Technique of Tissue-preserving, Minimally-invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty Using a Superior Capsulotomy

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Preservation of the tissues surrounding the hip may improve hip joint stability and facilitate recovery. A new technique for performing total hip arthroplasty with a superior capsulotomy allows for maximal preservation of the hip joint capsule and surrounding muscles. Using this technique, the gluteus medius and minimus are reflected anteriorly and the… (More)

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