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January 1933

FORTY-NINTH REPORT OF PROGRESS IN ORTHOPEDIC SURGERY

Author Affiliations

BOSTON; CINCINNATI; NEW YORK; LONDON, ENGLAND; Advisory Editor BOSTON

Arch Surg. 1933;26(1):160-168. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1933.01170010163014
Abstract

This Report of Progress is based on a review of 195 articles selected from 359 articles dealing with orthopedic surgery appearing in the medical literature approximately between April 5 and July 30, 1932. A few selected articles of an earlier date are included. Only those papers that seemed to represent progress have been chosen for review.

CONGENITAL DEFORMITIES 

Open Reduction of Congenital Dislocation of the Hip.  —Howorth and Smith1 reported observations in 72 cases of congenital dislocation of the hip in which the patients were treated by open operation from January, 1920, to July, 1929. In 26 cases the dislocation was bilateral. The average age was 4 years and 8 months. In the treatment of 46 of the 82 hips, previous attempts at closed reduction had failed.The operations used were as follows: (1) simple reduction, 54 per cent; (2) gouging of the acetabulum followed by reduction, 20 per

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