- The prevalence of diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis in an outpatient population in The NetherlandsL Anneloes Westerveld
Department of Orthopaedics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
J Rheumatol 35:1635-8. 2008..Its etiology is unknown, but is associated with obesity and type 2 diabetes mellitus. We investigated the prevalence of DISH in an outpatient population in the Netherlands...
- Spinal fractures in patients with ankylosing spinal disorders: a systematic review of the literature on treatment, neurological status and complicationsL A Westerveld
University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, Huispostnummer G 05 228, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur Spine J 18:145-56. 2009..Considering the potential increase in prevalence of DISH cases, this condition may render a new challenge for physicians treating spinal injuries...
- Quantitative analysis of the anterolateral ossification mass in diffuse idiopathic skeletal hyperostosis of the thoracic spineJ J Verlaan
Department of Orthopedics, University Medical Center Utrecht, Heidelberglaan 100, 3584 CX Utrecht, The Netherlands
Eur Spine J 20:1474-9. 2011..The results from the present study suggest a predisposition for fractures through the vertebral body and a role for the arterial system in the inhibition of soft tissue ossification...