A clinical comparative study of the direct anterior with mini-posterior approach: two consecutive series.

We classified 182 consecutive patients (195 hips) treated by primary cementless minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty (MIS-THA) into 2 groups via the surgical approaches: direct anterior approach (DAA, 99 hips) and a mini-posterior approach (MPA, 96 hips). Ninety-nine percent of the cups in the DAA group and 91% in the MPA group had been implanted… CONTINUE READING