Arthroscopic Bullet Removal from the Acetabulum (Hip Joint)

  title={Arthroscopic Bullet Removal from the Acetabulum (Hip Joint)},
  author={Jamal Al-Asiri and Ivan W. F. Wong},
  booktitle={Journal of surgical technique and case report},
Hip arthroscopy has been shown to offer minimally invasive access to the hip joint compared with standard open arthrotomy. The use of arthroscopy for diagnosing and treating disorders about the hip continues to evolve. This study describes a case that involves arthroscopic removal of a bullet from a low-velocity gunshot wound. The patient sustained a gunshot wound that entered the abdomen and traversed the small bowel, sigmoid colon then penetrated the urinary bladder before ending up in the… CONTINUE READING