Anterior Approach in Total Hip Replacement.

Matteo Cadossi, Andrea Sambri, Giuseppe Tedesco, A. Mazzotti, Silvio Terrando, Cesare Faldini

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In total hip replacement, the anterior approach is intermuscular and internervous and allows the surgeon to reach the capsule without muscle detachment. Advantages include faster recovery and excellent functional outcome as well as reduced postoperative pain and hospital stay. Experienced surgeons currently performing total hip replacement should be aware of all of the difficulties associated with this procedure as well as all of the tricks to overcome the most challenging steps in order to reduce complications during the learning curve. The authors present the most crucial steps in total hip replacement through the anterior approach and describe the potential pitfalls and solutions
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)e553-e556
Number of pages4
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - May 2017


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