Federico Balagué

Summary

Country: Switzerland

Publications

  1. pmc Recovery of impaired muscle function in severe sciatica
    F Balague
    Hĵpital Cantonal, Fribourg, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 10:242-9. 2001
  2. ncbi Clinical update: low back pain
    Federico Balagué
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cantonal Hospital, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Lancet 369:726-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Radiological examination in low back pain patients: anxiety of the patient? Anxiety of the therapist?
    Federico Balagué
    Clinic of Rheumatology and Service of Physical Medicine and Reeducation, Fribourg Cantonal Hospital, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Joint Bone Spine 73:508-13. 2006
  4. pmc Lumbar disk herniation: are the symptoms relevant for surgery?
    F Balague
    Service de Rhumatologie, Hopital Cantonal, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 15:575-6. 2006
  5. pmc The potential value of blood biomarkers of intervertebral disk metabolism in the follow-up of patients with sciatica
    Federico Balagué
    Service de Rhumatologie, Médecine Physique et Rééducation, Hôpital Cantonal de Fribourg, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 15:627-33. 2006
  6. ncbi Low-back pain in children
    Federico Balagué
    Service de Rhumatologie, médecine physique et réhabilitation, Hopital Cantonal, 1708, Fribourg, Switzerland
    Lancet 361:1403-4. 2003
  7. doi Non-specific low back pain
    Federico Balagué
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation, Hôpital Fribourgeois Hôpital cantonal, Fribourg and Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 379:482-91. 2012
  8. ncbi What is the rational diagnostic approach to spinal disorders?
    Jean Dudler
    Department of Rheumatology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 16:43-57. 2002
  9. doi Assessing the association between low back pain, quality of life, and life events as reported by schoolchildren in a population-based study
    Federico Balagué
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, HFR hôpital cantonal Fribourg and Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 171:507-14. 2012
  10. doi A controlled trial of the benefits of ultrasound-guided steroid injection for shoulder pain
    Pascal Zufferey
    Service de Rhumatologie, DAL, CHUV, Avenue Pierre Decker 4, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Joint Bone Spine 79:166-9. 2012

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Recovery of impaired muscle function in severe sciatica
    F Balague
    Hĵpital Cantonal, Fribourg, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 10:242-9. 2001
    ..The manual muscle test is a crude clinical test. For more indepth muscle performance evaluation, additional testing may be necessary, especially for those patients with physically demanding jobs or activities...
  2. ncbi Clinical update: low back pain
    Federico Balagué
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Cantonal Hospital, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Lancet 369:726-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Radiological examination in low back pain patients: anxiety of the patient? Anxiety of the therapist?
    Federico Balagué
    Clinic of Rheumatology and Service of Physical Medicine and Reeducation, Fribourg Cantonal Hospital, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Joint Bone Spine 73:508-13. 2006
    ..Some possible keys which emphasize the central role of the therapeutic relationship in this predicament are also reviewed...
  4. pmc Lumbar disk herniation: are the symptoms relevant for surgery?
    F Balague
    Service de Rhumatologie, Hopital Cantonal, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 15:575-6. 2006
  5. pmc The potential value of blood biomarkers of intervertebral disk metabolism in the follow-up of patients with sciatica
    Federico Balagué
    Service de Rhumatologie, Médecine Physique et Rééducation, Hôpital Cantonal de Fribourg, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 15:627-33. 2006
    ..This is a prospective study with a follow-up period of 4 years...
  6. ncbi Low-back pain in children
    Federico Balagué
    Service de Rhumatologie, médecine physique et réhabilitation, Hopital Cantonal, 1708, Fribourg, Switzerland
    Lancet 361:1403-4. 2003
  7. doi Non-specific low back pain
    Federico Balagué
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine, and Rehabilitation, Hôpital Fribourgeois Hôpital cantonal, Fribourg and Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Lancet 379:482-91. 2012
    ..Both patient preferences and clinical evidence should be taken into account for pain management, but generally self-management, with appropriate support, is recommended and surgery and overtreatment should be avoided...
  8. ncbi What is the rational diagnostic approach to spinal disorders?
    Jean Dudler
    Department of Rheumatology, CHUV, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 16:43-57. 2002
    ..However, the values of clinical abilities should not be overestimated. Finally, the clinical application of guidelines needs to be re-evaluated for each individual patient...
  9. doi Assessing the association between low back pain, quality of life, and life events as reported by schoolchildren in a population-based study
    Federico Balagué
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, HFR hôpital cantonal Fribourg and Geneva University, Geneva, Switzerland
    Eur J Pediatr 171:507-14. 2012
    ..9 ± 2.4) (p < 0.001). LBP affected QoL marginally. These results stress the distinction between disease and common life experience. They also indicate the potential value of global QoL assessments in clinical settings...
  10. doi A controlled trial of the benefits of ultrasound-guided steroid injection for shoulder pain
    Pascal Zufferey
    Service de Rhumatologie, DAL, CHUV, Avenue Pierre Decker 4, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Joint Bone Spine 79:166-9. 2012
    ..We studied the value of ultrasound (US) to define shoulder pathology and guide local steroid injection in comparison with a standard injection in the management of the acute painful shoulder...
  11. ncbi [Juvenile low back pain: clinical approach in 2010]
    Federico Balagué
    Service de Rhumatologie, Médecine Physique et Rééducation, HFR hôpital cantonal, 1708 Fribourg
    Rev Med Suisse 6:1351-4. 2010
    ..These data show that the impact of LBP on the quality of life in children and adolescents is very low, with the exception, however, of a small subgroup of adolescents suffering generalized pain in conjunction with LBP...
  12. ncbi Do not dismiss intense pain
    Federico Balagué
    Department of Rheumatology, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Hopital Cantonal, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Lancet 363:2021. 2004
  13. pmc The association between isoinertial trunk muscle performance and low back pain in male adolescents
    Federico Balagué
    Service de Rhumatologie, Médecine Physique et Rééducation, Hopital Cantonal, 1708 Fribourg, Switzerland
    Eur Spine J 19:624-32. 2010
    ..05). Regular involvement in sport was a consistent predictor of LBP. Isoinertial trunk performance was not associated with LBP in adolescents...