Title

Mechanics of hip arthroscopy

UMMS Affiliation

Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation

Date

4-23-2011

Document Type

Article

Medical Subject Headings

*Arthroscopy; Hip Joint; Humans; Operating Rooms; Patient Positioning

Disciplines

Orthopedics | Rehabilitation and Therapy

Abstract

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.

Rights and Permissions

Citation: Clin Sports Med. 2011 Apr;30(2):285-92. Link to article on publisher's site

Related Resources

Link to Article in PubMed

PubMed ID

21419956