Leg length discrepancy in total hip arthroplasty.

  title={Leg length discrepancy in total hip arthroplasty.},
  author={W D Abraham and J H Dimon},
  journal={The Orthopedic clinics of North America},
  volume={23 2},
After conducting a thorough literature review, we realized that no consensus exists regarding the definition of a significant postoperative inequality. Whereas some investigators quantitate the disparity, accepting as much as 2.0 cm or in some cases less, others define a significant disparity as one that promotes adverse functional effects postoperatively. This lack of a consistent definition reflects the wide disparity of opinion regarding the problem of postoperative leg length inequalities… CONTINUE READING

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