W C Peul

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of subcutaneous nerve stimulation in patients with predominant back pain due to failed back surgery syndrome (SubQStim study): study protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Sam Eldabe
    The James Cook Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Trials 14:189. 2013
  2. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation after lumbar disc surgery (REALISE): design of a randomised controlled trial
    Teddy Oosterhuis
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Science, VU University Amsterdam and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:124. 2013
  3. pmc Design of COSMIC: a randomized, multi-centre controlled trial comparing conservative or early surgical management of incomplete cervical cord syndrome without spinal instability
    Ronald H M A Bartels
    Department of Neurosurgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, R, Postlaan 4, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:52. 2013
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc The Felix-trial. Double-blind randomization of interspinous implant or bony decompression for treatment of spinal stenosis related intermittent neurogenic claudication
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:100. 2010
  9. pmc The NEtherlands Cervical Kinematics (NECK) trial. Cost-effectiveness of anterior cervical discectomy with or without interbody fusion and arthroplasty in the treatment of cervical disc herniation; a double-blind randomised multicenter study
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:122. 2010
  10. pmc Effectiveness of percutaneous laser disc decompression versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation; design of a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Patrick A Brouwer
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:49. 2009

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Publications31

  1. pmc Assessing the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of subcutaneous nerve stimulation in patients with predominant back pain due to failed back surgery syndrome (SubQStim study): study protocol for a multicenter randomized controlled trial
    Sam Eldabe
    The James Cook Hospital, Middlesbrough, UK
    Trials 14:189. 2013
    ..However, to date, there is no randomized controlled trial evidence to support the use of SQS in FBSS...
  2. pmc Effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of rehabilitation after lumbar disc surgery (REALISE): design of a randomised controlled trial
    Teddy Oosterhuis
    Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Earth and Life Science, VU University Amsterdam and the EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:124. 2013
    ..A direct comparison of the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of these two strategies is lacking...
  3. pmc Design of COSMIC: a randomized, multi-centre controlled trial comparing conservative or early surgical management of incomplete cervical cord syndrome without spinal instability
    Ronald H M A Bartels
    Department of Neurosurgery, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, R, Postlaan 4, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:52. 2013
    ..Proponents for early surgery as well those favoring conservative treatment are still in debate. The proposed trial will contribute to the discussion and hopefully also to a decrease in the variability of clinical practice...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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
    ....
  8. pmc The Felix-trial. Double-blind randomization of interspinous implant or bony decompression for treatment of spinal stenosis related intermittent neurogenic claudication
    Wouter A Moojen
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:100. 2010
    ..This protocol describes the design of a randomized controlled trial (RCT) on (cost-) effectiveness of the use of interspinous process implants versus conventional decompression surgery in patients with lumbar spinal stenosis...
  9. pmc The NEtherlands Cervical Kinematics (NECK) trial. Cost-effectiveness of anterior cervical discectomy with or without interbody fusion and arthroplasty in the treatment of cervical disc herniation; a double-blind randomised multicenter study
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:122. 2010
    ..We present the design of the NECK trial, a randomised study on cost-effectiveness of anterior cervical discectomy with or without interbody fusion and arthroplasty in patients with cervical disc herniation...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of percutaneous laser disc decompression versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation; design of a prospective randomized controlled trial
    Patrick A Brouwer
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:49. 2009
    ..We present the design of a randomized controlled trial, studying the cost-effectiveness of PLDD versus conventional open discectomy in patients with sciatica from lumbar disc herniation...
  11. pmc Rationale and design of The Delphi Trial--I(RCT)2: international randomized clinical trial of rheumatoid craniocervical treatment, an intervention-prognostic trial comparing 'early' surgery with conservative treatment [ISRCTN65076841]
    Jasper F C Wolfs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:14. 2006
    ..If signs and symptoms of myelopathy are present there is little chance of recovery to normal levels after surgery...
  12. pmc Cost-effectiveness of decompression according to Gill versus instrumented spondylodesis in the treatment of sciatica due to low grade spondylolytic spondylolisthesis: a prospective randomised controlled trial [NTR1300]
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 9:128. 2008
    ..A comparative cost-effectiveness study has not been performed yet. We present the design of a randomised controlled trial on cost-effectiveness of decompression according to Gill versus instrumented spondylodesis...
