Priority 17 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What is the best treatment for patello-femoral instability (an unstable knee-cap) in children? (JLA PSP Priority 17)
Overall ranking 17
JLA question ID 0081/17
Explanatory note  Not available for this PSP

McNeilan RJ. Graft Choice in Isolated Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis of Rates of Recurrent Instability and Patient-Reported Outcomes for Autograft, Allograft, and Synthetic Options. Arthroscopy. 2018 Apr;34(4):1340-1354.

Health Research Classification System category  Musculoskeletal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Patellofemoral problems in younger patients ~  PFj instability: best assessment and treatment protocols ~ Surgery in patella instability using a soft tissue technique
Submitted by Physiotherapist x 6 ~ Orthopaedic surgeon x 10 
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