Mechanics of hip arthroscopy
Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation
Medical Subject Headings
*Arthroscopy; Hip Joint; Humans; Operating Rooms; Patient Positioning
Orthopedics | Rehabilitation and Therapy
In this article, the concepts important for hip arthroscopy are reviewed. Room setup, necessary equipment, and the basics of patient positioning are detailed, and the benefits of lateral versus supine positions are evaluated. The placement of common arthroscopic portals and the authors' preferred position and technique for hip arthroscopy are discussed. Also, the potential complications encountered are discussed.
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Citation: Clin Sports Med. 2011 Apr;30(2):285-92. Link to article on publisher's site