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Table 3 Method of treatment related to severity of SCFE

From: Slipped capital femoral epiphysis: a population-based study

Surgical treatment Mild Moderate Severe Total
Hansson hook pin 96 71 38 205
Cannulated screw with extraa short thread length 58 43 32 133
Cannulated screw with shortb thread length 10 10 4 24
Multiple cannulated screws (diameter < 6 mm) 1 1
Multiple pins (diameter < 3 mm) 1 2 3
Capital realignment procedure with surgical dislocation of the hip 8 8
Capital realignment procedure without surgical dislocation of the hip 3 3
Open reduction and fixation without surgical dislocation of the hip (Parsch) 2 2
Total 165 125 89 379
  1. aSpecially designed screws with extra short thread length that will allow further growth of the femoral neck
  2. bOrdinary short thread length i.e. approximately 16 mm