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Hip Arthroscopy for Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI)

  • Ernest Schilders
  • Alexandra Dimitrakopoulou
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Abstract

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition reintroduced by Ganz in 2003. The overall incidence has been estimated to be around 10–15%, and there is growing scientific evidence that FAI leads to arthritis of the hip.

Keywords

Femoral Head Central Compartment Slip Femoral Capital Epiphysis Peripheral Compartment Labral Tear 
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Further Reading

  1. Dienst M, Kohn D. Arthroscopic treatment of femoroacetabular impingement. Technique and results. Orthopade. 2009;38(5):429–43.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. Ilizaliturri Jr VM. Complications of arthroscopic femoroacetabular impingement treatment: a review. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2009;467(3):760–8.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Shindle MK, Voos JE, Nho SJ, et al. Arthroscopic management of labral tears in the hip. J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2008;90 Suppl 4:2–19.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. Lee HH, Klika AK, Bershadsky B, et al. Factors affecting recovery after arthroscopic labral debridement of the hip. Arthros­copy. 2010;26(3):328–34.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer-Verlag London Limited 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The London Hip Arthroscopy CentreThe Wellington HospitalLondonUK
  2. 2.Leeds Metropolitan UniversityLeedsUK

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