About the course
This well-established and hugely popular course, previously run in Dorchester for 25 years as the West Dorset Hip Course, is led by Professor Reinhard Graf, Professor of Orthopaedics at the University of Graz, Austria. This two-day course aims to provide participants with a thorough understanding of the role of ultrasound in the diagnosis and management of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (previously known as Congenital Dislocation of the Hip). The course will cover the theoretical knowledge and practical skills necessary to perform and interpret infant hip ultrasound examination, and the management based on the ultrasound findings. Aspects such as choice of equipment and setting up an ultrasound service will also be covered. Intended for multidisciplinary teams working with infant hip dysplasia including orthopaedic surgeons, radiologists, paediatricians, sonographers, and physiotherapists.