Comparison of preoperative, intraoperative and early postoperative total hip replacement with and without trochanteric osteotomy.

@article{Parker1976ComparisonOP,
  title={Comparison of preoperative, intraoperative and early postoperative total hip replacement with and without trochanteric osteotomy.},
  author={Hilda Parker and H G Wiesman and Frederick C Ewald and William J. Thomas and Clement B. Sledge},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1976},
  volume={121},
  pages={44-9}
}
A series of 100 consecutive patients with total hip replacements in whom trochanteric osteotomy was performed was compared with 100 patients in whom the greater trochanter was left in place. The groups were comparable with respect to age and incidence of osteoarthritis and connective tissue disorders. Although no statistically significant difference was noted among trochanterectomy groups or disease subgroups in terms of preoperative impairment as indicated by preoperative Harris score, 16… CONTINUE READING
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