Hip Approaches

Operative surgical approaches to the hip joint.


 Posterior Approach to Hip Joint (Moore Approach)

Posterior Approach to Hip Joint (Moore Approach)

The posterior approach to hip joint is the most common and practical of those used to expose the… Read More
 Hardinge Approach to Hip Joint (Direct Lateral Approach)

Hardinge Approach to Hip Joint (Direct Lateral Approach)

Hardinge Approach to Hip Joint (Direct Lateral Approach) allows excellent exposure of the hip joint for joint replacement.… Read More
 Medial Approach to Hip Joint

Medial Approach to Hip Joint

The uses of the medial approach to hip joint include the following: Open reduction of developmental dysplasia of… Read More
 Anterolateral Approach to Hip Joint (Watson-Jones)

Anterolateral Approach to Hip Joint (Watson-Jones)

Anterolateral approach to hip joint combines an excellent exposure of the acetabulum with safety during reaming of the… Read More
 Anterior Approach to Hip Joint

Anterior Approach to Hip Joint

The anterior approach to hip joint, also known as the Smith-Petersen approach, gives safe access to the hip… Read More
 Posterior Approach to Acetabulum (Kocher-Langenbeck)

Posterior Approach to Acetabulum (Kocher-Langenbeck)

The posterior approach to acetabulum gives access to the posterior wall of the acetabulum and its posterior column. Read More
 Ilioinguinal Approach to Acetabulum

Ilioinguinal Approach to Acetabulum

The ilioinguinal approach to acetabulum allows exposure of the inner surface of the pelvis from the sacroiliac joint… Read More

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