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)
Overall ranking 15
JLA question ID 0081/15
Explanatory note  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  Musculoskeletal
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?
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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