November 2003 AAOS Report

New monograph focuses on treating SCFE

When treated early and without complications, patients with the slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) can enjoy good hip function into adulthood. Learn to identify and manage this challenging disorder with the Academy's new monograph titled Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis. Edited by Raymond T. Morrissy, MD, the monograph examines early diagnosis, treatment advances, complications and patient education. A "Final Analysis" section provides a useful framework for clinical decision-making.

To learn more, call AAOS customer service at (800) 626-6726 or go to the product catalog on-line and search by product. By subscribing to the entire monograph series, Academy members and residents pay only $30 for each new title (rather than $35). Monograph Series subscribers receive two new editions each year.

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