Adult Hip Dysplasia Update 2016

Adult Hip Dysplasia Update 2016

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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:

 

IHDI Commentary: The first PAO Surgery was performed in 1982. This procedure has provided pain relief and restored activity levels for thousands of people who previously were told to live with their problem until they were old enough to have a total hip replacement. During the same period of time, total hip replacement has improved for younger individuals. The role of both of these procedures for young adults with hip dysplasia continues to evolve. The good news is that PAO surgery and total hip replacement have improved the outlook for people suffering from hip dysplasia at a young age. Nonetheless, hip dysplasia is a common problem that causes a lot of disability and the IHDI will continue its efforts to prevent this problem for children and adults.

 

Click here to view the complete article: https://jbjs.org/content/98/1/63