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ACE Report #11987
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Similar Radiographic Outcomes in Total Hip Arthroplasty through Direct Anterior vs Lateral Approach

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Component Placement in Direct Lateral vs Minimally Invasive Anterior Approach in Total Hip Arthroplasty: Radiographic Outcomes From a Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2019;34(8):1718-1722. doi: 10.1016/j.arth.2019.04.003

Contributing Authors: OL Brun HN Sund L Nordsletten SM Rohrl KE Mjaaland

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The authors of this study randomized 164 patients to direct anterior (DAA) or direct lateral approach for primary total hip arthroplasty. Patients and outcome assessors were blinded. They assessed radiographic outcomes on the immediate post-operative X-ray. Outcomes included cement mantle thickness, cup positioning (inclination and anteversion), femoral stem position (on AP and lateral views), off...

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