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Single-leg spica provides adequate stability after open reduction in developmental dysplasia of the hip.

Authors
  • Alassaf, Nabil1
  • 1 Department of Surgical Specialties, King Fahad Medical City, P. O. BOX 59046, Riyadh, 11525, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. [email protected] , (Saudi Arabia)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Archives of orthopaedic and trauma surgery
Publication Date
Feb 01, 2018
Volume
138
Issue
2
Pages
173–178
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s00402-017-2845-1
PMID: 29147761
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

These data suggest that including the contralateral hip in the cast after open reduction is not essential as it does not seem to improve stability.

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