Jan H B Geertzen

Summary

Affiliation: University Medical Center Groningen
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Quality of life after sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection in stage I/II breast cancer patients: a prospective longitudinal study
    Jan Kootstra
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2533-41. 2008
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. doi request reprint Sexuality and amputation: a systematic literature review
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 31:522-7. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Calcanectomy, an alternative amputation? Two case reports
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Center for Rehabilitation and Graduate School for Health Research, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 33:78-81. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Repeatability and validity of the combined arm-leg (Cruiser) ergometer
    Elisabeth K Simmelink
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 32:324-30. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Moving beyond Disability
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Centre for Rehabilitation, Graduate School for Health Research, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 32:276-81. 2008
  8. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of shoulder and arm morbidity in breast cancer survivors 7 years after sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection
    Jan J Kootstra
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:125-34. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of change in perceived disability of patients with non-specific chronic low back pain
    Audy P Hodselmans
    Research and Innovation Group in Health Care and Nursing, Hanze University Groningen Applied Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 42:630-5. 2010
  10. pmc Construct validity of functional capacity tests in healthy workers
    Sandra E Lakke
    Research and Innovation Group in Health Care and Nursing, Hanze University Groningen, University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:180. 2013

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Publications112 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Quality of life after sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection in stage I/II breast cancer patients: a prospective longitudinal study
    Jan Kootstra
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 15:2533-41. 2008
    ..Little is known about QoL recovery after sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) in comparison to axillary lymph node dissection (ALND)...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. doi request reprint Sexuality and amputation: a systematic literature review
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 31:522-7. 2009
    ..To systematically examine the state of research on sexuality and amputees...
  5. doi request reprint Calcanectomy, an alternative amputation? Two case reports
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Center for Rehabilitation and Graduate School for Health Research, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 33:78-81. 2009
    ..When indicated, calcanectomy should be considered as an alternative type of amputation which provides an effective chance to maintain the patient's independency...
  6. doi request reprint Repeatability and validity of the combined arm-leg (Cruiser) ergometer
    Elisabeth K Simmelink
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 32:324-30. 2009
    ..The conclusion of this study is that the Cruiser ergometer provides a repeatable and valid measurement of physical fitness in healthy volunteers. Its value in clinical practice for lower limb amputees needs to be further established...
  7. doi request reprint Moving beyond Disability
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Centre for Rehabilitation, Graduate School for Health Research, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 32:276-81. 2008
    ..Multicultural aspects in disability and sexuality in amputees will be discussed within the ICF perspective. Finally, Internet and research in the light of having a disability are positioned within the theme...
  8. doi request reprint A longitudinal study of shoulder and arm morbidity in breast cancer survivors 7 years after sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection
    Jan J Kootstra
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Breast Cancer Res Treat 139:125-34. 2013
    ..After SLNB, women have less forward flexion impairment and less arm volume increase than after ALND. Shoulder-arm function at 6 weeks after surgery and age are the strongest predictors of long-term shoulder-arm function...
  9. doi request reprint Determinants of change in perceived disability of patients with non-specific chronic low back pain
    Audy P Hodselmans
    Research and Innovation Group in Health Care and Nursing, Hanze University Groningen Applied Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 42:630-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to identify determinants for change in perceived disability, as measured with the Roland Morris Disability Questionnaire (RMDQ), in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain after rehabilitation...
  10. pmc Construct validity of functional capacity tests in healthy workers
    Sandra E Lakke
    Research and Innovation Group in Health Care and Nursing, Hanze University Groningen, University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:180. 2013
    ..The aims of this study were to test relationships between FC tests and other ICF factors in a sample of healthy workers, and to determine the amount of statistical variance in FC tests that can be explained by these factors...
  11. pmc Workers who stay at work despite chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain: do they differ from workers with sick leave?
    Haitze J de Vries
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 002, 9750 RA, Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 22:489-502. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore characteristics of workers who stay at work despite CMP, and to compare these with sick-listed workers with CMP following vocational rehabilitation...
