The management of ulnocarpal abutment and degenerative triangular fibrocartilage complex tears in the competitive athlete.

@article{Jarrett2012TheMO,
  title={The management of ulnocarpal abutment and degenerative triangular fibrocartilage complex tears in the competitive athlete.},
  author={Claudius D Jarrett and Mark E. Baratz},
  journal={Hand clinics},
  year={2012},
  volume={28 3},
  pages={329-37, ix}
}
Ulnar-sided wrist pain is a frequent cause for loss of practice time and competitive play for athletes. Ulnocarpal abutment, a common source of ulnar-sided pain, typically burdens athletes who participate in gymnastics, racket sports, and baseball. Although many athletes respond to nonoperative management, surgical intervention should be considered when symptoms persist. Surgical options include arthroscopic debridement, arthroscopic wafer, open wafer, or ulnar-shortening osteotomy. Treatment… CONTINUE READING