OTA 2023: Posterolateral vs. Direct Lateral Hemiarthroplasty Approaches for Hip Fracture
Posterolateral or Direct Lateral Surgical Approach for Hemiarthroplasty After a Hip Fracture
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843 patients were included in this study consisting of a randomized trial (n=555) and natural experiment (n=288), aiming to compare posterolateral and direct lateral hemiarthroplasty approaches for the treatment of hip fracture. The primary outcome of interest was health-related quality of life at 6 months, measured with the EuroQol 5-Dimensions (EQ-5D-5L) questionnaire. Secondary outcomes of inte...
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