P Fritzell

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic low back pain and fusion: a comparison of three surgical techniques: a prospective multicenter randomized study from the Swedish lumbar spine study group
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1131-41. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint 2001 Volvo Award Winner in Clinical Studies: Lumbar fusion versus nonsurgical treatment for chronic low back pain: a multicenter randomized controlled trial from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group
    P Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, 79182 Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2521-32; discussion 2532-4. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in fusion surgery for chronic low back pain. A report from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:22-33. 2003
  4. pmc The General Function Score: a useful tool for measurement of physical disability. Validity and reliability
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 10:203-10. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain-drawing does not predict the outcome of fusion surgery for chronic low-back pain: a report from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:2-11. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint The clinical importance of changes in outcome scores after treatment for chronic low back pain
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:12-20. 2003
  7. pmc Sexual function in men and women after anterior surgery for chronic low back pain
    Olle Hägg
    Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, 413 45 Göteborg SE, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 15:677-82. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Re: Brox JI, Sörensen R, Friis A, et al. Randomized clinical trial of lumbar instrumented fusion and cognitive intervention and exercises in patients with chronic low back pain and disc degeneration. Spine. 2003; 28:1913-1921
    Olle Hägg
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1160-1. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of lumbar fusion and nonsurgical treatment for chronic low back pain in the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:421-34; discussion Z3. 2004
  10. pmc Complications in lumbar fusion surgery for chronic low back pain: comparison of three surgical techniques used in a prospective randomized study. A report from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, 791 82 Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:178-89. 2003

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Chronic low back pain and fusion: a comparison of three surgical techniques: a prospective multicenter randomized study from the Swedish lumbar spine study group
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1131-41. 2002
    ..A multicenter randomized study with a 2-year follow-up period and an independent observer was conducted...
  2. ncbi request reprint 2001 Volvo Award Winner in Clinical Studies: Lumbar fusion versus nonsurgical treatment for chronic low back pain: a multicenter randomized controlled trial from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group
    P Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, 79182 Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2521-32; discussion 2532-4. 2001
    ..A randomized controlled multicenter study with a 2-year follow-up by an independent observer...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of outcome in fusion surgery for chronic low back pain. A report from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:22-33. 2003
    ..We conclude that improved selection of successful surgical candidates with CLBP seems to be promoted by attention to severe disc degeneration, evaluation of personality traits and shortening of preoperative sick leave...
  4. pmc The General Function Score: a useful tool for measurement of physical disability. Validity and reliability
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 10:203-10. 2001
    ..82-0.96 in surgically treated disc herniation and 0.55-0.85 in spondylolisthesis. The GFS is a highly valid and reliable instrument with good responsiveness and feasibility, useful for evaluation of physical disability...
  5. ncbi request reprint Pain-drawing does not predict the outcome of fusion surgery for chronic low-back pain: a report from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:2-11. 2003
    ..The concept of "organic/non-organic" pain in conjunction with chronic low-back pain is not supported by the results of the present study...
  6. ncbi request reprint The clinical importance of changes in outcome scores after treatment for chronic low back pain
    O Hägg
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, 413 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:12-20. 2003
    ..Despite improvement after treatment, the ability to sit, stand and lift, remain notable problems...
  7. pmc Sexual function in men and women after anterior surgery for chronic low back pain
    Olle Hägg
    Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, 413 45 Göteborg SE, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 15:677-82. 2006
    ..In view of the increased frequency of anterior lumbar surgery with the strong promotion of disc replacement, the findings in the present small retrospective pilot study should be tested in larger prospective trials...
  8. ncbi request reprint Re: Brox JI, Sörensen R, Friis A, et al. Randomized clinical trial of lumbar instrumented fusion and cognitive intervention and exercises in patients with chronic low back pain and disc degeneration. Spine. 2003; 28:1913-1921
    Olle Hägg
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1160-1. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of lumbar fusion and nonsurgical treatment for chronic low back pain in the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study: a multicenter, randomized, controlled trial from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:421-34; discussion Z3. 2004
    ..A cost-effectiveness study was performed from the societal and health care perspectives...
  10. pmc Complications in lumbar fusion surgery for chronic low back pain: comparison of three surgical techniques used in a prospective randomized study. A report from the Swedish Lumbar Spine Study Group
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, 791 82 Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 12:178-89. 2003
    ..In order to make valid comparisons of both complication and reintervention rates after lumbar fusion, there is a need for a consensus in the spinal society regarding the definition of these entities...
  11. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of patients with chronic low back pain selected for surgery: a comparison with the general population reported from the Swedish lumbar spine study
    Olle Hägg
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Sahlgren University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1223-31. 2002
    ..A group of surgical candidates with chronic low back pain was compared with a random sample of the general population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Simplifying outcome measurement: evaluation of instruments for measuring outcome after fusion surgery for chronic low back pain
    Olle Hägg
    Department of Orthopedics, Sahlgren University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 27:1213-22. 2002
    ..A comparative evaluation of outcome instruments and global assessment was performed...
  13. pmc Detection of bacterial DNA in painful degenerated spinal discs in patients without signs of clinical infection
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Center for Clinical Research Falun Hospital, 79182, Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 13:702-6. 2004
    ..The finding demonstrates that 16S rRNA PCR can be a useful tool in search of bacterial DNA in degenerated discs, which in turn may be indicative of low-grade infection, manifesting itself only as pain rather than as clinical infection...
  14. pmc Fusion as treatment for chronic low back pain--existing evidence, the scientific frontier and research strategies
    Peter Fritzell
    Eur Spine J 14:519-20. 2005
  15. pmc A practical approach to spine registers in Europe: the Swedish experience
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopaedics, Centre for Clinical Research Dalarna, Falun Hospital, 79182 Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 15:S57-63. 2006
    ..Hopefully, our experiences will be of help to colleagues who are planning to start registering...
  16. pmc Comments on "Health economic evaluation in lumbar spinal fusion. A systematic literature review anno 2005"
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Center for Clinical Research Falun Hospital, 79182, Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 15:1174-5. 2006