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Approaches to the hip 

Approaches to the hip
Approaches to the hip

J. Miles

and Timothy W.R. Briggs

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date: 26 May 2022

The development of safe and reliable approaches has allowed hip replacement surgery to be undertaken successfully

There are four main approaches, each with their inherent advantages and disadvantages

Awareness of the structures at risk with each approach reduces the risk of iatrogenic injury

All of the approaches have been modified and improved upon to address specific weaknesses.

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