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ACE Report #3702
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

THA: No advantage of minimally invasive technique over the standard technique


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Comparison of Primary Total Hip Arthroplasties Performed with a Minimally Invasive Technique or a Standard Technique

J Arthroplasty. 2006 Dec;21(8):1092-8

Contributing Authors: YH Kim

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Synopsis

70 patients (140 hips) undergoing primary bilateral simultaneous total hip arthroplasties (THA) underwent both minimally invasive and standard posterolateral techniques to compare surgical parameters, component positioning and safety. The type of procedure was randomly assigned to a side and the other procedures was performed on the contralateral side. The operative time and the duration of the ...

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