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Regarding “Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Meta-analysis”

      Regarding the article, “Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Meta-analysis” by Dwyer et al.
      • Dwyer T.
      • Whelan D.
      • Shah P.S.
      • Ajrawat P.
      • Hoit G.
      • Chahal J.
      Operative versus nonoperative treatment of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: A meta-analysis of short-term outcomes.
      and the more recent, related letters and replies
      • Kim C.H.
      • Yoon J.Y.
      • Moon J.K.
      • Kim H.
      • Lee S.J.
      • Yoon P.W.
      Regarding “Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Meta-analysis of Short-Term Outcomes”.
      • Dwyer T.
      • Whelan D.
      • Shah P.S.
      • Ajrawat P.
      • Hoit G.
      • Chahal J.
      Author reply to “Regarding ‘Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Meta-analysis of Short-Term Outcomes’”.
      • Ishøi L.
      • Nielsen M.F.
      • Hölmich P.
      • Thorborg K.
      Can’t See the Right Forest Plot for the Wrong Trees!.
      • Dwyer T.
      • Whelan D.
      • Shah P.S.
      • Ajrawat P.
      • Hoit G.
      • Chahal J.
      Author Reply to “Can’t See the Right Forest Plot for the Wrong Trees!”.
      resulting in changes in one of the primary references,
      • Palmer A.J.R.
      • Ayyar Gupta V.
      • Fernquest S.
      • et al.
      Arthroscopic hip surgery compared with physiotherapy and activity modification for the treatment of symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: Multicentre randomised controlled trial.
      I must add a concise update to my “Editorial Commentary: A Commentary on a Meta-analysis of Short-Term Outcomes.”
      • Kemp J.L.
      A commentary on a meta-analysis of short-term outcomes.
      Fortunately, the message and conclusion of the commentary have not changed.
      The meta-analysis by Dwyer et al.
      • Dwyer T.
      • Whelan D.
      • Shah P.S.
      • Ajrawat P.
      • Hoit G.
      • Chahal J.
      Operative versus nonoperative treatment of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: A meta-analysis of short-term outcomes.
      found a statistically and clinically significant benefit that favored the hip arthroscopy groups compared with the physiotherapist-led treatment groups (11.7 points out of 100 (95% confidence interval 1.12 to 21.21).

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        • Whelan D.
        • Shah P.S.
        • Ajrawat P.
        • Hoit G.
        • Chahal J.
        Operative versus nonoperative treatment of femoroacetabular impingement syndrome: A meta-analysis of short-term outcomes.
        Arthroscopy. 2020; 36: 263-273
        • Kim C.H.
        • Yoon J.Y.
        • Moon J.K.
        • Kim H.
        • Lee S.J.
        • Yoon P.W.
        Regarding “Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Meta-analysis of Short-Term Outcomes”.
        Arthroscopy. 2020; 36: 2785
        • Dwyer T.
        • Whelan D.
        • Shah P.S.
        • Ajrawat P.
        • Hoit G.
        • Chahal J.
        Author reply to “Regarding ‘Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatment of Femoroacetabular Impingement Syndrome: A Meta-analysis of Short-Term Outcomes’”.
        Arthroscopy. 2020; 36: 2786
        • Ishøi L.
        • Nielsen M.F.
        • Hölmich P.
        • Thorborg K.
        Can’t See the Right Forest Plot for the Wrong Trees!.
        Arthroscopy. 2020; 36: 2787-2789
        • Dwyer T.
        • Whelan D.
        • Shah P.S.
        • Ajrawat P.
        • Hoit G.
        • Chahal J.
        Author Reply to “Can’t See the Right Forest Plot for the Wrong Trees!”.
        Arthroscopy. 2020; 36: 2789-2790
        • Palmer A.J.R.
        • Ayyar Gupta V.
        • Fernquest S.
        • et al.
        Arthroscopic hip surgery compared with physiotherapy and activity modification for the treatment of symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: Multicentre randomised controlled trial.
        BMJ. 2019; 364: 1185
        • Kemp J.L.
        A commentary on a meta-analysis of short-term outcomes.
        Arthroscopy. 2020; 36: 274-276