Syndactyly FAQ: Choosing a Hand Surgeon
Choosing the hand doctor is a very important decision. While there is no one right way to choose a hand surgeon, there are some things you…Read More
Syndactyly FAQ: What sorts of specialists will be involved in my baby’s care?
At the very least, your child will be treated by the hand surgeon and a certified hand therapist. In addition, a geneticist and developmental pediatrician…Read More
Syndactyly FAQ: What is done between the time my baby is born and the first surgery?
You will meet with your surgeon soon after your baby is born. In some cases, diagnosis is made prenatally by ultrasound exam, and you may…Read More
Syndactyly FAQ: What is the Treatment for Babies with Syndactyly?
While every patient is treated individually, with treatment plans made specifically for him or her, some generalizations are possible. Syndactyly is treated surgically, with an operation…Read More
Scientific, Support, Treatment
Is Syndactyly Genetic?
The best answer here is yes, no and sort-of: Most cases of syndactyly, that are not associated with a syndrome, are sporadic or without a known…Read More
Announcement, Awareness, Patient, Research, Scientific
NFS now listed in Disease InfoSearch Database
The National Foundation for Syndactyly has now been listed in the Disease InfoSearch, a trusted resource for more than 7,000 diseases and the organizations dedicated to…Read More
Family, Fundraising, Research, Scientific
Caps For Kids With Syndactyly
Show your support for children effected by Syndactyly by purchasing an official NFS ball cap for $20.00. All proceeds go towards the Foundation’s continuous research efforts…Read More