Surgery

Hip arthroscopy often not the best option for older patients

(HealthDay)—Many patients in their 60s who have hip arthroscopy need total hip arthroplasty (THA) within two years, according to research published in the April issue of Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related ...

Surgery

Is hip arthroscopic surgery a sham? Researchers seek answer

Minimal access hip arthroscopy surgery has become the treatment of choice for hip pain in young adults, especially athletes, but a team of McMaster University surgeons is looking to see if the procedure is a sham.

Surgery

Hip surgery complication rate higher than previously reported

Outcomes after surgery have always been difficult to determine. Now a new case study on more than 500 hip procedures highlights that complication rates may be even higher than previous reports, say researchers presenting ...