Influence of the sagittal balance of the spine on the anterior pelvic plane and on the acetabular orientation

  • Jean Legaye
  • Published 2008 in International Orthopaedics

Abstract

The Anterior Pelvic Plane (APP), defined by the anterior superior iliac spines and the pubic tubercle, was commonly used as reference for positioning and postoperative evaluation of the orientation of the acetabular cup in total hip arthroplasty. APP was assumed to be vertical, but was not observed always so, mostly because of associated spinal diseases… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00264-008-0702-0

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@article{Legaye2008InfluenceOT, title={Influence of the sagittal balance of the spine on the anterior pelvic plane and on the acetabular orientation}, author={Jean Legaye}, journal={International Orthopaedics}, year={2008}, volume={33}, pages={1695-1700} }