Using arthroscopy as the reference standard, hip labral tears were clinically suspected with 80-85% accuracy. The clinical diagnostic accuracy of the PT, OS, and ORs was high with no significant difference between examiners. In this study, an experienced PT, an OS, and two ORs demonstrated similarly high diagnostic skills.

Original article here: Acetabular Labral Tears: Diagnostic Accuracy of Clinical Examination by a Physical Therapist, Orthopaedic Surgeon, and Orthopaedic Residents




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