Peter Fritzell

Summary

Affiliation: Falun Hospital
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi 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. pmc Comment on "Clinical studies in spinal surgery" (B. Hanson and B. Kopjar)
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopaedics, Falun Hospital, 79182, Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 14:726. 2005
  3. doi Cost-effectiveness of balloon kyphoplasty versus standard medical treatment in patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: a Swedish multicenter randomized controlled trial with 2-year follow-up
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2243-51. 2011
  4. pmc Cost effectiveness of disc prosthesis versus lumbar fusion in patients with chronic low back pain: randomized controlled trial with 2-year follow-up
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Center for Clinical Research, Falun Hospital, Dalarna, Nissers väg 3, SE 79182 Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 20:1001-11. 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi 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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. ncbi 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. pmc Comment on "Clinical studies in spinal surgery" (B. Hanson and B. Kopjar)
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopaedics, Falun Hospital, 79182, Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 14:726. 2005
  3. doi Cost-effectiveness of balloon kyphoplasty versus standard medical treatment in patients with osteoporotic vertebral compression fracture: a Swedish multicenter randomized controlled trial with 2-year follow-up
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Falun Hospital, Falun, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:2243-51. 2011
    ..A multicenter, randomized, controlled, cost-effectiveness analysis...
  4. pmc Cost effectiveness of disc prosthesis versus lumbar fusion in patients with chronic low back pain: randomized controlled trial with 2-year follow-up
    Peter Fritzell
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Center for Clinical Research, Falun Hospital, Dalarna, Nissers väg 3, SE 79182 Falun, Sweden
    Eur Spine J 20:1001-11. 2011
    ..38 SEK. It was not possible to state whether TDR or FUS is more cost-effective after 2 years. Since disc replacement and lumbar fusion are based on different conceptual approaches, it is important to follow these results over time...
  5. 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
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi 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
  13. ncbi 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...
  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. ncbi One-year report from the Swedish National Spine Register. Swedish Society of Spinal Surgeons
    Björn Strömqvist
    Department of Orthopedics, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85, Lund, Sweden
    Acta Orthop Suppl 76:1-24. 2005
  16. pmc "Spine Tango" spine registry
    Peter Fritzell
    Eur Spine J 11:301-2. 2002
  17. pmc Balloon kyphoplasty in the management of vertebral compression fractures: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rod S Taylor
    Peninsula Medical School, University of Exeter, Noy Scott House, Barrack Rd, Exeter EX2 5DW, UK
    Eur Spine J 16:1085-100. 2007
    ..Results from ongoing RCTs will provide further information in the near future...