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Outcomes following hip arthroscopy for femoroacetabural impingement (FAI) in patients over 50 years of age

Research paper by Alexandra Dimitrakopoulou, Ernest Schilders, Christiana Kartsonaki, Carlton Cooke

Indexed on: 09 Nov '16Published on: 08 Nov '16Published in: Revue de Chirurgie Orthopédique et Traumatologique



Abstract

Life expectancy has increased and elderly people have the desire to live an active lifestyle with participation in sports. Hip arthroscopy has not yet been established as standard treatment in this group of patients. The purpose of this study is to assess the outcomes after hip arthroscopy for FAI in patients aged over 50, as well as to report the factors that can lead to conversion to a hip replacement.