Sita M A Bierma-Zeinstra

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Validity of American College of Rheumatology criteria for diagnosing hip osteoarthritis in primary care research
    S Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 26:1129-33. 1999
  2. ncbi Hip problems in older adults: classification by cluster analysis
    S M Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Surgery, Erasmus University, The, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1139-45. 2001
  3. ncbi Measuring the sacral inclination angle in clinical practice: is there an alternative to radiographs?
    S M Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Postbox 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 24:505-8. 2001
  4. ncbi Joint space narrowing and relationship with symptoms and signs in adults consulting for hip pain in primary care
    Sita M A Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 29:1713-8. 2002
  5. pmc Predictors of persistent complaints after a knee injury in primary care
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e561-6. 2012
  6. doi Six-year course and prognosis of nontraumatic knee symptoms in adults in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Marlous Kastelein
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1287-94. 2011
  7. pmc Outcome of knee injuries in general practice: 1-year follow-up
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:56-63. 2010
  8. pmc Prognosis of abdominal pain in children in primary care--a prospective cohort study
    Yvonne Lisman-van Leeuwen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 11:238-44. 2013
  9. ncbi Incidence and risk factors of disability in the elderly: the Rotterdam Study
    Umit Tas
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 44:272-8. 2007
  10. pmc Effectiveness of additional supervised exercises compared with conventional treatment alone in patients with acute lateral ankle sprains: systematic review
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 341:c5688. 2010

Detail Information

Publications77

  1. ncbi Validity of American College of Rheumatology criteria for diagnosing hip osteoarthritis in primary care research
    S Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 26:1129-33. 1999
    ..It is claimed that all 3 sets, separate from each other, can be used to diagnose hip OA for research purposes...
  2. ncbi Hip problems in older adults: classification by cluster analysis
    S M Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Surgery, Erasmus University, The, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:1139-45. 2001
    ..However, further validation of the achieved classification system, especially with respect to the clinical importance, is needed before introducing it into clinical practice...
  3. ncbi Measuring the sacral inclination angle in clinical practice: is there an alternative to radiographs?
    S M Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Postbox 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 24:505-8. 2001
    ..The "gold standard" to determine sacral inclination is by radiograph, but methods to measure sacral inclination externally with an inclinometer have also been introduced...
  4. ncbi Joint space narrowing and relationship with symptoms and signs in adults consulting for hip pain in primary care
    Sita M A Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Rheumatol 29:1713-8. 2002
    ..To study whether clinical symptoms and signs can predict radiological osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip in primary care patients with hip pain...
  5. pmc Predictors of persistent complaints after a knee injury in primary care
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e561-6. 2012
    ..Prognosis of persistent complaints after knee injury is based on secondary care populations. In a primary care setting, however, no studies have addressed this issue...
  6. doi Six-year course and prognosis of nontraumatic knee symptoms in adults in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Marlous Kastelein
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1287-94. 2011
    ..To examine the 6-year course of nontraumatic knee symptoms in adults in general practice, to identify prognostic factors for unfavorable outcome, and to develop a clinical prediction rule...
  7. pmc Outcome of knee injuries in general practice: 1-year follow-up
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:56-63. 2010
    ..Knee injuries may lead to pain and to functional limitations in the activities of daily living. Patients with knee injuries are frequently seen in general practice; however, the outcome and management in these patients is not known...
  8. pmc Prognosis of abdominal pain in children in primary care--a prospective cohort study
    Yvonne Lisman-van Leeuwen
    Department of General Practice, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 11:238-44. 2013
    ..Abdominal pain is a common complaint in children. Because few data exist on its natural history, we wanted to investigate the prognosis of abdominal pain in children in general practice...
  9. ncbi Incidence and risk factors of disability in the elderly: the Rotterdam Study
    Umit Tas
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 44:272-8. 2007
    ..This study analyzed the incidence of disability and its risk factors in multiple dimensions in community-dwelling women and men of older age, between 1990 and 1999, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of additional supervised exercises compared with conventional treatment alone in patients with acute lateral ankle sprains: systematic review
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 341:c5688. 2010
    ..To summarise the effectiveness of adding supervised exercises to conventional treatment compared with conventional treatment alone in patients with acute lateral ankle sprains...
  11. pmc The effect of glucosamine sulphate on osteoarthritis: design of a long-term randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN54513166]
    Rianne M Rozendaal
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:20. 2005
    ..This trial is ongoing and will finish in March 2006...
