Mini-incision THR provides similar outcomes compared to standard THR
Single mini-incision total hip replacement for the management of arthritic disease of the hip: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsJ Bone Joint Surg Am. 2012 Oct 17;94(20):1897-905. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.K.00495
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This meta-analysis identified 20 randomized or quasi randomized controlled trials that compared single mini incision total hip replacement to standard total hip replacement in patients requiring surgery for arthritis. The results from pooled data indicated that there were few differences between these approaches. Slightly shorter operative times and hospital stays were reported in the mini incisio...
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