Arthroscopic surgery for septic arthritis of the hip joint in 4 adults.

  title={Arthroscopic surgery for septic arthritis of the hip joint in 4 adults.},
  author={Yasuhiro Yamamoto and Takatoshi Ide and Nobuaki Hachisuka and Shingo Maekawa and Noriya Akamatsu},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  volume={17 3},
PURPOSE: Arthroscopic surgery for septic coxarthritis has not become a well-established technique despite its minimally invasive nature. The authors performed arthroscopic surgery and intraoperative high-volume irrigation on 4 adult patients with septic coxarthritis. This minimally invasive procedure was successful in treating these patients, and there was no recurrence of arthritis or other complications. The purpose of this article is to introduce this 3-directional-approach method of… CONTINUE READING
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