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.
 

World Journal of Orthopedics – New Report

Developmental dysplasia of the hip: What has changed in the last 20 years? A fascinating article highlighting many of the new and updated diagnosis and treatment options for DDH. The International...

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Final Report for 2017 DDH Educational Course

Hip Dysplasia is four times more common in Ecuador than any other South or Central American country. IHDI has initiated efforts to improve this in Ecuador with education for the public and...

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Pavlik Harness Study

  Femoral Anteversion Angle Influence on Severe Grades of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip using the Pavlik Harness The following images are part of a study being conducted at the University...

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New Avascular Necrosis Study

Risk Factors for AVN Avascular Necrosis (AVN) is a worrisome complication from the treatment of hip dysplasia (learn more about AVN here). As the name suggests, this occurs when there is loss of...

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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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