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26-07-2023 | Hip Arthroscopy

Acetabular Labral Reconstruction: Review of Techniques and Outcomes

Authors: Reece M. Rosenthal, Joseph Featherall, Chad W. Parkes, Ameen Z. Khalil, James W. Genuario, Travis G. Maak, Stephen K Aoki

Published in: Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine | Issue 10/2023

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Abstract

Purpose of Review

To analyze advances in labral reconstruction, and to discuss the literature relating to efficacy, outcomes, and technical considerations of labral reconstruction.

Recent Findings

The available evidence suggests that labral reconstruction is a safe and effective procedure that can improve pain and function in patients with severe and/or complex labral tears. The superiority of labral reconstruction over labral repair is uncertain, and it remains unclear what graft type and technique should be used in labral reconstructions.

Summary

Labral reconstruction assists in restoring the function of the labrum of the hip. It consistently restores stability of the hip joint and demonstrates good clinical outcomes at follow-up. The optimal graft type, technique, and extent are still debated, and more research is needed. Ultimately, despite this uncertainty, labral reconstruction is proving to be a valuable tool for hip preservation specialists.
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Metadata
Title
Acetabular Labral Reconstruction: Review of Techniques and Outcomes
Authors
Reece M. Rosenthal
Joseph Featherall
Chad W. Parkes
Ameen Z. Khalil
James W. Genuario
Travis G. Maak
Stephen K Aoki
Publication date
26-07-2023
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Current Reviews in Musculoskeletal Medicine / Issue 10/2023
Electronic ISSN: 1935-9748
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s12178-023-09856-w

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