Anterior vs. posterior: Does surgical approach impact hip replacement outcomes?

Anterior vs. posterior: Does surgical approach impact hip replacement outcomes?
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Medical Xpress

The surgical approach to total hip replacement (THR)—either from the front of the body or the side/back (anterior versus posterior)—has no impact on outcomes six months after surgery, according to research presented today at the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS).

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