Psychological Distress and Outcomes in Hip Preservation Patients (Hip)
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This is an investigatory study to determine whether high levels of pre-operative psychological distress predict worse outcomes after hip preservation. This is a low risk study and does not alter the treatment or course of care for patients undergoing this procedure
Condition or disease
The correlation between increasing psychological distress and worsening surgical outcomes has been extensively documented in patients undergoing spine surgery. However, we have no reason to believe that patients with hip pathology are uniquely exempt from the influence of psychosocial factors. To our knowledge, no study has been done to evaluate the effect of pre-operative psychological distress on outcomes after hip preservation surgery. We therefore propose to use the DRAM to measure pre-operative distress in patients undergoing open or arthroscopic hip preservation surgery and to compare these pre-operative distress scores with post-operative outcomes. We hope the information we gain will allow clinicians to comprehensively evaluate the patient with hip pain and to make more informed choices about operative treatment.
Distress and Risk Assessment Method (DRAM) questionaire [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Distress and Risk Assessment Method (DRAM) questionaire to screen for psychological distress. The instrument defines four categories based on patients responses: Type N (normal; lower scores, no evidence of distress); Type R (at risk; higher scores, primarily in symptoms of depression); Type DD (distressed-depressive; higher scores on all variables, but very high on depressive symptomatology); and Type DS (distressed-somatic; higher scores on all variables, but very high on somatic awareness).
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients are selected by Dr. Aoki
Primary presenting complaint of hip pain
Hip arthroscopy, surgical dislocation and debridement, and/or periacetabular osteotomy performed by Dr. Aoki or Dr. Peters for hip pathology diagnosed by history, clinical examination and/or imaging