Early complications of primary total hip replacement performed with a two-incision minimally invasive technique.

@article{Bal2005EarlyCO,
  title={Early complications of primary total hip replacement performed with a two-incision minimally invasive technique.},
  author={B Sonny Bal and Doug Haltom and Thomas J. Aleto and Matthew D Barrett},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2005},
  volume={87 11},
  pages={2432-8}
}
BACKGROUND Total hip replacement performed through a small incision theoretically results in less trauma to the underlying structures, reduced blood loss, less pain, and a shorter hospital stay, but it may result in increased complications, particularly early in a surgeon's experience with a new technique. In the present study, we reviewed the early results… CONTINUE READING