Prevention of dislocation of the hip in children with cerebral palsy: 20-year results of a population-based prevention programme.

@article{Hgglund2014PreventionOD,
  title={Prevention of dislocation of the hip in children with cerebral palsy: 20-year results of a population-based prevention programme.},
  author={G H{\"a}gglund and Ann Alriksson-Schmidt and Henrik Lauge-Pedersen and Elisabet Rodby-Bousquet and Philippe Wagner and Lena Westbom},
  journal={The bone & joint journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={96-B 11},
  pages={1546-52}
}
In 1994 a cerebral palsy (CP) register and healthcare programme was established in southern Sweden with the primary aim of preventing dislocation of the hip in these children. The results from the first ten years were published in 2005 and showed a decrease in the incidence of dislocation of the hip, from 8% in a historical control group of 103 children born between 1990 and 1991 to 0.5% in a group of 258 children born between 1992 and 1997. These two cohorts have now been re-evaluated and an… CONTINUE READING
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