Isolated traumatic dislocation of the hip. Long-term results in 50 patients.

@article{Dreinhfer1994IsolatedTD,
  title={Isolated traumatic dislocation of the hip. Long-term results in 50 patients.},
  author={Karsten E. Dreinh{\"o}fer and Susanne R Schwarzkopf and Norber P Haas and Harald Tscherne},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume},
  year={1994},
  volume={76 1},
  pages={6-12}
}
From 1974 to 1989, we treated 50 patients with a simple dislocation of the hip: 38 were posterior dislocations and 12 were anterior. All dislocations primarily treated at our hospital were reduced by closed methods within three hours (mean 85 minutes (10 to 180)) and 43 were reviewed after an average follow-up of 8 years (2 to 17). It is widely held that isolated hip dislocation reduced within six hours gives an excellent outcome, but we found a significant number of complications. There were… CONTINUE READING