TITLE

Single Mini-Incision Has Some Perioperative Advantages Over Standard-Incision Total Hip Replacement

AUTHOR(S)
de Verteuil, R.; Imamura, M.; Zhu, S.; Glazener, C.; Fraser, C.; Munro, N.; Hutchison, J.; Grant, A.; Coyle, D.; Coyle, K.; Vale, L.; Bozic, Kevin
PUB. DATE
May 2009
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;May2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 5, p1279
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of research which was conducted in an effort to determine the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of minimal-incision total hip replacement (THR) compared with standard total hip replacement. Researchers examined several medical databases. They found that when compared with standard-incision THR, single-incision minimally invasive THR offers some perioperative advantages, including less blood loss, shorter operative time, and shorter length of stay in hospitals.
ACCESSION #
39658524

 

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