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Meta-analysis
ACE Report #12245
Ace Report Cover General Orthopaedics

Hip arthroscopy superior to physical therapy for treatment of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The effectiveness of hip arthroscopy for the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Apr 27.

Contributing Authors: NA Maffiuletti M Leunig PL Valenzuela NC Casartelli

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Synopsis

Three studies including 650 patients were included in this meta-analysis comparing hip surgery via arthroscopy and physical therapy for the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome. The outcome of interest was the international Hip Outcome tool 33 (iHOT-33). Results revealed significantly favourable pooled iHOT-33 scores in favour of the hip arthroscopy group compared to the physical the...

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