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J Pediatr Orthop. 1988 Jan-Feb;8(1):12-6.

Ultrasound examination in the diagnosis of congenital hip dysplasia of newborns.

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Orthopaedic Department of the Krankenhaus der Augustinerinnen, Cologne, F.R.G.

Abstract

Ultrasonic examination is an established technique for the diagnosis of congenital hip dysplasia. The procedure is outlined and results of screening examinations of 2,000 newborn hips according to the classification of Graf are presented. A differentiated diagnostic-therapeutic concept is available for each sonographic hip type. Social and economic advantages call for an ultrasonic screening examination of newborn hips worldwide.

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