Point/Counterpoint: Surgical Approaches in THA

    At ICJR’s Winter Hip & Knee Course, William J. Hozack, MD, from The Rothman Institute, and Bryan D. Springer, MD, from OrthoCarolina, Charlotte, North Carolina, debated the merits of the direct anterior approach versus the posterior approach for primary total hip arthroplasty.

    Click the images below to hear Dr. Hozack’s defense of the direct anterior approach and Dr. Springer’s reasons for preferring the posterior approach

    William J. Hozack, MD

    Bryan D. Springer, MD

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