In this procedure, the provider first reduces the slipped femoral epiphysis through manipulation, restoring the epiphysis into normal alignment. He then creates an incision and uses single or multiple pins to secure the reduced fracture in the growth plate. Slipped femoral epiphysis is a condition encountered in growing children and characterized by the femoral head, or epiphysis, slipping off the femoral neck due to fracture of the growth plate, called the physis.
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