Journal Logo

Institutional members access full text with Ovid®

Iatrogenic Hip Instability After Hip Arthroscopy: Is There a Role for Open Capsular Reconstruction?

A Case Report

Gehrman, Max MD1; Cornell, Max BS1; Seeley, Mark MD1

doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.18.00091
Case Reports

Case: A 23-year-old female athlete presented with postoperative hip pain and laxity following 3 arthroscopic hip procedures.

Conclusions: Open reconstruction of the anterior hip capsule with Achilles allograft can correct arthroscopy-induced hip laxity.

1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania

E-mail address for M. Seeley:

Investigation performed at Geisinger Medical Center, Danville, Pennsylvania

Disclosure: The Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest forms are provided with the online version of the article (

Copyright © 2019 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated
You currently do not have access to this article

To access this article: