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Orthopedic Research Online Journal

Minimally Invasive Direct Anterior Approach Total Hip Arthroplasty: Facts and Myths

  • Open or Close Rupal Patel*

    Orthopedic surgeon, Virginia commonwealth University, USA

    *Corresponding author:Rupal Patel, Orthopedic surgeon, Community memorial health, VCU, USA, Email: drpatel.ortho@gmail.com

Submission: September 10, 2017; Published: September 18, 2017

DOI: 10.31031/OPROJ.2017.01.000506

ISSN: 2576-8875
Volume1 Issue2

Abstract

Total hip arthroplasty is one of the most successful surgeries which improves quality of life significantly by pain relief and by improving level of activity [1]. Hip arthroplasty surgery can be performed by several different approaches. More commonly used approaches includes posterolateral (commonly known as posterior approach), anterolateral, direct lateral and direct anterior approach.

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