Here a guide wire and a camera are inserted into the joint’s space.

The longitudinal traction and sterile water then open the joint space.

Arthroscopic image of ‘hip joint articulation with degenerative injury.

X-ray before (left) and after (right) the removal of an arthroscopic osteophyte osteoarthritis of the femoral head.

Schematic images of the development of osteophytes caused by contact between the femur and acetabulum (impingement), and final image after resection of osteophytes.