Patients preferred a mini-posterior THA to a contralateral two-incision THA.

@article{Pagnano2006PatientsPA,
  title={Patients preferred a mini-posterior THA to a contralateral two-incision THA.},
  author={Mark W. Pagnano and Robert T. Trousdale and Robert Michael Meneghini and Arlen D. Hanssen},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2006},
  volume={453},
  pages={156-9}
}
The two-incision total hip arthroplasty (THA) technique has been touted as offering substantially faster recovery than other methods of THA, but direct comparison studies in similar groups of patients have not been done. We sought to determine if there was a difference in the early functional outcome after a two-incision THA compared to a mini-posterior THA as measured by the time to reach defined milestones of daily activity. We also evaluated which procedure the patients preferred. Twenty-six… CONTINUE READING

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