Dislocation after total hip arthroplasty using the anterolateral abductor split approach.


The three basic surgical approaches used most commonly in total hip arthroplasty are transtrochanteric, posterior, and anterolateral. Complications related to each of these surgical approaches have been reported including dislocation, trochanteric nonunion, heterotopic ossification, neurovascular damage, postoperative limp, and implant malalignment. The… (More)


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