Femoroacetabular impingement: do outcomes reliably improve with surgical dislocations?

@article{Graves2009FemoroacetabularID,
  title={Femoroacetabular impingement: do outcomes reliably improve with surgical dislocations?},
  author={Matthew Graves and Jeffrey W. Mast},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2009},
  volume={467 3},
  pages={717-23}
}
Femoroacetabular impingement is a motion-based concept of conflict that occurs secondary to morphologic abnormalities of the proximal femur and/or acetabulum. Creating impingement-free motion through restoration of normal morphology serves as the goal of joint-preserving procedures. We retrospectively reviewed the short-term functional and radiographic outcomes of 46 patients (48 hips) with femoroacetabular impingement treated with a surgical dislocation and restoration of offset. The average… CONTINUE READING

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