Online Textbooks on Hip Dysplasia

Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

The book below has been written by J. Richard Bowen, M.D. and Anastacio Kotzias-Neto, M.D. for physicians who treat children with developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH).

The following information is from the publishers website:

Non-operative, operative and reconstructive treatments options are described within the text. There are more than 150 figures and diagrams displayed and 650+ references utilized. Variations in treatment methods are presented, in detail, comparing the outcomes. Included are the following: etiology, natural history, early diagnosis and non-operative treatment methods.

Operative procedures include open reduction, closed reduction, Kalamchi modification osteotomy, Bowen osteotomy, Double osteotomies, Periacetabular osteotomies, Pemberton osteotomy, Dega osteotomy, MacEwen and Shands osteotomy, Varus osteotomy with rigid internal fixation, Valgus osteotomy with rigid internal fixation, Femoral shortening and derotation osteotomy, Greater trochanteric arrest, Distal and lateral transfer of the greater trochanter, Lateral advancement of the greater trochanter, Double intertrochanteric osteotomies, shelf osteotomy, Chiari osteotomy, Kawamura osteotomy, Arthroscopy of the hip, Pelvic support osteotomy and limb lengthening, total hip arthroplasty, and hip fusion.

This text covers many concepts of developmental dysplasia of the hip, which include a brief history of some important articles, normal and dysplastic hip development, screening and diagnosis, and treatment with the outcomes and complications.

Includes:

  • Detailed text of treatment for children with DDH
  • Comprehensive analysis of operative and non- operative treatments
  • Comparative analysis of outcomes Detailed descriptions of surgical techniques  

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute would like to graciously thank Dr. Bowen, Dr. Kotzias-Neto, and Data Trace Publishing for kindly allowing this material to be presented here online, free of charge.

We’ve made the option to print the book yourself available, however due to the high cost of ink it may be less costly for you to purchase the textbook. If you would like to enjoy the book offline and/or support the work of the authors, you can purchase the textbook here. Other orthopaedic resources are also available.


 

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