  12. doi request reprint Patients' expectations and actual use of custom-made orthopaedic shoes
    Jaap J van Netten
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen and Graduate School for Health Research, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 24:919-27. 2010
    ..To investigate the association between patients' expectations and the actual use of custom-made orthopaedic shoes...
  13. pmc Self-reported work ability and work performance in workers with chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain
    Haitze J de Vries
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 002, 9750, RA Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 23:1-10. 2013
    ..To assess self-reported work ability and work performance of workers who stay at work despite chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain (CMP), and to explore which variables were associated with these outcomes...
  14. doi request reprint Promoting physical activity in children with juvenile idiopathic arthritis through an internet-based program: results of a pilot randomized controlled trial
    Otto T H M Lelieveld
    University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:697-703. 2010
    ..Therefore, we developed an Internet-based intervention to improve physical activity (PA). The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of the program in improving PA...
  15. pmc A longitudinal comparison of arm morbidity in stage I-II breast cancer patients treated with sentinel lymph node biopsy, sentinel lymph node biopsy followed by completion lymph node dissection, or axillary lymph node dissection
    Jan J Kootstra
    Department of Surgical Oncology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Ann Surg Oncol 17:2384-94. 2010
    ..We objectively examined the morbidity and compared outcomes after SLNB, SLNB + CLND, and ALND in stage I/II breast cancer patients...
  16. doi request reprint Factors associated with phantom limb pain: a 31/2-year prospective study
    Joline C Bosmans
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Graduate School for Health Research SHARE, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen
    Clin Rehabil 24:444-53. 2010
    ..To analyse the prevalence of phantom (limb) pain over time and to analyse factors associated with phantom (limb) pain in a prospective cohort of amputees...
  17. 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of vibrating insoles on standing balance in diabetic neuropathy
    Juha M Hijmans
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Res Dev 45:1441-9. 2008
    ..Vibrating insoles improved standing balance in subjects with neuropathy only when attention was distracted. Improvement of the insoles and their activation is needed to make their implementation in daily living possible and effective...
  19. ncbi request reprint Long-term use of custom-made orthopedic shoes: 1.5-year follow-up study
    Jaap J van Netten
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:643-9. 2010
    ..16 to 0.46). We conclude that patients with worse short-term usability outcomes for their OS are more likely to use their OS only occasionally or not at all at long-term follow-up...
  20. doi request reprint Skin problems of the stump in lower-limb amputees: 2. Influence on functioning in daily life
    Henk E J Meulenbelt
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Derm Venereol 91:178-82. 2011
    ..483; p = 0.01). In linear regression analyses, gender (β = -0.15) and number of skin problems (β = 0.25) accounted for 23% of the total score. This study confirms the influence of skin problems on functioning in daily life...
  21. doi request reprint Change in health-related quality of life in the first 18 months after lower limb amputation: a prospective, longitudinal study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 45:587-94. 2013
    ..In addition, quality of life for people with amputation is compared with the Dutch population norm values...
  22. pmc What influences a patient's decision to use custom-made orthopaedic shoes?
    Jaap J van Netten
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:92. 2012
    ..However, the interplay between these factors has never been investigated. The aim of this study was to explore the interplay between factors concerning OS, and the influences thereof on a patient's decision to use OS...
  23. pmc Neck Pain and Disability Scale and Neck Disability Index: validity of Dutch language versions
    Wim Jorritsma
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30002, 9750 RA, Haren, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 21:93-100. 2012
    ..To investigate the validity of the Neck Pain and Disability Scale Dutch Language Version (NPAD-DLV) and the Neck Disability Index (NDI)-DLV...
  24. doi request reprint Mobility in elderly people with a lower limb amputation: a systematic review
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Am Med Dir Assoc 13:319-25. 2012
    ..Further research into mobility outcomes of this population is needed to provide evidence that enables more informed choices in rehabilitation and long term care...
