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The following is a list of recent International Hip Dysplasia Institute news articles that highlight our commitment to excellence. To read an entire article, please click on the news headline. If you are looking for Scientific Literature Reviews, click here.

Being a Twin or a Triplet is NOT a risk factor for DDH

A recent study from Cambridge, UK, conducted by Barr and Rehm investigated whether multiple births have a higher incidence of DDH, and if selective ultrasound scanning should be considered for these...

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Gavin’s Spica Chair

It may seem odd, but as many parents know – it can be challenging to simply find a seat that works for a child in a hip spica cast.  We recently received a submission from a child’s parents that...

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New Statement Released: Hip Arthroscopy for Labral Repair

We have released a new statement regarding hip arthroscopy for labral repairs: It is critical that a careful history, physical exam, and x-rays be performed by a surgeon with experience in...

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Cartilage Development of a Child’s Hip Socket

A study of the developing hip joint compared x-ray findings to MRI findings. The infant hip has more cartilage than bone and can be imaged with ultrasound, but ultrasound is not very useful after the...

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Periacetabular Osteotomy (PAO) – What Determines Success or Failure?

The PAO surgery developed by Professor Ganz has greatly benefitted young adults who suffer from hip dysplasia. Saving the natural hip joint is often better than having a total hip replacement. Also,...

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eHealth Radio

Dr. Charles Price, a pediatric orthopedist at the Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children, as well as the director of the International Hip Dysplasia Institute joins eHealth Radio and the Pediatric...

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Does hip dysplasia return after successful treatment?

Parents and doctors would like to know if hip dysplasia can return after it’s been successfully treated. Researchers in Zurich, Switzerland have given us a possible answer for babies who were...

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3rd Annual Meeting on Hip Dysplasia – Mexico City

The IHDI teamed up with the Mexican Society of Pediatric Orthopedics, the American British Cowdray Medical Center and Shriners Hospital for Children in Mexico City to put on the 3rd International...

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National Science Foundation awards grant to further Pavlik Harness Study

The National Science Foundation has awarded $340,474.00 to continue an investigative study of the Pavlik Hareness started by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) with the University of...

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Successful Pavlik Harness treatment in late-diagnosed developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)

The Pavlik harness is more successful when started before the age of six months so most doctors are reluctant to try the Pavlik harness after that age. Also, the harness is usually abandoned if...

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