  12. pmc Medial knee osteoarthritis treated by insoles or braces: a randomized trial
    Tom M van Raaij
    Department of Orthopaedics, HS 105, Erasmus University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 468:1926-32. 2010
    ..However, insoles are safe and less costly than knee bracing if they relieve pain or improve function...
  13. pmc Corticosteroid injections for greater trochanteric pain syndrome: a randomized controlled trial in primary care
    Aaltien Brinks
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 9:226-34. 2011
    ..We undertook a study to evaluate the effectiveness of corticosteroid injections in primary care patients with greater trochanteric pain syndrome (GTPS)...
  14. pmc Predictive factors for new onset or progression of knee osteoarthritis one year after trauma: MRI follow-up in general practice
    Ingrid M Koster
    Department of Radiology, Maasstad Ziekenhuis, Postbus 9100, 3007 AC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 21:1509-16. 2011
    ..To prospectively evaluate prognostic factors for new onset or progression of degenerative change on follow-up MRI one year after knee trauma and the association with clinical outcome...
  15. doi Course and prognostic factors of disability in community-dwelling older people with mild disability: the Rotterdam Study
    Umit Tas
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Australas J Ageing 31:28-33. 2012
    ..To study the prognosis of disability of community-dwelling older people with mild disability at baseline...
  16. pmc Age, gender and disability predict future disability in older people: the Rotterdam Study
    Umit Tas
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Geriatr 11:22. 2011
    ..To develop a prediction model that predicts disability in community-dwelling older people. Insight in the predictors of disability is needed to target preventive strategies for people at increased risk...
  17. doi Cost-effectiveness of lumbar supports for home care workers with recurrent low back pain: an economic evaluation alongside a randomized-controlled trial
    Pepijn D D M Roelofs
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:E1619-26. 2010
    ..Economic evaluation from a societal perspective alongside a 12-months randomized-controlled trial...
  18. doi Psychosocial factors predicted nonrecovery in both specific and nonspecific diagnoses at arm, neck, and shoulder
    Ellen Keijsers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 63:1370-9. 2010
    ..To evaluate the differences in predictors of nonrecovery between patients with a specific diagnosis at arm, neck, and/or shoulder, vs. patients with a nonspecific diagnosis in general practice at 6 months after the first consultation...
  19. doi Explaining the ineffectiveness of a Tai Chi fall prevention training for community-living older people: a process evaluation alongside a randomized clinical trial (RCT)
    Inge H J Logghe
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 52:357-62. 2011
    ..The main process-related factors that may be have influenced the lack of beneficial effects on falls and secondary outcomes are the relatively high withdrawal and the low adherence rates...
  20. pmc Effectiveness of diclofenac versus acetaminophen in primary care patients with knee osteoarthritis: [NTR1485], DIPA-trial: design of a randomized clinical trial
    Saskia P J Verkleij
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:7. 2010
    ....
  21. pmc Management in non-traumatic arm, neck and shoulder complaints: differences between diagnostic groups
    Anita Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Room Wk121, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 17:1218-29. 2008
    ..Specific and non-specific diagnostic subgroups differed in the frequency corticosteroid injections were applied, and referrals to physiotherapy and to a medical specialist...
  22. doi Conservative interventions for treating work-related complaints of the arm, neck or shoulder in adults
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3000 CA
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 12:CD008742. 2013
    ..Work-related CANS, which is the term we use in this review, severely hampers the working population...
  23. doi Course and prognosis of older back pain patients in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 154:951-7. 2013
    ..79). This information can help GPs identify older back pain patients at risk for non-recovery...
  24. doi Factors associated with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review
    Nienke E Lankhorst
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 47:193-206. 2013
    ..Foot arch height index and congruence angle were not associated with PFPS. Six out of eight pooled variables are associated with PFPS, other factors associated with PFPS were based on single studies. Further research is required...
  25. pmc Back complaints in the elders (BACE); design of cohort studies in primary care: an international consortium
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:193. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the course of back complaints and identify prognostic factors for the transition from acute back complaints to chronic back complaints in older people who visit a primary health care physician...
  26. pmc Effectiveness of intramuscular corticosteroid injection versus placebo injection in patients with hip osteoarthritis: design of a randomized double-blinded controlled trial
    Desirée M J Dorleijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:280. 2011
    ..Such a clinically relevant effect of a systemic corticosteroid injection offers a less complex alternative for treatment of patients with hip osteoarthritis not responsive to oral pain medication...
  27. pmc MRI follow-up of conservatively treated meniscal knee lesions in general practice
    Edwin H G Oei
    Program for the Assessment of Radiological Technology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Room Ee21 40a, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Radiol 20:1242-50. 2010
    ..To evaluate meniscal status change on follow-up MRI after 1 year, prognostic factors and association with clinical outcome in patients with conservatively treated knee injury...
