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Vol:139 Issue:1 Number:1 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #14102
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Direct Anterior Approach vs. Conventional Approaches in Total Hip Arthroplasty

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OrthoEvidence. Direct Anterior Approach vs. Conventional Approaches in Total Hip Arthroplasty. ACE Report. 2021;139(1):1. Available from:

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

A meta-analysis on RCTs of direct anterior and conventional approaches in total hip arthroplasty

Sci Rep. 2021 Oct 25;11(1): 20991.

Contributing Authors: N Ramadanov S Bueschges P Lazaru D Dimitrov

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1053 total hip arthroplasty patients across 10 randomized controlled trials were included in this meta-analysis comparing the direct anterior approach to conventional approaches. Outcomes of interest included operative time, incision length, intra-operative blood loss, Harris Hip Scores (HHS), pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS) at day 1 post-operation, acetabular cup angle, and complications. Poo...

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