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The technique of minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty using the two-incision approach.
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PMID:  15116609     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The two-incision technique for total hip arthroplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that avoids the transection of any muscle or tendon. This technique has the potential to reduce surgical trauma, pain, and morbidity and to speed patient recovery. Fluoroscopy-assisted, two-incision total hip arthroplasty uses several new instruments that have been developed to facilitate exposure of the surgical site and component placement. Standard implants with well-established designs are used to maintain the present expectation for implant durability.
Richard A Berger
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Instructional course lectures     Volume:  53     ISSN:  0065-6895     ISO Abbreviation:  Instr Course Lect     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-04-30     Completed Date:  2004-05-19     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507149     Medline TA:  Instr Course Lect     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  149-55     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip / instrumentation,  methods*
Middle Aged
Surgical Instruments
Surgical Procedures, Minimally Invasive
Treatment Outcome

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