Tübingen hip flexion splint for developmental dysplasia of the hip in children and assess its safety. Systematic review and met –analysis

Authors

1 Orthopedic Resident, Department of Orthopedic, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran .

2 Pediatric Resident, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran.

3 Student Research Committee, Kerman University of Medical science, Kerman, Iran.

4 Department of Critical Care Nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran.

5 Student Research Committee, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran.

Abstract

Objective: Aim of systematic review is to assess the effect of treatment with Tübingen hip flexion splint for developmental dysplasia of the hip and assess its safety.

Materials and methods: Three English databases including Medline, Cochrane library and Scopus were searched to assess the effect of treatment with Tübingen hip flexion splint for developmental dysplasia of the hip. Articles indexed until 20 April 2020 were reviewed using keywords such as (developmental dysplasia of the hip OR DDH) AND (Tübingen hip flexion splint).
Results: Six studies were included into systematic review and meta-analysis. The pooled successful rate of Tübingen hip flexion splint was 88% with a Confidence Interval [CI]; 87%to 97%; p

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