Congenital Dislocations of the Hip. Open Operation.
—Galloway1 describes in detail his operation for the reduction of congenital dislocation of the hip, which he has been strongly advocating since the publication of his paper in 1920. Sherman, many years previously, advised a somewhat similar attack, but we believe that before his death he grew somewhat less enthusiastic concerning the method. Galloway says that the operation has been further developed and improved (since his paper of 1920) until now the results in young children are so uniformly satisfactory that he no longer approaches these cases with a feeling of dread or uncertainty, but with confidence that the treatment is simple, safe and practically certain to result satisfactorily. He considers the closed method of Denucé successful, but unfavorable when compared to the open method, because of the greater length of time required to attain the desired result. Galloway does
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