Congenital dislocation of the hip

Scope and Content

Material relating to Platt's clinical work on congenital dislocation of the hip (CDH), including records of treatment, follow-up of cases, and statistical analysis. The subseries gives detailed information about an aspect of Platt's orthopaedic work for which he was well known, and the follow-up of cases long after the original operations could be an important tool for clinical research, as well as illustrating Platt's continuing professional interest well into his retirement.

Related Material

See also file of lecture notes on CDH 1959-1961 at PLA/5/6/2.