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Volume:8 Issue:8 Number:2 ISSN#:2563-5476
RCT
ACE Report #12288
Ace Report Cover Pediatric Orthopaedics

No Difference in Treatment Outcomes with Pavlik Harness vs Surveillance for Stable Hip Dysplasia


Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Abduction treatment in stable hip dysplasia does not alter the acetabular growth: results of a randomized clinical trial

Sci Rep. 2020 Jun 15;10(1):9647.

Contributing Authors: V Pollet RM Castelein M van de Sande M Witbreuk AK Mostert A Besselaar C van Bergen E Beek CSPM Uiterwaal RJB Sakkers

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Synopsis

One hundred and thirty-seven infants with well-centered stable dysplastic hips were randomized to receive 12 weeks of Pavlik harness or active surveillance. The primary outcome of interest was bony roof angle and Graf classification. Additional outcomes of interest included acetabular index angle. Results revealed that there were no significant differences between both groups in all outcomes at al...

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