Priority 20 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Which operation leads to best results in the treatment of Perthes disease? (JLA PSP Priority 20)
Overall ranking 20
JLA question ID 0081/20
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

SR: Nguyen N et al. Operative Versus Nonoperative Treatments for Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease: A Meta-Analysis. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. 2012. Vol 32(7) p 697-705

Health Research Classification System category  Musculoskeletal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the best treatment for Perthes at different ages and stages? ~ Consensus for protocols for management of common conditions such as Perthes ~ What treatment has the most favourable outcomes for Perthes Disease? ~ Clarification on the treatment of perthes
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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