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What is a hip arthroscopy?
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Minimally invasive
Arthroscopy entails placing a camera in a joint through a small 1-2 cm incision.
Shoulders and knees are the most common joints to undergo arthroscopy however, with advances in equipment and techniques, the hip can also be treated. There are numerous conditions which can be address arthroscopically in the hip: impingement, labral tears, loose bodies, synvovitis, and snapping hip are a few.

In brief: Minimally invasive
Arthroscopy entails placing a camera in a joint through a small 1-2 cm incision.
Shoulders and knees are the most common joints to undergo arthroscopy however, with advances in equipment and techniques, the hip can also be treated. There are numerous conditions which can be address arthroscopically in the hip: impingement, labral tears, loose bodies, synvovitis, and snapping hip are a few.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Visualization in hip
Hip arthroscopy is a diagnostic and therapeutic surgical procedure that entails placing a small camera the width of a pencil into the hip through a small 1 cm incision.
Other similar incisions about the hip region allow instruments to be carefully placed into the hip to treat various injuries.

In brief: Visualization in hip
Hip arthroscopy is a diagnostic and therapeutic surgical procedure that entails placing a small camera the width of a pencil into the hip through a small 1 cm incision.
Other similar incisions about the hip region allow instruments to be carefully placed into the hip to treat various injuries.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Kevin Shaw
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Looking into joint
A hip scope is a surgery thru small openings to fix problems on the hip.

In brief: Looking into joint
A hip scope is a surgery thru small openings to fix problems on the hip.
Dr. Kevin Shaw
Dr. Kevin Shaw
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