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Severe irreducible slipping of upper femoral epiphysis: a review of 14 cases treated by subtrochanteric osteotomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1126745     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Children with signs of slipping of the upper femoral epiphysis often present in an Accident Service, particularly after a severe, acute slip. In some cases the displacement is irreducible and correction of the persistent deformity by either cervical or trochanteric osteotomy is required. This paper is a review of 14 cases of irreducible slipped upper femoral epiphysis treated by subtrochanteric osteotomy. Clinical and radiological assessment of these cases some years later shows a high proportion of successful results and suggests that this is a safe and satisfactory method of treating this condition.
P S Browne; D Wainwright
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Injury     Volume:  6     ISSN:  0020-1383     ISO Abbreviation:  Injury     Publication Date:  1975 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-07-20     Completed Date:  1975-07-20     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0226040     Medline TA:  Injury     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Epiphyses, Slipped / physiopathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Femur* / radiography
Follow-Up Studies
Hip Joint / radiography,  surgery
Orthopedic Fixation Devices

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