Comparing Risk of Complications Between Different Surgical Methods for Hip Replacement

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What The Study Did: Researchers compared the risk of complications among 30,000 adults in Canada who had total hip replacement based on the different surgical approaches used with patients on their side or back during the procedure.

Authors: Daniel Pincus, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Toronto, is the corresponding author.

 

(doi:10.1001/jama.2020.0785)

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