  25. doi request reprint Factors associated with functional capacity test results in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain: a systematic review
    Renske Van Abbema
    Center for Applied Research and Innovation in Health Care and in Nursing, Hanze University, University of Applied Sciences, Eyssoniusplein 18, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 21:455-73. 2011
    ..An overview of these factors was missing. The objective of this review was to investigate the level of evidence for factors that are associated with functional capacity test results in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain...
  26. doi request reprint Differences in the relationship between psychosocial distress and self-reported disability in patients with chronic low back pain in six pain rehabilitation centers in the Netherlands
    Henrica Rosalien Schiphorst Preuper
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:969-76. 2011
    ..A cross sectional multicenter study in six outpatient Rehabilitation Centers (RCs) in the Netherlands...
  27. doi request reprint Chronic disease and sexuality: a generic conceptual framework
    Jesse E A Verschuren
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen
    J Sex Res 47:153-70. 2010
    ....
  28. pmc Barriers and facilitators of participation in sports: a qualitative study on Dutch individuals with lower limb amputation
    Mihai Bragaru
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e59881. 2013
    ..Although individuals with lower limb amputation may benefit from participation in sports, less than 40% do so...
  29. doi request reprint Sport prostheses and prosthetic adaptations for the upper and lower limb amputees: an overview of peer reviewed literature
    Mihai Bragaru
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 36:290-6. 2012
    ..Such an overview will allow specialists to choose appropriate prostheses based on available scientific evidence rather than on personal experience or preference...
  30. pmc Bias in amputation research; impact of subjects missed from a prospective study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 7:e43629. 2012
    ..Selection bias is common in amputation research, and research methods to minimize its impact must be given greater attention...
  31. pmc Staying at work with chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain: a qualitative study of workers' experiences
    Haitze J de Vries
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:126. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to explore why people with CMP stay at work despite pain (motivators) and how they manage to maintain working (success factors)...
  32. pmc General and specific self-efficacy reports of patients with chronic low back pain: are they related to performances in a functional capacity evaluation?
    Michiel F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 002, 9750, RA, Haren The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 18:183-9. 2008
    ....
  33. 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...
  34. doi request reprint Skin problems of the stump in lower limb amputees: 1. A clinical study
    Henk E J Meulenbelt
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Derm Venereol 91:173-7. 2011
    ..Significantly more skin problems were reported than observed (p = 0.011). Cold skin and excessive perspiration in particular were significantly more reported than observed...
  35. pmc Pain response of healthy workers following a functional capacity evaluation and implications for clinical interpretation
    Remko Soer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, P O Box 30 002, Haren, 9750 RA, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 18:290-8. 2008
    ....
  36. 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)...
  37. doi request reprint Can muscle soreness after intensive work-related activities be predicted?
    Remko Soer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    Clin J Pain 25:239-43. 2009
    ....
  38. pmc Detecting relevant changes and responsiveness of Neck Pain and Disability Scale and Neck Disability Index
    Wim Jorritsma
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 002, 9750 RA Haren, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 21:2550-7. 2012
    ..To investigate relevant change on the Neck Pain and Disability Scale (NPAD) and Neck Disability Index (NDI) and which questionnaire is the most responsive in patients with non-specific chronic neck pain (CNP)...
  39. 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...
  40. doi request reprint Exercise capacity in non-specific chronic low back pain patients: a lean body mass-based Astrand bicycle test; reliability, validity and feasibility
    Audy P Hodselmans
    Center for Applied Research and Innovation in Health Care and in Nursing, Hanze University Groningen Applied Sciences, Eyssoniusplein 18, 9714 CE, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 18:282-9. 2008
    ..Therefore the Astrand bicycles test for non-specific CLBP patients based on lean body mass (LBM) was developed as an alternative. The aim of this study was to evaluate reliability and validity of the LBM-based Astrand test...
  41. pmc Are pain intensity and pain related fear related to functional capacity evaluation performances of patients with chronic low back pain?
    Michiel F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, P O Box 30 002, 9750, RA, Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 17:247-58. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the relationships between pain intensity and pain-related fear on the one hand, and performances during an FCE on the other hand in two samples of patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP)...
