Which approach for total hip arthroplasty: anterolateral or posterior?

@article{Palan2009WhichAF,
  title={Which approach for total hip arthroplasty: anterolateral or posterior?},
  author={Jeya Palan and D. J. Beard and David W. Murray and John Glynne Andrew and John Nolan},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={2009},
  volume={467 2},
  pages={473-7}
}
UNLABELLED The best approach to use when performing THA is controversial. We did a prospective, nonrandomized multicenter study of 1089 THAs to evaluate patient-centered hip scores and dislocation and revision rates when comparing anterolateral and posterior hip approaches at 5 years' followup. Patients were divided into two groups depending on which surgical approach was used: anterolateral or posterior. The primary outcome measure was change in Oxford hip score. At 5 years, there were no… CONTINUE READING

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