Approaches in Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty
Thomas P. Vail, MD; E. Marc Mariani, MD; Michael H. Bourne, MD; Richard A. Berger, MD; R. Michael Meneghini, MD


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


  • 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.

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