  42. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two lifting assessment approaches in patients with chronic low back pain
    Remko Soer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, 30 002, RA, 9750 Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 16:639-46. 2006
    ..Conclusion: It can be concluded that the PILE and the WWS cannot be used interchangeably. Psychosocial variables cannot explain the differences between both tests...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use and usability of custom-made orthopedic shoes
    Jaap J van Netten
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:73-81. 2010
    ..We conclude that all aspects of the usability of OS are relevant in relation to their use and should be taken into account when prescribing and evaluating OS...
  47. ncbi request reprint Survival of participating and nonparticipating limb amputees in prospective study: consequences for research
    Joline C Bosmans
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine CB 40, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Res Dev 47:457-64. 2010
    ..Our study sample was biased by selection and death. Participants were generally healthier than nonparticipants...
  48. doi request reprint Amputees and sports: a systematic review
    Mihail Bragaru
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Sports Med 41:721-40. 2011
    ..Therefore, sports should be included in rehabilitation programmes, and individuals with limb amputations should be encouraged to pursue a physically active life following hospital discharge...
  49. pmc Neck Pain and Disability Scale and the Neck Disability Index: reproducibility of the Dutch Language Versions
    Wim Jorritsma
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30 002, 9750 RA Haren, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 19:1695-701. 2010
    ..5 (scale 0-50). The reliability of the NPAD-DLV and the NDI-DLV was acceptable for patients with CNP. The variation ('instability') in the NPAD-DLV total scores was relatively large and larger than the variation of the NDI-DLV...
  50. 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...
  51. ncbi request reprint Development of an exercise testing protocol for patients with a lower limb amputation: results of a pilot study
    Myrthe M Vestering
    Department of Human Movement Studies, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 28:237-44. 2005
    ..Continuous arm ergometry is suitable for unilateral amputees with significant claudication of the remaining limb or bilateral amputees...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. doi request reprint Rehabilitation in skilled nursing centres for elderly people with lower limb amputations: a mixed-methods, descriptive study
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, NL 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 45:1065-70. 2013
    ..To describe the current set-up, barriers and potential for providing rehabilitation to people with lower limb amputation in skilled nursing centres...
  54. doi request reprint Lower limb amputation in Northern Netherlands: unchanged incidence from 1991-1992 to 2003-2004
    Lauren V Fortington
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 37:305-10. 2013
    ..Incidence rates of amputation are highly varied, making it difficult to meaningfully compare rates between studies and regions or to compare changes over time...
  55. doi request reprint Factors promoting staying at work in people with chronic nonspecific musculoskeletal pain: a systematic review
    Haitze J de Vries
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 34:443-58. 2012
    ..To identify determinants for staying at work (SAW) in workers with chronic musculoskeletal pain (CMP)...
  56. doi request reprint Towards consensus in operational definitions in functional capacity evaluation: a Delphi Survey
    Remko Soer
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    J Occup Rehabil 18:389-400. 2008
    ..This may seriously hinder FCE research and clinical use. To gain consensus in operational definitions in FCE and conceptual framework to classify terminology used in FCE...
  57. doi request reprint Physical activity in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis
    Otto T H M Lelieveld
    University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1379-84. 2008
    ..To explore physical activity (PA) in adolescents with juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) compared with a healthy population and to examine associations between PA and disease-related factors...
  58. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of Chronic Pain Acceptance Questionnaires: a systematic review
    Michiel F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 14:457-65. 2010
    ..Several questionnaires that aim to measure acceptance of CP have been developed. An overview of the psychometric properties of these questionnaires is unavailable...
  59. doi request reprint Development and reproducibility of a short questionnaire to measure use and usability of custom-made orthopaedic shoes
    Jaap J van Netten
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Rehabil Med 41:913-8. 2009
    ..To develop a short and easy to use questionnaire to measure use and usability of custom-made orthopaedic shoes, and to investigate its reproducibility...
  60. doi request reprint Participation in sports by lower limb amputees in the Province of Drenthe, The Netherlands
    Cojanne Kars
    Department of Human Movement Sciences, Graduate School for Health Research, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 33:356-67. 2009
    ....
