Dirk T Ubbink

Summary

Affiliation: Academic Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Does evidence permeate all surgical areas equally? Publication trends in wound care compared to breast cancer care: a longitudinal trend analysis
    F E Brölmann
    Departments of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, Room A3 503, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 36:2021-7. 2012
  2. pmc Fracture surgery of the extremities with the intra-operative use of 3D-RX: a randomized multicenter trial (EF3X-trial)
    M Suzan H Beerekamp
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:151. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of homecare costs of local wound care in surgical patients randomized between occlusive and gauze dressings
    Dirk Th Ubbink
    Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 17:593-601. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based practice: outside the box, throughout the hospital
    D T Ubbink
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 69:87-94. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint [Negative pressure therapy for surgical wounds]
    Dirk T Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Afd Kwaliteit and Procesinnovatie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A365. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint [Choosing between different treatment options: how should I inform my patients?]
    Dirk Th Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:B344. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Occlusive vs gauze dressings for local wound care in surgical patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Dirk T Ubbink
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics, Room J1B 215, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Surg 143:950-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A systematic review of topical negative pressure therapy for acute and chronic wounds
    D T Ubbink
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 95:685-92. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint [Local wound care: evidence-based treatments and dressings]
    D Th Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:1165-72. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint [Antiseptics to prevent or treat wound infections; myths and evidence]
    Dirk Th Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Afd Kwaliteit en Procesinnovatie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:B328. 2009

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Publications54

  1. pmc Does evidence permeate all surgical areas equally? Publication trends in wound care compared to breast cancer care: a longitudinal trend analysis
    F E Brölmann
    Departments of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, Room A3 503, Meibergdreef 9, P O Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 36:2021-7. 2012
    ..This incongruence could be due to a lack in quantity and quality of available evidence. We therefore compared worldwide publication trends to answer whether research in wound care lags behind that in breast cancer...
  2. pmc Fracture surgery of the extremities with the intra-operative use of 3D-RX: a randomized multicenter trial (EF3X-trial)
    M Suzan H Beerekamp
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:151. 2011
    ..In addition, the diagnostic accuracy of the 3D-RX-scan will be determined in a clinical setting and a cost-effectiveness as well as a cost-utility analysis will be performed...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of homecare costs of local wound care in surgical patients randomized between occlusive and gauze dressings
    Dirk Th Ubbink
    Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 17:593-601. 2008
    ..To study the material and nursing costs and outcome of wound care at home comparing two dressing groups (occlusive vs. gauze-based) in surgical patients after hospital dismissal...
  4. ncbi request reprint Implementation of evidence-based practice: outside the box, throughout the hospital
    D T Ubbink
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Neth J Med 69:87-94. 2011
    ..We investigated EBP attitudes, knowledge and the perceived barriers and facilitators to practising EBP , to define tailor-made interventions for improving evidence-based behaviour...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Negative pressure therapy for surgical wounds]
    Dirk T Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Afd Kwaliteit and Procesinnovatie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:A365. 2009
    ..The effect of NPWT on wound healing, infection, mortality, and costs remains unclear. To obtain convincing evidence, we call for greater NPWT application in a research context...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Choosing between different treatment options: how should I inform my patients?]
    Dirk Th Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:B344. 2009
    ..The aim should be to explain both beneficial and harmful effects of medical interventions in a straightforward manner. However, the amount and content of this information should be tailored to the patient's wishes...
  7. doi request reprint Occlusive vs gauze dressings for local wound care in surgical patients: a randomized clinical trial
    Dirk T Ubbink
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Bioinformatics, Room J1B 215, Academic Medical Center, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Surg 143:950-5. 2008
    ..To compare effectiveness and costs of gauze-based vs occlusive, moist-environment dressing principles...
  8. doi request reprint A systematic review of topical negative pressure therapy for acute and chronic wounds
    D T Ubbink
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 95:685-92. 2008
    ..Topical negative pressure (TNP) therapy is becoming increasingly popular for all kinds of wounds. Its clinical and cost effectiveness is unclear...
  9. ncbi request reprint [Local wound care: evidence-based treatments and dressings]
    D Th Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:1165-72. 2006
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint [Antiseptics to prevent or treat wound infections; myths and evidence]
    Dirk Th Ubbink
    Academisch Medisch Centrum Universiteit van Amsterdam, Afd Kwaliteit en Procesinnovatie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 153:B328. 2009
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Preferences of patients, doctors, and nurses regarding wound dressing characteristics: a conjoint analysis
    Hester Vermeulen
    Departments of Surgery, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 15:302-7. 2007
    ..These should also be the focus for manufacturers and researchers to obtain more evidence on which materials best match these attributes...
