Minimally Invasive versus Classic Procedures in Total Hip Arthroplasty: A Double-blind Randomized Controlled Trial

Abstract

BACKGROUND For total hip arthroplasty (THA), minimally invasive surgery (MIS) uses a smaller incision and less muscle dissection than the classic approach (CLASS), and may lead to faster rehabilitation. QUESTIONS/PURPOSES Does minimally invasive hip arthroplasty result in superior clinical outcomes? PATIENTS AND METHODS In this double-blind randomized… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11999-010-1331-7

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