Arthroscopic bullet removal from the acetabulum.

@article{Singleton2005ArthroscopicBR,
  title={Arthroscopic bullet removal from the acetabulum.},
  author={Steven B Singleton and Atul Joshi and Mark A Schwartz and Cory A Collinge},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2005},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={360-4}
}
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. The authors describe an arthroscopically assisted technique for the removal of a bullet lodged in the acetabulum of a patient who sustained a gunshot wound that entered the abdomen and traversed the rectum before ending up in the weight-bearing dome of the acetabulum. A number of… CONTINUE READING

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