No difference in dislocation rates with or without sleeping position precautions following THA
Less Postoperative Restrictions Following Total Hip Arthroplasty With Use of a Posterolateral Approach: A Prospective, Randomized, Noninferiority TrialJ Arthroplasty. 2019;34(10):10.1016/j.arth.2019.05.038
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Traditionally, patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) have been advised to avoid certain movements that would put them at risk for dislocation. This has been of particular concern with the posterolateral, which has historically been associated with the highest dislocation rates. In recent years, however, improvements in surgical technique and implants (e.g. larger heads) have dramaticall...
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