Priority 4 from the Paediatric Lower Limb Surgery PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What are the short term and long term outcome of surgery compared to non-surgical care in the treatment of Perthes Disease? (JLA PSP Priority 4)
Overall ranking 4
JLA question ID 0081/04
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

Hanna et al. Systematic review of the outcome of total hip arthroplasty in patients with sequelae of Legg–Calve´–Perthes disease. Arch Orthop Trauma Surg. 2017. 137:1149–1154

Health Research Classification System category  Musculoskeletal
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Do operations for Perthes disease of hip work? ~ What is the best way to treat Perthes? ~ Which surgeries used to treat perthes have the best outcomes long term? 
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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