Endoscopic Abductor Tendon Repair

Case Example #1

65yo active female golfer and doubles tennis player with one year of focal lateral hip pain. Patient failed 6+ months of nonsurgical treatment including physical therapy, oral NSAIDs, and multiple peritrochanteric hip injections. Patient was able to return to golf and tennis 6 months after surgery.

Biocomposite anchor placement at greater trochanter to restore abductor tendon attachment to anatomic footprint

Endoscopic Abductor Tendon Repair

Completed double row endoscopic abductor tendon repair

Endoscopic Abductor Tendon Repair

Case Example #2

63yo active female with three years of focal lateral hip pain, previously diagnosed as trochanteric bursitis by multiple providers. Patient failed several rounds of nonsurgical treatment including physical therapy, oral NSAIDs, and multiple peritrochanteric hip injections. MRI revealed complete full-thickness tear of the gluteus medius tendon attachment.

Large full thickness complete tear of gluteus medius tendon, detached from insertion on greater trochanter

Endoscopic Abductor Tendon Repair

Biocomposite anchor placement at greater trochanter to restore abductor tendon attachment to anatomic footprint

Endoscopic Abductor Tendon Repair

Completed double row endoscopic abductor tendon repair. Patient was able to return to all daily activities within 6 months after surgery.

Endoscopic Abductor Tendon Repair
Hip Procedures