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[A modern approach to the surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip]

SZENDRŐI Miklós, SÓLYOM László

JANUARY 20, 2001

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2001;11(01)

[The authors review the development of surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip, including the joint preserving interventions for biomechanical reconstruction in prearthroses, and the joint deceasing, or joint replacing procedures in advanced osteoarthritis. Demonstrating the indications, contraindications and possible complications they point to the responsibility of the surgeon, and to the changes of the recent strategy comparing to the previous one. They give a „state of the art” description regarding the surgical treatment of osteoarthritis of the hip supported by references from the literature and their own experience.]

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