  12. doi request reprint Do stakeholders in wound care prefer evidence-based wound care products? A survey in the Netherlands
    Anne M Eskes
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int Wound J 9:624-32. 2012
    ..Two thirds of the manufacturers were unaware of, or never used, the Cochrane Library. Available compelling evidence in wound care is not equally internalised by stakeholders, which is required to ensure evidence-based decision making...
  13. pmc Attitudes, awareness, and barriers regarding evidence-based surgery among surgeons and surgical nurses
    Anouk M Knops
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 33:1348-55. 2009
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Fundamentals of randomized clinical trials in wound care: reporting standards
    Fleur E Brölmann
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 21:641-7. 2013
    ..The ultimate goal is to help wound care professionals make better decisions for their patients in clinical practice. ..
  15. doi request reprint Decision aids for patients facing a surgical treatment decision: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Anouk M Knops
    Department of Surgery, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 257:860-6. 2013
    ..To summarize the evidence available on the effects of decision aids in surgery...
  16. doi request reprint Long-term adherence to a local guideline on postoperative body temperature measurement: mixed methods analysis
    Marja N Storm-Versloot
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Eval Clin Pract 18:841-7. 2012
    ..To find out whether a successful multifaceted implementation approach of a local evidence-based guideline on postoperative body temperature measurements (BTM) was persistent over time, and which factors influenced long-term adherence...
  17. doi request reprint Is the red-yellow-black scheme suitable to classify donor site wounds? An inter-observer analysis
    Anne M Eskes
    Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Burns 37:823-7. 2011
    ..We investigated whether this RYB-scheme is also useful to classify donor site wounds uniformly (DSW)...
  18. doi request reprint Laparoscopy in combination with fast track multimodal management is the best perioperative strategy in patients undergoing colonic surgery: a randomized clinical trial (LAFA-study)
    Malaika S Vlug
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg 254:868-75. 2011
    ..To investigate which perioperative treatment, ie, laparoscopic or open surgery combined with fast track (FT) or standard care, is the optimal approach for patients undergoing segmental resection for colon cancer...
  19. doi request reprint Values of patients and caregivers for donor site scars: an inter-observer analysis between patients and caregivers and prediction of cosmetic satisfaction
    Anne M Eskes
    Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Burns 38:796-801. 2012
    ..Furthermore, it is unknown which POSAS-items are mostly associated with overall cosmetic satisfaction with the scar...
  20. doi request reprint Faster recovery of gastrointestinal transit after laparoscopy and fast-track care in patients undergoing colonic surgery
    Sjoerd H W van Bree
    Department of Gastroenterology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Gastroenterology 141:872-880.e1-4. 2011
    ..However, objective measures supporting faster GI recovery are lacking. Therefore, GI transit was measured following open and laparoscopic colorectal surgery with or without fast-track care...
  21. doi request reprint Fundamentals of randomized clinical trials in wound care: design and conduct
    Anne M Eskes
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 20:449-55. 2012
    ..This article proposes strategies for improving the evidence base for wound care decision making...
  22. pmc Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: solution for difficult to heal acute wounds? Systematic review
    Anne M Eskes
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Room A3 503, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, PO Box 22700, Amsterdam 1100 DE, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 35:535-42. 2011
    ..Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is used to treat various wound types. However, the possible beneficial and harmful effects of HBOT for acute wounds are unclear...
  23. pmc Which dressing do donor site wounds need?: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Anne M Eskes
    Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 12:229. 2011
    ..This protocol describes a trial in which we investigate the effectiveness of various treatment options for these donor site wounds...
  24. ncbi request reprint Inter- and intra-observer (dis)agreement among nurses and doctors to classify colour and exudation of open surgical wounds according to the Red-Yellow-Black scheme
    Hester Vermeulen
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Nurs 16:1270-7. 2007
    ..Secondary: to check their agreement with an international expert panel on whether their classification was correct...
  25. ncbi request reprint [Guideline 'Wound Care': recommendations for 5 challenging areas]
    Fleur E Brölmann
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Afd Kwaliteit en Procesinnovatie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 157:A6086. 2013
    ..The guideline also advises about wound registration, documentation and hand-over of wound care, and recommends making clear agreements about referrals and responsibilities...
