Priority 15 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What is the optimal surgical treatment and timing of surgery for unstable Slipped Upper/Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE/SCFE)? (JLA PSP Priority 15)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
SR: Lorder RT et al. What is the best evidence for the treatment of slipped capital femoral epiphysis? J Pediatr Orthop. 2012 Sep;32 Suppl 2:S158-65
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|How should we treat unstable SUFE to optimise hip function throughout life course? ~ What is the best treatment for severe unstable SUFE? ~ Is surgical dislocation via ganz osteotomy any better or worse than cuneiform osteotomy? ~ What is the optimum treatment for an acute or acute on chronic unstable slipped epiphysis?
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