Scientific Literature Reviews

The following is a list of recent International Hip Dysplasia Institute scientific literature reviews. To read a review, please click on the title.
 

Supervised Physical Therapy Is Unnecessary after Total Hip Replacement

An important study about rehabilitation after total hip replacement was just published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. [https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28419032] Numerous advancements...

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A recent study confirms, adults with hip dysplasia are significantly more likely to develop arthritis

An important research study reaffirming that hip dysplasia is a major risk factor for arthritis of the hip was recently published. This research study from the Mayo clinic received the prestigious...

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Scientific Publications

Here is a list of scientific publications that were directly conducted by IHDI or were stimulated by IHDI through discussions and support of the IHDI Medical Advisory Board.   What...

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New Warning about Swaddling

  According to a recent research study, infant swaddling with any restriction of leg movement may harm unstable hips. This is especially true for babies being treated for hip dysplasia....

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Adult Hip Dysplasia Update 2016

A review of current concepts for Adult Hip Dysplasia was published in the January, 2016 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Here is a summary of that report: Irregular shape of the...

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Does your child need a follow-up x-ray?

Parents and doctors worry that hip dysplasia may not be “cured” after the initial treatment even though everything seems normal when treatment is stopped. Unfortunately, hip dysplasia can...

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Just Published – IHDI Classification of Hip Dysplasia

A new classification of hip dysplasia was developed by the International Hip Dysplasia Institute (IHDI). The IHDI Classification has been validated and was recently published in the Journal of...

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IHDI Team Researches Anatomical Severity of Dislocated Hips

A team of researchers from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute returned from a two day visit to the University of Padua in Italy where they conducted anatomy research with professors from this...

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More Worry for Childhood Hip Dysplasia

There’s new information that children who had a totally normal hip may deteriorate if they also had a dislocated hip on the opposite side. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25183584 A...

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New Guidelines for Infant Hip Dysplasia

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons releases new practice guidelines for infant hip dysplasia.   New clinical practice guidelines for infant hip dysplasia have been released by the...

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