Chronic Instability of the Distal Radioulnar Joint: Diagnosis and Management

Abhijeet L Wahegaonkar, Steve Rocha

Volume 2 | Issue 2 | Sep – Dec 2017 | Page 2-7


Author: Abhijeet L Wahegaonkar [1], Steve Rocha [1]

[1]  Department of Orthopaedics, Upper Extremity, Hand and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Service, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
[2] Orthopaedic Speciality Clinic, Pune Mahatrahtra.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar
Department of Orthopaedics, Upper Extremity, Hand and
Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Service, Sancheti Institute
for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Email: abhiwahe@gmail.com


Abstract

Chronic Instability of the distal radioulnar joint is not uncommon but often misdiagnosed and mistreated. This review focusses on chronic wrist instability and provides an insight into this uncommon disorder.
Keywords: Distal Radioulnar Joint.


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How to Cite this article:. Wahegaonkar AL, Rocha S. Chronic instability of the distal radioulnar joint: diagnosis and management. Asian Journal Arthroscopy Sep-Dec 2017;2(2):2-7.


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Wrist Symposium in Asian Journal of Arthroscopy

Abhijeet Wahegaonkar, Sachin Tapasvi

Volume 2 | Issue 2 | Sep – Dec 2017 | Page 1


Author: Abhijeet Wahegaonkar [1], Sachin Tapasvi [2]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, Upper Extremity, Hand and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Service, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
[2] Orthopaedic Speciality Clinic, Pune Mahatrahtra.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar
Department of Orthopaedics, Upper Extremity, Hand and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery Service, Sancheti Institute for Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Pune, Maharashtra, India.
Email: abhiwahe@gmail.com


Wrist Symposium in Asian Journal of Arthroscopy

It is perhaps for the first time that a special issue dedicated to wrist arthroscopy is being published in the Asia-Pacific region.
The advent of wrist arthroscopy has facilitated the diagnosis; improved the understanding of the etiopathogenesis and helped in the development of new therapies for several wrist injuries and pathologies with promising results. Therapeutic wrist arthroscopy has been established as the “Gold Standard” in the management of TFCC injuries and the indications are ever evolving, with contributions from brilliant authors and clinicians from around the world.
Arthroscopy of the wrist was once primarily performed for diagnostic applications. With rapid development of this art and science, the indications have expanded to reparative and reconstructive procedures.
This issue of the Asian Journal of Arthroscopy exposes just the tip of the iceberg of the exciting times ahead in the field of wrist surgery. I sincerely hope that the readers will gain some insight into the most commonly performed arthroscopic procedures such as ganglion excision, TFCC repair and scapholunate ligament repair. This is like a sensitization of what is a potentially “complicated” area even for experienced arthroscopists with the intention to drive away a lot of mental blocks towards wrist arthroscopy. The realm of possibility is ever expanding for anyone who wishes to explore this field.
I am grateful to the authors, each a master of wrist arthroscopy, for taking time off their busy practice and schedule to contribute to advancing science and knowledge.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank the Editors of the Asian Journal of Arthroscopy for entrusting me with the responsibility of compiling this special issue on Wrist Arthroscopy. I do hope our efforts satiates the readers’ appetite for information and knowledge.
Happy reading!

Dr. Abhijeet L. Wahegaonkar | Dr Sachin Tapasvi


How to Cite this article:. Wahegaonkar AL, Tapasvi SR. Wrist Symposium in Asian Journal of Arthroscopy. Asian Journal of Arthroscopy Sep-Dec 2017;2(2):1.


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