Chapter 39: The Hip

Journal articles

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/282699397_Femoroacetabular_impingement_A_cause_for_osteoarthritis_of_the_hip/ (free)

Femoroacetabular impingement was proposed by Ganz et al. in 2003 as a cause for the development of osteoarthritis.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00264-017-3431-4/ (free)

Extra-articular hip impingement can be a source of hip pain that has to be differentiated from intra-articular causes. This article details current concepts in the diagnosis and management of extra-articular hip impingement syndromes.

https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00167-020-06354-1/ (free)

Lateral hip pain can be a debilitating condition affecting 1.8 patients per 1000 per year. This article provides an evidence-based update of the relevant literature focusing only on the pathoanatomy, clinical assessment and diagnosis of pathology in the peritrochanteric space.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0883540318302262?via%3Dihub/ (free)

Periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs) pose a challenge to the treating surgeon. This article provides an update on the management of PJIs.



Registries are useful for monitoring long-term outcomes of procedures. The National Joint Registry is one such registry in the UK that contains data on all joint replacement performed in the UK.


The Non-Arthroplasty Hip Registry has a database of all non-arthroplasty hip surgery performed in the UK. This helps to monitor long-term outcomes in this cohort of patients.

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