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.
For more on the direct anterior approach, register for the final webinar in our virtual CME series, ICJR Insights: Mastering the Direct Anterior Approach. Click here to register for this webinar, which will be held on Tuesday, October 27.
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.