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Table 5 Functional outcome and complications after THA through the MDAA in all patients

From: Functional outcome and complication following THA through modified direct anterior approach correlated to cadaveric study: are there any differences in Asian hip?

Parameters Result
(n = 32)
Harris hip score (HHS)a
 Preoperative HHS 42.8 ± 14.8 (28.0-79.0)
 Postoperative HHS 89.6 ± 7.0 (75.0-100.0)
P value < 0.001
Visual analog score (VAS)a
 Preoperative VAS 8.2 ± 1.1 (6.0-10.0)
 Postoperative VAS 0.8 ± 0.7 (0.0-2.0)
P value < 0.001
Wound complicationb
 Wound dehiscence 0 (0.0%)
 Superficial infection 0 (0.0%)
Periprosthetic joint infectionb 0 (0.0%)
Meralgia parestheticab 0 (0.0%)
Abductor weaknessb 0 (0.0%)
Venous thromboembolismb 0 (0.0%)
Mortalityb,c 1 (3.1%)
  1. The modified direct anterior approach (MDAA); Total hip arthroplasty (THA)
  2. aPresented mean ± SD (minimum-maximum)
  3. bRepresented n (%)
  4. cOne patient died after 2 years follow-up (3 years after THA from pneumonia with sepsis)