What is the role of clinical tests and ultrasound in acetabular labral tear diagnostics?

@inproceedings{Troelsen2009WhatIT,
  title={What is the role of clinical tests and ultrasound in acetabular labral tear diagnostics?},
  author={Anders Troelsen and Inger Mechlenburg and John Gelineck and Lars Hans Bolvig and Steffen Jacobsen and Kjeld S\oballe},
  booktitle={Acta orthopaedica},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE An acetabular labral tear is a diagnostic challenge. Various clinical tests have been described, but little is known about their diagnostic sensitivity and specificity. We investigated the diagnostic validity of clinical tests and ultrasound as compared with MR arthrography. PATIENTS AND METHODS We examined 18 patients (18 hips, 2 men, median age 43 (32-56) years) with impingement test, FABER test, resisted straight leg raise test, ultrasound, and MR arthrography. They… CONTINUE READING