Total Hip Replacement, Anterior Approach

Top Washington D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia Orthopedic Surgeons Specializing in Total Hip Replacement, Anterior Approach

This surgery replaces diseased and damaged portions of the hip with implants designed to restore function to the hip joint. The surgeon uses an incision on the anterolateral part of the hip, instead of a more traditional incision on the side or back of the joint.

What is a total hip replacement?

This detailed video explains the entire process of total hip replacement, including the anterior approach, removal of the damaged bone, hip socket cleaning, metal shell inserted, liner inserted, femur prepared, implant inserted, ball attached, and end of procedure.