Behind their backs small clusters and loose bodies
tumbled from side to side.
Reported indications for hip arthroscopy include labral tears, loose bodies
, femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), ruptured ligamentum teres, chondral injuries, arthritis, adhesive capsulitis, instability, synovial disease, disorders of the iliopsoas tendon, tight iliotibial band, tears of the hip abductors, and diagnosis of unresolved intra-articular hip pain.
Pistol Grip Slotted Cannula -- allows working instruments to be passed in and loose bodies
to be removed from the joint.
1-4,7) Other low-signal structures that can be present in the intercondylar notch and must be differentiated from the double PCL sign include the ligament of Humphrey, a torn ACL, fracture fragments, osteophytes, or loose bodies
Upon inspection of the sublabral foramen, six loose bodies
were noted to reside in the sublabral recess (Fig.
In later stages of osteonecrosis, arthroscopy may be used for synovectomy, debridement of chondral flaps, and removal of loose bodies
Of note, 25% to 30% of loose bodies
are not detected on plain films.
Miami Dolphins quarterback Craig Erickson underwent arthroscopic surgery to remove loose bodies
from his right ankle.
Hip arthroscopy has recently increased as a treatment modality for various conditions, including femoroacetabular impingement, labral pathology, and presence of loose bodies
One of the latest advances for detecting damaged or torn cartilage, cartilage loss or loose bodies
within the hip is through a gadolinium- arthrogram MRI," Dr.
2) Paget furthered our knowledge of these elusive injuries when he described "quiet necrosis" in his lecture "On the Production of Some of the Loose Bodies
in Joints" in 1870.
Blue Jays left-hander Daniel Norris underwent arthroscopic surgery Tuesday to remove bone spurs and loose bodies
in his pitching elbow.