TFCC tears

The Triangular fibro cartilage complex is a grissle or cartilage on the ulnar side of the wrist. Its assists in the stabilisation of the DRUJ. (Distal radio ulnar joint) .

There are various tear patterns – as described by Dr Andy Palmer’s classification.

Wrist widgets are a good adjunct to overall management.

These days keyhole surgery , arthroscopy and anchor technology has progressed so far that we can now often repair these via minimally invasive techniques.