  28. pmc Childhood abdominal pain in primary care: design and patient selection of the HONEUR abdominal pain cohort
    Leo A A Spee
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 11:27. 2010
    ..This cohort study aims at describing prognosis and prognostic factors of childhood abdominal pain in primary care. In this paper we describe methods used for data-collection and determine possible selective recruitment...
  29. pmc Effect of corticosteroid injection for trochanter pain syndrome: design of a randomised clinical trial in general practice
    Aaltien Brinks
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:95. 2007
    ..The cost effectiveness of the corticosteroid injection therapy will also be assessed. Secondly, the role of co-morbidity in relation to the efficacy of local corticosteroid injections will be investigated...
  30. doi Back complaints in older adults: prevalence of neuropathic pain and its characteristics
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 14:1664-72. 2013
    ..6% of patients with back pain. Studies were performed in various populations; however, none focused on older adults. The aim of the study was to assess prevalence of neuropathic pain in older adults with back pain...
  31. doi Cam impingement causes osteoarthritis of the hip: a nationwide prospective cohort study (CHECK)
    Rintje Agricola
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 72:918-23. 2013
    ..To determine the association between cam impingement, which is hip incongruity by a non-spherical femoral head and development of osteoarthritis...
  32. pmc Cost-effectiveness of exercise therapy versus general practitioner care for osteoarthritis of the hip: design of a randomised clinical trial
    Pauline P van Es
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:232. 2011
    ..Therefore, this randomised controlled trial is designed to investigate the cost-effectiveness of exercise therapy in conjunction with the general practitioner's (GP) care, compared to GP care alone, for patients with hip OA...
  33. pmc The PEX study - Exercise therapy for patellofemoral pain syndrome: design of a randomized clinical trial in general practice and sports medicine [ISRCTN83938749]
    Robbart van Linschoten
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:31. 2006
    ..The research will address to both effectiveness and cost effectiveness of supervised exercise therapy in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)...
  34. pmc Determinants of the intention for using a lumbar support among home care workers with recurrent low back pain
    Pepijn D D M Roelofs
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 19:1502-7. 2010
    ..The intention for prolonged use of a lumbar support for workers with recurrent back pain was mainly explained by a positive attitude. The discomfort of a lumbar support was outweighed by perceived benefit...
  35. doi The effects of Tai Chi on fall prevention, fear of falling and balance in older people: a meta-analysis
    Inge H J Logghe
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Prev Med 51:222-7. 2010
    ..This meta-analysis was performed to evaluate the efficacy of TC on fall rate, fear of falling and balance in older people...
  36. ncbi Prognosis of hip pain in general practice: a prospective followup study
    Annet M Lievense
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1368-74. 2007
    ..In this prospective followup study, we wanted to determine which patients with hip pain show disease progression, and what the incidence of total hip replacement (THR) is in this group of patients after 3 and 6 years of followup...
  37. pmc Kinesiophobia in patients with non-traumatic arm, neck and shoulder complaints: a prospective cohort study in general practice
    Anita Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:117. 2007
    ....
  38. pmc Prevalence, characteristics, and management of childhood functional abdominal pain in general practice
    Leo A A Spee
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 31:197-202. 2013
    ....
  39. doi Defining discriminative pain trajectories in hip osteoarthritis over a 2-year time period
    Saskia P J Verkleij
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000CA, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1517-23. 2012
    ..Although pain due to osteoarthritis (OA) generally deteriorates over time, there is a large individual variation in the course of pain. This study examines the different longitudinal trajectories of patients with hip pain due to OA...
  40. doi Re-sprains during the first 3 months after initial ankle sprain are related to incomplete recovery: an observational study
    Marienke van Middelkoop
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Physiother 58:181-8. 2012
    ..What are prognostic factors for incomplete recovery, instability, re-sprains and pain intensity 12 months after patients consult primary care practitioners for acute ankle sprains?..
  41. ncbi Follow-up of occult bone lesions detected at MR imaging: systematic review
    Simone S Boks
    Department of Radiology, Rijnmond Zuid Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 238:853-62. 2006
    ..To perform a systematic review of the literature regarding the natural course of posttraumatic occult bone lesions (often referred to as bone bruises) detected at magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  42. ncbi Magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities in symptomatic and contralateral knees: prevalence and associations with traumatic history in general practice
    Simone S Boks
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Am J Sports Med 34:1984-91. 2006
    ..After trauma, internal knee lesions are found in approximately two thirds of patients. However, magnetic resonance imaging abnormalities have also been described in asymptomatic volunteers...
