Orthop Traumatol Surg Res 2020 Dec 8;106(8):1523-1526. Epub 2020 Nov 8.
LaTIM, Inserm, UMR 1101, SFR IBSAM, UFR médecine, 22, avenue Camille-Desmoulins, CS 93837, 29238 Brest cedex 3, France; Service de chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique, centre hospitalier régional universitaire, 29200 Brest, France; Université de Bretagne Occidentale, UBO, 3, rue des Archives, CS 93837, 29238 Brest, France.
Interest in the different surgical approaches to total hip arthroplasty remains high, but without any real consensus on which approach is the most beneficial. Several recent technical innovations have made it possible to reduce the risk of dislocation, therefore improving the efficacy of the posterolateral approach. Since 2003, we have been using a modified minimally invasive posterolateral approach called SPARTAQUUS (Spare the Piriformis And Respect The Active QUadratus femoris and gluteus mediUS), which spares the piriformis tendon, the quadratus femoris muscle and the gluteus medius muscle, and involves direct capsular repair. Read More