Wilco C H Jacobs

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Total disc replacement for chronic back pain in the presence of disc degeneration
    Wilco Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD008326. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Spine surgery research: on and beyond current strategies
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 12:706-13. 2012
  3. pmc Functional performance of mobile versus fixed bearing total knee prostheses: a randomised controlled trial
    W C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1450-5. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Effect of methodological quality measures in spinal surgery research: a metaepidemiological study
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 12:339-48. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Evidence for surgery in degenerative lumbar spine disorders
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:673-84. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Interspinous process device versus standard conventional surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: randomised controlled trial
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 49:135. 2015
  7. pmc Interspinous process device versus standard conventional surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: randomized controlled trial
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 347:f6415. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Management of lumbar spinal stenosis: a survey among Dutch spine surgeons
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 156:2139-45. 2014
  9. doi request reprint Percutaneous laser disc decompression versus conventional microdiscectomy in sciatica: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick A Brouwer
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 15:857-65. 2015
  10. doi request reprint No evidence for intervention-dependent influence of methodological features on treatment effect
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre LUMC, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1347-55.e3. 2013

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Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Total disc replacement for chronic back pain in the presence of disc degeneration
    Wilco Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 9:CD008326. 2012
    ..A possible advantage of total disc replacement compared with fusion is maintained mobility at the operated level, which has been suggested to reduce the chance of adjacent segment degeneration...
  2. doi request reprint Spine surgery research: on and beyond current strategies
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 12:706-13. 2012
    ..Systematic reviews of the literature are powerful tools in evidence-based medicine. However, the design and report of systematic reviews in spinal surgery contain many aspects amenable to improvement...
  3. pmc Functional performance of mobile versus fixed bearing total knee prostheses: a randomised controlled trial
    W C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc 20:1450-5. 2012
    ..The study was designed as a randomised controlled multi-centre trial...
  4. doi request reprint Effect of methodological quality measures in spinal surgery research: a metaepidemiological study
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 12:339-48. 2012
    ..Methodological quality measures of trials in meta-analyses have been shown to influence the pooled effect sizes in several medical fields. However, for spinal surgery, influence of quality measures has not been assessed...
  5. doi request reprint Evidence for surgery in degenerative lumbar spine disorders
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:673-84. 2013
    ..In general, surgery is only indicated for relief of leg pain in clear indications such as disc herniation, spondylolisthesis or spinal stenosis...
  6. doi request reprint Interspinous process device versus standard conventional surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: randomised controlled trial
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 49:135. 2015
    ..Is interspinous process device implantation more effective in the short term (eight weeks) than conventional surgical decompression for patients with intermittent neurogenic claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis?..
  7. pmc Interspinous process device versus standard conventional surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: randomized controlled trial
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 347:f6415. 2013
    ..To assess whether interspinous process device implantation is more effective in the short term than conventional surgical decompression for patients with intermittent neurogenic claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis...
  8. doi request reprint Management of lumbar spinal stenosis: a survey among Dutch spine surgeons
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 156:2139-45. 2014
    ..Therefore, an evaluation of agreement among clinicians regarding the indications and the choice for particular treatments seems appropriate...
  9. doi request reprint Percutaneous laser disc decompression versus conventional microdiscectomy in sciatica: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick A Brouwer
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 15:857-65. 2015
    ..However, no randomized trial comparing PLDD to conventional treatment has been performed...
  10. doi request reprint No evidence for intervention-dependent influence of methodological features on treatment effect
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre LUMC, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1347-55.e3. 2013
    ..The goal of this systematic review was to evaluate if the influence of methodological features on treatment effect differs between types of intervention...
  11. doi request reprint Total disc replacement for chronic discogenic low back pain: a Cochrane review
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:24-36. 2013
    ..Systematic literature review...
  12. pmc The evidence on surgical interventions for low back disorders, an overview of systematic reviews
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300, RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:1936-49. 2013
    ..An earlier version of this review was published in 2006 and since then, many new, better quality reviews have been published...
  13. doi request reprint Recovery of motor deficit accompanying sciatica--subgroup analysis of a randomized controlled trial
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden, The Netherlands Department of Neurosurgery, The Hague Medical Center, Lijnbaan 32, 2512 VA The Hague, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Spine J 14:1817-24. 2014
    ..Controversy exists about the necessity of early surgical intervention for those patients that have an additional motor deficit...
  14. pmc Assessment of patient-specific surgery effect based on weighted estimation and propensity scoring in the re-analysis of the sciatica trial
    Bart J A Mertens
    Department of Medical Statistics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 9:e111325. 2014
    ..Results indicate that patients with high propensity to receive surgery may have beneficial effects at 2 years from delayed disc surgery. ..
  15. pmc Rationale and design of the INNOVATE Trial: an international cooperative study on surgical versus conservative treatment for odontoid fractures in the elderly
    Jeroen G J Huybregts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:7. 2014
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  16. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in follow-up assessment of sciatica
    Abdelilah El Barzouhi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 368:999-1007. 2013
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is frequently performed during follow-up in patients with known lumbar-disk herniation and persistent symptoms of sciatica. The association between findings on MRI and clinical outcome is controversial...