Strategies of hip management in myelomeningocele: To do or not to do

Vineeta T Swaroop, L. S. Dias

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Paralytic hip dislocation in myelomeningocele is common and can be a complicated problem. This review summarizes results of surgical techniques employed in this patient population in order to achieve and maintain reduction of paralytic hip dislocations. This review also examines the controversial question of whether or not hip surgery in patients with myelomeningocele provides improved functional results. Finally this paper suggest appropriate goals and recommendations for treatment of the paralytic hip dislocation in myelomeningocele.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalHIP International
Issue number1 SUPPL. 6
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009


  • Hip dislocation
  • Myelomeningocele

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Medicine(all)

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