Dr. Joel Matta
Over 2000 Anterior Approach THRs
St. John’s Health Center
2001 Santa Monica Blvd. #1090
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Phone: (310) 582 7475
Hip and Pelivis.com Website
Dr. Stefan Kreuzer
Memorial Bone & Joint Clinic
909 Frostwood Drive,
Houston, Texas 77024
Dr. Kreuzer’s Website
Dr. Stefan Kreuzer, Board Certified orthopedic surgeon in Houston, Texas, gives a presentation on the advantages of the Direct Anterior Approach for THR.
During a joint replacement procedure, your surgeon will strive to ensure that everything is aligned properly. Accurate alignment of the hip or knee components is critical to the overall function of your new joint,1,2 and it also plays a role in helping your joint feel healthy again, and helping the joint replacement to potentially last longer.
Computer-assisted technology has made it possible for your orthopaedic specialist to navigate joint replacement procedures with a level of accuracy so precise it may improve the results of your surgery.1
What are some of the reasons orthopaedic surgeons choose computer-assisted technology?
- Provides your surgeon with comprehensive
Dr. Joseph F. Fetto
New York University Medical Center
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery
530 1st Ave, Suite 5B
New York, NY 10016
Tel: (212) 263-7296
Fax: (212) 263-6199
The Lateral Flare hip stem features a unique new design for femoral components. The addition of a lateral expansion to the proximal body of the stem allows for a more physiologic distribution of the body weight over the entire proximal femur.
This new design was based on an updated hip biomechanical model which includes the muscles and ligaments in a dynamic, more physiologic situation. By including these soft tissue factors, particularly the Iliotibial band (ITB) as a tension band lateral to the femur and the vastus lateralis muscle, a more accurate picture on how the loads are transmitted through the hip joint was recreated. Contrary to what it was traditionally …
Dr. Corey Burak
24 Saw Mill River Road (Rte. 9A)
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Dr. Burak is the first orthopaedic surgeon in the northeast United States to utilize the revolutionary anterior approach total-hip replacement technique.