Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip

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Variations in treatment methods are presented, in detail, comparing the outcomes. Included are the following: etiology, natural history, early diagnosis and non-operative treatment methods.Operative procedures include open reduction, closed reduction, Kalamchi modification osteotomy, Bowen osteotomy, Double osteotomies, Periacetabular osteotomies, Pemberton osteotomy, Dega osteotomy, MacEwen and Shands osteotomy, Varus osteotomy with rigid internal fixation, Valgus osteotomy with rigid internal fixation, Femoral shortening and derotation osteotomy, Greater trochanteric arrest, Distal and lateral transfer of the greater trochanter, Lateral advancement of the greater trochanter, Double intertrochanteric osteotomies, shelf osteotomy, Chiari osteotomy, Kawamura osteotomy, Arthroscopy of the hip, Pelvic support osteotomy and limb lengthening, total hip arthroplasty, and hip fusion.This text covers many concepts of developmental dysplasia of the hip, which include a brief history of some important articles, normal and dysplastic hip development, screening and diagnosis, and treatment with the outcomes and complications.