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World J Orthop. Dec 18, 2015; 6(11): 886-901
Published online Dec 18, 2015. doi: 10.5312/wjo.v6.i11.886
Developmental dysplasia of the hip: What has changed in the last 20 years?
Pavel Kotlarsky, Reuben Haber, Victor Bialik, Mark Eidelman
Pavel Kotlarsky, Reuben Haber, Victor Bialik, Mark Eidelman, Pediatric Orthopedic Unit, Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa 3109601, Israel
Author contributions: Kotlarsky P, Haber R, Bialik V and Eidelman M contributed to this paper.
Conflict-of-interest statement: None of the authors has any conflict of interest.
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Correspondence to: Pavel Kotlarsky, MD, Pediatric Orthopedic Unit, Ruth Rappaport Children’s Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, POB 9602, Haifa 3109601, Israel. spavelko@gmail.com
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Received: June 29, 2015
Peer-review started: July 1, 2015
First decision: August 4, 2015
Revised: September 13, 2015
Accepted: October 12, 2015
Article in press: October 13, 2015
Published online: December 18, 2015
Core Tip

Core tip: Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a common and important topic in pediatric orthopedics. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical. Screening for this condition is of utmost importance. The treatment depends on the age at presentation and the amount of dysplasia of the hip. We summarize the current practice for detection and treatment of DDH, emphasizing updates in screening and treatment during the last two decades.