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Habib Tagizadeh, MD
(219) 933-4888
4020 S Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Teheran Univ, Fac Of Med, Teheran, Iran
Graduation Year: 1960

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Kishan Chand
(219) 933-3150
4020 Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Habib Tagizadieh
(219) 934-5300
7150 Indianapolis Blvd
Hammond, IN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Ralph William Richter, MD
(219) 392-1215
4320 Fir St Ste 303
East Chicago, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1986

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Titu Aron, MD
(219) 397-6617
4320 Fir St Ste 201
East Chicago, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Inst De Med Si Farm, Carol Davila, Bucharest, Romania
Graduation Year: 1959
Hospital
Hospital: St Catherine Hosp, East Chicago, In
Group Practice: Aron Orthopedics Inc

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Kishan Chand, MD
(219) 933-4888
4020 S Calumet Ave
Hammond, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Kgs Med Coll, Univ Of Lucknow, Lucknow, Up, India
Graduation Year: 1959

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Vietta Louise Johnson
(219) 933-2654
5454 S Hohman Ave
Hammond, IN
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

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Ralph William Richter Jr, MD
(219) 392-1215
East Chicago, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics, Hand Surgery
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Cincinnati Coll Of Med, Cincinnati Oh 45267
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: St Catherine Hosp, East Chicago, In; Community Hosp, Munster, In

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Joseph Phillip Spott, DO
(773) 250-0500
4320 Fir St Ste 417
East Chicago, IN
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Des Moines Univ, Coll Osteo Med & Surg, Des Moines Ia 50312
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: St Catherine Hosp, East Chicago, In
Group Practice: Chicago Institute Of Neurosurgery & Neuroresearch

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James Philip Elmes, MD
(708) 429-3700
1600 Torrence Ave
Calumet City, IL
Specialties
Orthopedics, Legal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Il Coll Of Med, Chicago Il 60680
Graduation Year: 1958
Hospital
Hospital: St Francis Hosp & Health Ctr, Blue Island, Il; Ingalls Mem Hosp, Harvey, Il

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Hip Arthroscopy

A Patient's Guide to Hip Arthroscopy

Introduction

A hip arthroscopy is a procedure where a small video camera attached to a fiberoptic lens is inserted into the hip joint to allow a surgeon to see without making a large incision. Arthroscopy is now used to evaluate and treat orthopedic problems in many different joints of the body. While not as common as arthroscopy of the knee and shoulder, hip arthroscopy is used to evaluate and treat certain problems affecting the hip joint and the space outside the hip joint known as the greater trochanteric bursa.

This guide will help you understand

  • what parts of the hip are treated during hip arthroscopy
  • what types of conditions are treated with hip arthroscopy
  • what to expect before and after hip arthroscopy

Anatomy

What parts of the hip are involved?


The hip joint is one of the true ball-and-socket joints of the body. The hip socket is called the acetabulum and forms a deep cup that surrounds the ball of the upper thigh bone. The thigh bone itself is called the femur, and the ball on the end is the femoral head. The ball and socket arrangement gives the hip a large amount of motion needed for daily activities like walking, squatting, and stair-climbing.

The surfaces of the femoral head and the inside of the acetabulum are covered with articular cartilage. This material is about one-quarter of an inch thick in most large joints. Articular cartilage is a tough, slick material that allows the surfaces to slide against one another without damage.

The gluteus maximus is the largest of three gluteal muscles of the buttock. This muscle spans the side of the hip and joins the iliotibial band. The iliotibial band is a long tendon that passes over the bursa on the outside of the greater trochanter. It runs down the side of the thigh and attaches just below the outside edge of the knee. Two other buttock muscles attach to the greater trochanter, the gluteus medius and the gluteus minimus. These muscles are known as the abductors because they function to pull the lower leg away from the body - a motion that is called abduction. These muscles can be torn where they attach to the greater trochanter causing pain and and weakness as well as a snapping sensation.

Where friction must occur between muscles, tendons, and bones, there is usually a bursa. A bursa is a thin sac of tissue that contains a bit of fluid to lubricate the area where the friction occurs. The bursa is a normal structure, and the body will even produce a bursa in response to friction. The bursa next to the greater trochanter is called the greater trochanteric bursa.

The hip joint is surrounded by a water-tight pocket called the joint capsule. This capsule is formed by ligaments, connective tissue and synovial tissue. When the joint capsule is filled with sterile saline and is distended, the surgeon can insert the arthroscope into the pocket that i...

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