Hip congruency has long been cited as a requirement for a reconstructive pelvic osteotomy, but based on the above findings, there is no clear agreement regarding what comprises a congruent joint. Thus, better criteria are needed to assess preoperative hip congruency to determine the role of congruency in patient outcomes after surgery for hip dysplasia.
Clinical orthopaedics and related research
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA.
Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2012 May;470(5):1414-20
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