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.
 

The study of Babywearing in other cultures

Two scientific studies examine the affects of babywearing and how it may influence the occurrence of Hip Dysplasia in a culture or region of the world.   In this publication the authors...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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....

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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...

Read More »
  • Email Sign Up

    Email Sign Up
  • Social Media Links

  • Translate Link

    Para ver en Español Click Aquí

  • SubNav Menu

  • Latest News

    Latest News

    view all

    Newsletter

    Jan 22

    The IHDI is pleased to announce the launch of the our Digital Newslett...

    You can promote Hip Healthy Swaddling

    Jan 08

    There are a number of good reasons to swaddle a newborn infant. A fuss...

    The study of Babywearing in other cultures

    Dec 19

    Two scientific studies examine the affects of babywearing and how it m...

  • Latest Stories

    Latest Stories

    view all

    Jennifer

    Feb 15

    When I was born both of my legs were turned backwards at the hips. My ...

    Rose

    Feb 12

    Rose Schmidgall is a remarkable young woman; she is a small business o...

    Demi

    Jan 30

    Seven years ago our daughter, Demi, was born with hip dysplasia. The d...