Ultrasound diagnosis of developmental dysplasia of the hip

The study presents the advantages and deficienies of ultrasound diagnosis of hip development dysplasia by Grafs method from a pediatricians point of view. The research was conducted at the infants advisory clinic of the Trogir out-patients clinic. The first pediatric clinical and ultrasound examination included 392 infants, 784 hips. Clinical examination did not reveal 69% of hips with pathologic results diagnosed by ultrasound
The use Grafs method of ultrasound diagnostics enabled early diagnosing and treatment of all manifested forms of development disorder of the hip joint
Category: Case report
Volume: Vol. 42, No 2, april - june 1998
Authors: I. Bralić-Kragić
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