High-grade SCFE: The Role of Surgical Hip Dislocation and Reduction

@article{Sucato2014HighgradeST,
  title={High-grade SCFE: The Role of Surgical Hip Dislocation and Reduction},
  author={Daniel J. Sucato and Adriana de La Rocha},
  journal={Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics},
  year={2014},
  volume={34},
  pages={S18–S24}
}
  • Daniel J. Sucato, Adriana de La Rocha
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • The patient with an unstable slipped capital femoral epiphsyis poses a challenging problem to the treating physician to improve the position of the displaced epiphysis to avoid femoroacetabular impingement without developing avascular necrosis (AVN)—a potentially devastating complication. Although the standard operative procedure of in situ pinning following an incidental reduction while positioning the patient on the table, has been the mainstay of treatment in North America, other viable… CONTINUE READING

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