Approaches to total hip arthroplasty: micro-hip versus Bauer
Total hip arthroplasty through the mini-incision (Micro-hip) approach versus the standard transgluteal (Bauer) approach: a prospective, randomised studyJ Orthop Surg (Hong Kong). 2014 Aug;22(2):168-72
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A total of 143 patients, 80 women and 63 men, with primary hip osteoarthritis were randomly scheduled to undergo unilateral total hip arthroplasty (THA) either through a mini-incision approach (micro-hip) or a standard, lateral, transgluteal approach (Bauer). The purpose of the study was to compare the post-operative outcomes of both approaches for THA. Results indicated that the micro-hip group a...
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