The Röttinger approach for total hip arthroplasty: technique, comparison to the direct lateral approach and review of literature.

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Background Multiple approaches to the hip joint have been developed utilizing various intervals and/or intermuscular planes when performing a total hip arthroplasty (THA), each proposing certain advantages. Of these, the Röttinger approach (modified anterolateral or Watson-Jones) is potentially muscle-sparing. Multiple studies have demonstrated favorable… (More)
DOI: 10.21037/atm.2017.11.21

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