  43. ncbi MRI follow-up of posttraumatic bone bruises of the knee in general practice
    Simone S Boks
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 189:556-62. 2007
    ..Our purpose was to study the natural course of bone bruises in posttraumatic knees and to describe possible determinants of this course...
  44. ncbi Follow-up of posttraumatic ligamentous and meniscal knee lesions detected at MR imaging: systematic review
    Simone S Boks
    Department of Radiology, Rijnmond Zuid Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Radiology 238:863-71. 2006
    ..To perform a systematic review of the literature regarding the natural course of ligamentous and meniscal knee lesions detected at magnetic resonance (MR) imaging...
  45. ncbi Effect of glucosamine sulfate on hip osteoarthritis: a randomized trial
    Rianne M Rozendaal
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 148:268-77. 2008
    ..The effectiveness of glucosamine sulfate as a symptom and disease modifier for osteoarthritis is still under debate...
  46. doi Associations between weather conditions and clinical symptoms in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a 2-year cohort study
    Desirée M J Dorleijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Pain 155:808-13. 2014
    ..However, the contribution of these weather variables (< or = 1%) to the severity of OA symptoms is not considered to be clinically relevant...
  47. pmc Individual patient data meta-analysis of trials investigating the effectiveness of intra-articular glucocorticoid injections in patients with knee or hip osteoarthritis: an OA Trial Bank protocol for a systematic review
    Marienke van Middelkoop
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC Medical University, PO Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Syst Rev 2:54. 2013
    ....
  48. ncbi Does this patient with shoulder pain have rotator cuff disease?: The Rational Clinical Examination systematic review
    Job Hermans
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 310:837-47. 2013
    ..Rotator cuff disease (RCD) is the most common cause of shoulder pain seen by physicians...
  49. doi Productivity costs and medical costs among working patients with knee osteoarthritis
    Job Hermans
    Departmentof Orthopaedic Surgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:853-61. 2012
    ..Furthermore, we evaluated associations between productivity loss and relevant patient, health, and work characteristics...
  50. doi What is the clinical course of acute ankle sprains? A systematic literature review
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 121:324-331.e6. 2008
    ....
  51. pmc Incidence and prevalence of upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders. A systematic appraisal of the literature
    Bionka M A Huisstede
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:7. 2006
    ....
  52. ncbi Comparison of conventional treatment and supervised rehabilitation for treatment of acute lateral ankle sprains: a systematic review of the literature
    Anton G van Os
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:95-105. 2005
    ..Systematic literature review...
  53. doi Diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: an updated systematic review of the accuracy of diagnostic tests
    Evelien I T de Schepper
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E469-81. 2013
    ..Systematic review of diagnostic studies...
  54. doi Factors for pain in patients with different grades of knee osteoarthritis
    Dieuwke Schiphof
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 65:695-702. 2013
    ..However, some people with a Kellgren/Lawrence (K/L) grade of 3 or 4 for OA are without pain. This study aimed to identify factors and differences in the factors associated with pain in persons with different grades of knee OA...
  55. doi Aquatic exercise & balneotherapy in musculoskeletal conditions
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Dept General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre University, Rotterdam, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:335-43. 2012
    ..High-quality trials are needed on balneotherapy and aquatic exercises research especially in specific patient categories that might benefit most...
  56. ncbi Lumbar supports to prevent recurrent low back pain among home care workers: a randomized trial
    Pepijn D D M Roelofs
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Intern Med 147:685-92. 2007
    ..Secondary analyses from primary preventive studies suggest benefit among workers with previous low back pain, but definitive studies on the effectiveness of supports for the secondary prevention of low back pain are lacking...
  57. ncbi Cam impingement of the hip: a risk factor for hip osteoarthritis
    Rintje Agricola
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Room EE16 18, Dr Molewaterplein 50, 3015 GE, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Nat Rev Rheumatol 9:630-4. 2013
    ..In this Perspective, we discuss the current understanding of FAI, focusing on cam abnormalities and their association with OA...
  58. pmc Prognostic factors of disability in older people: a systematic review
    Umit Tas
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 57:319-23. 2007
    ..To systematically review the evidence on the influence of sociodemographic, lifestyle, and (bio)medical variables on the course of prevalent disability and transition rates to different outcome categories in community-dwelling older people...
  59. ncbi Risk factors and prognostic factors of hip and knee osteoarthritis
    Sita M A Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Nat Clin Pract Rheumatol 3:78-85. 2007
    ..Further research into the identification of prognostic risk factors for symptomatic progression of knee OA is warranted...
