Executive Editor: Fergal Monsell

General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Andrew Howard, James Hunter, Theddy Slongo

Pediatric proximal femur 31-E/8

General considerations

A prerequisite for all of these procedures is that the surgeon be able to perform a surgical hip dislocation safely, if required.

Joint visualization will allow comprehensive assessment of the injury and aid in the choice of techniques listed below. MRI alone will not always provide accurate assessment.

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