Comparison of the 2-incision and mini-incision posterior total hip arthroplasty technique: a retrospective match-pair controlled study.

@article{Duwelius2007ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the 2-incision and mini-incision posterior total hip arthroplasty technique: a retrospective match-pair controlled study.},
  author={Paul J Duwelius and Robert L Burkhart and John O Hayhurst and Hans Ulrik Moller and Jay B V Butler},
  journal={The Journal of arthroplasty},
  year={2007},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={48-56}
}
We compared the outcomes of the mini-posterior and 2-incision total hip arthroplasty approaches by analyzing 43 matched pairs of patients. The following outcomes were evaluated: (1) Harris Hip Score, (2) Medical Outcomes Study 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey, (3) the Medical Outcomes Study Sleep Scale, and (4) the Western Ontario and McMaster Osteoarthritis Index. Function was regained earlier by patients having the 2-incision total hip arthroplasty as determined by length of hospitalization… CONTINUE READING