anterior approach = ilio-femoral = Smith Petersen
- hip anterior approach on orthobullets

Hip lateral (Watson - Jones)


Hip transgluteal (Bauer, Hardinge)

- Direct lateral or Bauer approach to the hip on AOfoundation


Hip posterior approach (Kocher)


Summary of all approaches

Approach
Plane
Lateral
Medial
anterior (Smith-Peterson)
Superficial
Tensor fascia latae (superior gluteal n,)
Sartorius(femoral n.)

Deep
Gluteus medius (superior gluteal n.)
Rectus femoris (femoral n.)