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Volume:6 Issue:3 Number:42 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #9559
Ace Report Cover Arthroplasty

AAOS2017: Faster functional recovery with direct anterior versus mini-posterior THA

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OrthoEvidence. AAOS2017: Faster functional recovery with direct anterior versus mini-posterior THA. ACE Report. 2017;6(3):42. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/9559

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:N/A
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A Large Randomized Clinical Trial of Direct Anterior and Mini-Posterior Total Hip Arthroplasty: Which Provides Faster Functional Recovery?

Contributing Authors: MJ Taunton RT Trousdale RJ Sierra KR Kaufman MW Pagnano

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This ACE Report is a summary of a conference presentation or abstract. The information provided has limited the ability to provide an accurate assessment of the risk of bias or the overall quality. Please interpret the results with caution as trials may be in progress and select results may have been presented.


100 patients undergoing total hip arthroplasty were included in this randomized controlled trial to determine the effect of surgical approach on the speed of functional recovery. Patients were randomized to total hip arthroplasty using either a direct anterior approach (DAA) or a mini-posterior approach (MPA). The outcomes measures included the time to achieve functional milestones, advanced activ...

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