Today many patients undergoing knee surgery or hip surgery can often go home the same day. By Eric L. Grossman, MD FAAOS, Co-Director, Joint Replacement Surgery, Orthopedics & Spine Institute, Northern Westchester Hospital.
Benefits of Anterior Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman Typically after patients have a hip replaced with the conventional approach, they go to inpatient rehab following 3 to 4 days in the hospital.
An Effective Approach to Hip Replacement by Dr. Eric Grossman For patients needing hip replacement, I utilize an anterior approach to ensure patients receive the most appropriate care possible. While there are three main approaches to hip replacement—lateral, anterior and posterior—the anterior approach has become more popular over the last decade.