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Table 2 Outcome measures (Open = open repair of TFCC, a-scop = arthroscopic repair of the TFCC, DRUJ = distal radio-ulnar joint, ECU = extensor carpi ulnaris, VAS = Visual Analog Scale, MMWS = Modified Mayo Wrist Score, DASH = Disability of the Shoulder, Arm and Hand, PRWE = Patient-rated Wrist Evaluation)

From: Open versus arthroscopic repair of the triangular fibrocartilage complex: a systematic review

Study DRUJ-re-instabil. (%) ECU-tendinitis (%) Neuroma (%) Pain postop Good or excellent MMWS (%) Funct. score (MMWS, DASH, PRWE)
Anderson et al. 2008 21 (open) 14 (a-scop) 26 (open) 11 (a-scop) 36 (open) 22 (a-scop) - VAS Postop: 1.5 (±0.4) (open) 2.6 (±0.9) (a-scop) MMWS: 66 (± 14) preop = > 71 (± 25) postop (open). 64 (± 15) preop = > 71 (± 25) postop (a-scop). DASH: Postop: 17 (± 4) (open) 21 (± 6) (a-scop) PRWE: Postop: 29 (± 7) (open) 41 (± 11) (a-scop)
Luchetti et al. 2014 17 (open) 4 (a-scop) 0 (open) 0 (a-scop) - VAS Postop: 1 (SD 2) -at rest 4 (SD 2) -at stress (open). 1 (SD 1) -at rest 3 (SD 3) -at stress (a-scop). MMWS: 48 (SD 16) preop = > 78 (SD 17) postop (open). 47 (SD 13) preop = > 81 (SD 22) postop (a-scop). DASH: 58 (SD 23) preop = > 36 (SD 20) postop (open). 39 (SD 21) preop = > 18 (SD 16) postop (a-scop). PRWE: 69 (SD 29) preop = > 42 (SD 29) postop (open). 54 (SD 20) preop = > 23 (SD 18) postop (a-scop).