Ultrasound for screening and management of developmental dysplasia of the hip.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a significant cause of disability in children and young adults. Early detection of this condition allows for nonoperative treatment, but the efficacy of DDH screening programs has not been clearly established. This article discusses the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of DDH.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Fitch, RD

Published Date

  • 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 75 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 142 - 145

PubMed ID

  • 24663141

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0029-2559

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.18043/ncm.75.2.142


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States