Wilco C H Jacobs

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Evidence for surgery in degenerative lumbar spine disorders
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:673-84. 2013
  2. doi request reprint No evidence for intervention-dependent influence of methodological features on treatment effect
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre LUMC, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1347-55.e3. 2013
  3. pmc The evidence on surgical interventions for low back disorders, an overview of systematic reviews
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300, RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:1936-49. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Total disc replacement for chronic discogenic low back pain: a Cochrane review
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:24-36. 2013
  5. pmc Surgical techniques for sciatica due to herniated disc, a systematic review
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 21:2232-51. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Recruiting patients into randomized clinical trials in surgery (Br J Surg 2012 99 307-308)
    W C H Jacobs
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 99:1164. 2012
  7. pmc Surgery versus conservative management of sciatica due to a lumbar herniated disc: a systematic review
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 20:513-22. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Systematic review of anterior interbody fusion techniques for single- and double-level cervical degenerative disc disease
    Wilco Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E950-60. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Interspinous process device versus standard conventional surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: randomized controlled trial
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 347:f6415. 2013
  10. pmc Effectiveness of interspinous implant surgery in patients with intermittent neurogenic claudication: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 20:1596-606. 2011

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Evidence for surgery in degenerative lumbar spine disorders
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 27:673-84. 2013
    ..In general, surgery is only indicated for relief of leg pain in clear indications such as disc herniation, spondylolisthesis or spinal stenosis...
  2. doi request reprint No evidence for intervention-dependent influence of methodological features on treatment effect
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre LUMC, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands Electronic address
    J Clin Epidemiol 66:1347-55.e3. 2013
    ..The goal of this systematic review was to evaluate if the influence of methodological features on treatment effect differs between types of intervention...
  3. pmc The evidence on surgical interventions for low back disorders, an overview of systematic reviews
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300, RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:1936-49. 2013
    ..An earlier version of this review was published in 2006 and since then, many new, better quality reviews have been published...
  4. doi request reprint Total disc replacement for chronic discogenic low back pain: a Cochrane review
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:24-36. 2013
    ..Systematic literature review...
  5. pmc Surgical techniques for sciatica due to herniated disc, a systematic review
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 21:2232-51. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to update the Cochrane review on the effect of surgical techniques for sciatica due to disc herniation, which was last updated in 2007...
  6. ncbi request reprint Recruiting patients into randomized clinical trials in surgery (Br J Surg 2012 99 307-308)
    W C H Jacobs
    Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 99:1164. 2012
    ..A selection of these will be edited and published in the Journal. Letters must be no more than 250 words in length. Copyright © 2012 British Journal of Surgery Society Ltd. Published by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd...
  7. pmc Surgery versus conservative management of sciatica due to a lumbar herniated disc: a systematic review
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 20:513-22. 2011
    ..Future studies should evaluate who benefits more from surgery and who from conservative care...
  8. doi request reprint Systematic review of anterior interbody fusion techniques for single- and double-level cervical degenerative disc disease
    Wilco Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:E950-60. 2011
    ..A systematic review of randomized controlled trials...
  9. doi request reprint Interspinous process device versus standard conventional surgical decompression for lumbar spinal stenosis: randomized controlled trial
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 347:f6415. 2013
    ..To assess whether interspinous process device implantation is more effective in the short term than conventional surgical decompression for patients with intermittent neurogenic claudication due to lumbar spinal stenosis...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of interspinous implant surgery in patients with intermittent neurogenic claudication: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 20:1596-606. 2011
    ..The main objective of this review was to perform a meta-analysis of all systematic reviews, randomized clinical trials and prospective cohort series to quantify the effectiveness of IPDs and to evaluate the potential side-effects...
  11. doi request reprint Effect of methodological quality measures in spinal surgery research: a metaepidemiological study
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center LUMC, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 12:339-48. 2012
    ..Methodological quality measures of trials in meta-analyses have been shown to influence the pooled effect sizes in several medical fields. However, for spinal surgery, influence of quality measures has not been assessed...
  12. doi request reprint Magnetic resonance imaging in follow-up assessment of sciatica
    Abdelilah El Barzouhi
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 368:999-1007. 2013
    ..Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is frequently performed during follow-up in patients with known lumbar-disk herniation and persistent symptoms of sciatica. The association between findings on MRI and clinical outcome is controversial...
  13. doi request reprint Spine surgery research: on and beyond current strategies
    Wilco C H Jacobs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Spine J 12:706-13. 2012
    ..Systematic reviews of the literature are powerful tools in evidence-based medicine. However, the design and report of systematic reviews in spinal surgery contain many aspects amenable to improvement...
  14. doi request reprint Rationale and design of the INNOVATE Trial: an international cooperative study on surgical versus conservative treatment for odontoid fractures in the elderly
    Jeroen G J Huybregts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:7. 2014
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