Developmental Dysplasia of the hip DDH Infant ultrasounds - Nenagh Hospital


Tyone, Nenagh South, Tipperary, E45 PT86

  • 067 42342

Internal Directions: From the main entrance, turn left at the end of the corridor on the left hand side

Opening hours: 9am to 5pm

Contact Person: Consultant Radiologist


Radiology uses medical imaging to diagnose and treat diseases. The Radiology Department provides a range of services including: breast ultrasound, cath lab, CT scans, endoscopy, fluoroscopy, hybrid theatre vascular imaging, interventional radiology therapy, mammogram, MRI scans, nuclear medicine, obstetric ultrasound, ultrasound and x-ray.

Developmental Dysplasia of the hip DDH Infant ultrasounds

Developmental dysplasia of the hips (DDH) is a cause of disability in children and young adults. It can be detected up to three months of age by a specific physical examination by a trained healthcare professional and confirmed by an ultrasound. This examination is time-sensitive and must be performed between 6 to 12 weeks of age. Nenagh Radiology department is the only department in the group that offers this service. All referrals must come to Nenagh Radiology department.

Referrals and Appointments

Available to: Babies between 6 to 12 weeks of age

Who needs to refer you: Neonatologists GPs Community Health Doctors

Referral Information: DDH Dedicated Referral form to Nenagh Radiology department

We may ask you to: wear a face mask complete a Covid-19 Questionaire We ask that in the case of children attending for a procedure or appointment, they are accompanied by one adult only and that no siblings may attend


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