Journal article

Early surgical complications of total hip arthroplasty related to surgical approach

Wayne Hoskins, Michelle M Dowsey, Tim Spelman, Peter FM Choong

ANZ Journal of Surgery | WILEY | Published : 2020

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Total hip arthroplasty (THA) can be performed through a number of surgical approaches. The aim was to compare the incidence of early surgical complications in THA related to approach. METHODS: A retrospective review of prospectively recorded data extracted from St. Vincent's Melbourne Arthroplasty Registry was performed between January 2006 and December 2016. Surgical approach was identified: lateral, posterior, anterior and superior. Primary outcome measure was return to theatre (RTT) for any cause within 1 year. Age, comorbidity, body mass index and femoral fixation were assessed for potential confounding. Secondary outcomes were RTT for revision procedure and for specific comp..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre for Research Excellence Grant in Total Joint Replacement


Awarded by NHMRC Career Development Fellowship


Awarded by NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

PFMC, MMD and TS are recipients of a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Centre for Research Excellence Grant in Total Joint Replacement (1116325). Associate Professor Michelle Dowsey is supported by a NHMRC Career Development Fellowship (APP1122526). Professor Peter Choong is supported by a NHMRC Practitioner Fellowship (APP1154203).