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    ICJR COLLECTIONS: The Acetabulum in Direct Anterior Approach THA

    The increasing popularity of the direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty (THA) has triggered a corresponding increase in the need for education to help surgeons through the learning curve for the procedure – including how to access the acetabulum and femur in patients who are supine instead of in the lateral decubitus position for a posterior approach THA.

    RELATED: Register for ICJR’s 9th Annual Direct Anterior Approach Hip Course, October 8-10

    In this article, we’ve collected resources from the ICJR archives on acetabular exposure and cup positioning in patients undergoing THA by the direct anterior approach. These resources are from ICJR’s 8th Annual Direct Anterior Approach Hip Course, held last year in Houston under the direction of Course Chairs Stefan W. Kreuzer, MD, and Joseph T. Moskal, MD, FACS.

    Click the images below to watch the presentations on the acetabulum from this meeting.

    Acetabular Exposure in Direct Anterior Hip Replacement – How I Do It
    Theodore T. Manson, MD

    Cup Positioning in Direct Anterior Hip Replacement – Imageless
    Kristoff Corten, MD PhD

    Cup Positioning in Direct Anterior Hip Replacement – Image Assist
    Trevor M. Owen, MD

    Cup Positioning – Navigation and Robotics
    Timothy P. Lovell, MD

    Ramifications of Socket Position and Sizing in DAA: Impingement and Instability
    Joel M. Matta, MD

    Managing the Dysplastic Acetabulum in Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
    John L. Masonis, MD

    Managing the Protrusio Acetabulum in Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
    Lee E. Rubin, MD

    Cup Positioning – Patient Specific System
    Stefan W. Kreuzer, MD

    Cup Positioning after Lumbar/Pelvic Fusion
    J. Bohannon Mason MD