Ludloff's open reduction of the hip: long-term results.

  title={Ludloff's open reduction of the hip: long-term results.},
  author={A Sosna and M Rejholec},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={12 5},
Long-term results of Ludloff's open reduction of the hip were studied in 62 joints of 56 children with an average follow-up of 11 years (range 5-18 years). Results were considered good in 76% and poor in 24%. A decisive factor in assessing long-term results was a proper centric reduction of the femoral head. The most frequent obstacles to proper reduction were a shortened inferomedial part of a joint capsule with the transverse ligament pulled into the joint cavity (14%), joint capsule… CONTINUE READING

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