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Volume:160 Issue:1 Number:4 ISSN#:2564-2537
RCT
ACE Report #14189
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Bikini Incision and the Incidence of Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Injury in Direct Anterior THA


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OrthoEvidence. Bikini Incision and the Incidence of Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Injury in Direct Anterior THA. ACE Report. 2022;160(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/14189

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

Bikini Incision Increases the Incidence of Lateral Femoral Cutaneous Nerve Injury in Direct Anterior Approach Hip Arthroplasty: A Prospective Ultrasonic, Electrophysiological, and Clinical Study

J Arthroplasty . 2021 Oct;36(10):3463-3470.

Contributing Authors: W Sang S Xue Y Xu Y Liu L Zhu J Ma

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Synopsis

Two hundred patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty via the direct anterior approach (DAA) were randomized to receive a bikini incision (n=100) or longitudinal incision (n=100). The primary outcome of was the incidence of lateral femoral cutaneous nerve (LFCN) injury. Secondary outcomes of interest were electrophysiological examinations of the LFCN postoperatively. The bikini incision group had...

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