Screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip: Results of a 7-year follow-up study

Sahin F., Akturk A., Beyazova U., Cakir B., Boyunaga Ö. L., Tezcan S., ...More

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.46, no.2, pp.162-166, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 46 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1046/j.1442-200x.2004.01855.x
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.162-166
  • Keywords: developmental dysplasia of hip, screening, ultrasonography, validity, CONGENITAL DISLOCATION, CLINICAL EXAMINATION, ULTRASOUND, INFANTS, INSTABILITY, SONOGRAPHY, DIAGNOSIS
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Screening for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is widely recommended for all infants to prevent disability from late diagnosis of dislocation of the hip. The present study evaluates the results of screening for developmental dislocation of hip in a clinic in Turkey over the course of 7 years.