Surgical approach linked to risk in hip replacement
By Admin | March 30, 2020
The researchers say that the anterior approach to hip arthroplasty is slightly more risky than the posterior or lateral approaches.
"The small but statistically significant increase in the risk of major surgical complications associated with the anterior approach may help inform decisions for total hip arthroplasty," write Daniel Pincus, MD, PhD, of the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Center in Toronto, Canada, and his colleagues.
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