Hip resurfacing patients with groin pain report improved results
Illical E. HSS J. 2012. doi:10.1007/s11420-012-9299-3.
October 11, 2012
A cohort of patients who experienced groin pain after metal-on-metal hip resurfacing reported improved outcomes at mid-term follow-up, according to recent research.
"Groin pain post hip resurfacing has a multi-factorial etiology and in the vast majority of cases improves over time with no significant functional limitations," Emmanuel Illical, MD, FRCSC, and colleagues stated in the study abstract…
…At minimum 63-month follow-up, the patients reported improved mean pain rating, WOMAC and UCLA scores, according to the abstract.
UCLA scores increased from 6.4 to 6.9 and mean pain rating score improved from 5.2 to 2.5 at the latest follow-up…