SURGICAL PEARLS: Approaches to Total Hip Arthroplasty

    At ICJR’s 12th Annual Winter Hip & Knee Course, 3 surgeons with busy joint replacement practices – Richard A. Berger, MD; Bryan D. Springer, MD; and Stefan W. Kreuzer, MD – discussed why they prefer one surgical approach to total hip arthroplasty over any other approach they could use when performing primary procedures.

    Click the images below to hear what they had to say.

    Watson-Jones Approach
    Richard A. Berger MD

    Posterior Approach
    Bryan D. Springer, MD

    Direct Anterior Approach
    Stefan W. Kreuzer, MD

    Disclosures: Dr. Berger has disclosed that he receives royalties from MicroPort Orthopedics. Dr. Springer has no disclosures relevant to this presentation. Dr. Kreuzer has disclosed that he has an ownership interest in Innovative Orthopedic Technologies.