Treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis with a modified Dunn procedure.

@article{Slongo2010TreatmentOS,
  title={Treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis with a modified Dunn procedure.},
  author={Theddy F. Slongo and Diganta Kakaty and Fabian G{\"o}tz Krause and Kai Ziebarth},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2010},
  volume={92 18},
  pages={2898-908}
}
BACKGROUND Surgical procedures with use of traditional techniques to reposition the proximal femoral epiphysis in the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis are associated with a high rate of femoral head osteonecrosis. Therefore, most surgeons advocate in situ fixation of the slipped epiphysis with acceptance of any persistent deformity in the proximal part of the femur. This residual deformity can lead to secondary osteoarthritis resulting from femoroacetabular cam impingement… CONTINUE READING

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