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Hip sonography [electronic resource] : diagnosis and management of infant hip dysplasia /
R. Graf ; with the collaboration of S. Scott ... [et al.].
imprint
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2006.
description
xiv, 114 p. : ill.
ISBN
3540309578, 9783540309574
format(s)
Book
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imprint
Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2006.
isbn
3540309578
9783540309574
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
catalogue key
7943593
 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 108-114).
A Look Inside
Summaries
Main Description
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.Graf's 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 atlas including a summary of the essential data and demonstrating correct and incorrect sonograms in different variations. The book is indispensable for everyone dealing with DDH problems in diagnosis and therapy.
Long Description
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. Graf?'s 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 atlas including a summary of the essential data and demonstrating correct and incorrect sonograms in different variations. The book is indispensable for everyone dealing with DDH problems in diagnosis and therapy.
Main Description
This book is a practice-oriented manual teaching the successful examination technique developed and taught by the author known as "Graf's technique". The book is based on the author's experience of more than 20 years. It is easy to read and provides a real "hands-on" manual giving numerous practical tips. The 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 book also contains an atlas including a summary of the essential data and demonstrating correct and incorrect sonograms in different variations.
Main Description
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. Grafa's 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 atlas including a summary of the essential data and demonstrating correct and incorrect sonograms in different variations. The book is indispensable for everyone dealing with DDH problems in diagnosis and therapy.
Table of Contents
Technique
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
Instability
The terminology of dislocation
Scanning technique
Errors due to tilting the probe
Documentation and quality
Principles of ultrasound-based management
Appendix
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