Dr. Domb and the team of researchers with the American Hip Institute publish a groundbreaking study on techniques in Hip Arthroscopy which may help senior citizens preserve their injured hips.

“The bottom line is hip arthroscopy should be approached with caution in patients over 65 years old, and this population represents a small fraction of hip arthroscopies at both institutions,” Benjamin G. Domb, MD, medical director of the American Hip Institute, told Orthopedics Today. “However, in well-selected patients who have failed conservative treatment and do not have any significant arthritis, hip arthroscopy demonstrated favorable outcomes at minimum 2-year follow-up with approximately 90% survivorship during that time period.”

 

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