Surgical Technique: Arthroscopic Labral Reconstruction Using Iliotibial Band Autograft or Allograft

  • Marc J. Philippon
  • Dominic Carreira
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Labral tears cannot always be repaired. When the labrum tear is complex or previous debridement has left limited function tissue, labral reconstruction is indicated. Labral reconstruction of the hip has been demonstrated to be a safe and effective technique, with high patient satisfaction rates, improved pain, and improved patient outcome scores. Tissue for the labral reconstruction can be either autografts or allografts. This chapter described labral reconstructions using iliotibial band autograft and allograft.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Hip Arthroscopy, Center for Outcomes-based Orthopaedic ResearchSteadman Philippon Research InstituteVailUSA
  2. 2.Broward Health Imperial PointOrthopedic Surgery – Foot and Ankle, Broward Health Medical CenterFort LauderdaleUSA

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