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Surgical approaches

Surgical approaches

Front access, lateral access, access via Trocntr, high access and mini-posterior approach.

There are different surgical approaches for hip replacement surgery.

All surgical approaches are effective, acceptable to the orthopedic, and they all have advantages and disadvantages.

The surgeon specialist in hip replacement surgery would choose the appropriate surgical approach that would allow transplanting the prosthesis correctly, without causing damage to the important organs such as nerves, blood vessels or muscles.

The correct choice of surgical approach helps to accelerate the recovery process and saves the patient from suffering and movement disability.

A few words about hip replacement surgery

Hip replacement surgery is a very common surgery. Between 3000-4000 surgeries are done in Israel every year, as the main reason for them is the erosion of the articular cartilage as a result of osteoarthritis, this is very typical among the older age groups (“Osteoarthritis”). Those who suffer from it face a lot of pain and movement restrictions and often referred to other medical treatments, such as taking pain pills, treatments like Aostioftih, chiropractic and physiotherapy. If these treatments do not help, for most, it’s recommended to choose a surgical procedure: total hip replacement surgery. This surgery has a very high success rate – 97 percent, and is currently considered the most acceptable. During which the surgeon replaces the worn hip in an artificial joint.

It is possible to do the surgery several approaches: rear access, front access, lateral access, access high and access via Htrohntr.

What is the best surgical approach to hip replacement?

The surgeon will consider depending on the anatomy, body structure and distortions, the suitable prosthesis for the specific case and which approach allows faster recovery.
It is better to use an approach that does not cause damage to the main muscles of the hip.
Choosing the appropriate surgical approach helps keeping the muscles and ligaments around the hip and preventing various complications.

After implanting an artificial hip joint, the patient will enjoy much more stable joint.

Advantages of this procedure

These benefits are reflected mainly after the surgery and a patient’s behavior. He suffers less pain, he almost does not limping after surgery, his rehabilitation process would be much faster, strong and stable hip will be received, he does not suffer special restrictions and can return to his daily routine in a shorter period of time.

It is important to remember that, despite the many advantages of the procedure, it is a surgical procedure and, like other surgical procedures – also accompanied by risks and complications such as fractures, infections and other discharges. Recovery from the surgery usually takes several weeks, after which you can return to full activity including exercise.

Comparison of the length of legs

Prior to surgery, the surgeon make a careful examination which measures the length of the legs and checks distortions. Also, the surgeon plans to accurately and deeply the surgical procedure and, makes measurements during the surgery itself using dedicated equipment. All these make it possible to reach the desired result with equal length legs.