P U Dijkstra

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Evidence based guidelines for complex regional pain syndrome type 1
    Roberto S Perez
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Anaesthesiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 10:20. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise therapy for trismus in head and neck cancer
    P U Dijkstra
    Department of Physical Therapy, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 43:389-94. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Criteria for trismus in head and neck oncology
    P U Dijkstra
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division Oncology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:337-42. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Function impairment and pain after closed treatment of fractures of the mandibular condyle
    P U Dijkstra
    Department Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 59:424-30. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Phantom breast sensations and phantom breast pain: a 2-year prospective study and a methodological analysis of literature
    Pieter U Dijkstra
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 11:99-108. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Long term treatment related upper limb morbidity and quality of life after sentinel lymph node biopsy for stage I or II breast cancer
    J S Rietman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Martini Hospital, and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:148-52. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Work status and chronic low back pain: exploring the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    W Kuijer
    Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:379-88. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment-related upper limb morbidity 1 year after sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection for stage I or II breast cancer
    J S Rietman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Martini Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30033, NL 9700 RM Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:1018-24. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Complaints related to mandibular function impairment after closed treatment of fractures of the mandibular condyle
    E T Niezen
    University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:660-5. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Matching FCE activities and work demands: an explorative study
    W Kuijer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:469-83. 2006

Detail Information

Publications87

  1. pmc Evidence based guidelines for complex regional pain syndrome type 1
    Roberto S Perez
    VU University Medical Center, Department of Anaesthesiology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 10:20. 2010
    ..Treatment of complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS-I) is subject to discussion. The purpose of this study was to develop multidisciplinary guidelines for treatment of CRPS-I...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise therapy for trismus in head and neck cancer
    P U Dijkstra
    Department of Physical Therapy, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 43:389-94. 2007
    ..7) and the group with trismus not related to head and neck cancer (6.1) did not differ significantly. It is concluded that trismus related to head and neck cancer is difficult to treat with exercise therapy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Criteria for trismus in head and neck oncology
    P U Dijkstra
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division Oncology, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 35:337-42. 2006
    ..A mouth opening of <or=35 mm is a functional cut-off point for trismus in head and neck oncology patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Function impairment and pain after closed treatment of fractures of the mandibular condyle
    P U Dijkstra
    Department Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Trauma 59:424-30. 2005
    ..To determine the prognosis of fractures of the mandibular condyle after closed treatment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phantom breast sensations and phantom breast pain: a 2-year prospective study and a methodological analysis of literature
    Pieter U Dijkstra
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 11:99-108. 2007
    ..08% respectively 0.13% per year since 1950. It is concluded that research design and assessment method have a significant influence on reported prevalence of PB sensations and PB pain...
  6. ncbi request reprint Long term treatment related upper limb morbidity and quality of life after sentinel lymph node biopsy for stage I or II breast cancer
    J S Rietman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Martini Hospital, and Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:148-52. 2006
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  7. ncbi request reprint Work status and chronic low back pain: exploring the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health
    W Kuijer
    Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:379-88. 2006
    ..Exploring which variables are related to work status in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP), classified according to the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Treatment-related upper limb morbidity 1 year after sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection for stage I or II breast cancer
    J S Rietman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Martini Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30033, NL 9700 RM Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:1018-24. 2004
    ..In a prospective study, upper limb morbidity and perceived disability/activities of daily life (ADLs) were assessed before and 1 year after sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) or axillary lymph node dissection (ALND)...
  9. doi request reprint Complaints related to mandibular function impairment after closed treatment of fractures of the mandibular condyle
    E T Niezen
    University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:660-5. 2010
    ..e. pain, perceived occlusion, reduced mouth opening, difference between left and right lateral movements and increased age) are predictors of mandibular function impairment after closed treatment of fractures of the mandibular condyle...
  10. ncbi request reprint Matching FCE activities and work demands: an explorative study
    W Kuijer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:469-83. 2006
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Shoulder and neck morbidity in quality of life after surgery for head and neck cancer
    C P van Wilgen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 26:839-44. 2004
    ....
  12. pmc Relationship between psychological factors and performance-based and self-reported disability in chronic low back pain
    H R Schiphorst Preuper
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Haren, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 17:1448-56. 2008
    ..This may implicate that the relationship between psychological factors and disability in patients with CLBP is not as unambiguous as suggested...
  13. doi request reprint Variation in repeated mouth-opening measurements in head and neck cancer patients with and without trismus
    H Jager-Wittenaar
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:26-30. 2009
    ..Variation in maximal mouth opening in patients with trismus does not differ from variation in maximal mouth opening in patients without trismus. Interobserver variation is limited...
