Less Invassive Hip Surgery

Minimally invassive hip surgery at The Runnymede

Less Invasive Hip Surgery Inevitably, some soft tissue disruption occurs when a total joint replacement is performed. Over the last 5 to 10 years much research has been done into reducing the amount of soft tissue disruption when performing total hip replacement. The premise of minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is to minimise this soft tissue disruption both with the skin incision and the dissection of the deeper tissues. There is no doubt that the initial pioneers, “overcooked” this principle and...

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