A modified lateral approach to the hip provides good exposure to the hip joint. It is safe, simple, direct and remote from the contaminated perineal area.
Wu, Kent K.
"A Modified Lateral Approach to the Hip Joint for Total Hip Replacement,"
Henry Ford Hospital Medical Journal
: Vol. 23
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