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Outcomes following hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement with associated chondrolabral dysfunction: minimum two-year follow-up.
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PMID:  19091999     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Over an eight-month period we prospectively enrolled 122 patients who underwent arthroscopic surgery of the hip for femoroacetabular impingement and met the inclusion criteria for this study. Patients with bilateral hip arthroscopy, avascular necrosis and previous hip surgery were excluded. Ten patients refused to participate leaving 112 in the study. There were 62 women and 50 men. The mean age of the patients was 40.6 yrs (95% confidence interval (CI) 37.7 to 43.5). At arthroscopy, 23 patients underwent osteoplasty only for cam impingement, three underwent rim trimming only for pincer impingement, and 86 underwent both procedures for mixed-type impingement. The mean follow-up was 2.3 years (2.0 to 2.9). The mean modified Harris hip score (HHS) improved from 58 to 84 (mean difference = 24 (95% CI 19 to 28)) and the median patient satisfaction was 9 (1 to 10). Ten patients underwent total hip replacement at a mean of 16 months (8 to 26) after arthroscopy. The predictors of a better outcome were the pre-operative modified HHS (p = 0.018), joint space narrowing >or= 2 mm (p = 0.005), and repair of labral pathology instead of debridement (p = 0.032). Hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabular impingement, accompanied by suitable rehabilitation, gives a good short-term outcome and high patient satisfaction.
M J Philippon; K K Briggs; Y-M Yen; D A Kuppersmith
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume     Volume:  91     ISSN:  0301-620X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Publication Date:  2009 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-12-18     Completed Date:  2009-02-12     Revised Date:  2010-11-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375355     Medline TA:  J Bone Joint Surg Br     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  16-23     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Steadman Hawkins Research Foundation, Vail, Colorado 81657, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Acetabulum / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
Arthroscopy / standards*
Femur Head / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Joint Diseases / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Patient Satisfaction
Range of Motion, Articular / physiology
Treatment Outcome

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