Treatment of acquired hip subluxation in cerebral palsy.

  title={Treatment of acquired hip subluxation in cerebral palsy.},
  author={J A Houkom and John W. Roach and Dennis R. Wenger and George Speck and John Herring and Elizabeth Norris},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={6 3},
Fifty-seven children with cerebral palsy and subluxated hips underwent soft tissue releases to obtain hip reductions. Eight patients in Group I (preoperatively mildly subluxated hips) had postoperative bracing, all with good results. Twenty-two unbraced patients in Group I had 14 good, 5 fair, and 3 poor results. Thirteen patients in Group II (preoperatively severely subluxated hips) received postoperative splinting with nine good, one fair, and three poor results. The 14 unbraced patients in… CONTINUE READING

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