American Hip Institute

Circumferential Labral Reconstruction Using the Knotless Pull-Through Technique-Surgical Technique.


Arthroscopic labral reconstruction is an alternative procedure for an irreparable hip labrum in the nonarthritic hip population. Although labral reconstruction is a relatively new procedure, data in the literature show favorable outcomes. Patients have shown beneficial outcomes from labral reconstructive surgery as well as when compared with labral repair and debridement patients. However, one of the challenges in performing labral reconstruction has been correctly measuring the graft to perfectly fit the area of labral deficiency. We propose a labral reconstruction technique that will eliminate inaccuracies in graft measurement while incorporating beneficial characteristics of the knotless suture. The advantages of this technique will increase procedural accuracy and brevity.

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