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Table 8 Radiographic analysis of cup placement; surgery related complications

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

Measure Anterior Lateral
Mean inclination (°) 38.6 (SD 5.7) 40.28 (SD 6.2)
Exchange of parts 1 (aseptic loosening, 1.4%) 0
Persistent lateral femoral cutaneous nerve paraesthesia 3 (4.1%) 0
Joint dislocation 0 1
Leg length discrepancy >1cm 2 (2.7%) 3 (6%)
Trendelenburg 1 (1.4%) 1 (2%)