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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.

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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Successful First Effort in Ecuador

The International Hip Dysplasia Institute is supporting hip dysplasia teaching efforts in Ecuador. Five different groups will be using educational materials that has been developed and provided by...

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IHDI Conference Schedule

Recapping The American Academy of Pediatric Conference and looking into 2016 IHDI recently had an exhibit at the American Academy of Pediatrics Annual Meeting in Washington, DC. Some 16,000...

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The Ecuador Inititive

Help IHDI with the Ecuador Initiative   We need your Pavlik harnesses or other childhood braces that are in good condition.   A lot of children in Ecuador have hip dislocations that...

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Hip dysplasia and arthritis

Hip dysplasia is the reason for 5% to 10% of hip osteoarthritis in the USA (FT Hoaglund, JAAOS, 9:320-7, 2001). However, some researchers have estimated even higher rates. Based on the number of...

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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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Editorial Comment on Infant Carriers from CTP, Med Dir, IHDI

The scientific literature specific to infant carriers is limited and does not specifically address hip health. However, there is a great amount of scientific understanding about harmful hip positions...

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IHDI receives praise

IHDI receives praise in orthopedic journal commentary   Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research is a widely circulated orthopedic journal that is highly respected. Occasionally, the...

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Recent research about childhood DDH

The annual meeting of the European Pediatric Orthopedic Society concluded on Saturday, April 19. There were several scientific presentations about DDH during childhood along with more research about...

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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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