Sciatic nerve course in adult patients with unilateral developmental dysplasia of the hip: implications for hip surgery


BACKGROUND Sciatic nerve injury is a disastrous adverse complication of surgery and can cause debilitating pain, functional impairment and poor quality of life. Patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) have a high incidence of sciatic nerve injury after total hip arthroplasty (THA). A better understanding of the course of the sciatic nerve in… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2482-15-14

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