Track: Hip Arthroscopy

Hip Arthroscopy


Hip arthroscopy is a valuable and increasingly utilized procedure in orthopedic surgery, offering numerous benefits for patients with various hip conditions. Its minimally invasive approach involves small incisions and specialized instruments, resulting in less tissue trauma, reduced postoperative pain, and faster recovery times compared to traditional open hip surgery. Many hip arthroscopy procedures can be performed on an outpatient basis, minimizing hospital stays and healthcare costs. The procedure is versatile, allowing surgeons to tailor treatments to each patient's needs, including labral repair, bone spur removal, cartilage debridement, and ligament release, all through small incisions. Recovery typically involves rest followed by physical therapy, enabling patients to regain strength, mobility, and function in the hip joint. Overall, hip arthroscopy provides patients with a minimally invasive option for the diagnosis and treatment of hip conditions, enhancing their quality of life and recovery experience. Hip arthroscopy offers several advantages over traditional open hip surgery, including smaller incisions, reduced tissue trauma, less postoperative pain, faster recovery times, and lower risk of complications. It is typically performed on an outpatient basis, allowing patients to return home the same day as the surgery in many cases. Common surgical techniques performed arthroscopically include labral repair or debridement, removal of bone spurs, treatment of cartilage lesions, and release of tight hip ligaments or tendons.

·         Hip Anatomy
·         Indications to Hip Arthroscopy
·         Operative Procedure
·         Complications and Risk Factors

Related Societies: Colombian Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology | Costa Rican Association of Orthopedics and Traumatology | Croatian Association of Orthopaedics and Traumatology | Cuban Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology  | Cyprus Association of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology | Czech Society for Orthopaedics and Traumatology  | Czech Society for Sports Traumatology and Arthroscopy  | Danish Association of Sports Medicine | Danish Orthopedic Society | Danish Society for Arthroscopic Surgery and Sport Traumatology