Acetabular component orientation in total hip arthroplasty: The impact of obesity Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Arthroplasty, Replacement, Hip
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis, Hip

abstract

  • The risk of component malpositioning in THA may be reduced when surgery is performed by an experienced, high volume surgeon utilising a standard posterolateral approach. In this setting the deleterious effect of obesity may be overcome.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5301/hipint.5000125

PubMed ID

  • 24817400

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 263

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 24

number

  • 3