The medial approach to the hip revisited.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Several muscular intervals have been described to approach the hip through a medial incision. We studied in detail the original descriptions of these surgical planes and found that several of them are nearly identical. We attempt to clarify the anatomic intervals available to the surgeon in hope of eliminating ambiguity in future reporting.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Mallon, WJ; Fitch, RD

Published Date

  • January 1, 1993

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 16 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 39 - 42

PubMed ID

  • 8421658

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0147-7447

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.3928/0147-7447-19930101-07


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States