Severe slipped capital femoral epiphysis: the Dunn's operation.

@article{Lawane2009SevereSC,
  title={Severe slipped capital femoral epiphysis: the Dunn's operation.},
  author={M. Lawane and Mohamed Belouadah and G{\'e}rard Lefort},
  journal={Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR},
  year={2009},
  volume={95 8},
  pages={
          588-91
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Severe slipped capital femoral epiphysis inevitably results into arthritis, making surgical recovery of normal anatomy an attractive objective. This can be achieved by the procedure described by Dunn. However, all published studies report a risk of avascular necrosis. MATERIAL AND METHODS The present series assembles 25 adolescent cases aged 10 to 15 years. There were 16 cases of chronic pure displacement with several months' evolution, including nine exacerbated by an acute… CONTINUE READING
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