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As Seen In Becker’s ASC Review: The rising popularity of hip arthroscopies at ambulatory surgery centers

rising popularity of hip arthroscopies at ambulatory surgery centers

By Dr. Tigran Garabekyan Hip arthroscopy is a safe, effective procedure to treat hip pain. This surgery is used to diagnose problems that otherwise may damage the labrum, articular cartilage or other soft tissues in the hip joint. With hip arthroscopy,

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Femoral Version Abnormalities Significantly Outweigh Effect of Cam Impingement on Hip Internal Rotation: Study

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Read the Full Article Here Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) occurs most commonly in young adults and is typically associated with specific sports such as soccer and ice hockey. This diagnosis can be divided into cam, pincer, and mixed types depending on

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Hip Distraction without a Perineal Post: A Study of 1000 Hip Arthroscopy Cases

Intraoperative photograph demonstrating (A) supine and (B) lateral positioning for hip distraction utilizing a 10-inch perineal post. Both techniques achieve hip distraction by applying countertraction to the perineum.

Read the full article here Hip arthroscopy has become a popular procedure over the last few years, registering a growth of over 250 percent from 2007 to 2011. The hip is a highly constrained joint, having thick soft tissue envelope,

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Capsular Repair in Hip Arthroscopy

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During hip arthroscopy, a small window is created in the capsule (interportal capsulotomy) to permit access to the various structures inside the hip joint including the labrum, cartilage, and bony elements. At the conclusion of the procedure, the capsular window

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Minimally Invasive Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO)

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Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) involves realigning the hip socket for patients born with dysplasia who suffer from painful hip instability. Dr. Garabekyan performs PAO using a minimally invasive technique with accelerated rehabilitation and return to function. Dr. Tigran Garabekyan is a board certified orthopedic

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Improving Bony Stability following PAO Surgery

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Periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is typically carried out by using 2 – 4 screws placed through the iliac crest and aimed at the central acetabular fragment to stabilize the newly aligned hip joint (Figure 1).  This method indirectly stabilizes the pubic cut and

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Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) Surgery and Recovery

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In this video, Founder and Director of Southern California Hip Institute, Dr. Tigran Garabekyan, discusses hip dysplasia, Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) and getting back to running after PAO surgery. If you have symptoms of hip dysplasia, contact Southern California Hip Institute

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Staying Healthy Through The Holidays

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With the holidays around the corner, it’s an appropriate time to reflect on the importance of maintaining your ideal body weight, as the effects of obesity on the body are far reaching. Carrying extra weight puts a significant stress on

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The Iliofemoral Line : A Radiographic Sign of Acetabular Dysplasia in the Adult Hip

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Read the full article here.Acetabular dysplasia is a painful hip disorder that, when left untreated, can lead to cartilage degeneration and end-stage arthritis.The radiographic detection of dysplasia in adults can have poor reliability without the use of valid parameters. In

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Hip Instability: A Review of Hip Dysplasia and Other Contributing Factors

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Read the full article here.Hip dysplasia is a disorder in which the hip socket is too shallow to adequately house the ball. The shallow socket creates hip instability, or excessive translational motion. Several factors can contribute to hip instability, including

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