  14. ncbi request reprint Chronic pain in rehabilitation medicine
    J H B Geertzen
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:363-7. 2006
    ..In the acute phase of a non-specific pain complaint one should try to identify possible psychosocial inciting risk factors. Behavioural and cognitive treatment seems to be effective for chronic pain patients...
  15. ncbi request reprint Shoulder complaints after nerve sparing neck dissections
    C P van Wilgen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 33:253-7. 2004
    ..The prevalence of shoulder complaints after SOHND are low, and reduce disability in daily activities. Radiation therapy does not have a significant effect on shoulder complaints and disability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparing self-report, clinical examination and functional testing in the assessment of work-related limitations in patients with chronic low back pain
    S Brouwer
    Northern Centre for Health Care Research, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 27:999-1005. 2005
    ..To compare the work-related limitations assessed using self-report, clinical examination and functional testing in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Incidence of shoulder pain after neck dissection: a clinical explorative study for risk factors
    P U Dijkstra
    University Hospital Groningen, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, P.O. Box 30.001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 23:947-53. 2001
    ..Non-selective neck dissection is a risk factor for shoulder pain and a restricted abduction. Reconstruction is a risk factor for a restricted forward flexion of the shoulder...
  18. ncbi request reprint Responsiveness of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire: consequences of using different external criteria
    W Kuijer
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 19:488-95. 2005
    ..To determine the consequences of using different external criteria on responsiveness of the Roland-Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ) in patients with chronic low back pain...
  19. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the Isernhagen Work Systems Functional Capacity Evaluation in healthy adults
    M F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 14:295-305. 2004
    ..In conclusion, the test-retest reliability of the material-handling group is acceptable. Crude analyses of the ceiling and criterion tests reveal acceptable test-retest reliability of most, but not all, tests...
  20. doi request reprint Effectiveness of a MP-blocking splint and therapy in rheumatoid arthritis: a descriptive pilot study
    S A Formsma
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Hand Ther 21:347-53. 2008
    ..This study indicates that intervention on the function of the hands in patients with RA who present an intrinsic-plus posture and movement pattern, improve significantly on dexterity and pain, measured by the SODA...
  21. doi request reprint Short and long term mortality rates after a lower limb amputation
    L V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
    Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 46:124-31. 2013
    ..To determine mortality rates after a first lower limb amputation and explore the rates for different subpopulations...
  22. doi request reprint mTHPC mediated photodynamic therapy (PDT) of squamous cell carcinoma in the head and neck: a systematic review
    S A H J de Visscher
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Division of Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 49:192-210. 2013
    ..Photodynamic therapy (PDT) is used in curative and palliative treatment of head and neck squamous cell carcinoma (HNSCC). To evaluate available evidence on the use of mTHPC (Foscan®) mediated PDT, we conducted a review of the literature...
  23. ncbi request reprint Back pain and backpacks in children: biomedical or biopsychosocial model?
    M F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center, University of Groningen, 002 9750 RA Haren, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1293-7. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Therapeutic outcome assessment in permanent temporomandibular joint disc displacement
    T J Kropmans
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Oral Rehabil 26:357-63. 1999
    ..Results of methodological sound outcome studies evaluating the effects of arthroscopic surgery, arthrocentesis and physical therapy are needed...
  25. ncbi request reprint Measuring somatic symptoms with the CES-D to assess depression in cancer patients after treatment: comparison among patients with oral/oropharyngeal, gynecological, colorectal, and breast cancer
    C P van Wilgen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pain Center, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Psychosomatics 47:465-70. 2006
    ..Authors conclude that cancer patients are not a homogenous group as regards somatic sequelae. Evidence for removing Somatic items from the CES-D for patients after cancer treatment was not confirmed...
  26. doi request reprint Exercise adherence in patients with trismus due to head and neck oncology: a qualitative study into the use of the Therabite
    L J Melchers
    Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and Maxillofacial Prosthetics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:947-54. 2009
    ..Research is needed to examine why some patients do not achieve results despite high exercise adherence, to identify effective exercise regimens and to assess proposed interventions aimed to increase Therabite exercise adherence...
  27. doi request reprint Survival of flexible, braided, bonded stainless steel lingual retainers: a historic cohort study
    D J Lie Sam Foek
    Department of Orthodontics, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Orthod 30:199-204. 2008
    ..0 per cent; moderately experienced: 28.9 per cent, professional: 46.7 per cent; P > 0.05; chi-square test). Kaplan-Meier survival curves showed a 63 per cent success rate for the bonded lingual retainers over a 41.7 month period...
