Recommendation ID

Do the direct anterior, direct superior and supercapsular percutaneously assisted (SuperPATH) approaches to hip replacement improve patient-recorded outcome measures and reduce length of hospital stays, revision rates, neurological complications and surgical site infections compared with the posterior and anterolateral approaches?

Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)

Full details of the research recommendation are in evidence review M: hip replacement approach.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
Joint replacement (primary): hip, knee and shoulder
Date issued
June 2020

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 01/06/2020