Does the number of engaged screw threads affect the stability of slipped capital femoral epiphysis in the in situ fixation?


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GÜNAY H. , KÜÇÜK L. , SÖZBİLEN M. C. , Bicer E. K. , Cobanoglu M.

IZMIR DR BEHCET UZ COCUK HASTANESI DERGISI, cilt.7, ss.39-44, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 7 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5222/buchd.2017.039
  • Dergi Adı: IZMIR DR BEHCET UZ COCUK HASTANESI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.39-44

Özet

Objective: The management of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) frequently seen in obese adolescents is fixation with cannulated screw. In this study, it was aimed to evaluate the relationship between the stability of the physis and the number of screw threads passing across the physeal line in the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) with single screw fixation.