OTA 2022: Direct Anterior Approach versus Direct Lateral Approach in Total Hip Arthroplasty
Direct Anterior Approach Versus Direct Lateral Approach in Total Hip Arthroplasty for Femoral Neck Fractures: Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial
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Fifty patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty for femoral neck fractures were randomized to either the direct anterior or lateral approach. Outcomes of interest included perioperative and postoperative short-term clinical outcomes such as incision length, blood loss, and neuropraxia. Radiological (e.g., cup inclination and anteversion) and functional outcomes (Harris Hip Score and Timed Up and ...