  60. pmc Delayed gadolinium-enhanced MRI of cartilage (dGEMRIC) shows no change in cartilage structural composition after viscosupplementation in patients with early-stage knee osteoarthritis
    Jasper van Tiel
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of Radiology, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e79785. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether improvement in cartilage structural composition is detected using dGEMRIC 14 weeks after 3 weekly injections with HA in patients with early-stage knee OA...
  61. doi Psychological factors affecting the outcome of total hip and knee arthroplasty: a systematic review
    Maaike M Vissers
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:576-88. 2012
    ..However, a systematic overview is missing. The objective of this study was to examine which psychological factors influence the outcome of TKA and THA and to what extent...
  62. ncbi Exercise proves effective in a systematic review of work-related complaints of the arm, neck, or shoulder
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:110-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated whether conservative interventions have a significant impact on outcomes for work-related CANS...
  63. ncbi Course and predicting factors of lower-extremity injuries after running a marathon
    Marienke van Middelkoop
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin J Sport Med 17:25-30. 2007
    ..To investigate in recreational runners the 3 month prognosis of and medical consumption caused by running injuries occurring shortly before or during a marathon. Possible prognostic factors for persistent complaints were also evaluated...
  64. ncbi The efficacy of Tai Chi Chuan in older adults: a systematic review
    Arianne P Verhagen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 21:107-13. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) on fall prevention, balance and cardiorespiratory functions in the elderly...
  65. doi The most accurate approach for intra-articular needle placement in the knee joint: a systematic review
    Job Hermans
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:106-15. 2011
    ..Although several approaches can be used to establish an intra-articular injection or aspiration of the knee joint, the accuracy differs per approach...
  66. doi Assessing medial collateral ligament knee lesions in general practice
    Marlous Kastelein
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 121:982-988.e2. 2008
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination of medial collateral ligament lesions after a knee injury presenting in general practice...
  67. pmc Management decisions in nontraumatic complaints of arm, neck, and shoulder in general practice
    Anita Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Fam Med 7:446-54. 2009
    ....
  68. doi The additional effect of orthotic devices on exercise therapy for patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review
    Nynke M Swart
    Clinical Health Sciences, Department of Physical Therapy Science, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 46:570-7. 2012
    ..1-0.10). More studies of high methodological quality are needed to draw definitive conclusions...
  69. pmc Osteoarthritis subpopulations and implications for clinical trial design
    Sita M A Bierma-Zeinstra
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Centre Erasmus MC, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Res Ther 13:213. 2011
    ..In addition, we discuss the main osteoarthritis subpopulations and give examples of how specific treatment effects in these subpopulations have been assessed...
  70. doi Lack of effect of Tai Chi Chuan in preventing falls in elderly people living at home: a randomized clinical trial
    Inge H J Logghe
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:70-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of Tai Chi Chuan in fall prevention in elderly people living at home with a high risk of falling...
  71. ncbi The whole leg radiograph: standing versus supine for determining axial alignment
    Reinoud W Brouwer
    Department of Orthopedics, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Acta Orthop Scand 74:565-8. 2003
    ..We found an average of 2 degrees more varus deviation in the standing position than in the supine position...
  72. doi One-year follow-up of platelet-rich plasma treatment in chronic Achilles tendinopathy: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Suzan de Jonge
    Department of Orthopaedics, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Sports Med 39:1623-9. 2011
    ..Good evidence for the use of this autologous product in tendinopathy is limited, and data on longer-term results are lacking...
  73. doi Risk factors for patellofemoral pain syndrome: a systematic review
    Nienke E Lankhorst
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 42:81-94. 2012
    ..Systematic review...
  74. ncbi Prognosis of chronic or recurrent abdominal pain in children
    Marieke J Gieteling
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 47:316-26. 2008
    ..Thus far a causal relation between these abnormalities and CAP has not been established. The additional prognostic value of extensive testing of children with CAP is a subject of debate...
  75. ncbi Obesity and hip osteoarthritis
    Annet M Lievense
    Am J Med 115:329; author reply 329-30. 2003
  76. ncbi Determinants for improvement in different back pain measures and their influence on the duration of sickness absence
    Elske Faber
    The Netherlands Expert Centre for Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:1477-83. 2006
    ..Prospective cohort study...
  77. ncbi Efficacy and relevance of topical diclofenac for osteoarthritic pain
    Sita M A Bierma-Zeinstra
    Arch Intern Med 165:588-9; author reply 589. 2005