Repair of arthroscopic triangular fibrocartilage complex tears in athletes.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) injuries are a common source of wrist pain in athletes. These injuries constitute a unique orthopedic challenge because of the particular physical demands on these patients. A specialized management approach is often necessary, due to the short recovery time available and the need for high demand performances afterward. Arthroscopic repair of TFCC is becoming the treatment of choice in this group of patients.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Papapetropoulos, PA; Ruch, DS

Published Date

  • August 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 25 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 389 - 394

PubMed ID

  • 19643338

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1558-1969

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.hcl.2009.05.011


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States