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.
 

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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IHDI Team Researches Anatomical Severity of Dislocated Hips

A team of researchers from the International Hip Dysplasia Institute returned from a two day visit to the University of Padua in Italy where they conducted anatomy research with professors from this...

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More Worry for Childhood Hip Dysplasia

There’s new information that children who had a totally normal hip may deteriorate if they also had a dislocated hip on the opposite side. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25183584 A...

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New Guidelines for Infant Hip Dysplasia

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons releases new practice guidelines for infant hip dysplasia.   New clinical practice guidelines for infant hip dysplasia have been released by the...

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Hip Dysplasia Symposium

5th Annual Hip Dysplasia Symposium Indications, Complications and Solutions The 5th annual Hip Dysplasia Symposium will be held on August 28th & 29th  in Mexico City. We are excited to announce...

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Hip Arthroscopy Alone Is Rarely Helpful for Patients with Dysplasia

The April issue of Orthopedics Today reviewed the advances in hip arthroscopy and these advances have helped many people. Hip arthroscopy is performed under anesthesia so the hip can be pulled...

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Hip Dysplasia Pain Discovery

Increased amounts of pain chemicals found in adult hip dysplasia patients.   Some types of arthritis are caused by inflammation, or by internal chemical responses that eventually lead to...

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Bracing for dysplasia that remains after initial treatment

A very important scientific paper has been published, and one of the co-authors is a member of the IHDI Medical Advisory Board. After initial treatment with a Pavlik harness, the child sometimes has...

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When the Pavlik Harness Fails, Are Other Types of Braces Helpful?

The Pavlik harness can occasionally fail to reduce dislocated hips in babies with DDH especially in more severe cases. Previous studies have reported that abduction bracing after Pavlik harness...

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Do Doctors Agree on the Diagnosis of DDH?

Estimates of the frequency of DDH vary when reported by different research studies. Also, there are differences in frequency of treatment of DDH. Some of this variation may be explained by...

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