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Development of the Hip

  • Edgar W. Somerville

Abstract

The most important phase in the treatment of the congenitally dislocated hip is the follow-up. Treatment is not complete when the child leaves hospital. The hip has a great many years in which to grow, and the way in which it grows is all-important.

Keywords

Femoral Head Femoral Osteotomy Acetabular Roof Congenital Dislocation Rotation Osteotomy 
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References

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edgar W. Somerville
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  1. 1.The Nuffield Orthopaedic CentreOxfordEngland

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