distal radioulnar joint


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dis·tal ra·di·o·ul·nar joint

[TA]
the pivot synovial joint between the head of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the radius; an articular disc passes across the distal part of the joint.

dis·tal ra·di·o·ul·nar joint

(dis'tăl rā'dē-ō-ŭl'năr joynt) [TA]
The pivot synovial joint between the head of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the radius; an articular disc passes across the distal part of the joint.
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Ulnar styloid fractures associated with distal radius fractures: incidence and implications for distal radioulnar joint instability.
A modified Darrach procedure for treatment of the painful distal radioulnar joint.
Matched distal ulna resection for posttraumatic disorders of the distal radioulnar joint.
Hemiresection interposition arthroplasty for osteoarthritis of the distal radioulnar joint.
The Sauve-Kapandji procedure: a salvage operation for the distal radioulnar joint.
Sauve-Kapandji operation for disorders of the distal radioulnar joint.
Distal radius fracture and the distal radioulnar joint anatomical considerations.
Contribution of the interosseous membrane to distal radioulnar joint constraint.
Ulnar-positive variance as a predictor of distal radioulnar joint ligament disruption.
The role of radiography and computerized tomography in the diagnosis of subluxation and dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint.
The radioulnar ratio: a new method of quantifying distal radioulnar joint subluxation.
Complex dislocations of the distal radioulnar joint.

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