Surgical Approach and Hip Laterality Affect Accuracy of Acetabular Component Placement in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty.

Surgical Approach and Hip Laterality Affect Accuracy of Acetabular Component Placement in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Surg Technol Int. 2019 Sep 16;35: Authors: Crawford DA, Adams JB, Hobbs GR, Lombardi AJV, Berend KR Abstract INTRODUCTION: Controversy remains if the anterior approach improves acetabular component alignment, and many studies have compared approaches with different surgeons over different timeframes. The purpose of this study was to assess a single surgeon's experience over a one-year timeframe and radiographically compare acetabular component positioning with the direct anterior versus direct lateral approach. Secondarily, this study compares acetabular component position differences between right and left hips for a right-hand dominant surgeon. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Postoperative radiographs of 289 primary total hip arthroplasties (THAs) performed by a single right-hand dominant surgeon in 2014 were reviewed for abduction, anteversion, and medial cup seating. Component position was compared to surgical approach with 152 direct anterior (DA) THAs (53%) and 137 direct lateral (DL) THAs (47%). The operative side was also compared to surgeon hand dominance. Surgeons target was 40° abduction, 20° anteversion ±5°, and seating to the teardrop ±5mm. Lewinnek target was also assessed. RESULTS: DA hips had a significantly lower abduction angle (p=0.04), less abduction target outliers (p
Source: Surgical Technology International - Category: Surgery Tags: Surg Technol Int Source Type: research

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