Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: complications related to internal fixation.

@article{Swiontkowski1983SlippedCF,
  title={Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: complications related to internal fixation.},
  author={Marc F. Swiontkowski},
  journal={Orthopedics},
  year={1983},
  volume={6 6},
  pages={705-12}
}
In situ pinning and subtrochanteric osteotomy have been widely used in the operative treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphyses. A review of all operative procedures performed at Children's Orthopedic Hospital in Seattle, Washington from 1960 to 1982 was performed. In the 85 consecutive cases, there were 66 pinning procedures with a 30% incidence of pin… CONTINUE READING