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.
 

Femoral Nerve Palsy and the Pavlik Harness

Femoral nerve palsy can develop during treatment with the Pavlik Harness. It occurs in about 2-3% of babies that use the harness. It does not mean that the harness was used incorrectly. Femoral nerve...

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Effect of PAO on total hip replacements later in life.

Does previous pelvic osteotomy make it more difficult to perform a total hip later in life? That question was recently the subject of a study published in Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research....

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Failure of the Pavlik Harness

The Pavlik Harness fails in approximately 40% of "Ortolani Positive" hip dislocations. These are hips that are dislocated at birth but can be put back into the socket during examination. The Pavlik...

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Hoffman-Daimler Update and Opinion

The Hoffman-Daimler method of reducing dislocated hips in older children can be viewed on YouTube. This method was published as a scientific paper in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery in June,...

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DDH Brace does not slow down walking

Scientific Publication Influence of the treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip by the abduction brace on locomotor development in children Zgoda M, et.al., Department of Orthopaedics...

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