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ACE Report #12078
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

No difference in dislocation rates with or without sleeping position precautions following THA


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Less Postoperative Restrictions Following Total Hip Arthroplasty With Use of a Posterolateral Approach: A Prospective, Randomized, Noninferiority Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2019;34(10):10.1016/j.arth.2019.05.038

Contributing Authors: A Peters K Ter Weele F Manning M Tijink D Pakvis R Huis In Het Veld

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Synopsis

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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