Making the Case for Surgical Approaches in THA

    We recently asked 3 top joint replacement surgeons – David G. Lewallen, MD, from Mayo Clinic; Bryan D. Springer, MD, from OrthoCarolina; and Mark J. Spangehl, MD, from Mayo Clinic – to defend their preferred surgical approaches for total hip arthroplasty (THA).

    Click the images below to hear their comments.

    David G. Lewallen, MD – anterolateral approach

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    Bryan D. Springer, MD – mini-posterior approach

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    Mark J. Spangehl, MD – direct anterior approach

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    Producer and Director: Michael Bugera; Post Production: Ryan Waczek