American Hip Institute

Editorial Commentary: Confirming Intuitive Thoughts in Hip Preservation.

Abstract:In a biomechanical laboratory study of 63 bovine hip labra examining suture configuration, passer size, and radiofrequency treatment, superior biomechanical properties were found for vertical and oblique sutures compared with horizontal sutures, smaller puncture holes were better compared with large bore holes in the labra, and radiofrequency strengthened labra only when horizontal suture configuration was used.

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