Surgical release of the internal obturator tendon for the treatment of retro-trochanteric pain syndrome: a prospective randomized study, with long-term follow-up

@article{Meknas2009SurgicalRO,
  title={Surgical release of the internal obturator tendon for the treatment of retro-trochanteric pain syndrome: a prospective randomized study, with long-term follow-up},
  author={Khaled Meknas and J{\"u}ri Toomas Kartus and Jan Inge Letto and Anders Christensen and Oddmund Johansen},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  year={2009},
  volume={17},
  pages={1249-1256}
}
Twelve patients with clinical signs of retro-trochanteric pain syndrome were randomized to either operative treatment or a control group. Six patients were operated on with sectioning of the tendon to the internal obturator near its insertion to the trochanter major. There was no significant pain decrease in either group at 6 months. However, at 8 years… CONTINUE READING