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Ultrasonography and developmental dysplasia of the infant hip.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10084087     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Hip sonography has been developed, refined, and critiqued for over 18 years. It is now widely accepted as a highly sensitive and useful technique for both the diagnosis and management of developmental dysplasia of the infant hip. Controversy continues surrounding the issue of when and how often hip sonography should be performed. Currently, clinical screening of newborns is the standard of care in the United States, with sonography employed selectively based on clinical findings. Universal ultrasound screening has been used in some countries and is under consideration by many investigators, using a variety of algorithms. This review will focus on recent reports dealing with issues of screening for developmental dysplasia of the infant hip and also will highlight techniques suggested for use in the treatment of development dysplasia of the infant hip.
L E Grissom; H T Harcke
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Current opinion in pediatrics     Volume:  11     ISSN:  1040-8703     ISO Abbreviation:  Curr. Opin. Pediatr.     Publication Date:  1999 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-11     Completed Date:  1999-05-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9000850     Medline TA:  Curr Opin Pediatr     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  66-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE 19899, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Hip Dislocation, Congenital / ultrasonography*
Comment In:
Curr Opin Pediatr. 1999 Feb;11(1):65   [PMID:  10084086 ]

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