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A 48-year-old female asked:

i have to have reconstructive hip surgery soon to repair a labrum tear, re build cartilage and remove an osteophyte. what does all this involve?

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Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
Occupational Medicine 36 years experience
Arthroscopic surgery: Sounds as if they are planning to repair your torn labrum, remove bone spur and repair cartilage. This can be done thru several small incisions, outpatient taking a couple of hours . This allows the repairs to be done without dislocating the hip joint.

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