The intra-operative radius joystick test to diagnose complete disruption of the interosseous membrane.

@article{Soubeyrand2011TheIR,
  title={The intra-operative radius joystick test to diagnose complete disruption of the interosseous membrane.},
  author={Marc Soubeyrand and Gr{\'e}goire Ciais and Valentina Wassermann and Ibrahim Kalouche and David Biau and Christian Dumontier and Olivier J Gagey},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={2011},
  volume={93 10},
  pages={1389-94}
}
Disruption of the interosseous membrane is easily missed in patients with Essex-Lopresti syndrome. None of the imaging techniques available for diagnosing disruption of the interosseous membrane are completely dependable. We undertook an investigation to identify whether a simple intra-operative test could be used to diagnose disruption of the interosseous membrane during surgery for fracture of the radial head and to see if the test was reproducible. We studied 20 cadaveric forearms after… CONTINUE READING

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