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Hip Sonography Diagnosis and Management of Infant Hip Dysplasia

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ISBN-10: 3540309578

ISBN-13: 9783540309574

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: R. Graf, S. Scott, K. Lercher, F. Baumgartner, A. Benaroya

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Sonography of baby hips for the diagnosis of DDH and dysplasia has grown steadily in importance in recent years. A strict standardized technique for investigation of the baby and interpretation of the sonograms has made hip ultrasound reproducible, reliable and independent of examiner skill and experience. Grafs technique is now used worldwide, and selective or even general screening programmes for all babies are established in many European countries today. The first part of this book includes the fundamentals of hip sonography, static as well as dynamic techniques, anatomical identification of the echograms, typing, a measurement technique and usability check. The second part is an…    
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Book details

List price: $99.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg
Publication date: 8/14/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 114
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.53" long x 0.12" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

S. David Scott has been working as an environmental educator since 2003, focusing on ecology and wildlife behavior. He lives in the Seattle area.

Anatomy and ultrasound of the normal infant hip joint
The standard plane
Identifying the anatomy and checking the landmarks and tilting effects
Definition of types
Ultrasound classification
Measurement technique
Classification using the sonometer
The terminology of dislocation
Scanning technique
Errors due to tilting the probe
Documentation and quality
Principles of ultrasound-based management