Priority 3 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What is the short-term and long-term clinical and cost effectiveness of orthopaedic lower limb surgery (including best timing and technique) for children with Cerebral Palsy who can walk? (JLA PSP Priority 3)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Shih et al. Economic evaluation and cost of interventions for cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2018 Jun;60(6):543-558.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|What is the optimum time to operate on lower limbs in CP? ~ Optimum surgical intervention for CP maifestations in the lower limb? ~ What are the best treatments for long term gain, either surgical or not, for children and adults with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy? ~ Which procedures are of most benefit?
See data spreadsheet on JLA website
|PSP unique ID
|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