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Childhood obesity and SCFE

This blog has been written by Daniel Perry MB ChB(Hons), PhD, FHEA, FRCS (Tr & Orth).

Daniel is a Clinician Scientist at the National Institute for Health Research, and a Consultant in Children's Orthopaedic Surgery - Alder Hey Children's Hospital, Liverpool, UK. Moreover, Daniel works as an Associate Professor at the University of Oxford, UK. Lastly, as a Senior Clinical Lecturer at University of Liverpool, UK.

His blog discusses Childhood Obesity and ’Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)'. SCFE is one of the several diseases of children’s bones linked to obesity, and clearly amongst the most important.