  61. pmc The effect of reduced somatosensation on standing balance: a systematic review
    H J J Cojanne Kars
    Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 3:931-43. 2009
    ..This reduced somatosensation seems to have a negative effect on balance in patients with DN and CMT2; however, this appeared not to be the case in patients with CMT1A and in healthy subjects...
  62. doi request reprint Therapy-resistant complex regional pain syndrome type I: to amputate or not?
    Marlies I Bodde
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, P O Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 93:1799-805. 2011
    ..The aim of the current study was to systematically review the literature and summarize the beneficial and adverse effects of an amputation for the treatment of long-standing, therapy-resistant CRPS-I...
  63. doi request reprint An ICF-based education programme in amputation rehabilitation for medical residents in the Netherlands
    Jan H B Geertzen
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 35:318-22. 2011
    ..The programme is based on concepts of the International Classification on Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF)...
  64. doi request reprint The assessment of efforts to return to work in the European Union
    Anna Muijzer
    Department of Health Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Public Health 20:689-94. 2010
    ..Aim of the study was to investigate whether in 13 European countries these RTW efforts are assessed and to compare the procedures by means of six criteria...
  65. doi request reprint Improving rehabilitation treatment in a local setting: a case study of prosthetic rehabilitation
    Sacha van Twillert
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Haren, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 23:938-47. 2009
    ..To contribute to the discussion on the research-practice gap by illustrating obstacles and opportunities that arise in an evidence-informed improvement process of prosthetic rehabilitation in a local setting...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Development of vibrating insoles
    Juha M Hijmans
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:343-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, a C2 electromechanical tactor, a piezo actuator or the VBW32 skin transducer, activated by a custom-made noise generator, built in a cork insole covered with a leather layer seems the ideal solution...
  69. 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...
  70. 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...
  71. 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."..
  72. doi request reprint Foot and ankle compression improves joint position sense but not bipedal stance in older people
    Juha M Hijmans
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Gait Posture 29:322-5. 2009
    ..In older people, ankle compression was associated with an improvement of JPS towards normal values. However, a concurrent deterioration of their balance was found. In young adults compression had no effect on either JPS or balance...
  73. doi request reprint Myopathy in CRPS-I: disuse or neurogenic?
    Natalie M Hulsman
    Centre for Rehabilitation, University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, PO Box 30001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 13:731-6. 2009
    ..Our findings show that in the chronic phase of CRPS-I extensive changes can be seen in muscle tissue, not related to duration of CRPS-I symptoms. Signs of neurogenic myopathy were present in five patients...
  74. ncbi request reprint Mirror box therapy added to cognitive behavioural therapy in three chronic complex regional pain syndrome type I patients: a pilot study
    Y I G Vladimir Tichelaar
    University Medical Centre Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Rehabil Res 30:181-8. 2007
    ..Measuring whether the affected limb still belongs in the patient's body scheme could be of prognostic value in the treatment of chronic complex regional pain syndrome type I patients...
  75. 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...
  76. 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...
  77. 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...
  78. ncbi request reprint Gait in children with cerebral palsy: observer reliability of Physician Rating Scale and Edinburgh Visual Gait Analysis Interval Testing scale
    Karel G B Maathuis
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, Hanzeplein 1, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Pediatr Orthop 25:268-72. 2005
    ..In the total scores of the GAIT scale and the PRS, the three observers showed systematic differences. Consequently, the authors recommend that longitudinal assessments of a patient should be done by one observer only...
  79. pmc Discomfort and factual recollection in intensive care unit patients
    Johannes P Van de Leur
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 8:R467-73. 2004
    ..discharged from an ICU? What were the sources of discomfort reported? What was the degree of factual recollection during patients' stay in the ICU? Finally, was discomfort reported more often in patients with good factual recollection?..
  80. 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...
