Author(s) Sharrock M.; Whelton C.; Paton R.
Source British Journal of Surgery; May 2021; vol. 108
Introduction: Controversy exists surrounding the efficacy of the UK screening programme for developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). Method(s): Clinical records were reviewed in children who were treated surgically for DDH. Demographic data, age and mode of presentation, and surgical treatments were analysed, as well as outcomes, re-operation rate and AVN incidence. Late diagnosis was defined as greater than 4 months.
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