Complications of hip arthroscopy.

  title={Complications of hip arthroscopy.},
  author={Thomas G. Sampson},
  journal={Clinics in sports medicine},
  volume={20 4},
Complications associated with hip arthroscopy occur between 1.6% and 5%. Fortunately, with the greater understanding of the causes and advancements in techniques and equipment, the incidence is declining. Most of the complications were transient neuropraxias and fluid extravasations resulting in no permanent damage. Severe scuffing of two femoral heads and one case of avascular necrosis were considered serious and permanent, thereby resulting in a 0.5% rate in our series for significant… CONTINUE READING