Direct Lateral and Posterolateral Approaches for Total Hip Arthroplasty

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What was the primary focus of the study comparing the direct lateral and posterolateral approaches for total hip arthroplasty?

Comparing gait function after surgery

What method was used to quantify kinematics data in the study?

Gait analysis

What was the main finding of the study concerning the comparison of the two surgical approaches?

No significant differences in gait function

What was used to detect the presence of Trendelenburg sign in the study?

Gait analysis

In what year was the article about direct lateral and posterolateral approaches for total hip arthroplasty published?

2008

How many patients were included in the study comparing the direct lateral and posterolateral approaches for total hip arthroplasty?

33

Which surgical approach for total hip arthroplasties is known as a modified Bauer’s approach?

The direct lateral approach

What was the disadvantage of the direct lateral approach for total hip arthroplasties mentioned in the text?

Development of limping due to abduction failure

Who described the posterolateral approach which resulted from the combination of Langenbeck’s and Kocher’s approaches?

Gibson

What was the modification made by Gibson to the Kocher-Langenbeck’s approach for inserting partial prostheses?

Lateral surgical incision

Which surgical approach provides an excellent acetabular cavity and femoral proximal end exposure?

Direct lateral approach

What is the main disadvantage of the direct lateral approach for total hip arthroplasties mentioned in the text?

Risk of postoperative prosthesis dislocation

What is preserved when using the direct lateral approach for total hip arthroplasties, making postoperative prosthesis dislocation difficult?

Posterior hip structures

Why was Marcy and Fletcher's modification of the Gibson's approach little employed?

Risk of abductor tendons’ tenotomy leading to gluteus muscle failure

Which surgical approach resulted from the combination of Langenbeck’s and Kocher’s approaches?

Posterolateral approach

What is preserved when using the direct lateral approach for total hip arthroplasties, making postoperative prosthesis dislocation difficult?

Posterior hip structures

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