Mark P Arts

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Affiliation: The Hague
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Maintaining endotracheal tube cuff pressure at 20 mm Hg to prevent dysphagia after anterior cervical spine surgery; protocol of a double-blind randomised controlled trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2501 CK The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:280. 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 The CASCADE trial: effectiveness of ceramic versus PEEK cages for anterior cervical discectomy with interbody fusion; protocol of a blinded randomized controlled trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2501, CK the Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:244. 2013
  4. doi Commentary: Minimally invasive spine surgery: new standard or transient fashion?
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2512 VA The Hague, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Spine J 13:498-500. 2013
  5. pmc Clinical outcome of instrumented fusion for the treatment of failed back surgery syndrome: a case series of 100 patients
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Centre Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2501 CK, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1213-7. 2012
  6. 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
  7. pmc Does minimally invasive lumbar disc surgery result in less muscle injury than conventional surgery? A randomized controlled trial
    Mark Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 20:51-7. 2011
  8. doi Tubular diskectomy vs conventional microdiskectomy for the treatment of lumbar disk herniation: 2-year results of a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 69:135-44; discussion 144. 2011
  9. ncbi Nerve root decompression without fusion in spondylolytic spondylolisthesis: long-term results of Gill's procedure
    Mark Arts
    Leiden University Medical Center, Neurosurgery, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 15:1455-63. 2006
  10. doi Effect modifiers of outcome of surgery in patients with herniated disc related sciatica? A subgroup analysis of a randomised clinical trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1265-74. 2010

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. pmc Maintaining endotracheal tube cuff pressure at 20 mm Hg to prevent dysphagia after anterior cervical spine surgery; protocol of a double-blind randomised controlled trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2501 CK The Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:280. 2013
    ..We present the design of a randomized controlled trial to determine whether adjusting endotracheal tube cuff pressure after placement of a retractor during anterior cervical spine surgery will prevent postoperative dysphagia...
  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 The CASCADE trial: effectiveness of ceramic versus PEEK cages for anterior cervical discectomy with interbody fusion; protocol of a blinded randomized controlled trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2501, CK the Hague, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:244. 2013
    ..We present the design of the CASCADE trial on effectiveness of ceramic cages versus PEEK cages in patients with cervical disc herniation and/or osteophytes...
  4. doi Commentary: Minimally invasive spine surgery: new standard or transient fashion?
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2512 VA The Hague, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Spine J 13:498-500. 2013
    ..COMMENTARY ON: Kepler CK, Yu AL, Gruskay JA, et al. Comparison of open and minimally invasive techniques for posterior lumbar instrumentation and fusion after open anterior lumbar interbody fusion. Spine J 2013;13:489-97 (in this issue)...
  5. pmc Clinical outcome of instrumented fusion for the treatment of failed back surgery syndrome: a case series of 100 patients
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Centre Haaglanden, PO Box 432, 2501 CK, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 154:1213-7. 2012
    ..This study evaluated the global perceived recovery and functional status of patients after instrumented fusion for the treatment of failed back surgery syndrome...
  6. 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...
  7. pmc Does minimally invasive lumbar disc surgery result in less muscle injury than conventional surgery? A randomized controlled trial
    Mark Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 20:51-7. 2011
    ..Postoperative evaluation of CPK and the multifidus muscle showed similar results in both groups, although patients who underwent tubular discectomy reported more low-back pain during the first year after surgery...
  8. doi Tubular diskectomy vs conventional microdiskectomy for the treatment of lumbar disk herniation: 2-year results of a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 69:135-44; discussion 144. 2011
    ..Transmuscular tubular diskectomy has been introduced to increase the rate of recovery, although evidence is lacking...
  9. ncbi Nerve root decompression without fusion in spondylolytic spondylolisthesis: long-term results of Gill's procedure
    Mark Arts
    Leiden University Medical Center, Neurosurgery, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 15:1455-63. 2006
    ..The results of this study justify a randomised trial...
  10. doi Effect modifiers of outcome of surgery in patients with herniated disc related sciatica? A subgroup analysis of a randomised clinical trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1265-74. 2010
    ..The authors performed a subgroup analysis to investigate whether certain patients might benefit more from either two surgical treatments...
  11. doi Vertebral body replacement systems with expandable cages in the treatment of various spinal pathologies: a prospectively followed case series of 60 patients
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Neurosurgery 63:537-44; discussion 544-5. 2008
    ..Vertebral body reconstruction after corpectomy has become a common surgical procedure. The authors describe a prospectively followed case series of patients treated with expandable cages for various indications...
  12. doi Tubular diskectomy vs conventional microdiskectomy for sciatica: a randomized controlled trial
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, Lijnbaan 32, The Hague, 2512 VA Netherlands
    JAMA 302:149-58. 2009
    ..Transmuscular tubular diskectomy has been introduced to increase the rate of recovery, although evidence is lacking of its efficacy...
  13. 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...
  14. ncbi Surgical treatment of idiopathic transdural spinal cord herniation: a new technique to untether the spinal cord
    M P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, Westeinde, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 148:1005-9. 2006
    ..We conclude that high-resolution T2 magnetic resonance imaging is the best imaging modality to detect the entity, and wrapping the myelum is an effective surgical technique to untether the spinal cord...
  15. ncbi Serum creatine phosphokinase as an indicator of muscle injury after various spinal and nonspinal surgical procedures
    Mark P Arts
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, The Hague, The Netherlands
    J Neurosurg Spine 7:282-6. 2007
    ..The present prospective cohort study was conducted to evaluate the results of postoperative serum CPK as an indicator of muscle injury in relation to various spinal and nonspinal procedures...
  16. doi 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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
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  20. doi 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...
  21. doi 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  25. doi Juvenile chronic arthritis and the craniovertebral junction in the paediatric patient: review of the literature and management considerations
    Jasper F C Wolfs
    Department of Neurosurgery, Medical Center Haaglanden, Lijnbaan 32, 2512VA, The Hague, The Netherlands
    Adv Tech Stand Neurosurg 41:143-56. 2014
    ..The best treatment strategy may be difficult because of various radiological and clinical severities. A review of the literature and management considerations is presented...