The Use of Abduction Bracing for the Prevention of Early Postoperative Dislocation After Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty
Journal of Arthroplasty, 05/31/2012
Murray TG et al. – Multivariate regression found no benefit to bracing, while controlling for factors found to significantly affect dislocation rate in this population. The data do not support the routine use of an abduction brace to aid in the prevention of dislocation.