  13. pmc Prolonged conservative treatment or 'early' surgery in sciatica caused by a lumbar disc herniation: rationale and design of a randomized trial [ISRCT 26872154]
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 6:8. 2005
    ..The design of a randomized multicenter trial is presented on the effectiveness of a prolonged conservative treatment strategy compared with surgery in patients with persisting intense sciatica (lumbosacral radicular syndrome)...
  14. pmc Timing of surgery for sciatica: subgroup analysis alongside a randomized trial
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 18:538-45. 2009
    ....
  15. pmc Prolonged conservative care versus early surgery in patients with sciatica caused by lumbar disc herniation: two year results of a randomised controlled trial
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Centre, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:1355-8. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effects of early lumbar disc surgery compared with prolonged conservative care for patients with sciatica over two years of follow-up...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surgery versus prolonged conservative treatment for sciatica
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    N Engl J Med 356:2245-56. 2007
    ..Lumbar-disk surgery often is performed in patients who have sciatica that does not resolve within 6 weeks, but the optimal timing of surgery is not known...
  17. doi request reprint Improving prediction of "inevitable" surgery during non-surgical treatment of sciatica
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center Medical Center Haaglanden, Albinusdreef 2, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pain 138:571-6. 2008
    ..The individual surgical decision process is facilitated by the use of pain and disability scales complemented by patient preferences...
  18. doi request reprint Influence of gender and other prognostic factors on outcome of sciatica
    Wilco C Peul
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300 RC Leiden, The Netherlands
    Pain 138:180-91. 2008
    ..3 (95% CI 1.7-6.3) compared to males. Besides a slower recovery rate, female gender was a strong predictor of unsatisfactory outcome at one year for patients with sciatica...
  19. ncbi request reprint [Early surgery or a wait-and-see policy in lumbosacral radicular syndrome: a randomized study]
    W C Peul
    Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Postbus 9600, 2300 RC Leiden
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 151:2512-23. 2007
    ..To compare early surgery with expectative policy and later surgery if necessary in patients with sciatica that did not resolve within 6 weeks...
  20. pmc Risk factors for survival of 106 surgically treated patients with symptomatic spinal epidural metastases
    L Bollen
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Albinusdreef 2, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 22:1408-16. 2013
    ..Evaluation of risk factors for survival in patients surgically treated for symptomatic spinal epidural metastases (SEM)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous laser disk decompression: a review of the literature
    B Schenk
    Department of Radiology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 27:232-5. 2006
  22. pmc Cost-effectiveness of microendoscopic discectomy versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation: a prospective randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN51857546]
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:42. 2006
    ..We present the design of a randomised controlled trial on cost-effectiveness of microendoscopic discectomy versus conventional open discectomy in patients with lumbar disc herniation...
  23. 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...
  24. doi request reprint Management of sciatica due to lumbar disc herniation in the Netherlands: a survey among spine surgeons
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg Spine 9:32-9. 2008
    ..The authors conducted a descriptive survey among spine surgeons in the Netherlands to obtain an overview of routine management of lumbar disc herniation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Observer variation in MRI evaluation of patients suspected of lumbar disk herniation
    Jeroen C van Rijn
    Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 9, Amsterdam 1105AZ, The Netherlands
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 184:299-303. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess observer variation in MRI evaluation in patients suspected of lumbar disk herniation...
  26. pmc Prolonged conservative care versus early surgery in patients with sciatica from lumbar disc herniation: cost utility analysis alongside a randomised controlled trial
    Wilbert B Van Den Hout
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, PO Box 9600, 2300RC Leiden, Netherlands
    BMJ 336:1351-4. 2008
    ..To determine whether the faster recovery after early surgery for sciatica compared with prolonged conservative care is attained at reasonable costs...
  27. pmc Long-term outcome after anterior cervical discectomy without fusion
    Rishi D S Nandoe Tewarie
    University Medical Center Nijmegen, Neurosurgery, R Postlaan 4, 6500 HB, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 16:1411-6. 2007
    ..The increase in complaints at the time of the survey may be the result of ongoing degenerative effects. Compared to published data on ACDF, there is no superiority of any fusion technique compared to ACD alone...
  28. 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)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Mini-thoracotomy or thoracoscopic treatment for medially located thoracic herniated disc?
    Ronald H M A Bartels
    Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Department of Neurosurgery, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:E581-4. 2007
    ..A retrospective cohort study...
  30. doi request reprint Achondroplasia
    Ralph T W M Thomeer
    J Neurosurg Pediatr 2:95; author reply 95-6. 2008
  31. 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...