What is Hip arthroscopy?

Category: Procedures

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An arthrscopy is arthroscopy is a minor surgical procedure in which a tiny incision is made and a device is insert to look inside the body at a joint, wound, organ, etc. This is usually done as an exploratory or diagnostic procedure on the hip to determine what may be wrong with it.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Hip labral tear 4 1
Pain in hips 4 1
Diagnostic assessment 1 1
Pain in left hip 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
1
Moderate
0
Mild
0
None
2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Hip arthroscopy

Side effect Patients
Hip bursitis 1
Hip gives out 1
Lock ups 1
Pain 1
Pain in groin muscles 1
Pain in hips 1

Show all 7 reported side effects

Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Hip arthroscopy.