Diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for hip pathology

What is the diagnostic accuracy of clinical tests for hip pathology?

Despite the lack of investigation into the diagnostic accuracy of hip physical examination (HPE) tests for femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) and acetabular labral tears (ALT), surgery for these two conditions is increasingly been explored. It could be argued that the clinical utility of such measures is imperative to support diagnostic imaging and subsequent surgical treatment. The purpose of the following systematic review was to evaluate the current diagnostic accuracy of numerous clinical tests related to hip FAI/ALT pathology.


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