American Family Children's Hospital

Sports Medicine Surgical Quality Data: Hip Labral Tears with Loose Body Removal

The data below is a summary of patients who underwent arthroscopic surgery for hip labral tears and loose body removal at the UW Health Sports Medicine Center between January 2007 and February 2015.
  • Patients: 38
  • Sex: 66 percent females, 34 percent males

Hip Function


As measured by Non-Arthritic Hip Score.A score of 100 is optimal. 

Pre-surgery 53.2
One year post-surgery 77.1


Health-related Quality of Life


As measured by the SF-12 v 2.0 subscales. A score of 100 is optimal.  

Pre-surgery 40.4 43 41.7 73.3 54 69.2 73.8 62.1
Post-surgery 69.5 71 69.5 72.9 57 81.3 89.8 71.9



  • PF (Physical Function): The extent you are limited or able to perform daily living activities. 
  • RP (Role Physical): The extent you are limited when performing work or daily living activities. 
  • BP (Bodily Pain): The limitations placed upon you by pain you are experiencing. 
  • GH (General Health): An overall measure of your personal health
  • VT (Vitality): The amount of energy you have during your daily activities.
  • SF (Social Function): The level of interference with social activities you experience due to physical or emotional problems.
  • RE (Role Emotional): Problems you experience with work or daily activities as a result of emotional problems.
  • MH (Mental Health): The extent to which nervousness or happiness affect you all of the time.