Arthroscopically assisted repair of peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex tears: factors affecting outcome.

@article{Ruch2005ArthroscopicallyAR,
  title={Arthroscopically assisted repair of peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex tears: factors affecting outcome.},
  author={David Simms Ruch and Anastasios S Papadonikolakis},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 9},
  pages={1126-30}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of our study was to identify factors affecting the outcome after arthroscopically assisted repair of peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears. TYPE OF STUDY Retrospective case series. METHODS Thirty-five patients who underwent arthroscopic repair of traumatic TFCC tears were enrolled in this study (mean age, 34 +/- 12 years; 22 female and 13 male patients; mean follow-up, 29 months; range, 6 to 82 months). Patients with TFCC tears associated with distal… CONTINUE READING
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