triangular fibrocartilage complex

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tri·ang·u·lar fi·bro·car·til·age com·plex

(trī-ang'gyū-lăr fī'brō-kahr'til-ăj kom'pleks)
A group of structures in the wrist consisting of the disc of the ulnocarpal joint along with the ligaments attached to it.
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Arthroscopic repair of peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex tears with suture welding: a technical report.
The other components of the triangular fibrocartilage complex
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The triangular fibrocartilage complex of the wrist--anatomy and function.
The management of ulnocarpal abutment and degenerative triangular fibrocartilage complex tears in the competitive athlete.
There are many commonly used stress tests for ruling out other wrist injuries including the Scaphoid Shift Test, Triquetroulnar Critical Test, Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Stress Test, Midcarpal Stress Test and the Gripping Rotatory Impaction Test (GRIT) for TFCC tears.
Distal radioulnar joint instability in distal radius fractures: the role of sigmoid notch and triangular fibrocartilage complex revisited.
Treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears is based on the differentiation between chronic and acute injuries, as well as their anatomic location.
The role of arthroscopy in the evaluation and treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex injuries in athletes.