  28. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of the Isernhagen Work Systems Functional Capacity Evaluation in patients with chronic low back pain
    S Brouwer
    Center for Rehabilitation, Groningen University Hospital, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 13:207-18. 2003
    ..Fifteen tests (79%) showed an acceptable test-retest reliability based on Kappa values and percentage of absolute agreement. Eleven tests (61%) showed an acceptable test-retest reliability based on ICC values...
  29. doi request reprint Knee disarticulation: survival, wound healing and ambulation. A historic cohort study
    K ten Duis
    Medical Student, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 33:52-60. 2009
    ..Trans-femoral re-amputation was performed in nine (12%) patients. Of the 61 discharged KD amputees, 36 (59%) were provided with a prosthesis. Eventually 21 (34%) patients became household walkers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment of oral mucositis in clinical trials: impact of training on evaluators in a multi-centre trial
    M A Stokman
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Cancer 41:1735-8. 2005
    ..001). Training evaluators in scoring oral mucositis has a significant improvement on the outcome of mucositis assessment...
  31. doi request reprint Abnormal landing strategies after ACL reconstruction
    A Gokeler
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:e12-9. 2010
    ..Muscle onset times are earlier and movement patterns are altered in the involved limb 6 months after ACL reconstruction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Malnutrition, eating difficulties and feeding dependence in a stroke rehabilitation centre
    B J J Poels
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:637-43. 2006
    ..Stroke patients have an increased risk for developing eating difficulties, feeding dependence and malnutrition because of their neurological deficits...
  33. ncbi request reprint The role of oral mucositis on the systemic inflammation parameter IL-8 in febrile neutropenic cancer patients
    M A Stokman
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Groningen and University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cancer Invest 24:479-83. 2006
    ..Plasma IL-8 is a systemic inflammatory response parameter. This study investigated whether oral mucositis affects plasma IL-8 levels in febrile neutropenic cancer patients...
  34. ncbi request reprint Trismus in head and neck oncology: a systematic review
    P U Dijkstra
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 40:879-89. 2004
    ..6 and 1.5 respectively. Microcurrent electrotherapy (follow-up 3 months) and pentoxifylline (no follow-up) increases mouth opening significantly (ES for both: 0.3)...
  35. ncbi request reprint [Principles of evidence-based medicine applied to dentistry]
    B Stegenga
    Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 114:155-60. 2007
    ....
  36. doi request reprint Value of cone-beam computed tomography in the process of diagnosis and management of disorders of the temporomandibular joint
    E W J de Boer
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Groningen, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 52:241-6. 2014
    ..Assessment of cone-beam CT led to changes in primary diagnosis and management in more than half the patients with disorders of the TMJ. ..
  37. ncbi request reprint Late morbidity after treatment of breast cancer in relation to daily activities and quality of life: a systematic review
    J S Rietman
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30001, NL 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Surg Oncol 29:229-38. 2003
    ..Relationship of this late morbidity with activities of daily life (ADL) and quality of life (QOL) is infrequently described and the strength of this relationship is not clear...
  38. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with treatment outcome in bilateral cleft lip and palate patients
    B C M Oosterkamp
    Department of Orthodontics, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 36:890-5. 2007
    ..This study underlines the importance of qualitative assessment of patient satisfaction with treatment outcome to identify individual problems and concerns not revealed by quantitative measures alone...
  39. pmc Nonoperatively treated type A spinal fractures: mid-term versus long-term functional outcome
    R B Post
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int Orthop 33:1055-60. 2009
    ..For the group as a whole, four years after the fracture a steady state exists in functional outcome, which does not change for ten years at least after the fracture...
  40. doi request reprint A comparison of the reproducibility of manual tracing and on-screen digitization for cephalometric profile variables
    D P Dvortsin
    Department of Orthodontics, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Orthod 30:586-91. 2008
    ..Although small significant differences were found, the clinical relevance remains questionable...
  41. pmc Oral mucositis and selective elimination of oral flora in head and neck cancer patients receiving radiotherapy: a double-blind randomised clinical trial
    M A Stokman
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Cancer 88:1012-6. 2003
    ..05). No effect on other microorganisms was detected. In conclusion, selective oral flora elimination in head and neck irradiation patients does not prevent the development of severe mucositis...
