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Approaches in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
Thomas P. Vail, MD1; E. Marc Mariani, MD2; Michael H. Bourne, MD2; Richard A. Berger, MD3; R. Michael Meneghini, MD4
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco, Box 0728, MU 3326W, 500 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143
2 Salt Lake Orthopaedic Clinic, 1160 East 3900 South, Suite 5000, Salt Lake City, UT 84124
3 Department of Orthopaedics, Rush Medical College, 1725 West Harrison Street, Suite 1063, Chicago, IL 60612
4 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Connecticut Health Center, MARB 4th Floor, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06034. E-mail address: meneghini@uchc.edu
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Disclosure: The authors did not receive any outside funding or grants in support of their research for or preparation of this work. Neither they nor a member of their immediate families received payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity.

The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2009 Aug 01;91(Supplement 5):10-12. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.I.00343
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Learning Objectives

  • Learn the basic strategy and concepts required for successful execution of a primary total hip arthroplasty with use of commonly employed minimally invasive approaches

  • Learn the evidence supporting and questioning the minimally invasive philosophy

  • Learn the indications for using the minimally invasive total hip arthroplasty techniques

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