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I need to know what is your experience treating femoroacetabular impingement in patients?

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Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Variable: Femoroacetabular impingement ( fai) is being diagnosed w/ increasing frequency by orthopedic surgeons." cam" and "pincer" fai is frequently diagnosed in patients w/ hip pain, minimal x-ray changes but an MRI which is diagnostic . Often seen in middle aged adults presenting w/ hip pain from scfe or ddh from childhood. Arthroscopic ( or open) debridement can yield decent results but deteriorate....

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