Hand surgery


Among his reconstruction surgery activities, Dr. Cuylits has expertise in hand surgery. He is part of the prestigious team of the Hand Surgery Centre of Brussels (SOS hand) which proposes advanced treatments for all hand pathologies. His specific areas of expertise are the following: 


Paediatric hand surgery

  • Trauma
  • Surgery of congenital malformations:
    – Thumb duplications
    – Polydactyly
    – Radial club hand
    – Syndactyly
    – Thumb aplasia (index finger pollicization – toe transfer)
    – Complex malformations of the hand and fingers

Adult hand surgery 

  • Dupuytren’s contracture
  • Hand trauma injuries (bone – tendon – nerve – complex injuries)
  • Peripheral neuropathies (carpal tunnel – compression of peripheral nerves)
  • Osteoarthritis of the hand and wrist
  • Microsurgery (nerves – vessels – microsurgical flaps)

Hand surgery and aesthetic medicine

  • Correction of the effects of hand aging
Woman with gauze bandage wrapped around her hand