Hip Preservation Appropriateness Guidelines May Be Limited

THURSDAY, Feb. 14, 2019 — The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) hip preservation surgery appropriateness classification system is driven almost entirely by age and radiographic hip osteoarthritis (OA) evaluation, according to a study published online Jan. 24 in Arthritis Care & Research. Daniel L. Riddle, P.T., Ph.D., and Robert…