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Osteotomy for Hip Dysplasia

Hip Dysplasia

Hip dysplasia is a condition where the hip socket is not deep enough to allow proper function of the hip joint. It is sometimes referred to as developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) or congenital dysplasia of the hip (CDH). Often it appears bilaterally. In the worst cases the hip may be dislocated from the socket. Dysplasia is often diagnosed when a child has difficulty walking or is very slow to begin walking. In less severe forms the condition can go undiagnosed until adulthood, when the patient begins to have pain and show signs of early osteoarthritis due to the poor mechanics of the joint. (more…)

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Alternative knee operations


  • Arthroscopic “shaving” and other procedures
  • Transplantation of tissues and cells
  • Osteotomy
  • Arthrodesis


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