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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.

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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Reliability of plain x-rays for developmental dysplasia of the hip in children

In the current era there are growing concerns of radiation exposure particularly in the children. In spite of amazing advances in the field of imaging, regular x-rays continue to remain the primary...

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Does Swaddling Influence Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip? An Experimental Animal Study

The overall effect of swaddling has been controversial for centuries. Its positive effect on the psychological development of the infant has popularized it in European and North American countries,...

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Results of open reduction surgery for developmental dislocation of the hip

In spite of good neonatal screening programs and a global push towards early diagnosis of infants with DDH, we continue to see children with DDH and dislocated hips that need surgical intervention....

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Grand Opening: Wyatt Whitney Hip And Orthopedic Institute

  Today we celebrated the grand opening of the Whitney Whitney Hip & Orthopedic Institute. This Institute was made possible by the generosity of Dan Whitney (Larry the Cable Guy) and his...

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Predictors for Secondary Procedures after open reduction of hip in walking children with DDH

Surgical intervention including open reduction of hip in children of walking age is often fraught with secondary surgical procedures as the failure is not infrequent. The resultant persistent...

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