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Normal Wrist Arthroscopy

  • G. Dautel
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Abstract

The appearance of wrist arthroscopy as a diagnostic tool in the armamentarium of wrist investigations and treatment is relatively recent [1, 2], probably due to the technical constraints imposed by such a small joint interval involved. However, this technique has become inevitable today for diagnosis as well as management of wrist pathology [3], even as noninvasive imaging has continued to progress in performance as well as in definition. Arthroscopy remains the gold standard for evaluation of wrist ligament lesions by the direct vision it provides as well as the dynamic testing which makes it possible to detect even very early stages of dissociative instability [4, 5].

Keywords

Anterior Border Radiocarpal Joint Interosseous Ligament Wrist Arthroscopy Midcarpal Joint 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Service de Chirurgie Plastique et Reconstructrice de l’Appareil LocomoteurCentre Chirurgical Emile GalléNancyFrance

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