Is the transverse acetabular ligament a reliable cup orientation guide?

Abstract

BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE It is controversial whether the transverse acetabular ligament (TAL) is a reliable guide for determining the cup orientation during total hip arthroplasty (THA). We investigated the variations in TAL anatomy and the TAL-guided cup orientation. METHODS 80 hips with osteoarthritis secondary to hip dysplasia (OA) and 80 hips with… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/17453674.2012.727077

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