A A Gerritsen

Summary

Affiliation: Vrije Universiteit
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi Conservative treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 249:272-80. 2002
  2. ncbi Systematic review of randomized clinical trials of surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome
    A A Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 88:1285-95. 2001
  3. pmc Splinting or surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome? Design of a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN18853827]
    A A Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 1:8. 2001
  4. ncbi Splinting vs surgery in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 288:1245-51. 2002
  5. pmc Splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome: prognostic indicators of success
    A A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:1342-4. 2003
  6. ncbi Conservative treatment for repetitive strain injury
    H S Konijnenberg
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:299-310. 2001
  7. ncbi Enabling meta-analysis in systematic reviews on carpal tunnel syndrome
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hand Surg Am 27:828-32. 2002
  8. pmc Surgery is more cost-effective than splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome in the Netherlands: results of an economic evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial
    Ingeborg B C Korthals-de Bos
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:86. 2006
  9. ncbi Correlating nerve conduction studies and clinical outcome measures on carpal tunnel syndrome: lessons from a randomized controlled trial
    Hans M Schrijver
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Neurophysiol 22:216-21. 2005

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Conservative treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol 249:272-80. 2002
    ..In conclusion, there is still little known about the efficacy of most conservative treatment options for CTS. To establish stronger evidence more high quality trials are needed...
  2. ncbi Systematic review of randomized clinical trials of surgical treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome
    A A Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Surg 88:1285-95. 2001
    ..The object of this systematic review is to compare the efficacy of the various surgical techniques in relieving the symptoms of CTS and promoting return to work and/or activities of daily living...
  3. pmc Splinting or surgery for carpal tunnel syndrome? Design of a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN18853827]
    A A Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Neurol 1:8. 2001
    ..An attempt is also made to avoid the (methodological) limitations encountered in earlier trials on the efficacy of various treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome...
  4. ncbi Splinting vs surgery in the treatment of carpal tunnel syndrome: a randomized controlled trial
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Center, Van der Boechorststraat 7, 1081 BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    JAMA 288:1245-51. 2002
    ..Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) can be treated with nonsurgical or surgical options. However, there is no consensus on the most effective method of treatment...
  5. pmc Splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome: prognostic indicators of success
    A A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:1342-4. 2003
    ..To identify (combinations of) prognostic indicators for the long term success of splinting in patients with electrophysiologically confirmed idiopathic carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)...
  6. ncbi Conservative treatment for repetitive strain injury
    H S Konijnenberg
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:299-310. 2001
    ..In conclusion, little is known about the effectiveness of conservative treatment options for repetitive strain injury. To establish strong evidence, more high-quality trials are needed...
  7. ncbi Enabling meta-analysis in systematic reviews on carpal tunnel syndrome
    Annette A M Gerritsen
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, and the Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Vrije Universiteit Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hand Surg Am 27:828-32. 2002
    ..Resolving both problems will increase the comparability of RCTs, enabling the calculation of a pooled estimate of effect in a meta-analysis...
  8. pmc Surgery is more cost-effective than splinting for carpal tunnel syndrome in the Netherlands: results of an economic evaluation alongside a randomized controlled trial
    Ingeborg B C Korthals-de Bos
    Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:86. 2006
    ..The objective of this economic evaluation alongside a randomized trial was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of splinting and surgery for patients with CTS...
  9. ncbi Correlating nerve conduction studies and clinical outcome measures on carpal tunnel syndrome: lessons from a randomized controlled trial
    Hans M Schrijver
    Department of Neurology, VU University Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Neurophysiol 22:216-21. 2005
    ..Furthermore, NCS can provide additional information to the clinician when treatment effects are unsatisfactory...