The endoscopic treatment of sciatic nerve entrapment/deep gluteal syndrome.

@article{Martin2011TheET,
  title={The endoscopic treatment of sciatic nerve entrapment/deep gluteal syndrome.},
  author={Hal David Martin and Shea A Shears and J Calvin Johnson and Aaron M Smathers and Ian James Palmer},
  journal={Arthroscopy : the journal of arthroscopic & related surgery : official publication of the Arthroscopy Association of North America and the International Arthroscopy Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={27 2},
  pages={172-81}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to investigate the historical, clinical, and radiographic presentation of deep gluteal syndrome (DGS) patients, describe the endoscopic anatomy associated with DGS, and assess the effectiveness of endoscopic surgical decompression for DGS. METHODS Sciatic nerve entrapment was diagnosed in 35 patients (28 women and 7 men). Portals for inspection of the posterior peritrochanteric space (subgluteal space) of the hip were used as well as an auxiliary… CONTINUE READING
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