Sunday, June 13, 2010
Instrumentation for hip arthroscopy and hip labral (labrum) tears
How is it possible to reconstruct the hip if it is a deep, ball and socket joint? The answer in part lies in the instrumentation, which includes a number of curved, flexible, and long instruments to do the work. Progress in the area of hip arthroscopy has paralleled progress in instrumentation, which allows for improved access, manipulation, preparation, and refixation of the tissues.