The Suction Test: A Novel Technique to Identify and Verify Successful Repair of Peripheral Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Tears
The diagnoses of peripheral triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) tears continue to be the subject of numerous investigations.Case Description
We describe a novel arthroscopic technique that may be used as an adjunct with other arthroscopic maneuvers to diagnose and confirm repair of peripheral sided TFCC injuries.Literature Review
The hook and trampoline tests are intraoperative techniques to diagnose TFCC tears.Clinical Relevance
The suction test provides a means to detect peripheral tears and to confirm restoration of its tension post repair.