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Volume:3 Issue:6 Number:35 ISSN#:2563-5476
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ACE Report #6197
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

Using the transverse acetabular ligament as a guide in THA improves component alignment


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OrthoEvidence. Using the transverse acetabular ligament as a guide in THA improves component alignment. ACE Report. 2014;3(6):35. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/6197

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

The use of the transverse acetabular ligament for determining the orientation of the components in total hip replacement: a randomised controlled trial

Bone Joint J. 2014 Mar;96-B(3):312-8. doi: 10.1302/0301-620X.96B3.32989.

Contributing Authors: G Meermans WJ Van Doorn K Koenraadt J Kats

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Dr. Meermans discusses the results of using the transverse acetabular ligament as a guide in THA improves component alignment

Synopsis

80 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty (THA) were randomized to have the acetabular component implanted either using the transverse acetabular ligament (TAL) as a guide or using a conventional freehand technique. The purpose of this study was to compare these two approaches with respect to the anteversion and inclination of the acetabular component. Results indicated that the TAL group had ...

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