Dr. Freeman Hip Labrum Injuries, Ossification, Arthroscopy

By Carl Freeman, MD

Surgical Outcome of Pincer Femoroacetabular Impingement With and Without Labral Ossification

JW Thomas Byrd, M.D., Kay S. Jones, M.S.N., R.N., and Carl R. Freeman, M.D.


Patients with LO represent a unique subset of pincer FAI and are more likely to be older, female, and have more severe symptoms. Hip arthroscopy can be used to treat LO with excision of the ossified fragments or rim, with a reasonable expectation of improvement of symptoms.


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