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A 66-year-old female underwent a surgical procedure 6 weeks ago, and video A demonstrates her gait during ambulation. Based on her gait pattern, which reconstructive procedure did the patient most likely have?
Right total hip arthroplasty through Smith-Petersen approach
Left total hip arthroplasty through Smith-Petersen approach
Left total hip arthroplasty through modified Hardinge approach
Right total hip arthroplasty through modified Hardinge approach
Left L2-L3 decompression foraminotomy
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In a modified Hardinge (lateral) approach to the hip, what structure limits the proximal extent of the gluteus medius split?
Superior gluteal nerve
Inferior gluteal nerve
Which of the following approaches for total hip arthroplasty is reported to have the lowest prosthetic dislocation rate?
Posterior approach with posterior soft tissue repair
Anterolateral (Watson Jones)
Direct lateral (Hardinge)
Posterior approach without posterior soft tissue repair
Which of the following describes the internervous plane of the direct lateral approach to the hip?
Between femoral nerve and superior gluteal nerve
Between superior gluteal nerve and inferior gluteal nerve
Between superior gluteal nerve and sciatic nerve
No true internervous plane as the dissection splits a muscle innervated by the superior gluteal nerve
No true internervous plane as the dissection splits a muscle innervated by the inferior gluteal nerve