A review of symptomatic leg length inequality following total hip arthroplasty.

  title={A review of symptomatic leg length inequality following total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={Anthony B. McWilliams and Andrew James Grainger and Philip J O'connor and Anthony Charles Redmond and Todd D. Stewart and Martin Stone},
  journal={Hip international : the journal of clinical and experimental research on hip pathology and therapy},
  volume={23 1},
Leg length inequality (LLI) following total hip replacement is a complication which features increasingly in the recent literature. The definition of LLI is complicated by lack of consensus regarding radiological measurement, clinical measurement and the incomplete relationship between LLI and associated symptoms. This paper reviews 79 reports relating to LLI post hip replacement, detailing definitions and classification and highlighting patient populations prone to symptomatic LLI. While there… CONTINUE READING

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