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J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2015 Mar;23(3):202-5. doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00006. Epub 2015 Feb 5.

Detection and Nonoperative Management of Pediatric Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants up to Six Months of Age.

Abstract

Detection and Nonoperative Management of Pediatric Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip in Infants up to Six Months of Age: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline is based on a systematic review of the current scientific and clinical research. This guideline has been endorsed by the Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography, the Society for Pediatric Radiology, American Academy of Pediatrics, and the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America. The purpose of this clinical practice guideline is to help improve treatment and management based on the current evidence. This guideline contains nine recommendations, including both diagnosis and treatment. In addition, the work group highlighted the need for better research in the early diagnosis and treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip.

PMID:
25656273
DOI:
10.5435/JAAOS-D-15-00006
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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