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Sports Medicine Surgical Quality Data: Hip Labral Tears

The data below is a summary of patients who underwent arthroscopic surgery for hip labral tears at the UW Health Sports Medicine Center between January 2007 and September 2014.
  • Patients: 285
  • Sex: 70 percent females, 30 percent males

Hip Function


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

Pre-surgery 52.9
One year post-surgery 75.7


Health-related Quality of Life


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

Pre-surgery 38.2


41.6 74.3 49.9 68 74.9 63.6
Post-surgery 68.4 71.9 67.8 72 58.6 80.3 85.5 71.6



  • 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.