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Diagnosis and Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement

An Evidence-Based Approach

  • Olufemi R. Ayeni
  • Jón Karlsson
  • Marc J Philippon
  • Marc R. Safran
  • Offers an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment of femoroacetabular impingement

  • Explains what procedures are most appropriate under different circumstances

  • Highlights key clinical facts/points and literature sources

  • Written by a diverse group of global experts


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Filippo Randelli, Fabrizio Pace, Daniela Maglione, Paolo Capitani, Marco Sampietro, Sara Favilla
    Pages 5-26
  3. Danny Arora, Daniel Burke Whelan
    Pages 39-49
  4. Gavin C. A. Wood, Hamad Alshahrani, Michel Taylor
    Pages 51-68
  5. Nolan S. Horner, Austin E. MacDonald, Michael Catapano, Darren de SA, Olufemi R. Ayeni, Ryan Williams
    Pages 69-78
  6. Páll Sigurgeir Jónasson, Olufemi R. Ayeni, Jón Karlsson, Mikael Sansone, Adad Baranto
    Pages 79-90
  7. Darren de SA, Matti Seppänen, Austin E. MacDonald, Olufemi R. Ayeni
    Pages 91-102
  8. James B. Cowan, Christopher M. Larson, Asheesh Bedi
    Pages 103-114
  9. Colleen A. Weeks, Douglas D. R. Naudie
    Pages 115-126
  10. Etienne L. Belzile
    Pages 127-151
  11. Marc J. Philippon, Karen K. Briggs
    Pages 153-161
  12. Marc J. Philippon, Karen K. Briggs
    Pages 163-172
  13. Nolan S. Horner, Uffe Jorgensen, Darren de SA, Olufemi R. Ayeni
    Pages 189-199
  14. Cécile Batailler, Elliot Sappey-Marinier, Nicolas Bonin
    Pages 229-240
  15. James T. Beckmann, Marc R. Safran
    Pages 241-253
  16. Michael J. Salata, W. Kelton Vasileff
    Pages 255-268

About this book


​This book is unique in combining an exclusive focus on femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) with an evidence-based approach and the involvement of a diverse group of global experts. It is designed to meet the worldwide need for a summary of current evidence that will readily assist the physician in establishing the most accurate diagnosis and providing the best available treatment. The coverage is wide ranging, encompassing clinical examination, differential diagnosis, imaging, indications for surgery, contemporary arthroscopic and open management, treatment of labial tears, cartilage injury management, non-operative management, rehabilitation, treatment of complications, and revision surgery. Trainees, physicians, surgeons, and allied health care professionals who treat young adults with hip pain will find the book to be an excellent source of information on what procedures are most helpful and how they should be implemented.


Arthroscopy FAI Global surgical approach Hip pain Hip preservation

Editors and affiliations

  • Olufemi R. Ayeni
    • 1
  • Jón Karlsson
    • 2
  • Marc J Philippon
    • 3
  • Marc R. Safran
    • 4
  1. 1.McMaster UniversityHamiltonCanada
  2. 2.Hosp, Academy University of GothenburgDept. of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska Univ Hosp, Academy University of GothenburgGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Steadman Clinic, Ste 1000Steadman Philippon Research Inst Steadman Clinic, Ste 1000VailUSA
  4. 4.Stanford University Dept of Orthopaedic Surg, M/C 6342Redwood CityUSA

About the editors

Olufemi R. Ayeni, MD, FRCSC, is Associate Professor in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is also Director of MacSports, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, McMaster University and Consulting Physician, Canadian Interuniversity Sport, McMaster University Athletics, Hamilton, Ontario. Dr. Ayeni gained his MD from the University of Ottawa in 2002 and then undertook a residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at McMaster University. He subsequently completed a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service Fellowship at the Hospital for Special Surgery, Cornell University, New York and a Sports Medicine and Knee Surgery Fellowship at Carleton Sports Medicine Clinic, University of Ottawa. Dr. Ayeni is a reviewer for a number of leading journals in the Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine. His awards include, in 2010, a Professional Development Grant from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in respect of work on "Femoroacetabular Impingement and Hip Disorders in the Young Adult" and a Travelling Fellowship from the Canadian Academy of Sports and Exercise Medicine. He is lead or co-author of over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles as well as several book chapters.

Jon Karlsson, MD, PhD, has been Academic Head at the Orthopaedic Department, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, since 2001. Dr. Karlsson graduated from the medical school in Reykjavik, Iceland, in 1978. He defended his PhD thesis at Gothenburg University in 1989 and was appointed Associate Professor in 1990. In 1991 he became a Senior Consultant in the Orthopaedic Department of Sahlgrenska University Hospital, serving as Clinical Head from 1997 to 2001. He was appointed Professor of Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology in 1998. Dr. Karlsson served as President of the Swedish Association of Sports Medicine, 1999-2001. Since

2008 he has been Editor-in-Chief of KSSTA (Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy), the official journal of ESSKA. He was program chairman of the biannual ESSKA congress in 2006, 2008, and 2010. Dr. Karlsson has been a member of the ISAKOS Board since 2005 and is currently secretary of the ISAKOS Executive Board of Directors. He is the author of more than 300 peer-reviewed papers and 26 books in Orthopaedics and Sports Traumatology, as well as several book chapters.

Marc J. Philippon, MD is a specialist in Sports Medicine and Hip Disorders and managing partner at the Steadman Clinic. He is known as one of the top orthopaedic surgeons in the world. Before joining the Steadman Clinic in 2005, Dr. Philippon was Director of Sports Medicine/Hip Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Philippon is internationally known for his joint preservation techniques and in 2012 received an Achievement Award from the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has successfully treated almost 1000 professional and Olympic athletes who returned to their sports, performing at high levels. Dr. Philippon is a founding member of the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy (ISHA) and a fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Marc Raymond Safran, MD, is Associate Chief of Sports Medicine and Fellowship Director of Sports Medicine, and Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, at Stanford University, California. He specializes in Sports Medicine and arthroscopic and ligament reconstructive surgery on the knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip. Dr. Safran is a diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a member of various prestigious societies. He has recently been elected to the presidential line for ISAKOS (president 2017–2019) and ISHA (president 2015–2016).  Dr. Safran has served as a team physician for many collegiate teams since 1993 and has been Chief Orthopaedic Consultant to the Women’s Professional Tennis Association and a consultant to the NBA Players Association and NHL Players Association.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Diagnosis and Management of Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • Book Subtitle An Evidence-Based Approach
  • Editors Olufemi R. Ayeni
    Jón Karlsson
    Marc J Philippon
    Marc R. Safran
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2017
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Medicine Medicine (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-3-319-31998-8
  • Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-81174-1
  • eBook ISBN 978-3-319-32000-7
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages VIII, 276
  • Number of Illustrations 14 b/w illustrations, 50 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Surgical Orthopedics
    Sports Medicine
    Primary Care Medicine
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