Improvement in target error of acetabular cup inclination with supine vs. lateral position in THA
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 trialOrthop Traumatol Surg Res. 2019 Sep;105(5):915-922.
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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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