Functional and Clinical Outcome of Patients Undergoing Hip Arthroscopy


  • Study type

  • Study IDs

  • Describes the nature of a clinical study. Types include:

    • Observational study — observes people and measures outcomes without affecting results.
    • Interventional study (clinical trial) — studies new tests, treatments, drugs, surgical procedures or devices.
    • Medical records research — uses historical information collected from medical records of large groups of people to study how diseases progress and which treatments and surgeries work best.
  • Site IRB
    • Scottsdale/Phoenix, Arizona: 08-002259
    • Rochester, Minnesota: 08-002259
    Sponsor Protocol Number: 08-002259

About this study

Main purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical and functional outcomes of patients undergoing arthroscopic acetabular labral tears debridement. Secondary purpose is to identify possible correlation between outcome and pre-operative radiological founding (i.e. bony abnormalities such as osteoarthritis, hip dysplasia or FAI) and correlation between outcome e previous intra-articular injection.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. If you need assistance understanding the eligibility criteria, please contact the study team.

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • All patients who have undergone treatment for acetabular labral tears between 1996-2007.

Exclusion Criteria:       

  • Loose bodies, Ligamentum Teres debridement, associated microfracture.


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact us for help.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bruce Levy, M.D.

Contact us for the latest status

Contact information:

David Hartigan M.D.


Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Bruce Levy, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Jennifer Krogman



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