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Volume:3 Issue:1 Number:51 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #5673
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

THA: Superior early outcomes with direct anterior compared to postero-lateral approach


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OrthoEvidence. THA: Superior early outcomes with direct anterior compared to postero-lateral approach . ACE Report. 2014;3(1):51. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/5673

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

Prospective Randomized Study of Direct Anterior vs Postero-Lateral Approach for Total Hip Arthroplasty

J Arthroplasty. 2013 Oct;28(9):1634-8

Contributing Authors: WP Barrett SE Turner JP Leopold

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Synopsis

87 patients undergoing a non-cemented primary total hip arthroplasty for non-inflammatory degenerative joint disease (NIDJD) were randomized to comparatively evaluate the efficacy of the direct anterior approach (DAA) compared to the postero-lateral approach (PA), over 12 months. Patients were primarily assessed for the ability to climb stairs normally and walk unlimited, along with several other ...

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