Priority 3 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP

UNCERTAINTY:  What is the short-term and long-term clinical and cost effectiveness of orthopaedic lower limb surgery (including best timing and technique) for children with Cerebral Palsy who can walk? (JLA PSP Priority 3)

Overall ranking 3
JLA question ID 0081/03
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Shih et al. Economic evaluation and cost of interventions for cerebral palsy: a systematic review. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2018 Jun;60(6):543-558.

Health Research Classification System category  Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples What is the optimum time to operate on lower limbs in CP? ~ Optimum surgical intervention for CP maifestations in the lower limb? ~ What are the best treatments for long term gain, either surgical or not, for children and adults with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy? ~ Which procedures are of most benefit?  
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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