Arthroscopic Management of Labral Tears in the Hip

Shindle, Michael K.; Voos, James E.; Nho, Shane J.; Heyworth, Benton E.; Kelly, Bryan T.
November 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Nov2008 Supplement 4, Vol. 90-A, p2
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of the main causes of labral tears in the hip which include labral tears secondary to trauma, femoracetabular impingement and other causes. A discussion of anatomy that is related to the labrum, and of the typical findings of physicians who examine a patient with a labral tear, is presented. The arthroscopic management of labral tears in the hip is examined.


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