Original Article

Bilateral Development Dysplasis of the Hip as an Important Public Healthy Problem

  • Naci Ezirmik
  • Kadri Yıldız

Received Date: 21.09.2011 Accepted Date: 30.07.2013 Meandros Med Dent J 2013;14(2):13-17


Developmental dysplasia of the hip is an important public health problem, espically the east of our country.


57 patients are the subject of this study that had bilateral dysplasia od the hip and were operated in one stage between 1993 and 2010 years.


As to anamnesis and hospital records of patients; developmental dysplasia of the hip is a developmental disease that affects girls 6 times more than boys, had 10% late admission, had famlial transition, had often added abnormalities.


DDH is an important disease for our conutry, especially for the east, that had 10% of late admission, mean in operation time is 35.12, had 20% of positive familial history, had 89% of swaddling rates.

Keywords: Public health problem, developmental dysplasia of the hip, an important problem