Priority 16 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP
|UNCERTAINTY: What is the optimal management for severe stable Slipped Upper/Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SUFE/SCFE)? (JLA PSP Priority 16)
|JLA question ID
|Not available for this PSP
Tosounidis T et al. Prognostic significance of stability in slipped upper femoral epiphysis: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Pediatr. 2010 Oct;157(4):674-80, 680.e1.
|Health Research Classification System category
|Extra information provided by this PSP
|Original uncertainty examples
|Initial operative management of Severe SUFE - already in progress ~ What is the best treatment for severe stable SCFE. Fixation insitu and later osteotomy or primary intra articular 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