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Hip arthroscopy: assessment, investigations, and interventions 

Hip arthroscopy: assessment, investigations, and interventions
Hip arthroscopy: assessment, investigations, and interventions

Parminder J. Singh

, John M. O’Donnell

, and Richard E Field

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date: 26 May 2022

Learning objectives:

Understand hip arthroscopic anatomy

Awareness of indications and contraindications for hip arthroscopy

Understand what femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is, and how to investigate and treat this condition

Assessment: FADIR and FABER tests

Investigations: plain x-ray, magnetic resonance imaging/arthroscopy, computed tomography scan in Pritchard O’Donnell (POD) position

Interventions: central and peripheral compartments, periarticular space, lateral compartment, FAI correction—cam, pincer, or combined.

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