  26. pmc Intravenous fluid restriction after major abdominal surgery: a randomized blinded clinical trial
    Hester Vermeulen
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Trials 10:50. 2009
    ..We investigated the effects of postoperative fluid restriction in surgical patients undergoing major abdominal surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Comparison of an informally structured triage system, the emergency severity index, and the manchester triage system to distinguish patient priority in the emergency department
    Marja N Storm-Versloot
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Acad Emerg Med 18:822-9. 2011
    ..The objective was to compare the validity of an existing informally structured triage system with the Emergency Severity Index (ESI) and the Manchester Triage System (MTS)...
  28. pmc Explaining the amount of care needed by hospitalised surgical patients: a prospective time and motion study
    Catharina J van Oostveen
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Centre, Room A3 503, P, O box 22700, Amsterdam, DE, 1100, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 13:42. 2013
    ..Given the recent developments such as ageing, multi-morbidity and budgetary restraints, a practical explanatory model would avail healthcare professionals and managers in determining the demand and costs for clinical care...
  29. doi request reprint Interpreting patient decisional conflict scores: behavior and emotions in decisions about treatment
    Anouk M Knops
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Med Decis Making 33:78-84. 2013
    ..They are often evaluated in terms of their effect on decisional conflict, as measured by the Decisional Conflict Scale (DCS). It is unclear to what extent lower DCS scores are accompanied by observable patient behavior or emotions...
  30. ncbi request reprint Randomized clinical trial comparing two options for postoperative incisional care to prevent poststernotomy surgical site infections
    Patrique Segers
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Wound Repair Regen 15:192-6. 2007
    ..In our view, future studies in the field of prevention of SSI should concentrate on other areas of interest...
  31. doi request reprint Factors influencing long-term adherence to two previously implemented hospital guidelines
    A M Knops
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, Room A3 503, PO Box 22660, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Qual Health Care 22:421-9. 2010
    ..Long-term adherence to two hospital guidelines was audited. The overall aim was to explore factors accounting for their long-term adherence or non-adherence...
  32. pmc A tool to balance benefit and harm when deciding about adjuvant therapy
    A M Knops
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center at University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 100:913-7. 2009
    ..This scheme readily summarises the different possible treatment outcomes and can be of practical value for clinicians and patients in decision making about adjuvant therapies...
  33. doi request reprint Questionnaire versus telephone follow-up to detect postdischarge complications in surgical patients: randomized clinical trial
    Annelies Visser
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, H1 213, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Surg 36:2576-83. 2012
    ..Our aim was to determine which method-telephone interview or questionnaire by mail-collects the most postdischarge complications...
  34. ncbi request reprint Topical silver for preventing wound infection
    Marja N Storm Versloot
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre at the University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1105 AZ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 3:CD006478. 2010
    ..AUTHORS' CONCLUSIONS: There is insufficient evidence to establish whether silver-containing dressings or topical agents promote wound healing or prevent wound infection; some poor quality evidence for SSD suggests the opposite...
  35. doi request reprint Bipolar versus monopolar transurethral resection of the prostate: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Charalampos Mamoulakis
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 56:798-809. 2009
    ..Incorporation of bipolar technology in transurethral resection (TUR) of the prostate (TURP) potentially offers advantages over monopolar TURP (M-TURP)...
  36. ncbi request reprint [Knowing better--does pride lead to persisting with superfluous procedures?]
    Hester Vermeulen
    Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 154:A2896. 2010
    ..A return to economically viable and worthwhile healthcare can be brought about by thinking in terms of surplus value for the patient and by recognising, admitting and combating Hubris...
  37. doi request reprint Hyperbaric oxygen therapy for treating acute surgical and traumatic wounds
    Anne Eskes
    Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam and Amsterdam School of Health Professions, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1105AZ
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD008059. 2013
    ..Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) is used as a treatment for acute wounds (such as those arising from surgery and trauma). However, the effects of HBOT on wound healing are unclear. ..
  38. doi request reprint What brings children home? A prognostic study to predict length of hospitalisation
    Evelien Tump
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pediatr 172:1379-85. 2013
    ..These seven variables explained 48 % of the LOS (R(2) of 0.476)...
