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An operation for reduction of congenital dislocation of the hip. It has been used successfully on infants and young children.


K. Ludloff:
Zur blutigen Einrenkung der angeborenen Hüftluxation.
Zeitschrift für orthopädische Chirurgie, einschliesslich der Heilgymnastik und Massage, Stuttgart, 1908, 22: 272-276.

K. Ludloff:
The Open Reduction of the Congenital Hip Dislocation by an Anterior Incision.
The American Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, Boston, February 1913, 10: 438-454.

K. Ludloff:
Die Erfahrungen bei den blutigen Reposition der angeborenen Hüftluxation mit seinem vorderen Schnitt. Zentralblatt für Chirurgie, Leipzig, 1914, 41: 156-160.

K. Chiari:
Die operative Behandlung am Hüftgelenk bei der angeborenen Hüftgelenksverrenkung.
Wiener medizinische Wochenschrift, 1957, 107: 1020-1022.

M. Salzer and H. Zuckriegl:
Über die offene Reposition der angeborenen Hüftgelenksverrenkung.
Beiträge zur Orthopädie und Traumatologie, Berlin, 1964, 11: 627-628.

M. Salzer and H. Zuckriegl:
Die Operationstechnik der offenen Hüftgelenksreposition nach Ludloff.
Zeitschrift für Orthopädie und ihre Grenzgebiete, Stuttgart, 1967, 103: 409-417.

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