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ISRN Orthopedics
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 852390, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.5402/2011/852390
Clinical Study

The Diagnostic Value of the Vacuum Phenomenon during Hip Arthroscopy

1Department of Orthopaedics, Soroka Medical Center, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva 84101, Israel
2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital for Joint Diseases, NYU Langone Medical Center 301 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, USA

Received 31 March 2011; Accepted 24 May 2011

Academic Editors: S.-J. Lim and T. Nakase

Copyright © 2011 Ehud Rath et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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