Approaches Category: Hip Approaches


Posterior Approach to Hip Joint (Moore Approach)

The posterior approach to hip joint is the most common and practical of those used to expose the hip joint. Popularized by...

Hardinge Approach to Hip Joint (Direct Lateral Approach)

Hardinge Approach to Hip Joint (Direct Lateral Approach) allows excellent exposure of the hip joint for joint replacement. It avoids the need...

Medial Approach to Hip Joint

The uses of the medial approach to hip joint include the following: Open reduction of developmental dysplasia of the hip, Psoas tendon...

Anterolateral Approach to Hip Joint (Watson-Jones)

Anterolateral approach to hip joint combines an excellent exposure of the acetabulum with safety during reaming of the femoral shaft in total...

Anterior Approach to Hip Joint

The anterior approach to hip joint, also known as the Smith-Petersen approach, gives safe access to the hip joint and ilium.

Posterior Approach to Acetabulum (Kocher-Langenbeck)

The posterior approach to acetabulum gives access to the posterior wall of the acetabulum and its posterior column.

Ilioinguinal Approach to Acetabulum

The ilioinguinal approach to acetabulum allows exposure of the inner surface of the pelvis from the sacroiliac joint to the pubic symphysis....