A minimally invasive procedure, hip arthroscopy
involves the repair of the hip joint. The procedure uses an arthroscope and
several small keyhole incisions to help visualize the area and assist with
performing the surgery.
- Hip surgery
- Hip scope
reduction and internal fixation (ORIF)
invasive hip surgery
hip pinning surgery
Treated with Hip Arthroscopy:
Hip arthroscopy may be performed in cases of hip arthritis, hip fracture,
hip impingement, inflammation of synovium, cartilage tear and loose cartilage
Non-surgical alternatives to hip arthroscopy include
hip bracing, steroid injections, hyaluronic acid injections, strength training,
physical therapy, pain medication and anti-inflammatory medication. Open hip
surgery is a surgical alternative to the procedure.
with Hip Arthroscopy:
Hip arthroscopy is performed under general
anesthesia, which means that the patient is asleep and completely unaware
during the procedure.
Complications from Hip Arthroscopy:
Possible risks following hip arthroscopy include
infection, bleeding, pain, instability, malunion of break, ileus and a negative
reaction to the anesthesia. It is also possible for the break to fail to heal.
from Hip Arthroscopy:
Total recovery from hip arthroscopy takes two to