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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The other components of the triangular fibrocartilage complex
Magnetic resonance imaging appearance of triangular fibrocartilage complex
Clinical results of treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears by arthroscopic debridement.
Clinical comparison of arthroscopic versus open repair of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears.
A comparison of combined arthroscopic triangular fibrocartilage complex debridement and arthroscopic wafer distal ulna resection versus arthroscopic triangular fibrocartilage complex debridement and ulnar shortening osteotomy for ulnocarpal abutment syndrome.
Ulnar-sided wrist pain evaluation and treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears, ulnar impaction syndrome, and lunotriquetral ligament tears.
17) Specific injuries to this area of the wrist which are detected through MRA include tears to the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC), ulnar impaction syndrome, ulnar collateral ligament injury and instability of the scapholunate and lunotriquetral joint.
Ulnar-sided wrist pain: evaluation and treatment of triangular fibrocartilage complex tears, ulnocarpal impaction syndrome, and lunotriquetral ligament tears.
MR arthrography can be very useful for evaluating the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC).
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.
Wrist arthroscopy for the treatment of ligament and triangular fibrocartilage complex injuries.