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Building upon the impeccable reputation of its earlier editions, Operative Hip Arthroscopy, Third Edition has been entirely reconceived, rewritten, revised and updated to address current issues and developments in hip arthroscopy. This edition includes 18 new chapters that discuss issues like loose bodies, labral management, chondroplasty and microfracture, lesions of the acetabular fossa, synovial disease, iliopsoas release, iliotibial band release, preitrochanteric space, and capsulorrhaphy, among other topics. Every chapter includes vivid color photographs and illustrations to supplement accessible, engaging text. Dr. J.W. Thomas Byrd, a pioneer in the field, has once again assembled a group of distinguished international contributors whose chapters consititute one of the most complete and comprehensive books on the subject.


New chapters discuss cutting edge advances

Editor is a pioneer in the field and his contributors are renowned experts

Hundreds of color photographs and illustrations throughout the book

Back cover:

In each of its two previous editions, Dr. J.W. Thomas Byrd’s Operative Hip Arthroscopy has detailed the fundamentals and techniques for performing hip arthroscopy and tracked cutting-edge developments surrounding this procedure.  Operative Hip Arthroscopy, Third Edition, has once again pulled together a group of experts to explore all of the latest advancements in hip arthroscopy, as well as our understanding of hip disorders and the technology available for treatment.  This edition is vastly expanded, with new or updated discussion on topics including:

  • Latest Techniques and Technology for Access
  • Femoroacetabular Impingement
  • The Peritrochanteric Space
  • The Subgluteal Space
  • Endoscopic Abductor Repairs
  • Endoscopic Hamstring Repair and Ischial Bursectomy
  • Adhesive Capsulitis and Arthrofibrosis
  • Management of Chondral Injuries
  • Decision Making with Regard to Osteoarthritis
  • Synovial Disease and Sepsis
  • liopsoas Impingement and Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Complex Hip Reconstruction
  • Computer Navigation
  • Snapping Hip Syndromes
  • The Role of Ultrasonography

This book emphasizes wise decision-making and understanding the dos and don’ts of the procedure. Clear, concise writing supplemented by more than 300 illustrations, photographs and links to view videos will give orthopedists at any level a complete picture of this procedure and related issues.


Foreword to the Third Edition.- Foreword to the Second Edition.- Foreword to the First Edition.- Preface.- Contributors.- Overview and History of Hip Arthroscopy.- Patient Selection.- Physical Examination.- Adult Hip Imaging.- Extraarticular Sources of Hip Pain.- Gross Anatomy.- Portal Anatomy.- Arthroscopic Anatomy of the Hip.- Positioning and Distraction Options.- Portals and Diagnostic Arthroscopy: Intraarticular Compartment.- Portals and Diagnostic Arthroscopy: Periperal Compartment.- Loose Bodies: Tips and Pearls.- Labral Management.- Chondroplasty and Microfracture.- Lesions of the Acetabular Fossa.- Synovial Disease.- Arthroscopic Approach to FAI.- Acetabuloplasty with Labral Refixation.- Femoroplasty.- Iliopsoas Release.- Iliotibial Band Release.- Peritrochanteric Space: Access and Procedures.- Capsulorrhaphy.- Adhesive Capsulitis.- Hip Arthroscopy in Athletes.- Hip Arthroscopy in Adolescence and Childhood.- Hip Arthroscopy in an Aging Population.- Complications Associated with Hip Arthroscopy.- Rehabilitation.- Clinical Nursing Care.-


ISBN-13: 9781441979254
Publisher: Springer (Springer New York)
Publication date: September, 2012
Pages: 574

Subcategories: Orthopaedics and Fractures, Sports Medicine


J. W. Thomas Byrd is a pioneer in the field of hip arthroscopy.