• Surgeons weigh surgical options for primary hip labral tears

    13 days ago - By Healio

    Among patients with labral tears, hip arthroscopy with primary labral repair is the gold standard treatment, which published literature has shown to have high success rates.
    A study published in 2022 in the American Journal of Sports Medicine by Christopher M. Larson, MD, and colleagues showed 86% of patients who underwent labral repair reported excellent results compared with 48% of patients who underwent labral debridement at 7-year follow-up. Larson and colleagues noted a failure rate of 13% vs. 30% in the repair group and debridement group, respectively.
    “We feel confident that we
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