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Table 1 In- and exclusion criteria

From: The design of a randomised controlled trial to evaluate the (cost-) effectiveness of the posterolateral versus the direct anterior approach for THA (POLADA – trial)

Inclusion criteria Exclusion criteria
- Age between 18–90 years; - Indication for THA is primary or secondary symptomatic osteoarthritis - A history of previous surgery on the ipsilateral hip; - complaints of the contralateral hip; - a hip prosthesis at the contralateral side; - symptomatic osteoarthritis of the knee; - peripheral neuropathy; - (active) arthritis (e.g. rheumatic disease); - a history of CVA; - COPD GOLD III or IV - NYHA class III or IV - cognitive impairments. - not able to fill in questionnaires in the Dutch language
  1. Abbreviations: THA Total Hip Arthroplasty, CVA Cerebrovascular Accident, COPD Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, NYHA New York Heart Association