Treatment for Post-Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis Deformity

Melissa M. Allen, Scott B. Rosenfeld

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Abstract

In situ pinning of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a safe and effective treatment modality, but often results in residual deformity leading to femoroacetabular impingement, which may limit patient activities and predispose to early onset arthritis. Enhanced understanding of the implications of femoroacetabular impingement and new surgical techniques have prompted interest in treating post-slipped capital femoral epiphysis deformity to both improve current symptoms and delay or prevent hip arthrosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)37-53
Number of pages17
JournalOrthopedic Clinics of North America
Volume51
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 2020
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Femoroacetabular impingement
  • Hip arthroscopy
  • Intertrochanteric osteotomy
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Surgical hip dislocation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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