Pim A J Luijsterburg

Summary

Affiliation: University Hospital Maastricht
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. pmc Physical therapy plus general practitioners' care versus general practitioners' care alone for sciatica: a randomised clinical trial with a 12-month follow-up
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 17:509-17. 2008
  2. pmc Effectiveness of conservative treatments for the lumbosacral radicular syndrome: a systematic review
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Erasmus MC, General Practice, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 16:881-99. 2007
  3. pmc Predictors of persistent complaints after a knee injury in primary care
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e561-6. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Back complaints in older adults: prevalence of neuropathic pain and its characteristics
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 14:1664-72. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for recovery in chronic nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review
    Karin Verkerk
    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Spine and Joint Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 92:1093-108. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1942-8. 2007
  7. pmc Conservative treatment in patients with an acute lumbosacral radicular syndrome: design of a randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN68857256]
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    General Practice, University Medical Center Rotterdam Erasmus MC, PO Box 1736, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:39. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Prognosis and course of disability in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a 5- and 12-month follow-up cohort study
    Karin Verkerk
    K Verkerk, PT, MSc, Institute of Healthcare, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Spine and Joint Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Mailing address Rochussenstraat 198, 3015 EK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 93:1603-14. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Course and prognosis of older back pain patients in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 154:951-7. 2013
  10. pmc Effectiveness of intramuscular corticosteroid injection versus placebo injection in patients with hip osteoarthritis: design of a randomized double-blinded controlled trial
    Desirée M J Dorleijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:280. 2011

