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Hip surgery loses a bet

 •  • by Paul Ingraham
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Fresh science! Arthroscopic hip surgery is crazy popular … but it probably doesn’t work, or not very well. Zero difference when compared to physical therapy in 80 patients over 2 years. Laaaame. See Mansell et al.