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ABBREVIATIONS

The most often used English abbreviations in Surgery of the Hand:

ABC
aneurysmal bone cyst



AIN
anterior interosseous nerve

(anterior interosseous nerve) – branch of the median nerve

A1
A1 pulley



AOL
anterior oblique ligament



APL
abductor pollicis longus

ścięgno odwodziciel kciuka długi

patrz choroba deQuervaina

ASSH
American Society for Surgery of the Hand



AVNs
avascular necrosis



CIA
carpal instability adaptive



CIC
carpal instability complex lub carpal instability combined


CID
carpal instability dissociative



CIND
carpal instability non dissociative


CMC
carpometacarpal



CT
computer tomography


CTP
carpal tunnel pressure



CTR
carpal tunnel release


CTS
carpal tunnel syndrome



DCP
dynamic compression plate


DC 6
sixth dorsal compartment


DIP
distal interphalangeal

staw międzypaliczkowy dalszy


DISI
dorsal intercalated segment instability



DRUJ
distal radioulnar joint



ECRB
extensor carpi radialis brevis



ECU
extensor carpi ulnaris



ED
extensor digitorum



EDBM
extensor digitorum brevis manus



EDC
extensor digitorum communis



EDM
extensor digiti minimi



EF
external fixation



EMP
extensor digiti proprius


FBs
foreign Dobies



FDP
flexor digitorum profundus



FTS
flexor tenosynovectomy



GCTTS
giant cell tumor of the tendon sheath



HAVS
hand-arm vibration syndrome



HSAs
hospital service area



IF
internal fixation



IML
intermetacarpal ligemant



IOM
interosseous membrane



J
joint



JRA
juvenile rheumatoid arthritis



JT
juncturae tendinum



K wire
Kirschner wire



MCP
metacarpophalangeal



MMT
manual muscle testing


MP
metacarpophalangeal



MRI
magnetic resonance imaging



NCV
nerve conduction velocity



NCVs
normal nerve conduction values



NIDDM
non—insulin dependent diabetes mellitus



NVCF
neurovascular cutaneous flap



OA
osteoarthritis

choroba zwyrodnieniowa

ODWG
occult dorsal wrist ganglion


OR
operation room



OT
operation theatre



OCTR
open carpal tunnel release

ORIF
open reduction internal fixation


PA
posteroanterior



P1
proxymal phalanx



PCB
palmar cutaneous branch



PCBMN
palmar cutaneous branch of median nerve



PIN
posterior interosseous nerve



PRC
proxymal row carpectomy



PT
pronator Teres



RDS
reflex sympathetic dystrophy



RTD
radial tunnel decompression



RTS
radial tunnel syndrome



SAM
short arc motion

SB
sagittal band

SBRN
superficial branch of the radial nerve


SEPs
somatosensory evoked potentials



SL
scapholunate



SLAC
scapholunate advanced collapsed



SLD
scapholunate dissociation



SPA
superficial palmar arch



SRN
superficial radial nerve



TAM
total active motion



TCL
transverse carpal ligament


T-III MC
trapezio-third metacarpal (ligament)

TF
trigger finger

TFCC
triangular fibrocartilage complex

TOS
thoracic outlet syndrome

TPM
total passive motion

TR
relaxation time

TS
tendon sheat

UCL
ulnar collateral ligament

UCTR
ultrasonographically assisted carpal tunnel release

UD
ulnar deviation

UN
ulnar nerve

VP
volar plate

VISI
palmar (volar)intercalated segmental instability

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