  81. ncbi request reprint Consumer satisfaction in prosthetics and orthotics facilities
    J H B Geertzen
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 26:64-71. 2002
    ..Only consumers who received orthopaedic shoes rated their overall satisfaction significantly lower (0.3) than consumers who received other types of devices. This difference is clinically not relevant...
  82. ncbi request reprint Gait analysis in prosthetics: opinions, ideas and conclusions
    J S Rietman
    Department of Rehabilitation, University of Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 26:50-7. 2002
    ..A considerable part of the studies concerned the adaptive strategies of the amputee in walking and running and the evaluation of different prosthetic feet. All aspects and outcomes were reviewed concerning the clinical relevance...
  83. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic prescription in the Netherlands: an observational study
    H van der Linde
    Rehabilitation Centre Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 27:170-8. 2003
    ..The information gained from this observational study will be used in a clinical guideline procedure for prosthetic prescription in the Netherlands...
  84. pmc Long term effect (more than five years) of intrathecal baclofen on impairment, disability, and quality of life in patients with severe spasticity of spinal origin
    A Zahavi
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Groningen, Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:1553-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate long term change in impairment, disability, and health related functional status in patients with severe spasticity who received intrathecal baclofen...
  85. ncbi request reprint Phantom pain: a sensitivity analysis
    S Borsje
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 26:905-10. 2004
    ..To analyse how decisions to dichotomise the frequency and impediment of phantom pain into absent and present influence the outcome of studies by performing a sensitivity analysis on an existing database...
  86. 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...
  87. ncbi request reprint Vocational reintegration after a lower limb amputation: a qualitative study
    M Bruins
    Department of Rehabilitation, University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 27:4-10. 2003
    ..Bad support of the implementing body which takes care of job reintegration and employer (34%) were the most mentioned obstacle to job reintegration. Vocational workers should be regular members in the rehabilitation teams for amputees...
  88. 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...
  89. ncbi request reprint Development of clinical guidelines for the prescription of orthoses in patients with neurological disorders in The Netherlands
    J M Hijmans
    Centre for Rehabilitation, and Northern Centre for Healthcare Research, University Medical Centre Groningen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 30:35-43. 2006
    ..These statements form the basis of the consensus based clinical guidelines for the prescription of orthoses in patients with neurological disorders...
  90. 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...
  91. 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
    ....
  92. 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
    ....
  93. 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)...
  94. 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
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Functional results after a Krukenberg amputation
    J Freire
    Department of Rehabilitation Centre, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Prosthet Orthot Int 29:87-92. 2005
    ..After this first procedure the patient also asked for the Krukenberg procedure for her left arm...
  96. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic prescription in the Netherlands: an interview with clinical experts
    H van der Linde
    Rehabilitation Centre Sint Maartenskliniek, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 28:98-104. 2004
    ..Prosthetic prescription criteria seem to be based on local experience and partly on assumptions. A consensus procedure can lead to improvement of the knowledge about prosthetic prescription...
  97. doi request reprint Skin problems of the stump and hand function in lower limb amputees: A historic cohort study
    E C T Baars
    De Vogellanden Center for Rehabilitation, Zwolle, The Netherlands
    Prosthet Orthot Int 32:179-85. 2008
    ..035). This study shows that impaired hand function poses an increased risk for skin problems in the amputation stump in patients with a lower limb amputation and liner use in their prosthesis...
  98. 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...
  99. 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)...
  100. ncbi request reprint Material handling performance of patients with chronic low back pain during functional capacity evaluation: a comparison between three countries
    M F Reneman
    Center for Rehabilitation, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 28:1143-9. 2006
    ..This study was performed to explore similarities and differences in FCE performance of patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) between three international settings that utilize the same FCE protocol...
  101. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of intrathecal baclofen delivery in the management of severe spasticity in upper motor neuron syndrome
    J S Rietman
    Roessingh Research and Development, Enschede, The Netherlands
    Acta Neurochir Suppl 97:205-11. 2007
    ..The studies that have been done on the efficacy of ITB in relation to quality of life (QOL) showed some evidence of improvement. Future research is needed on fine tuning in the ITB therapy using functional assessment instruments...