Analysis of Published Evidence on Minimally Invasive Total Hip Arthroplasty

Simon J. Wall, Simon C. Mears

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Abstract

Minimally invasive surgery has become a popular method of total hip arthroplasty. This study reviewed the literature to determine the number and quality of scientific publications analyzing different types of minimally invasive surgery approaches. The miniposterior approach has been studied the most and to our knowledge is the only approach with good quality randomized control study evidence. The overall length of follow-up and quality of reports for minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty is low.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55
Number of pages1
JournalJournal of Arthroplasty
Volume23
Issue number7 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2008

Keywords

  • level of evidence
  • meta-analysis
  • minimally invasive surgery
  • total hip arthroplasty

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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