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The International Hip Dysplasia (IHDR) study group is an international collaboration of surgeons, researchers, and medical professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children with hip dysplasia. With 23 sites worldwide and growing, IHDR aims to optimize patient care in health care systems around the world through research, education, and advocacy efforts.

 

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Kishore Mulpuri and Anthony Cooper

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IHDR is comprised of Principal investigators, physicians and other health care professionals from a large variety of countries and health care systems. Learn more about us here

IHDR members have contributed significantly to hip dysplasia knowledge through the publication of a multitude of peer-reviewed journal articles. Find out more about our current research here

Developmental dysplasia of the hip is the most common pediatric hip disorder, characterized by a wide spectrum of abnormal hip morphology. Learn more about hip dysplasia here.


 

DDH

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) describes a spectrum of hip abnormalities ranging in severity from mild instability of a reduced hip to severe dysplasia in a complete and irreducibly dislocated hip.

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About Us

The International Hip Dysplasia (IHDR) study group is an international collaboration of surgeons and medical professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children with hip dysplasia.

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Research

There is an evident need for comprehensive long-term follow-up in order to identify risk factors and establish appropriate screening protocols and treatment for developmental dysplasia of the hip.

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Registry

The International Hip Dysplasia Registry aims to address gaps in evidence demonstrated by the 2014 AAOS guidelines, with the goal of identifying the best practices, standardizing treatment and management, and optimizing clinical and functional outcomes for children with DDH.

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Global Impacts

IHDR aims to develop an alternate DDH care map pathway to account for procedural screening variations in various health care systems with varying resources and practice guidelines.

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Donate

Donate and help support us in our goal of creating a future where no child has to suffer as a result of delayed diagnosis ever again. 

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