The acetabular labrum: anatomic and functional characteristics and rationale for surgical intervention.

@article{Safran2010TheAL,
  title={The acetabular labrum: anatomic and functional characteristics and rationale for surgical intervention.},
  author={Marc R. Safran},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2010},
  volume={18 6},
  pages={338-45}
}
  • Marc R. Safran
  • Published 2010 in
    The Journal of the American Academy of…
The past decade has seen unprecedented growth in the number of hip arthroscopies. Acetabular labral tears are the leading indication for arthroscopy of this joint. However, labral anatomy and function, as well as the effects of labral tears and surgical outcomes, have only recently been studied. Labral tears may cause pain and microinstability of the hip… CONTINUE READING