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ACE Report #11986
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Favourable Short-Term Clinical Outcomes with SuperPath vs. Posterior Approach in Hemi-Arthroplasty

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Hip hemiarthroplasty for senile femoral neck fractures: Minimally invasive SuperPath approach versus traditional posterior approach

Injury. 2019 Aug;50(8):1452-1459.

Contributing Authors: J Jianbo J Ying L Xinxin W Lianghao Y Baoqing A Rongguang

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100 elderly patients with fresh femoral neck fractures (Garden Grade III-IV) were randomized to receive a hemi-arthroplasty via a SuperPath approach (with the associated prostheses) or a traditional posterior approach. Outcomes of interest included pain on a Visual Analog Scale (VAS), the Harris Hip Score and the Barthel Index. Peri-operative outcomes were additionally reported. Follow up was perf...

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