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Table 3 The four most frequently reported aspects complicating surgical decision making

From: Treatment of hip dysplasia in patients with mucopolysaccharidosis type I after hematopoietic stem cell transplantation: results of an international consensus procedure

  Decision to perform surgery
  Yes No Might consider
Complicating aspects Radiological features (complicating surgery) Radiological features without pain Radiological features
Absence of pain Lack of evidence Absence/presence of pain
Progression of symptoms so far Absence of disability Unclear prognosis with/without surgery
  Expected progression of symptoms Stable clinical course so far Absence/presence of disability