Acute slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Review of outcomes and rates of avascular necrosis.

@article{Rattey1996AcuteSC,
  title={Acute slipped capital femoral epiphysis. Review of outcomes and rates of avascular necrosis.},
  author={T E Rattey and Fredrik Piehl and James G. Wright},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={1996},
  volume={78 3},
  pages={398-402}
}
One hundred and forty-nine patients (208 hips) were managed for slipped capital femoral epiphysis at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto from 1980 through 1990. We retrospectively reviewed the records of twenty-four patients (twenty-six hips) who had an acute slipped capital femoral epiphysis to evaluate the outcome of treatment and possible risk factors for avascular necrosis associated with this condition. The patients were evaluated with the Iowa hip-scoring system, a physical… CONTINUE READING
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