Arthroscopic femoral neck osteoplasty in the treatment of femoroacetabular impingement

Roxanne M. Chow, Scott A. Kuzma, Aaron J. Krych, Bruce A. Levy

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Femoral neck osteoplasty is an integral component for successful treatment of femoroacetabular impingement. Current techniques allow this to be performed arthroscopically, and results are equivalent to those of open procedures when typical anterior and anterosuperior lesions are considered. The arthroscopic procedure is dependent on obtaining adequate visualization through capsular management and proper leg positioning, and it requires fluoroscopy to guide and verify an adequate resection. We present our preferred technique for arthroscopic femoral neck osteoplasty.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)e21-e25
JournalArthroscopy Techniques
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine


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