1st Edition

Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty

By Javad Parvizi, Brian Klatt Copyright 2013

    Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty by Dr. Javad Parvizi is a succinct, yet comprehensive text that provides a unique and colorful look into the world of total hip arthroplasty, an in-depth history of this common procedure, as well as strategies to treat and prevent complications.

    Inside you will find information on:
    • Patient selection
    • Preoperative templating
    • Surgical techniques
    • Relevant anesthesia and pain management
    • Postoperative rehabilitation
    • Strategies for minimization of complications
    • Relevant figures and diagrams
    • And much more

    Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty is unique in its format to provide basic and detailed information on total hip arthroplasty from A to Z with descriptive, easy-to-read text and extensive visual elements, such as charts and tables.

    With total hip arthroplasty being the most successful and popular procedure and each chapter being written by both a resident and an attending, Essentials in Total Hip Arthroplasty will be the essential “go-to” text for residents, fellows, physical therapists, students, and junior attendings involved with all matters related to the procedure.



    About the Editors

    Contributing Authors

    Foreword by Aaron G. Rosenberg, MD


    Chapter 1?

    Applied Anatomy of the Hip

    S. Mehdi Jafari, MD and Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

    Chapter 2??

    Hip Biomechanics

    Pooya Hosseinzadeh, MD and Ali Oliashirazi, MD

    Chapter 3??

    Approach to the Patient With Hip and Groin Pain

    S.M. Javad Mortazavi, MD and Mitchell K. Freedman, DO

    Chapter 4??

    Preoperative Evaluation of Patients for Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Brett Perricelli, MD and Richard L. McGough III, MD

    Chapter 5??

    Osteoarthritis of the Hip: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis, and Pathology

    Ronald Huang, MD and S.M. Javad Mortazavi, MD

    Chapter 6??


    Christopher S. Adams, PhD

    Chapter 7??


    Steven Kurtz, PhD and Michael Manley, PhD

    Chapter 8??

    Polymethylmethacrylate Bone Cement

    Manny Porat, MD and Javad Parvizi, MD

    Chapter 9??

    Nonsurgical Management of Hip Osteoarthritis

    Eric L. Grossman, MD, FAAOS; S.M. Javad Mortazavi, MD; and Peter F. Sharkey, MD

    Chapter 10??

    Hip Arthroscopy

    Junaid Makda, MD; Eric B. Smith, MD; Khalid M. Yousuf, MD, MS; and Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

    Chapter 11??

    Femoroacetabular Impingement

    Benjamin Bender, MD; Ashok Gowda, MD; and Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

    Chapter 12??

    History of Hip Surgery

    Orhan Bican, MD and Lauren K. Kahl, MD

    Chapter 13??

    Indications for Total Hip Arthroplasty and Total Hip Resurfacing

    Adam J. Schwartz, MD and Craig J. Della Valle, MD

    Chapter 14??

    Preoperative Templating

    Ravi K. Bashyal, MD; Benjamin Bender, MD; and Robert L. Barrack, MD

    Chapter 15??

    Surgical Approaches in Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Elie Ghanem, MD and Matt Austin, MD

    Chapter 16??

    Operating Room Setup

    Eric Levicoff, MD; Manny Porat, MD; and Brian A. Klatt, MD

    Chapter 17??


    Elie Ghanem, MD; Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS; and Brian A. Klatt, MD

    Chapter 18??

    Surgical Principles of Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Luis Pulido, MD and William Hozack, MD

    Chapter 19??

    Avoiding Complications

    James Cashman, MD; Michael E. Ciminiello, MD; and James J. Purtill, MD

    Chapter 20??

    Postoperative Management: Analgesia and Anticoagulation

    Eric Schwenk, MD; Kishor Gandhi, MD, MPH; and Eugene R. Viscusi, MD

    Chapter 21??

    Controversies in Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Thomas K. John, MD; Benjamin Bender, MD; and Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

    Chapter 22??

    Outcomes of Primary and Complex Primary Hips

    Sanaz Hariri, MD and Henrik Malchau, MD, PhD

    Chapter 23??

    Factors Influencing Outcome of Total Hip Arthroplasty

    S. Mehdi Jafari, MD; Ronald Huang, MD; and William Hozack, MD

    Chapter 24??

    Osteonecrosis of the Hip

    Lawrence P. Lai, MD, MS; Thorsten M. Seyler, MD; and Michael A. Mont, MD

    Chapter 25??

    Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

    Khalid M. Yousuf, MD, MS and Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

    Chapter 26??

    Periprosthetic Hip Fracture

    CDR M.T. Newman, MD and Hari P. Bezwada, MD

    Chapter 27??

    Periprosthetic Joint Infection

    Khalid Azzam, MD; James Cashman, MD; and Javad Parvizi, MD, FRCS

    Chapter 28??

    Causes of Failure of Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Joshua C. Fox, MD and Michael H. Huo, MD

    Chapter 29??

    Complex Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Bryan D. Springer, MD

    Chapter 30??

    Total Hip Arthroplasty: Wound Closure

    G. Daxton Steele, MD, PharmD and Adolf J. Yates Jr, MD

    Chapter 31??

    Rehabilitation After Total Hip Arthroplasty

    Kristen Hines; Erika Davis, MD; Katie O’Shea, PT, DPT; and Kristen Vogl

    Financial Disclosures



    Javad Parvizi MD, FRCS is a Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Rothman Institute and Thomas Jefferson University with an interest in reconstruction of complex pelvis, hip, and knee diseases with special emphasis on joint preservation. He is a member of numerous national and international societies such as the Hip Society, the Knee Society, and the Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and has served in leadership roles in a large number of national committees. He is a member of various editorial boards for orthopedic journals. He has received wide recognition for his clinical and basic science research including the Brazilian presidential award of honor, 5 Hip Society awards, and 4 Knee Society awards, as well as numerous honors from other societies. He has authored over 350 peer-reviewed manuscripts, is the editor of 5 text books in orthopedics, and has authored over 120 chapters.   

    Brian A. Klatt, MD graduated from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 1997. After completing his orthopedic residency at the University of Pittsburgh, he served 4 years on active duty with the United States Air Force. The final 2 years in the military were spent working with the residency program at Wilford Hall Medical Center, and it was there that his commitment to education was solidified. After an honorable discharge from the military, Dr. Klatt completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction at the Rothman Institute, Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. His decision to attend a fellowship at the Rothman Institute was a direct result of meeting Dr. Rothman at a lecture in San Antonio. Dr. Klatt has been lucky to be mentored by many of the great names in orthopedic surgery today. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Klatt returned to the University of Pittsburgh, where he continues to dedicate himself to the education of medical students and residents. His research interests are varied and encompass both clinical and basic science topics. He is honored to have worked with Dr. Parvizi to produce this text. This text is their second collaborative effort. Dr. Klatt hopes that it will provide a quick and easy source for residents who seek to understand the essential information required to master total hip arthroplasty.

    “Written by renowned experts, this book provides step-by-step, practical guidance and relevant information for the treatment of adult hip problems.  The diagrams and photos are very helpful…In less than 300 pages, this treatise provides the key information necessary to treat common hip problems in the adult patient.  It also includes excellent, up-to-date references.  This is an essential book for the academic library frequented by residents.  It will be used often, and the references will lead to further in-depth reading.

    Samuel J. Chmell, MD, University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Doody’s Review Service