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Table 1 Characteristics of evaluated patient collective preoperatively and at final follow-up

From: A prospective randomized comparison of the minimally invasive direct anterior and the transgluteal approach for primary total hip arthroplasty

  Anterior   Lateral   
   Range   Range P value
Preoperative
 Number of patients 77   71   
 Age in years 63.2 (SD 8.2) 44-77 61.9 (SD 7.8) 50-78 0.193
 Female 32 (42%)   32 (45%)   0.425
 Body Mass Index (BMI) 28.1 (SD 3.7) 20.0-34.8 28.3 (SD 3.4) 20.9-42.2 0.869
 Time of surgery 12/2011-3/2014   12/2011-3/2014   
 Surgeons 8   8   
Final follow-up
 Number of patients 73   50   
 Age in years 62.5 (SD 8.0) 44-77 62.2 (SD 8.5) 50-78 0.261
 Female 32 (44%)   26 (52%)   0.195
 Body Mass Index (BMI) 28.3 (SD 4.0) 20.0-34.8 28.7 (SD 3.2) 20.9-42.2 0.834