Oper Orthop Traumatol 2021 Feb 3;33(1):55-76. Epub 2021 Feb 3.
Klinik für Orthopädie, Unfallchirurgie, Sportmedizin, Klinikum Agnes Karll Laatzen/Klinikum Region Hannover, Hildesheimer Str. 158, 30880, Laatzen, Deutschland.
Objective: Arthroscopy of the central and peripheral compartment is an obligatory part of hip arthroscopy to evaluate, confirm or find pathologies and their treatment.
Indications: Loose bodies, lesions of the labrum and ligamentum capitis femoris, cartilage damage, femoroacetabular impingement, synovial diseases, initial osteoarthritis, femoral head necrosis (ARCO stage 1-2) and adhesions.
Contraindications: Local infections, bone tumors near the joint, extensive peri-articular ossification, severe arthrofibrosis with peri-articular involvement, advanced osteoarthritis, protrusio acetabuli, advanced femoral head necrosis (from ARCO stage 3-4 extended), recent fracture of the acetabulum and extensive joint capsule tears. Read More