  42. doi request reprint Epidemiology of ankle and foot overuse injuries in sports: A systematic review
    S Sobhani
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 23:669-86. 2013
    ..Based on the results, we recommend authors to clearly define cases, describe assessment procedures and report sample characteristics adequately...
  43. doi request reprint Variation in measurements of transtibial stump model volume: a comparison of five methods
    A Bolt
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 89:376-84. 2010
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Shoulder complaints after neck dissection; is the spinal accessory nerve involved?
    C P van Wilgen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 41:7-11. 2003
    ..A difference in active shoulder abduction of > or =40 degrees was significantly related to loss of function of the spinal accessory nerve (P < 0.001)...
  45. doi request reprint Sexuality in people with a lower limb amputation: a topic too hot to handle?
    J E A Verschuren
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 35:1698-704. 2013
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Skin problems in lower limb amputees: an overview by case reports
    H E J Meulenbelt
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:147-55. 2007
    ..The main disorders are acroangiodermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, bullous diseases, epidermal hyperplasia, hyperhidrosis, infections, malignancies and ulcerations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of flat insoles with different Shore A values on posture stability in diabetic neuropathy
    J A Van Geffen
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 31:228-35. 2007
    ..It was found that prescribing insoles with a low Shore A value (15 degrees), compared to insoles with a higher Shore A value (30 degrees) has no significant negative effect on posture stability in patients with a diabetic neuropathy...
  48. ncbi request reprint The association between generalized joint hypermobility and temporomandibular joint disorders: a systematic review
    P U Dijkstra
    Dept of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Medical Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Dent Res 81:158-63. 2002
    ..4). In a sensitivity analysis, the odds ratio changed from significant to non-significant in 2 of 5 scenarios. As a result, it is not clear whether GJH is associated with TMD, and more rigorous studies are needed...
  49. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of lifting and carrying in a 2-day functional capacity evaluation
    M F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, P O Box 30002, 9750 RA Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 12:269-75. 2002
    ..It was concluded that test-retest reliability of lifting and carrying was good, and the need for a 2-day protocol could not be confirmed...
  50. ncbi request reprint Interobserver reliability of neck-mobility measurement by means of the flock-of-birds electromagnetic tracking system
    Nienke Assink
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 28:408-13. 2005
    ..To establish the interobserver reliability for measuring neck mobility in human subjects by means of an electromagnetic tracking device, the Flock-of-Birds system...
  51. ncbi request reprint Reliability of popliteal angle measurement: a study in cerebral palsy patients and healthy controls
    Sabine R Ten Berge
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Orthop 27:648-52. 2007
    ..The reliability of popliteal angle measurement is being questioned. The aim of this study is to determine the reliability of popliteal angle measurement by means of visual and goniometric assessment...
  52. ncbi request reprint Functional outcome after peroneal nerve injury
    Ingrid L de Bruijn
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:333-7. 2007
    ..Limitations in walking ability and participation are frequently present 5 years after peroneal nerve injury. Health-related quality of life was lower than in a reference group...
  53. ncbi request reprint Relationship between kinesiophobia and performance in a functional capacity evaluation
    Michiel F Reneman
    University Hospital Groningen, Center for Rehabilitation, Groningen Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 13:277-85. 2003
    ..The strength of the correlations was very low. The relationship between kinesiophobia and avoidance, operationalized as lifting and an FCE, could not be confirmed in this study...
  54. ncbi request reprint Postoperative hand therapy in Dupuytren's disease
    Hester Herweijer
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 29:1736-41. 2007
    ..Postoperative hand therapy in patients after surgery for Dupuytren's contracture is common medical practice to improve outcomes. Until now, patients are referred for postoperative hand rehabilitation on an empirical basis...
  55. ncbi request reprint The relationship between psychosocial distress and disability assessed by the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised and Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire in patients with chronic low back pain
    Henrica R Schiphorst Preuper
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 002, 9750 RA Haren, The Netherlands
    Spine J 7:525-30. 2007
    ..The relationship between psychosocial distress measured with the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised (SCL-90-R) and self-reported disability measured with the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ) has not been investigated...
  56. ncbi request reprint Impairments, disabilities and health related quality of life after treatment for breast cancer: a follow-up study 2.7 years after surgery
    Johan S Rietman
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 26:78-84. 2004
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Incidence of complex regional pain syndrome type I after fractures of the distal radius
    Pieter U Dijkstra
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 7:457-62. 2003
    ..2 to 6%) after fractures of the distal radius. Further the risk factors described in literature play a minor role in the development of CRPS-I...
