FEATURED SURGERY: Direct Anterior Approach THA

    E. Matthew Heinrich, MD, from Muve Health in Austin, Texas, performs a direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty with the help of a surgeon-controlled leg and retractor holder, in a procedure broadcast live to attendees at ICJR’s 12th Annual Winter Hip & Knee Course.

    The patient is a 76-year-old female with progressively worsening osteoarthritis of the right hip. She now wants a total hip arthroplasty to resolve the increasing pain and disability she had experienced over the past 2 years.

    Click the image above to watch the procedure.

    Disclosures: Dr. Heinrich has disclosed relationships with Zimmer Biomet, DePuy Synthes, DJO Surgical, Medtronic, and OrthAlign.