TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2024, Cilt 23, Sayı, 2     (Sayfalar: 159-166)

Medical and legal evaluation of developmental hip dysplasia cases reflected in the judiciary

Serdar Şirazi 1-2, İrfan Esenkaya 3

1 İstanbul Medipol Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü, Sağlık Hukuku Doktora Programı Öğrencisi, İstanbul
2 Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Uzmanı, Hukukçu, Arabulucu, Şahin Avukatlık Bürosu, Akademi Arabuluculuk ve Tahkim Merkezi, İstanbul
3 Emekli Öğretim Üyesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Uzmanı, SANTE Tıp Merkezi, İstanbul

DOI: 10.5578/totbid.dergisi.2024.25
Görüntüleme: 328
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İndirme : 86

With the widespread use of ultrasonography, diagnosis can be made easily. Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is a disease in which gynecologists and obstetricians, pediatricians, and orthopedists and traumatologists can play a joint role in the diagnosis. Nowadays, with early diagnosis, it can often be cured with conservative treatment. It is also important to keep records so that it can be detected in infancy and that medical practices performed in the future can be examined. In our article, it is aimed to examine a few of the cases that were treated for DDH and reflected in the higher judiciary, to examine complications-medical malpractice, which are situations that cause disputes on this issue, to examine the importance of medical records, to evaluate the issue from a legal perspective, and to prevent future disputes in such cases concerning health law.

Anahtar Kelimeler : developmental dysplasia of the hip; pediatric orthopedics; medical record; health law; ultrasonography