P A J Luijsterburg

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Affiliation: Erasmus MC
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of MRI in primary care for patients with knee complaints due to trauma: protocol of a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial (TACKLE trial)
    Nynke M Swart
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:63. 2014
  2. pmc Determinants of (sustained) overweight and complaints in children and adolescents in primary care: the DOERAK cohort study design
    Winifred D Paulis
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 20403000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:70. 2012
  3. 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
  4. pmc Course and prognosis of recovery for chronic non-specific low back pain: design, therapy program and baseline data of a prospective cohort study
    Karin Verkerk
    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:252. 2011
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. pmc Design of the Verbiest trial: cost-effectiveness of surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with lumbar stenosis
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:57. 2011
  8. 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
  9. pmc Neurosurgeons' management of lumbosacral radicular syndrome evaluated against a clinical guideline
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 13:719-23. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1942-8. 2007

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  1. doi request reprint Efficacy of MRI in primary care for patients with knee complaints due to trauma: protocol of a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial (TACKLE trial)
    Nynke M Swart
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:63. 2014
    ..Therefore, this study will assess the cost-effectiveness of referral to MRI by GPs compared with usual care, in patients with persistent traumatic knee complaints...
  2. pmc Determinants of (sustained) overweight and complaints in children and adolescents in primary care: the DOERAK cohort study design
    Winifred D Paulis
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 20403000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:70. 2012
    ..be influenced by the type of complaint? What is the activity level of overweight children compared to non-overweight children? And is (sustained) overweight of children associated with parameters related to the energy balance equation?..
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Course and prognosis of recovery for chronic non-specific low back pain: design, therapy program and baseline data of a prospective cohort study
    Karin Verkerk
    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:252. 2011
    ..We present the design of a cohort study that aims to determine the course and prognostic factors for recovery in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Design of the Verbiest trial: cost-effectiveness of surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with lumbar stenosis
    Gijsbert M Overdevest
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:57. 2011
    ..We present the design of a randomized controlled trial on (cost-) effectiveness of surgical decompression versus prolonged conservative treatment in patients with neurogenic intermittent claudication caused by lumbar stenosis...
  8. 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
    ....
  9. pmc Neurosurgeons' management of lumbosacral radicular syndrome evaluated against a clinical guideline
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 13:719-23. 2004
    ..Based on their current management of LRS patients, the neurosurgeons largely adhere with the LRS guideline...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1942-8. 2007
    ..A total of 135 patients were randomly allocated to physical therapy added to general practitioners' care (n = 67) or to general practitioners' care alone (n = 68)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Do neurosurgeons subscribe to the guideline lumbosacral radicular syndrome?
    P A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Neurol Neurosurg 106:313-7. 2004
    ..The guideline was issued in 1996 by the Netherlands Institute of Quality Health Care and this is the first attempt to evaluate the implementation of this guideline...
  12. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' management of lumbosacral radicular syndrome compared with a clinical guideline
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Practice, Room Ff319, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 11:113-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the current treatment policy of general practitioners (GPs) in patients with a lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) compared with their clinical guideline...
  13. ncbi request reprint [High level of satisfaction among patients despite persistent symptoms in the mid-long-term following surgery for lumbosacral radicular syndrome]
    P A J Luijsterburg
    afd Huisartsgeneeskunde, Erasmus MC, Postbus 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 149:1516-20. 2005
    ..To determine the mid-long-term outcomes after surgery in patients with lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) and to identify prognostic factors for persisting LRS symptoms...
  14. pmc Conservative treatment in patients with an acute lumbosacral radicular syndrome: design of a randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN68857256]
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    General Practice, University Medical Center Rotterdam Erasmus MC, PO Box 1736, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:39. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint Course of back complaints in older adults: a systematic literature review
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:379-86. 2012
    ..Back pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint seen in older people. It is important to get an insight in the course of back complaints and to identify factors associated with a chronic course...
  16. ncbi request reprint 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi request reprint Characteristics of older patients with back pain in general practice: BACE cohort study
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 18:279-87. 2014
    ..Although back pain is common among older people, limited information is available about the characteristics of these patients in primary care. Earlier research suggests that the severity of back symptoms increases with older age...
  19. pmc Physical therapy plus general practitioners' care versus general practitioners' care alone for sciatica: a randomised clinical trial with a 12-month follow-up
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 17:509-17. 2008
    ..There are indications that PT is especially effective regarding GPE in patients reporting severe disability at presentation...
  20. 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...
  21. doi request reprint Systematic review of prognostic factors predicting outcome in non-surgically treated patients with sciatica
    A J H Verwoerd
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 17:1126-37. 2013
    ..g., age, body mass index, smoking and sensory disturbance, showed no association with outcome. The only positive association with strong evidence was found for leg pain intensity at baseline as prognostic factor for subsequent surgery. ..
  22. doi request reprint Association between spinal morning stiffness and lumbar disc degeneration: the Rotterdam Study
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:982-7. 2012
    ..To explore the associations between spinal morning stiffness and lumbar disc degeneration (LDD)...
  23. pmc Effectiveness of conservative treatments for the lumbosacral radicular syndrome: a systematic review
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Erasmus MC, General Practice, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 16:881-99. 2007
    ..At present there is no evidence that one type of treatment is clearly superior to others, including no treatment, for patients with a lumbosacral radicular syndrome...
  24. ncbi request reprint A new bricklayers' method for use in the construction industry
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Erasmus Medical Center, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:394-400. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of raised bricklaying on physical workload, reported musculoskeletal disorders, sickness absence, and job satisfaction...
  25. doi request reprint 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...