Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip 

 

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 Congenital Developmental Dislocation of the Hip (CDH) occurs in 1-2% of the newborns,up till now, it is estimated, that  the same number of newborns  babies with CDH requires the hip joint replacement as about 60 years ago ,when they were the clinical examined.

 

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Ultrasound screening DDH by prof.R.Graf

Preventive medical examination of hip joints according to R.Graf.


In 1978 Prof.R.Graf introduced ultrasound examination for diagnosis of hip joint and developed aprecise division and principles of treatment. Thus, it allowe dfor the detection o fany irregularity in the development of the acetabulum during the first days of a child’s life.

Early diagnosis and appropriate therapy helped him completely eliminates urgerie scaused b yCDH. This method is simple, cheap and effective, as I was able to realize during the semi-annual scholarship program in the hospital of Prof. R. Graf in Stolzalpe, where I had studied and later became a lecturer,as well as during multiple personal contacts to this day.

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 type D(up) decentirc hip  3 days newborn with normal  arterial supply at the  cartilage femoral head in power doppler

 the arrows show the arterial main supplay from a.circumflexa medialis (red)   ;

  Parallel projection  to artery  (yellow); Traverse projection to artery(green)  ; arterial supplay from a.lig.teres (blue)  

 the bony roof  severely deficient ,the bony rim flattened' the cartilage roof  dispalced;

obduction 60 degree 

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Ultrasound Individual course

Dear Sir or Madame,


We are pleased to announce the availability of the following training courses in Zakopane:

Basic course: ULTRASOUND EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT OF  INFANTS Hip  by prof.R GRAF.

normally from 10 a.m. on Saturday to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, or as agreed

and

an individual advanced refresher course: ULTRASOUND EXAMINATION AND TREATMENT OF   INFANTS Hip  by prof.R GRAF.

normally from 10 a.m. on Friday to 2 p.m. on Sunday, or as agreed.

 

Dear Colleagues,

I am seeking interesting and unusual cases and ultrasound scans etc.. particularly cases where a good joint(Type I) deteriorated to decentering hip Type D/III/IV (with good quality  of  documentation ; I will pay to 100 eu for each) or (EUR 100 discount on the course fee for such cases properly documented) and to be placed on a website ( I never saw that> 200 000 examinations of infants, but they are described in the literature). If you are interested, please contact me at  ( kulej@ozzl.org.pl ).