Priority 6 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the short-term and long-term clinical and cost effectiveness of Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) in children with Cerebral Palsy who can walk? (JLA PSP Priority 6)
Overall ranking 6
JLA question ID 0081/06
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP
Evidence

Nicolini-Panisson et al. SELECTIVE DORSAL RHIZOTOMY IN CEREBRAL PALSY: SELECTION CRITERIA AND POSTOPERATIVE PHYSICAL THERAPY PROTOCOLS. Rev Paul Pediatr. 2018 Jan 15;36(1):9.

Health Research Classification System category  Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Role for SDR and multilevel surgery in optimising function during growth? ~ Results of SDR in ambulant CP children? ~ Does SDR help children with Cp long term?
Submitted by  Physio - Physiotherapist x 2 ~  Parent x 6 ~ Orthopaedic surgeon x 4
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0081
PSP name  Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 75  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 17 November 2018