  39. doi request reprint Accuracy and consequences of 3D-fluoroscopy in upper and lower extremity fracture treatment: a systematic review
    M S H Suzan Beerekamp
    Trauma Unit, Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Radiol 81:4019-28. 2012
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation for non-reconstructable chronic critical leg ischaemia
    Dirk T Ubbink
    Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, and Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 2:CD004001. 2013
    ..Patients suffering from inoperable chronic critical leg ischaemia (NR-CCLI) face amputation of the leg. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) has been proposed as a helpful treatment in addition to standard conservative treatment...
  41. doi request reprint Evidence-based practice: a survey among pediatric nurses and pediatricians
    Jolanda M Maaskant
    Emma Children s Hospital, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Nurs 28:150-7. 2013
    ..Time constraints and lack of knowledge were considered as major barriers. Recommendations include multilevel training and continuous exchange of information...
  42. doi request reprint The prevalence and risk factors of infantile haemangiomas: a case-control study in the Dutch population
    Marije J Hoornweg
    Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Hand Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 26:156-62. 2012
    ..Our study showed that the prevalence of a haemangioma is 9.9% in the general (Dutch) population. Four factors appear relevant in the development of haemangiomas. These factors may provide clues to its pathogenesis...
  43. doi request reprint The influence of provider characteristics on resection rates and survival in patients with localized non-small cell lung cancer
    Wilson W L Li
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 60:441-51. 2008
    ..In addition to patient characteristics, attributes of the hospital of diagnosis also have significant influence on the likelihood of receiving surgical therapy. Future studies should examine the underlying mechanisms for this phenomenon...
  44. doi request reprint Acute appendicitis: meta-analysis of diagnostic performance of CT and graded compression US related to prevalence of disease
    Adrienne van Randen
    Department of Radiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Suite G1 227, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 249:97-106. 2008
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Prevention of nosocomial infection in cardiac surgery by decontamination of the nasopharynx and oropharynx with chlorhexidine gluconate: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrique Segers
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 296:2460-6. 2006
    ..Nosocomial infections are an important cause of morbidity and mortality after cardiac surgery. Decolonization of endogenous potential pathogenic microorganisms is important in the prevention of nosocomial infections...
  46. pmc Quality of life after laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery: a systematic review
    Sanne A L Bartels
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    World J Gastroenterol 16:5035-41. 2010
    ..In conclusion, based on presently available high-level evidence, this systematic review showed no clinically relevant differences in postoperative quality of life between laparoscopic and open colorectal surgery...
  47. doi request reprint Tools to assess evidence-based practice behaviour among healthcare professionals
    Katrien Oude Rengerink
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Evid Based Med 18:129-38. 2013
    ..To identify and compare tools to assess Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) behaviour among healthcare professionals...
  48. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes after laparoscopic ileocolic resection for Crohn's disease. A systematic review
    Sebastiaan W Polle
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Dig Surg 23:346-57. 2006
    ..A systematic review was conducted to assess the evidence for short-term advantages of laparoscopic compared to open resection for ileocolic CD...
  49. pmc Topical haemostatic agents for skin wounds: a systematic review
    Marieke D Groenewold
    Department of Quality Assurance and Process Innovation, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Surg 11:15. 2011
    ..Thus, we performed a systematic review to assess the effectiveness of haemostatic agents in donor site wounds...
  50. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of noninvasive tests to evaluate bladder outlet obstruction in men: detrusor wall thickness, uroflowmetry, postvoid residual urine, and prostate volume
    Matthias Oelke
    Department of Urology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Urol 52:827-34. 2007
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Reliability of the primary triage process after the Volendam fire disaster
    Lieke Welling
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Emerg Med 35:181-7. 2008
    ..In a major burn accident, a field triage protocol for rapid evaluation of burn injuries may be useful. Detailed assessment of injuries of burn casualties is practical only in a specialized clinical setting...
  52. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of dressings and topical agents for surgical wounds healing by secondary intention
    H Vermeulen
    Department of Surgery, Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 92:665-72. 2005
    ..The best dressing for postoperative wounds healing by secondary intention is unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based surgery
    D T Ubbink
    Department of Surgery, G4 109 2, Academic Medical Centre, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 91:1091-2. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Spinal cord stimulation for critical leg ischemia: a review of effectiveness and optimal patient selection
    Dirk Th Ubbink
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 31:S30-5. 2006
    ..Hence, SCS should be considered as a possible treatment option in patients with CLI, particularly if their foot TcpO(2) is between 10 and 30 mmHg...