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The purpose of this study is to describe and stage lesions of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) in association with distal radius fractures. 20 patients with dorsally dislocated AO type A fractures of the distal radius with sufficient displacement (based of cadaveric data) will be included. After stability testing and wrist arthroscopy. The TFCC is explored through a volar incision and injuries were documented and repaired from this approach.
Control: Uncontrolled, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injuries
Dept of orthopedics
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:12:50-0400
The use of arthroscopy with the surgery of wrist fractures has a great health and economic impact (prolongs the time of surgery, requires adequately trained personnel, increases the time a...
The current status of the disease under study. Including natural history, disease prognosis. Distal radial fractures (DRF, distal radius fractures) are the most common fractures, allowing...
This randomized, controlled clinical trial will compare the outcomes of single portal versus two portal techniques in patients who have meniscus or articular cartilage pathology. The study...
The purpose of this study is to accurately map calcaneal fibrocartilage using TE = 0 ms imaging, and then apply measurements of our control population to SpA patients with peripheral enthe...
The primary objective of this randomized pilot study is to evaluate whether subchondroplasty combined with knee arthroscopy is more effective at reducing knee pain and improving knee funct...
The purpose of this study was to analyze factors that affect the treatment outcomes of arthroscopic debridement for central triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) lesions in adults
Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears have been treated with increasing frequency in pediatric and adolescent patients over the past decade. There is little information on these injuries in y...
We developed a novel procedure to treat a triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) foveal tear, namely tenodesis of the ulnotriquetrum ligament (UTL) to the fovea. We attempted to reestablish the tens...
Imaging studies done to evaluate chronic ankle instability (CAI) often fail to accurately detail injuries to the anterior talo-fibular ligament (ATFL) and may, therefore, also fail to provide guidance...
Fibrocartilage that makes up the triangular fibrocartilage complex which is found in the WRIST JOINT.
Endoscopic examination, therapy and surgery of the joint.
A type of CARTILAGE whose matrix contains large bundles of COLLAGEN TYPE I. Fibrocartilage is typically found in the INTERVERTEBRAL DISK; PUBIC SYMPHYSIS; TIBIAL MENISCI; and articular disks in synovial JOINTS. (From Ross et. al., Histology, 3rd ed., p132,136)
Injuries to blood vessels caused by laceration, contusion, puncture, or crush and other types of injuries. Symptoms vary by site and mode of injuries and may include bleeding, bruising, swelling, pain, and numbness. It does not include injuries secondary to pathologic function or diseases such as ATHEROSCLEROSIS.
A specialty in which manual or operative procedures are used in the treatment of disease, injuries, or deformities.