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Know Expected Imaging Findings of Hip After FAI Arthroscopy

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Background: Arthroscopy is being increasingly performed for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). Objective: To review the normal and abnormal postoperative appearances of patients who have had arthroscopy for FAI. Discussion: During arthroscopy, the joint is distracted and capsulotomies may be performed. Cam lesions are resected with a burr, labral tears may be repaired, and pincer lesions may be addressed by removing the labrum, trimming the excess acetabular bone, and reattaching more...
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