  58. ncbi request reprint Phantom pain and health-related quality of life in lower limb amputees
    Cees P van der Schans
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:429-36. 2002
    ..In general, the most important amputation-specific determinants of health-related quality of life were "walking distance" and "stump pain."..
  59. ncbi request reprint FDG PET in oral and oropharyngeal cancer. Value for confirmation of N0 neck and detection of occult metastases
    Christiaan A Krabbe
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Oral Oncol 44:31-6. 2008
    ..Although FDG PET performed better than conventional imaging modalities, sensitivity was lower than desired. As a consequence, clinical application of FDG PET in the patient staged as N0 is limited...
  60. ncbi request reprint Amputation, phantom pain and subjective well-being: a qualitative study
    Joline C Bosmans
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:1-8. 2007
    ..Substituting certain activities by others then becomes less and less effective in inducing a sense of subjective well-being...
  61. ncbi request reprint Symptom increase following a functional capacity evaluation in patients with chronic low back pain: an explorative study of safety
    Michiel F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 002, 9750, RA, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:197-205. 2006
    ..This study was performed to study intensity and duration of symptom increase following an FCE and to explore safety of an FCE...
  62. ncbi request reprint Variation in the cervical range of motion over time measured by the "flock of birds" electromagnetic tracking system
    Gert J D Bergman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:650-4. 2005
    ..Observational longitudinal study...
  63. ncbi request reprint Skin problems in lower limb amputees: a systematic review
    Henk E J Meulenbelt
    Center for Rehabilitation, Northern Center for Health Care Research, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:603-8. 2006
    ..This impediment may have great impact in daily life. Our objective was to review literature systematically concerning incidence and prevalence of skin disorders of the stump in lower limb amputees...
  64. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the effects of shoes and other ankle or foot appliances on balance in older people and people with peripheral nervous system disorders
    Juha M Hijmans
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 25:316-23. 2007
    ..More and better quality research is needed to support the prevalent use of appliances in these populations...
  65. ncbi request reprint Claimed walking distance of lower limb amputees
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 27:101-4. 2005
    ..Walking determines prosthesis prescription. The aim of this study was to mathematically analyse factors influencing claimed walking distance of lower limb amputees of 500 m or more...
  66. ncbi request reprint A randomised trial of rigid stump dressing following trans-tibial amputation for peripheral arterial insufficiency
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:192. 2004
  67. ncbi request reprint Reliability of linear measurements on a virtual bilateral cleft lip and palate model
    Barbara C M Oosterkamp
    Department of Orthodontics, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 43:519-23. 2006
    ..To assess the reliability and validity of measurements performed on three-dimensional virtual models of neonatal bilateral cleft lip and palate patients, compared with measurements performed on plaster cast models...
  68. ncbi request reprint Craniofacial, craniocervical, and pharyngeal morphology in bilateral cleft lip and palate and obstructive sleep apnea patients
    Barbara C M Oosterkamp
    Department of Orthoontics, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 44:1-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze craniofacial, craniocervical, and pharyngeal morphology in surgically treated bilateral cleft lip and palate (BCLP) men, untreated men with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), and a reference group of men...
  69. ncbi request reprint Critical weight loss in head and neck cancer--prevalence and risk factors at diagnosis: an explorative study
    Harriët Jager-Wittenaar
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Support Care Cancer 15:1045-50. 2007
    ..The aim of this explorative study was to assess the prevalence of critical weight loss and to analyze risk factors for critical weight loss in head and neck cancer patients before treatment...
  70. ncbi request reprint Effect of an intraoral retrusion plate on maxillary arch dimensions in complete bilateral cleft lip and palate patients
    Barbara C M Oosterkamp
    Department of Orthodontics, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 42:239-44. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze maxillary arch dimensions in patients with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate treated with an intraoral retrusion plate prior to lip closure...
  71. ncbi request reprint Testing lifting capacity: validity of determining effort level by means of observation
    Michiel F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 30:E40-6. 2005
    ..Video observation study...
  72. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of the Buruli ulcer functional limitation score questionnaire
    Ymkje Stienstra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 72:449-52. 2005
    ..This should be taken into account when the functional limitation score is used for the individual patient. The BUFLS can be used as for between group comparisons of endpoints in clinical trials and in the planning of resources...
  73. ncbi request reprint Repeated assessment of temporomandibular joint pain: reasoned decision-making with use of unidimensional and multidimensional pain scales
    Thomas J B Kropmans
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 18:107-15. 2002
    ..The smallest detectable difference as an outcome of the decision study is the smallest statistically significant change that can be detected...
