Elske van den Akker

Summary

Affiliation: Leiden University Medical Center
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. 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
  2. doi 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
  3. doi 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
  4. 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
  • Diny G E Kolkman
  • M Elske van den Akker
  • Maurice G A J Wouters
  • Marlies E B Rijnders
  • Cpb Kitty van der Ploeg
  • Christianne J M de Groot
  • Margot A H Fleuren
  • Thea P M Vliet Vlieland
  • Astrid M J Chorus
  • Ronald Brand
  • Bart W Koes
  • Wilco C Peul

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. 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...
  2. doi 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...
  3. doi 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...
  4. 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...