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Hardinge Approach Wheeless

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Description: in direct lateral approach, a curvilear split is made thru the anterior portion of the gluteus medius and vastus muscles,in order to gain access to the anterior face of the hip joint;
- this approach allows a rather direct approach to the hip with minimal need for surgical assistants and affords excellent acetabular exposure;
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
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