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ACE Report #12026
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Improvement in target error of acetabular cup inclination with supine vs. lateral position in THA

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:2

Supine versus lateral position for accurate positioning of acetabular cup in total hip arthroplasty using the modified Watson-Jones approach: A randomized single-blind controlled trial

Orthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2019 Sep;105(5):915-922.

Contributing Authors: R Takada T Jinno K Miyatake M Hirao K Yagishita T Yoshii A Okawa

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Sixty patients with a diagnosis of osteoarthritis and scheduled for a unilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) via a minimally invasive Watson-Jones approach were randomized to receive the operation in a supine position or a lateral position. The primary outcome of interest was acetabular cup position, measured radiographically as the absolute target error of acetabular cup inclination and antevers...

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