Hybrid Total Hip Arthroplasty

  • Rida Adel Kassim


The patient was identified and the correct operative extremity confirmed. The patient was brought in the operating room and spinal or general anesthetic was administered. Antibiotic was administered intravenously. The patient was then placed in the left lateral decubitus position using a peg-board for positioning. The anterior pelvis peg was placed at the level of the pubic symphysis and the posterior peg was placed superior to the gluteal cleft. The position of the pelvis relative to the floor was evaluated and confirmed to be perpendicular. A bolster was placed along the lateral chest wall on the down side to protect the axilla.


Bone Tunnel Gluteus Maximus Femoral Anteversion Left Lateral Decubitus Position Septic Loosening 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rida Adel Kassim
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    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Orthopaedics, Department of SurgerySahel General HospitalBeirutLebanon
  2. 2.Division of Orthopaedics, Department of SurgeryClemenceau Medical CenterBeirutLebanon

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