Elske van den Akker

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Domains of quality of life: results of a three-stage Delphi consensus procedure among patients, family of patients, clinicians, scientists and the general public
    Suzanne Pietersma
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Post Zone J10 S, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 23:1543-56. 2014
  2. pmc A comprehensive representation of the birth-experience: identification and prioritization of birth-specific domains based on a mixed-method design
    Fania R Gärtner
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, P, O, Box 9600, Leiden 2300RC, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:147. 2014
  3. pmc Effects and costs of home-based training with telemonitoring guidance in low to moderate risk patients entering cardiac rehabilitation: The FIT@Home study
    Jos J Kraal
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:82. 2013
  4. pmc Implementation of a cost-effective strategy to prevent neonatal early-onset group B haemolytic streptococcus disease in the Netherlands
    Diny G E Kolkman
    Department of Child Health, TNO, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:155. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost of rheumatic disorders in the Netherlands
    M Elske van den Akker-van Marle
    Leiden University Medical Center Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:721-31. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Tubular diskectomy vs conventional microdiskectomy for the treatment of lumbar disk-related sciatica: cost utility analysis alongside a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    M Elske van den Akker
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 69:829-35; discussion 835-6. 2011
  7. 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

Collaborators

  • Wilbert B Van Den Hout
  • Mark P Arts
  • M Elske van den Akker-van Marle
  • Suzanne Pietersma
  • Fania R Gärtner
  • Jos J Kraal
  • Diny G E Kolkman
  • M Elske van den Akker
  • Marlies E Rijnders
  • Kitty Wm Bloemenkamp
  • Liv M Freeman
  • Marieke de Vries
  • Johanna M Middeldorp
  • Anne M Stiggelbout
  • Christianne J M de Groot
  • Marlies E B Rijnders
  • Maurice G A J Wouters
  • Hareld M C Kemps
  • Cpb Kitty van der Ploeg
  • Niels Peek
  • Margot A H Fleuren
  • Thea P M Vliet Vlieland
  • Astrid M J Chorus
  • Wilco C Peul
  • Ronald Brand
  • Bart W Koes

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. pmc Domains of quality of life: results of a three-stage Delphi consensus procedure among patients, family of patients, clinicians, scientists and the general public
    Suzanne Pietersma
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Post Zone J10 S, P O Box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Qual Life Res 23:1543-56. 2014
    ..Therefore, measures need to go beyond these scales. Unfortunately, there is no consensus in the scientific literature on the essential domains of QoL...
  2. pmc A comprehensive representation of the birth-experience: identification and prioritization of birth-specific domains based on a mixed-method design
    Fania R Gärtner
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Centre, P, O, Box 9600, Leiden 2300RC, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 14:147. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate which domains are most relevant for women's overall experience of labor and birth and should be included in such a measure...
  3. pmc Effects and costs of home-based training with telemonitoring guidance in low to moderate risk patients entering cardiac rehabilitation: The FIT@Home study
    Jos J Kraal
    Department of Medical Informatics, Academic Medical Center University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:82. 2013
    ..In addition, we aim to compare costs of this strategy with centre-based cardiac rehabilitation...
  4. pmc Implementation of a cost-effective strategy to prevent neonatal early-onset group B haemolytic streptococcus disease in the Netherlands
    Diny G E Kolkman
    Department of Child Health, TNO, PO Box 2215, 2301 CE Leiden, The Netherlands
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 13:155. 2013
    ..Cost-effectiveness was based on the assumption of 100% adherence to each strategy. However, adherence in daily practice will be lower and therefore have an effect on cost-effectiveness...
  5. ncbi request reprint Cost of rheumatic disorders in the Netherlands
    M Elske van den Akker-van Marle
    Leiden University Medical Center Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 26:721-31. 2012
    ..7 million a year, that is, €2665 per person with rheumatic disorders. Rheumatic disorders have considerable costs, which justify more attention in discussing investments in facing the challenges in our ageing Western societies...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tubular diskectomy vs conventional microdiskectomy for the treatment of lumbar disk-related sciatica: cost utility analysis alongside a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    M Elske van den Akker
    Department of Medical Decision Making, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 69:829-35; discussion 835-6. 2011
    ..Transmuscular tubular diskectomy has been introduced to increase the rate of recovery, although evidence of its efficacy is lacking...
  7. 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...