Medical imaging is certainly one of the areas that has advanced the most in the past twenty years. These recent discoveries allow for better diagnosis and facilitate the surgeon’s intervention.
Costs related to consultations or ambulatory surgery (without hospitalization) are covered 100% by the accident, military and disability funds and 90% by the health insurance (after deduction of a possible deductible amount which varies according to each insurance policy). No additional insurance is necessary.
Although it is generally not considered as dangerous in comparison to other sports, golfers around the world are also subject to injuries of the wrists, hands and knees.
The Foundation for Hand Surgery, based in Geneva, is a non-profit independent European organization dedicated to Education and Research in Hand Surgery.
Published in July 2013 by Springer Verlag (860p, 450 drawings), the book “Acute and Chronic Finger Injuries in Ball Sports” is available on Amazon.com