The role of operative arthroscopy for the diagnosis and treatment of lesions about the distal ulna

S. M. Fulcher, G. G. Poehling

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Abstract

Operative arthroscopy of the wrist compliments the physical examination and radiographic imaging to improve diagnosis and treatment of lesions about the distal ulna. This article reviews the relevant anatomy, biomechanics, and classification of acute and degenerative lesions of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC). Minimally invasive diagnostic and management techniques for TFCC tears are described in detail.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)285-296
Number of pages12
JournalHand Clinics
Volume14
Issue number2
StatePublished - May 25 1998
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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