SURGICAL PEARLS: Obtaining Acetabular Exposure in Direct Anterior Approach THA

    In a presentation from last year’s 8th Annual Direct Anterior Approach Hip Course, Theodore T. Manson, MD, from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, offers his top tips and techniques for achieving optimum acetabular exposure with the direct anterior approach for total hip arthroplasty.

    Through saw bones examples and OR and cadaver demonstrations, Dr. Manson provides direction on:

    • Basic release for acetabular exposure
    • Safe acetabular retractor position
    • Extensile acetabular exposure

    Click the image above to watch Dr. Manson’s presentation.

    Disclosures: Dr. Manson has disclosed that he is a consultant for and receives research support from DePuy Synthes, that he is a consultant for Stryker, and that he receives royalties from Globus Medical.