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Preoperative planning for total hip replacement, consent, and complications 

Preoperative planning for total hip replacement, consent, and complications
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Preoperative planning for total hip replacement, consent, and complications
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R.W.J. Carrington

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.007003
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date: 13 December 2019

Preoperative planning is essential to achieve successful results after total hip replacement

Obtaining informed consent is important for both surgeon and patient

The surgeon must have a comprehensive knowledge of the aetiology and treatment of the common associated complications.

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