Medline ® Abstract for Reference 63
of 'Developmental dysplasia of the hip: Treatment and outcome'
Pavlik harness pathology.
Atar D, Lehman WB, Grant AD
Isr J Med Sci. 1991;27(6):325.
Several complications following Pavlik harness splintage for congenital dislocated hips have been described. Two cases are reported where prolonged Pavlik splintage without concentric hip reduction caused posterior acetabular deficiency. Open reductions were required in both cases to correct deformity.
Department of Orthopedics, Soroka Medical Center, Beer Sheva, Israel.