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BECKER’S SPINE REVIEW: Why the direct anterior approach for THA is the future, by Megan Wood

BECKER’S SPINE REVIEW: Why the direct anterior approach for THA is the future, by Megan Wood

Orthopedic surgeons consider several factors before performing outpatient total hip replacement, including which approach to use. Thomas Ellis, MD, of Columbus, Ohio-based Orthopedic One; Coleman Fowble, MD, of Columbia, S.C.-based Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery; and John Masonis, MD, of Charlotte, N.C.-based of OrthoCarolina, discuss why they adopted the direct anterior approach for THA and the benefits they've seen.