The role of clinical examination and risk factors in the diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip: a prospective study in 188 referred young infants

@article{meroglu2001TheRO,
  title={The role of clinical examination and risk factors in the diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip: a prospective study in 188 referred young infants},
  author={Hakan {\"O}merog˘lu and S{\"u}ha Koparal},
  journal={Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={121},
  pages={7-11}
}
In this prospective study, the role of clinical examination and risk factors in the diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) was analysed. For this purpose, 376 hips of 188 referred infants with an average age of 3.7 months (range 0–8 months) were clinically and ultrasonographically (Graf method) examined. Infants who had at least one risk… CONTINUE READING