Surgical approaches and bearing surfaces

William Hozack, Clive Duncan, Amir Herman, Erik Hansen, Mark W. Pagnano, James L. Howard, James P. McAuley, William A. Jiranek, Tiffany Feltman, Orhun K. Muratoglu, Ebru Oral, Greg Deirmengian, William L. Walter, Yadin D. Levy, Richard W. McCalden, Emil Schemitsch

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The many surgical approaches to the hip continue to evolve and progress has been made over the past 10 years. Perioperative patient management has helped optimize outcomes. Advances in component design have led to the generation of improved bearing surfaces, which has led to increased wear resistance and decreased rates of osteolysis.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOrthopaedic Knowledge Update
Subtitle of host publicationHip and Knee Reconstruction 5
PublisherWolters Kluwer Health
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9781975123819
ISBN (Print)9781975123796
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2018
Externally publishedYes


  • Anterolateral approach
  • Ceramic-on-ceramic bearing
  • Direct anterior approach
  • Extended trochanteric osteotomy
  • Metal-on-metal bearing
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Posterior approach

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine (all)


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