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Hip abductor strengths after total hip arthroplasty via the lateral and posterolateral approaches.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19359133     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A retrospective control study was carried out to compare the postoperative hip abductor strengths after primary total hip arthroplasties via the lateral (lateral group; 38 hips) and posterolateral (posterior group; 40 hips) approaches. At a minimum of 2 years after total hip arthroplasty, abductor muscle strength was evaluated qualitatively by the Trendelenburg test and quantitatively using a dynamometer. The ratio of normalized strength of the reconstructed side to that of the nonoperated side was calculated (strength ratio). The Trendelenburg test was positive in 10 of 38 patients in the lateral group and in 11 of 40 patients in the posterior group. The average strength ratios of the lateral and posterior groups were 86.1% and 87.3%, respectively (P = .67). Strength ratio was positively correlated to femoral offset within both groups.
Authors:
Takahiko Kiyama; Masatoshi Naito; Tuyoshi Shinoda; Akira Maeyama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-04-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of arthroplasty     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1532-8406     ISO Abbreviation:  J Arthroplasty     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-02-01     Completed Date:  2010-04-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8703515     Medline TA:  J Arthroplasty     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  76-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Fukuoka University School of Medicine, Jonan-ku, Fukuoka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip*
Female
Hip* / radiography
Humans
Isometric Contraction
Male
Middle Aged
Muscle Strength*
Muscle, Skeletal / physiopathology*,  surgery
Recovery of Function

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