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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.

IHDI Receives Award

In 2017, The International Hip Dysplasia Institute was presented with the “Outstanding Scientific Poster” award at the 2017 European Pediatric Orthopedic Society (EPOS) & Pediatric Orthopedic...

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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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Activities and Sports after Hip Replacement for Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is the most common reason for a hip replacement before the age of fifty. So, activity level after this type of surgery is a frequent concern for people with hip dysplasia. The younger...

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Sips for Hips WA sponsor, Glassbaby, has extended their giving

Glassybaby generously donates 10% from each sale to a select charity. The International Hip Dysplasia Institute has the privilege to be that charity from 8/13/17- 8/20/17. Type "hips" into the...

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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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Summary of Activities of International Hip Dysplasia Institute

Hip dysplasia is the most common abnormality in newborn infants and the most common cause of hip arthritis in women under the age of 50. Since its inception eight years ago, the International Hip...

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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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Ten-year-old Wyatt Whitney passes hip exam with flying colors!

Wyatt Whitney, son of Larry-the-Cable Guy and his wife Cara was born with a dislocated hip ten years ago. You can read how this led the Whitney’s to make a big difference in the lives of thousands...

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Hip preservation surgery vs. Total hip replacement

  Hip preservation surgery has been a remarkable advance for young adults with early stages of arthritis from hip dysplasia. The surgical techniques for periacetabular osteotomy (PAO)...

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New Guidelines for Evaluation and Referral of DDH

After 16 years the American Academy of Pediatrics has updated and revised the Guidelines for Evaluation and Referral of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH). This new report was published in...

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