No Difference in Pain and Function with a Direct Anterior Approach vs Posterior Approach in THA
Direct anterior versus posterior approach for total hip arthroplasty: a multicentre, prospective, randomized clinical trial.Can J Surg. Sep-Oct 2020;63(5):E412-E417
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Fifty-five patients with osteoarthritis or osteonecrosis scheduled for a total hip arthroplasties (THA) were randomized into receiving THA via the direct anterior approach (n=28) or posterior approach (n=27). The primary outcome of interest included the hospital length of stay. The secondary outcomes included function measured by Harris Hip Score (HHS), pain measured on a Visual Analogue Scale (VA...
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