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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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Arthroscopic reduction of the dislocated hip in infants

Arthroscopic techniques in management of pediatric hip conditions have now been explored for treatment of DDH hips as well. Eberhardt et al from Olgahospital Stuttgart, Germany, presented their early...

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Carrying the Olympic Torch – it was THE most amazing experience!

Annick Hollis carrying the 2012 Olympic Torch In January 2009, at the age of 46, Annick Hollis was diagnosed with severe bi-lateral hip dysplasia. "The funny thing is that in my baby book the...

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Advanced MR Imaging of the hip after cast immobilization in DDH

Accurate reduction of the hip is important for children with dislocated hips that undergo reduction. Plain radiographs are routinely used to evaluate the reduction but can be tricky to interpret. CT...

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DDH Education Module for Medical Professionals

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI) in collaboration with Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne has made a developmental dysplasia of the hip education module for medical professionals...

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