Is limited incision better than standard total hip arthroplasty? A meta-analysis.

@article{Moskal2013IsLI,
  title={Is limited incision better than standard total hip arthroplasty? A meta-analysis.},
  author={Joseph T. Moskal and Susan G. Capps},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2013},
  volume={471 4},
  pages={1283-94}
}
BACKGROUND The literature comparing limited incision and standard incision THAs is confusing regarding whether limited incision THA improves short-term recovery without compromising long-term durability and survival. Further, previously published meta-analyses cannot conclude that limited incision THA is better. With new data, we seek to discover if the answers now exist. PURPOSE We used meta-analysis to compare surgical and hospitalization data, clinical outcomes, and complication rates, and… CONTINUE READING

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