The direct anterior approach in total hip arthroplasty

In a recent article interesting findings were investigated regarding the most effective surgical approach for total hip arthroplasty (THA).

One of the main reasons this approach is so popular because of the impressive like benefits faster recovery, reduced pain and fewer surgical complications.

Conclusion on total hip arthroplasty research to date…

The conclusion of the studies conducted found that there was little evidence for improved kinematics or better long-term outcomes following the use of the direct anterior approach for THA.

There is a steep learning curve with similar rates of complications, length of stay and outcomes. For a more please visit the source link below.

Source The Bone Joint Journal

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