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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