Hip Microfracture: Indications, Technique, and Outcomes.

  title={Hip Microfracture: Indications, Technique, and Outcomes.},
  author={Kevin C. McGill and Charles Anthony Bush-Joseph and Shane Jay Nho},
  volume={1 2},
Microfracture is a marrow-stimulating technique used in the hip to treat cartilage defects associated with femoro-acetabular impingement, instability, or traumatic hip injury. These defects have a low probability of healing spontaneously and therefore often require surgical intervention. Originally adapted from the knee, microfracture is part of a spectrum of cartilage repair options that include palliative procedures such as debridement and lavage, reparative procedures such as marrow… CONTINUE READING