2013 - Risk factors for ligamentum teres tears

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between nontraumatic ligamentum teres (LT) tears and acetabular radiographic architecture.

Methods: The inclusion criteria for this study were all patients who had anteroposterior pelvis radiograhic views and had undergonearthoscopic examination of the LT. The exclusion criteria were Tonnis arthritic grade 3 and traumatic high-energy mechanisms ofinjury.