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)
Overall ranking 16
JLA question ID 0081/16
Explanatory note  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  Musculoskeletal
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?
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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