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Publications30

  1. pmc Physical therapy plus general practitioners' care versus general practitioners' care alone for sciatica: a randomised clinical trial with a 12-month follow-up
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 17:509-17. 2008
    ..There are indications that PT is especially effective regarding GPE in patients reporting severe disability at presentation...
  2. pmc Effectiveness of conservative treatments for the lumbosacral radicular syndrome: a systematic review
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Erasmus MC, General Practice, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 16:881-99. 2007
    ..At present there is no evidence that one type of treatment is clearly superior to others, including no treatment, for patients with a lumbosacral radicular syndrome...
  3. pmc Predictors of persistent complaints after a knee injury in primary care
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 62:e561-6. 2012
    ..Prognosis of persistent complaints after knee injury is based on secondary care populations. In a primary care setting, however, no studies have addressed this issue...
  4. ncbi request reprint Back complaints in older adults: prevalence of neuropathic pain and its characteristics
    Wendy T M Enthoven
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain Med 14:1664-72. 2013
    ..6% of patients with back pain. Studies were performed in various populations; however, none focused on older adults. The aim of the study was to assess prevalence of neuropathic pain in older adults with back pain...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors for recovery in chronic nonspecific low back pain: a systematic review
    Karin Verkerk
    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Spine and Joint Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 92:1093-108. 2012
    ..Few data are available on predictors for a favorable outcome in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain (CNLBP)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of physical therapy and general practitioner care for sciatica
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:1942-8. 2007
    ..A total of 135 patients were randomly allocated to physical therapy added to general practitioners' care (n = 67) or to general practitioners' care alone (n = 68)...
  7. pmc Conservative treatment in patients with an acute lumbosacral radicular syndrome: design of a randomised clinical trial [ISRCTN68857256]
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    General Practice, University Medical Center Rotterdam Erasmus MC, PO Box 1736, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 5:39. 2004
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Prognosis and course of disability in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain: a 5- and 12-month follow-up cohort study
    Karin Verkerk
    K Verkerk, PT, MSc, Institute of Healthcare, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Spine and Joint Centre, Rotterdam, the Netherlands and Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, the Netherlands Mailing address Rochussenstraat 198, 3015 EK, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 93:1603-14. 2013
    ..Few data are available on the course of and predictors for disability in patients with chronic nonspecific low back pain (CNSLBP)...
  9. doi request reprint Course and prognosis of older back pain patients in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 154:951-7. 2013
    ..79). This information can help GPs identify older back pain patients at risk for non-recovery...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of intramuscular corticosteroid injection versus placebo injection in patients with hip osteoarthritis: design of a randomized double-blinded controlled trial
    Desirée M J Dorleijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:280. 2011
    ..Such a clinically relevant effect of a systemic corticosteroid injection offers a less complex alternative for treatment of patients with hip osteoarthritis not responsive to oral pain medication...
  11. ncbi request reprint General practitioners' management of lumbosacral radicular syndrome compared with a clinical guideline
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Practice, Room Ff319, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Gen Pract 11:113-8. 2005
    ..To investigate the current treatment policy of general practitioners (GPs) in patients with a lumbosacral radicular syndrome (LRS) compared with their clinical guideline...
  12. pmc Determinants of (sustained) overweight and complaints in children and adolescents in primary care: the DOERAK cohort study design
    Winifred D Paulis
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 20403000, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Fam Pract 13:70. 2012
    ..be influenced by the type of complaint? What is the activity level of overweight children compared to non-overweight children? And is (sustained) overweight of children associated with parameters related to the energy balance equation?..
  13. pmc Cost-effectiveness of exercise therapy versus general practitioner care for osteoarthritis of the hip: design of a randomised clinical trial
    Pauline P van Es
    Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Department of General Practice, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:232. 2011
    ..Therefore, this randomised controlled trial is designed to investigate the cost-effectiveness of exercise therapy in conjunction with the general practitioner's (GP) care, compared to GP care alone, for patients with hip OA...
  14. doi request reprint Six-year course and prognosis of nontraumatic knee symptoms in adults in general practice: a prospective cohort study
    Marlous Kastelein
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 63:1287-94. 2011
    ..To examine the 6-year course of nontraumatic knee symptoms in adults in general practice, to identify prognostic factors for unfavorable outcome, and to develop a clinical prediction rule...
  15. pmc Outcome of knee injuries in general practice: 1-year follow-up
    Harry P A Wagemakers
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Department of General Practice, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 60:56-63. 2010
    ..Knee injuries may lead to pain and to functional limitations in the activities of daily living. Patients with knee injuries are frequently seen in general practice; however, the outcome and management in these patients is not known...
  16. pmc Effectiveness of additional supervised exercises compared with conventional treatment alone in patients with acute lateral ankle sprains: systematic review
    Rogier M van Rijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 341:c5688. 2010
    ..To summarise the effectiveness of adding supervised exercises to conventional treatment compared with conventional treatment alone in patients with acute lateral ankle sprains...
  17. doi request reprint Direct access to physical therapy for patients with low back pain in the Netherlands: prevalence and predictors
    Jantine Scheele
    J Scheele, PhD, Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Phys Ther 94:363-70. 2014
    ..In the Netherlands, direct access to physical therapy was introduced in 2006. Although many patients with back pain visit physical therapists through direct access, the frequency and characteristics of episodes of care are unknown...
  18. doi request reprint Defining discriminative pain trajectories in hip osteoarthritis over a 2-year time period
    Saskia P J Verkleij
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, Rotterdam 3000CA, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1517-23. 2012
    ..Although pain due to osteoarthritis (OA) generally deteriorates over time, there is a large individual variation in the course of pain. This study examines the different longitudinal trajectories of patients with hip pain due to OA...
  19. pmc Back complaints in the elders (BACE); design of cohort studies in primary care: an international consortium
    Jantine Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:193. 2011
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the course of back complaints and identify prognostic factors for the transition from acute back complaints to chronic back complaints in older people who visit a primary health care physician...
  20. doi request reprint A single question was as predictive of outcome as the Tampa Scale for Kinesiophobia in people with sciatica: an observational study
    Annemieke J H Verwoerd
    Department of General Practice, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Physiother 58:249-54. 2012
    ..In people with sciatica in primary care, can a single question be used to predict outcome at 1 year followup as accurately as validated questionnaires on kinesiophobia, disability, and health-related quality of life?..
  21. pmc Effectiveness of diclofenac versus acetaminophen in primary care patients with knee osteoarthritis: [NTR1485], DIPA-trial: design of a randomized clinical trial
    Saskia P J Verkleij
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:7. 2010
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Is anesthetic hip joint injection useful in diagnosing hip osteoarthritis? A meta-analysis of case series
    Desirée M J Dorleijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Arthroplasty 29:1236-1242.e1. 2014
    ..95). For clinical practice, no recommendation can be made regarding the use of hip injections for diagnosing hip OA. High quality, accurately reported studies are needed to provide better evidence on the diagnostic role of hip injection. ..
  23. doi request reprint Associations between weather conditions and clinical symptoms in patients with hip osteoarthritis: a 2-year cohort study
    Desirée M J Dorleijn
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Pain 155:808-13. 2014
    ..However, the contribution of these weather variables (< or = 1%) to the severity of OA symptoms is not considered to be clinically relevant...
  24. doi request reprint Diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: an updated systematic review of the accuracy of diagnostic tests
    Evelien I T de Schepper
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:E469-81. 2013
    ..Systematic review of diagnostic studies...
  25. pmc Course and prognosis of recovery for chronic non-specific low back pain: design, therapy program and baseline data of a prospective cohort study
    Karin Verkerk
    Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:252. 2011
    ..We present the design of a cohort study that aims to determine the course and prognostic factors for recovery in patients with chronic non-specific low back pain...
  26. pmc Neurosurgeons' management of lumbosacral radicular syndrome evaluated against a clinical guideline
    Pim A J Luijsterburg
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur Spine J 13:719-23. 2004
    ..Based on their current management of LRS patients, the neurosurgeons largely adhere with the LRS guideline...
  27. ncbi request reprint Assessing medial collateral ligament knee lesions in general practice
    Marlous Kastelein
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Med 121:982-988.e2. 2008
    ..To assess the diagnostic value of history-taking and physical examination of medial collateral ligament lesions after a knee injury presenting in general practice...
  28. pmc Ischaemic cardiovascular risk and prescription of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs for musculoskeletal complaints
    Aafke R Koffeman
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Prim Health Care 32:90-8. 2014
    ..To determine the influence of ischaemic cardiovascular (CV) risk on prescription of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by general practitioners (GPs) in patients with musculoskeletal complaints...
  29. pmc Efficacy of MRI in primary care for patients with knee complaints due to trauma: protocol of a randomised controlled non-inferiority trial (TACKLE trial)
    Nynke M Swart
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000, CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 15:63. 2014
    ..Therefore, this study will assess the cost-effectiveness of referral to MRI by GPs compared with usual care, in patients with persistent traumatic knee complaints...
  30. ncbi request reprint Comparison of conventional treatment and supervised rehabilitation for treatment of acute lateral ankle sprains: a systematic review of the literature
    Anton G van Os
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 35:95-105. 2005
    ..Systematic literature review...