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Volume:10 Issue:3 Number:10 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #13195
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Improved Aesthetic Scar Appearance in Bikini vs Longitudinal Incisions for THA via DAA at 6-Months


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OrthoEvidence. Improved Aesthetic Scar Appearance in Bikini vs Longitudinal Incisions for THA via DAA at 6-Months . ACE Report. 2021;10(3):10. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13195

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Comparison of Postoperative Outcomes Between Traditional Longitudinal Incision and Bikini Incision in Total Hip Arthroplasty via Direct Anterior Approach: A Randomized Controlled Trial

J Arthroplasty. 2021 Jan;36(1):222-230.

Contributing Authors: Q Wang Y Yue Z Yang L Chen Q Li P Kang

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Synopsis

One hundred patients with hip osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis of the femoral head (Ficat IIIB/IV), and Crowe type I or II dysplasia who were undergoing a unilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) via a direct anterior approach (DAA) were randomized to either receive oblique “bikini” incision (n=50) or a longitudinal incision (n=50). Primary outcomes of interest included the following: aesthetic appear...

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