Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski, Gospodin Iliev
ISSN: 1312 773X (Online)
Issue: 2015, vol. 21, issue 1
Subject Area: Medicine - Orthopedics and Traumatology
Pages: 752-756
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2015211.752
Published online: 30 March 2015

J of IMAB 2015 Jan-Mar;21(1):752-756
Pencho Kosev, Bojan Valentinov, Yordan AndonovCorresponding Autor, Cvetan Sokolov.
Department of orthopedics and traumatology, MHAT Ruse, Ruse, Bulgaria.

We present our experience with the soft tissue balancing in total hip arthroplasty. Detailed indications, planning and surgical technique are presented. The described procedures are performed on 278 hips for a period of 6 years (2008-2014). We conclude that the outcome of a THA can be improved by balancing the stability, ROM, muscle strength and limb length equality.

Key words: THA, soft tissue balancing, selective muscle, release femoral offset, limb length equality,

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Kosev P, Valentinov B, Andonov Y, Sokolov C. Soft tissue balancing in total hip arthroplasty. J of IMAB. 2015 Jan-Mar;21(1):752-756. doi:

Correspondence to: Dr. Yordan Andonov, Department of orthopedics and traumatology, MHAT Ruse, 2, Nezavisimost str., 7000 Ruse, Bulgaria; E-mail:

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Received: 15 January 2015
Published online: 30 March 2015

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