  74. ncbi request reprint Assessment of functional limitations caused by Mycobacterium ulcerans infection: towards a Buruli ulcer functional limitation score
    Debora E Ellen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 8:90-6. 2003
    ..We propose a simplified and functional scoring system that should be tested for validation in a second patient sample, and, if properly validated and adjusted, can be used in future intervention trials...
  75. ncbi request reprint Phantom pain and risk factors: a multivariate analysis
    Pieter U Dijkstra
    Pain Expertise Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pain Symptom Manage 24:578-85. 2002
    ..quot; The risk for phantom pain ranged from 0.33 for a 10-year-old patient with a distal upper limb amputation to 0.99 for a subject of 80 years with a bilateral lower limb amputation of which one side is an above knee amputation...
  76. ncbi request reprint Prediction of sickness absence in patients with chronic low back pain: a systematic review
    Wietske Kuijer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:439-67. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Test-retest reliability of psychophysical lift capacity in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain and healthy subjects
    Audy P Hodselmans
    Hanze University Groningen School of Health Care Studies, Department of Physiotherapy, Eyssoniusplein 18, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 39:133-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse test-retest reliability of psychophysical lift capacity tests...
  78. ncbi request reprint Development of a questionnaire assessing Buruli ulcer-induced functional limitation
    Ymkje Stienstra
    Department of Internal Medicine and Department of Rehabilitation, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 70:318-22. 2004
    ..Validity and reliability should be further analyzed to optimize the scale for use in individual evaluation, as an end point in intervention trials, and in planning of resources needed for the care of patients with functional limitations...
  79. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of the neck after head and neck cancer therapy
    C Paul van Wilgen
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Head Neck 26:785-91. 2004
    ..Studies on morbidity of the neck after head and neck cancer therapy are scarcely described...
  80. ncbi request reprint Safe lifting in patients with chronic low back pain: comparing FCE lifting task and Niosh lifting guideline
    Wietske Kuijer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:579-89. 2006
    ..Aim of this study was to compare FCE performance on the floor-to-waist lifting task and RWL of the NIOSH lifting guideline for this task, in patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP)...
  81. ncbi request reprint Mortality and preoperative cardiac function in vascular amputees: an N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) pilot study
    Marcel Riemersma
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 22:56-9. 2008
    ..To determine preoperative ventricular function in vascular amputees by measuring N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) and to analyse the relationship between NT-proBNP levels and 30-day postoperative mortality...
  82. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with functional limitations and subsequent employment or schooling in Buruli ulcer patients
    Ymkje Stienstra
    Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Trop Med Int Health 10:1251-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate former Buruli ulcer disease (BUD) patients to assess the factors associated with functional limitations and subsequent employment or schooling...
  83. ncbi request reprint Short-term morbidity of the upper limb after sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection for Stage I or II breast carcinoma
    Johan S Rietman
    Department of Rehabilitation, Groningen University Hospital, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Cancer 98:690-6. 2003
    ..In the current prospective study, short-term upper-limb morbidity was assessed after SLNB and/or ALND...
  84. doi request reprint Impact of shoulder complaints after neck dissection on shoulder disability and quality of life
    Martijn M Stuiver
    Department of Physiotherapy, The Netherlands Cancer Institute Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 139:32-9. 2008
    ..To explore relationships between shoulder complaints after neck dissection, shoulder disability, and quality of life. To find clinical predictors for mid- to long-term shoulder disability...
  85. ncbi request reprint Shoulder pain and disability in daily life, following supraomohyoid neck dissection: a pilot study
    C Paul van Wilgen
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 31:183-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this pilot study was to assess shoulder morbidity; i.e. pain and disability in daily activities, at least 1 year after unilateral or bilateral supraomohyoid neck dissection...
  86. ncbi request reprint Distribution of Buruli ulcer lesions over body surface area in a large case series in Ghana: uncovering clues for mode of transmission
    Ilona C Hospers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Groningen University Medical Centre, P O Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 99:196-201. 2005
    ..Perhaps, transmission in or near water, e.g. by bites of infected aquatic insects, might favour the pattern of distribution of lesions that we found...
  87. ncbi request reprint Complex regional pain syndrome type I: use of the International Association for the Study of Pain diagnostic criteria defined in 1994
    Mitzy F Reinders
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 18:207-15. 2002
    ..The objective was to assess the reported use in recent publications of the diagnostic criteria for complex regional pain syndrome type I (CRPS I) proposed by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) in 1994...