Unthreaded Fixation of Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Leads to Continued Growth of the Femoral Neck.

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The optimal treatment for slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) remains controversial. In Sweden, the standard treatment is unthreaded fixation over the physis, with the purpose to permit continued growth of the femoral neck. The aim of the present study was to verify and quantify longitudinal growth of the femoral neck after in situ pinning with the Hansson hook-pin.

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  • Orthopedics
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Early online date2015 Nov 13
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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