Approaches for revision total hip replacement.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Choosing the approach for revision total hip replacement is an essential part of surgical planning and should be done well before the patient enters the operating room. Planning includes selecting patient positioning, the location of the incision, techniques for managing previous incisions, the needed exposure equipment, and the steps needed to extend the exposure. More extensive exposure on both the acetabular and femoral sides is often required in revision surgery.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jiranek, W

Published Date

  • 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 61 /

Start / End Page

  • 295 - 302

PubMed ID

  • 22301241

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0065-6895


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States