Hip arthroscopy for intra-articular pathology: a systematic review of outcomes with and without femoral osteoplasty
Joanne L Kemp, Natalie J Collins, Michael Makdissi, Anthony G Schache, Zuzana Machotka, Kay Crossley
BRITISH JOURNAL OF SPORTS MEDICINE | BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2012
BACKGROUND: Arthroscopy is increasingly used to improve pain and function in athletes with hip joint pathology. Surgical techniques have evolved to utilise arthroscopic femoral osteoplasty to address potential morphological contributors to pathology. PURPOSE: Investigate pain and function outcomes following hip arthroscopy with and without femoral osteoplasty in individuals with intra-articular hip pathology. STUDY DESIGN: Systematic review. METHODS: A comprehensive search strategy identified studies that evaluated the outcome over at least 3 months following arthroscopy for intra-articular hip pathology, using patient-reported outcomes of pain and/or function. Methodological quality was eva..View full abstract
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Awarded by Health Professional Research Training (Post-Doctoral) Fellowship
JLK is the recipient of a Beryl Haines Memorial Grant from the Physiotherapy Research Foundation (Australia). NC is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia), Health Professional Research Training (Post-Doctoral) Fellowship (No. 628918). MM is supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia) Health Professional Research Training (Post-Doctoral) Fellowship. AGS, ZM and KMC did not receive direct funding from external sources.