[Comparison of the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis with K-wires and cannulated titanium screws].

@article{Maus2008ComparisonOT,
  title={[Comparison of the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis with K-wires and cannulated titanium screws].},
  author={Uwe M. Maus and Nicola Ihme and Christopher Niedhart and E Abeler and Anna Kochs and Sascha Gravius and J{\"o}rg A. K. Ohnsorge and St Andereya},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und Unfallchirurgie},
  year={2008},
  volume={146 2},
  pages={
          251-5
        }
}
AIM The treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is usually treated operatively, but there is still no consensus about the method to be used. Up to a 30 degrees degree of slipping, the epiphysis is normally fixed in situ. The aim of our study was to compare the intermediate results after fixation in situ by K-wires versus cannulated titanium screws (Königsee-Implantate, Königsee-Aschau, Germany). METHODS In this study 46 patients with SCFE grade I and II and mostly chronic… CONTINUE READING