Arthroscopic hip surgery on the rise, but study shows it may not be the best choice for patients with arthritis

Posted by on May 19, 2016 12:26 pm
Categories: health

The use of arthroscopic hip surgery for pain relief has increased dramatically in the past decade. A study looking at patient data bases in Florida and California finds it may not be the best option, especially if a patient has arthritis or is over 60. Many needed a hip replacement within two years.

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