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Better patient-reported outcome scores seen for primary vs revision hip arthroscopy

Better patient-reported outcome scores seen for primary vs revision hip arthroscopy
Patients who underwent primary hip arthroscopy experienced greater improvement in patient-reported outcome scores at 2-year follow-up compared with patients who underwent revision arthroscopy, according to results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting.

Patients who underwent primary hip arthroscopy experienced greater improvement in patient-reported outcome scores at 2-year follow-up compared with patients who underwent revision arthroscopy, according to results presented at the Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting.

“The relative risk of total hip arthroplasty was often two-times [greater] after revision arthroscopy compared to primary,” Parth Lodhia, MD, said in his presentation. “There was a significant improvement in all patient-reported outcome scores at 2 years for primary and for revision arthroscopies and, finally, primary arthroscopy patients showed greater patient-reported outcome scores compared to revision.”

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Source: Healio