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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.

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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Ultrasonographic Assessment of Hips in the First Six weeks of Life: Does the Incidence of DDH Change from week 1 to week 6?

Although Hip dysplasia is diagnosed using both clinical and sonographic findings, using ultrasound alone may over-diagnose DDH in the early days/ first week of life. Bialik et al conducted a study...

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One Hip World 2012

One Hip World is a one day event to take place on June 30, 2012! The idea behind this event is for you to choose a fundraising activity - a bake sale, book sale, 5K Run/Walk, an auction, etc... to be...

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To screen or not to screen for DDH?

There are wide differences of opinion about the value of screening infants for hip dysplasia. Almost everyone agrees that the newborn examination is important, but even that misses about one in 10...

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FitPregnancy

Wrap your baby right Rigid swaddling could pose a risk to your baby....

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PS Mom Reviews

PS Mom Reviews There are two aspects to swaddling safely: 1) Avoiding suffocation and 2) Preventing Hip Dysplasia. Hip Dysplasia is one of the most common conditions among newborn babies, affecting...

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