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Table 4 Surgical complications

From: Minimally invasive anterolateral approach versus direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty in the supine position: a prospective study based on early postoperative outcomes

Complication MAA (n) DAA (n) P value
Superficial infection (hips) 0 0 1.00
Deep infection 0 0 1.00
DVT 0 0 1.00
Calcar fracture 0 0 1.00
Major trochanteric fracture 1 (2%) 1 (2.1%) 1.00
LCFN neuropraxia 0 7(14.6%) 0.016
Nerve palsy 0 0 1.00
Postoperative dislocation 0 0 1.00
Postoperative femoral fracture 0 0 1.00
Cup migration 0 0 1.00
Stem subsidence > 3 mm (EBRA/FCA) 0 0 1.00
Thigh pain 0 0 1.00
Bursitis 0 0 1.00
  1. P value < 0.05 was shown in bold