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Arthroscopy of the Hip Wheeless

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Description: Indications:
- evaluation of hip pain- candidates are patients with nonspecific radiographic findings and reproducible, functionally-limiting physical signs and symptoms.
- the false negative rate of plain x-ray, bone scan, CT, arthrogram, and routine MRI has been quoted as high as 80% in some patient populations.
- gadolinium enhanced MRI demonstrated a sensitivity of 55% for all intra-articular pathology and 74% for labral tears in patients where other modalities had failed to reveal a source of pain.
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

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Author/Contact: CRWheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
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