The Latest on Hip Preservation Surgery

    Hip preservation surgery has evolved considerably in the last decade, according to Marc J. Philippon, MD, including:

    • Standardization of the preoperative evaluation to improve diagnostic accuracy
    • Expansion of indications for hip arthroscopy
    • Improvement in patient positioning and traction techniques for better patient safety
    • Adoption of modern pain control methods that improve the patient experience
    • Evolution of surgical techniques
    • Validation of postoperative rehabilitation protocols

    At ICJR’s 12th Annual Winter Hip & Knee Course, Dr. Philippon was among the faculty members who addressed issues in hip preservation. Click the images below to hear what he and other faculty members had to say on this topic.

    Advances in Hip Preservation Over the Last 10 Years
    Marc J. Philippon MD

    Peri-Acetabular Osteotomy: Indications, Technique, Outcomes
    Joel M. Matta MD

    Treating AVN of the Hip in 2020
    Ryan M. Nunley MD

    Total Hip in the Ultra Young: Special Considerations
    Stefan W. Kreuzer, MD