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Table 1 Overview of complications found in our series (851 hips with average 3.9 years follow-up) and results from published studies on DAA and bikini incision DAA THA

From: Minimizing complications in bikini incision direct anterior approach total hip arthroplasty: A single surgeon series of 865 cases

Complication Results in current study (%) Results from published literature on DAA and Bikini incision DAA THA (references)
Superficial wound infection 3 (0.35) 0.3–4% [21, 32, 50, 54]
Deep wound infection 2 (0.23) 0.3–0.8% [20, 29, 33]
Dislocation 2 (0.23) 0.3–2.7% [11, 20, 35]
Calcar fracture 3 (0.35) 0.3–1.5% [20, 35, 40]
Stem subsidence 3 (0.35) 0.2–0.7% [35, 40]
Trochanteric fracture 3 (0.35) 2.3% [29]
Femoral fracture 4 (0.47) 0.12%-0.45% [19, 29]
Leg length discrepancy 2 (0.23) 0.2% [35]
Deep vein thrombosis 3 (0.35) 0.8–1.35% [11, 30]
Permanent neuropraxia (LFCN) 3 (0.35) 1.2–11% [25, 33, 35]
Transient neuropraxia (LFCN) 55 (6.4) 15–81% [17, 20, 45]
Canal perforation 0 0.8–9% [16, 52]
Trochanteric Bursitis 8 (1.1) 6.1% [48]
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