Surgical treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip presenting in children above 10 years.

@article{Zheng2011SurgicalTO,
  title={Surgical treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip presenting in children above 10 years.},
  author={Pengfei Zheng and Kai Tang and Robert Lee and Chen-bo Ji and Gang Lin and Xinhua Pan and Zhiqun Zhang and Yue Lou},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic science : official journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association},
  year={2011},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={165-70}
}
BACKGROUND Management of developmental dysplasia of the hip in older children remains controversial. The objective of this study was to evaluate the results of surgical treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip in children older than 10 years. METHOD Sixty-three patients (75 hips) whose mean age at the time of surgery was 11.5 years (range 10-19 years) were treated using Salter osteotomy, Pemberton acetabuloplasty, Dega osteotomy, or Westin osteotomy. Subtrochanter transverse femoral… CONTINUE READING