Comparison of arthroscopic versus open surgery on external snapping hip caused by gluteal muscle contracture.

PURPOSE To compare the outcomes of contracture release by arthroscopic versus open surgical approach in patients with external snapping hip (ESH) caused by gluteal muscle contracture (GMC). METHODS Medical records of patients with ESH due to GMC who underwent open surgery (n = 44) or arthroscopic surgery (n = 48) between October 2008 and October 2014 were… (More)