Conservative Hip Surgery

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
  • Eleftherios TsiridisEmail author
  • Michael Leunig
  • Reinhold Ganz
  • Aprato Alessandro
  • Massè Alessandro
  • Andrea M. Spiker
  • Ben-zion Rotter
  • Lazaros Poultsides
  • Bryan T. Kelly
  • Nicholas M. Desy
  • Rafael J. Sierra
  • Stig Storgaard Jakobsen
  • Kjeld Søballe


Joint preservation is an emerging field in orthopedics that evolved primarily due to the limitations in joint replacement technology. Hip preservation techniques aim to restore an optimal relationship between structure and joint kinematics, prevent or delay the onset of degenerative pathologic conditions, and provide a durable solution for pain and dysfunction [1]. The latter techniques avoid the limitations and disadvantages inherent to joint arthroplasty; however, they demand clear indications [2].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eustathios Kenanidis
    • 1
  • Eleftherios Tsiridis
    • 2
    Email author
  • Michael Leunig
    • 3
  • Reinhold Ganz
    • 4
  • Aprato Alessandro
    • 5
  • Massè Alessandro
    • 5
  • Andrea M. Spiker
    • 6
  • Ben-zion Rotter
    • 7
  • Lazaros Poultsides
    • 8
    • 9
  • Bryan T. Kelly
    • 7
  • Nicholas M. Desy
    • 10
  • Rafael J. Sierra
    • 11
  • Stig Storgaard Jakobsen
    • 12
  • Kjeld Søballe
    • 12
  1. 1.Academic Orthopaedic Unit, Aristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  2. 2.Academic Orthopaedic UnitPapageorgiou General Hospital, Aristotle University Medical SchoolThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Schulthess Clinic and ETH ZürichZürichSwitzerland
  4. 4.University of BerneBerneSwitzerland
  5. 5.University of TurinTurinItaly
  6. 6.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Wisconsin—Madison, UW Health at The American CenterMadisonUSA
  7. 7.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Hip Preservation, Hospital for Special SurgeryNew YorkUSA
  8. 8.New York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA
  9. 9.Division of Adult Reconstruction, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryNew York Langone Orthopaedic Hospital, New York Langone Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  10. 10.Section of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of CalgaryCalgaryCanada
  11. 11.Mayo Clinic, College of MedicineRochesterUSA
  12. 12.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryAarhus University HospitalAarhusDenmark

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