Predicting a Contralateral Slip after Unilateral Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis: Is the Posterior Sloping Angle Useful?


1 Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA Prophylactic pinning of the uninvolved side after unilateral slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is controversial. The posterior sloping angle (PSA) has previously been proposed to predict contralateral slip. The purpose of this study was to determine whether… (More)


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