Slipped Capital Femoral EpiphysisLYNCH, GARRETT, J.; STEVENS, DAVID, B.Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research: August 1987 - Volume 221 - Issue - p 260–266 SECTION II GENERAL ORTHOPAEDICS: PDF Only Free Abstract Author InformationAuthors This paper retrospectively reviews 46 hips in 33 patients treated for slipped capital femoral epiphyses (SCFE) between December 1964 and January 1983. The average clinical and roentgenogram follow-up evaluation was seven years. Twenty-nine patients had in-situ pinning and four had primary Southwick osteotomies. Eighty-nine percent of the patients treated had acceptable results. Unacceptable results were directly related to preoperative manipulation and/or pin penetration on x-ray. These results were not dependent on the degree of the slip, which ranged from 7°-94°. From Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children and the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Division of Orthopaedics, Lexington, Kentucky. © Lippincott-Raven Publishers.