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Anthony T. Carter, MD, from Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital, Newport News, Virginia, performs a primary total hip arthroplasty utilizing the direct anterior approach in a procedure that was broadcast live to attendees at ICJR’s 7th Annual Direct Anterior Approach Hip Course.
The patient is a 60-year-old male with long-standing right hip pain. He had been working as a boat mechanic until about 3 months before surgery: He was unable to maneuver into the small spaces on a boat due to pain and stiffness in his hip.
Showing the radiograph used to template the procedure, Dr. Carter noted that the patient has good offset, a relatively long femoral neck, and few osteophytes.
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Originally published December 4, 2018.
Disclosures: Dr. Carter has disclosed that he has relationships with DePuy Synthes, OrthoDevelopment, and Medical Enterprises.