Femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears in the adolescent hip: diagnosis and surgical advances.

@article{Friend2009FemoroacetabularIA,
  title={Femoroacetabular impingement and labral tears in the adolescent hip: diagnosis and surgical advances.},
  author={Laura Friend and Bryan T. Kelly},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={
          71-6
        }
}
PURPOSE OF REVIEW To identify several of the major trends and advancements in the diagnosis and care of the adolescent hip that have recently been responsible for reshaping the standard of care for this group of patients. RECENT FINDINGS Recent research has provided an expanded understanding of hip mechanics and anatomy, improved imaging techniques and, in particular, produced a better appreciation of factors that predispose the hip to degenerative changes. It has led to the development and… CONTINUE READING