstruction with autologous tissue
  • Lipofilling
  • Breast reduction surgery
  • Gynecomastia surgery

Nerve surgery

  • Surgery of peripheral nerves (e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome, sulcus ulnaris syndrome)
  • Surgery of the facial nerves (e.g. reconstruction and replacement operations)
  • Brachial plexus surgery (e.g. multimodal therapy of obstetric brachial plexus paresis)

Hand surgery

  • Replantation of an arm, hand or finger
  • Reconstruction of congenital deformities
  • Reconstruction after severe hand injuries
  • Therapy for nerve compression syndrome (e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar tunnel syndrome)
  • Surgical and conservative treatment methods for fractures
  • Therapy for nerve injuries
  • Therapy for Dupuytren's contracture
  • Therapy for rheumatic diseases.
  • Removal of ganglion
  • Therapy for arthrosis
  • Correction of misalignments
  • Surgery for a painful wrist
  • Treatment of tendon injuries
  • Therapy of tendon sheath narrowings (“trigger finger”) and inflammations
  • Surgery for hand tumors

Surgical treatment of adipose tissue

  • Therapy for fat distribution disorders
  • Resections of fat
  • Liposuction
  • Therapy for fat tissue tumors
  • Lifting operations after weight loss

Urogenital plastic surgery

  • Sex adaptation surgery for transsexual men/women
  • Reconstruction of the genitalia (e.g., in case of congenital malformations, tumors or injuries)

Aesthetic surgery

  • Facelifting
  • Endoscopic lifting of the forehead
  • Eyelid lift
  • Neck lift
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Octoplasty
  • Breast enlargement or breast reduction
  • Breast lift
  • Abdominoplasty
  • Liposuction
  • Body sculpturing
  • Body lifts
  • Scar corrections
  • Wrinkle treatment, amoungst such as, laser treatment, injections for wrinkles, Botox injections

Program includes:

  • Initial presentation in the clinic
  • history taking
  • general clinical examination
  • X-ray of the hand and forearm
  • neurological examination
  • electromyogrphy
  • electrophysiology
  • general blood analysis
  • preparation of pre-operational standard
  • endiscopic surgery
  • symptomatic therapy
  • full board clinic stay for up to 4 days
  • cost of required medications
  • nursing staff services
  • elaboration of further recommendations
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The program includes:

  • Translation of medical documents up to 4 pages
  • Interpreter up to 3 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 8 pages
  • Interpreter up to 5 hours
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 8 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 10 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 15 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
  • Translation of medical documents up to 10 pages
  • Interpreter up to 25 hours
  • Insurance in case of extra expenses for the treatment of foreign patients
  • Transfer from the airport to the clinic and back to the airport
Total costs:

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