[Minimally invasive approaches to hip and knee joints for total joint replacement].

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The manuscript features the different minimally invasive approaches to the hip for joint replacement. These include medial, anterior, anterolateral, and posterior approaches. The concept of minimally invasive hip arthroplasty makes sense if it is an integral part of a larger concept to lower postoperative morbidity. Besides minimal soft tissue trauma, this… (More)

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@article{Rittmeister2004MinimallyIA, title={[Minimally invasive approaches to hip and knee joints for total joint replacement].}, author={Marcus Rittmeister and Dietmar Pierre K{\"{o}nig and Peer Eysel and Fridun Kerschbaumer}, journal={Der Orthopade}, year={2004}, volume={33 11}, pages={1229-35} }