B W Koes

Summary

Affiliation: Erasmus University
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical guidelines for the management of low back pain in primary care: an international comparison
    B W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2504-13; discussion 2513-4. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of non-traumatic complaints of arm, neck and shoulder in general practice
    A Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 13:426-33. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Development of radiological knee osteoarthritis in patients with knee complaints
    B M de Klerk
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:905-10. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in adults with knee pain in general practice
    J N Belo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 61:143-51. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The prognostic value of the clinical ACR classification criteria of knee osteoarthritis for persisting knee complaints and increase of disability in general practice
    J N Belo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:1288-92. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Social and psychological factors influenced the course of arm, neck and shoulder complaints
    C H Karels
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:839-48. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Association between spinal morning stiffness and lumbar disc degeneration: the Rotterdam Study
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:982-7. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Effect of glucosamine sulphate on joint space narrowing, pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis; subgroup analyses of a randomized controlled trial
    R M Rozendaal
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:427-32. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal and cross-sectional validity of the DynaPort Knee Test in adults with nontraumatic knee complaints in general practice
    J N Belo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1271-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Crepitus is a first indication of patellofemoral osteoarthritis (and not of tibiofemoral osteoarthritis)
    D Schiphof
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 22:631-8. 2014

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  1. ncbi request reprint Clinical guidelines for the management of low back pain in primary care: an international comparison
    B W Koes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 26:2504-13; discussion 2513-4. 2001
    ..Descriptive study...
  2. ncbi request reprint Incidence of non-traumatic complaints of arm, neck and shoulder in general practice
    A Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, P O Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 13:426-33. 2008
    ..When estimating morbidity in primary care, based on diagnostic codes, one should be aware of possible underestimation of morbidity and corresponding workload, when excluding codes not specific for that region or disease...
  3. doi request reprint Development of radiological knee osteoarthritis in patients with knee complaints
    B M de Klerk
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:905-10. 2012
    ..This study examines the determinants for developing OA pathology on x-ray in patients with knee complaints but no radiological OA at baseline in the painful knee...
  4. doi request reprint Prognostic factors in adults with knee pain in general practice
    J N Belo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 61:143-51. 2009
    ..To predict the 1-year outcome of incident nontraumatic knee symptoms in adults presenting in general practice...
  5. doi request reprint The prognostic value of the clinical ACR classification criteria of knee osteoarthritis for persisting knee complaints and increase of disability in general practice
    J N Belo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:1288-92. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Social and psychological factors influenced the course of arm, neck and shoulder complaints
    C H Karels
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:839-48. 2007
    ..To investigate the clinical course and prognostic factors of complaints of arm, neck, and shoulder...
  7. doi request reprint Association between spinal morning stiffness and lumbar disc degeneration: the Rotterdam Study
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 20:982-7. 2012
    ..To explore the associations between spinal morning stiffness and lumbar disc degeneration (LDD)...
  8. doi request reprint Effect of glucosamine sulphate on joint space narrowing, pain and function in patients with hip osteoarthritis; subgroup analyses of a randomized controlled trial
    R M Rozendaal
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 17:427-32. 2009
    ..The aim of this present study was to investigate whether there are subgroups of patients with hip OA for whom GS might be an effective therapy...
  9. doi request reprint Longitudinal and cross-sectional validity of the DynaPort Knee Test in adults with nontraumatic knee complaints in general practice
    J N Belo
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:1271-8. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Crepitus is a first indication of patellofemoral osteoarthritis (and not of tibiofemoral osteoarthritis)
    D Schiphof
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 22:631-8. 2014
    ..The objective was to examine the relationship between (early) clinical findings and PFJ MRI features in females (45-60 years) without knee OA (PFJ or tibiofemoral joint (TFJ) OA) based on a recently suggested MRI definition...
  11. doi request reprint Characteristics of older patients with back pain in general practice: BACE cohort study
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 18:279-87. 2014
    ..Although back pain is common among older people, limited information is available about the characteristics of these patients in primary care. Earlier research suggests that the severity of back symptoms increases with older age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Course of back complaints in older adults: a systematic literature review
    J Scheele
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 48:379-86. 2012
    ..Back pain is a common musculoskeletal complaint seen in older people. It is important to get an insight in the course of back complaints and to identify factors associated with a chronic course...
  13. ncbi request reprint Insights in the use of health care services in chronic benign pain in childhood and adolescence
    C W Perquin
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Pain 94:205-13. 2001
    ..Prospective studies are needed to test causality of coping on care-seeking behavior...
  14. doi request reprint The 6-year trajectory of non-traumatic knee symptoms (including patellofemoral pain) in adolescents and young adults in general practice: a study of clinical predictors
    M Kastelein
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 49:400-5. 2015
    ..1) To assess the 1-year and 6-year courses of non-traumatic knee symptoms in adolescents and young adults presenting in general practice. (2) To identify prognostic factors for persistent knee symptoms at 1-year follow-up...
  15. doi request reprint Overweight and obesity are associated with musculoskeletal complaints as early as childhood: a systematic review
    W D Paulis
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 15:52-67. 2014
    ..Overweight and obesity are associated with musculoskeletal pain, injuries and fractures as early as childhood. More high-quality prospective cohort studies are needed to study the nature of this relationship. ..
  16. doi request reprint A systematic review on changed biomechanics of lower extremities in obese individuals: a possible role in development of osteoarthritis
    J Runhaar
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Obes Rev 12:1071-82. 2011
    ..These altered biomechanics could be related to the initiation of osteoarthritis by a change in the load-bearing regions of the articular cartilage in the weight-bearing joints...
  17. pmc Multidisciplinary consensus on the terminology and classification of complaints of the arm, neck and/or shoulder
    B M A Huisstede
    Department of General Practice, Netherlands Expert Center for Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 64:313-9. 2007
    ..There is no universally accepted way of labelling or defining upper-extremity musculoskeletal disorders. A variety of names are used and many different classification systems have been introduced...
  18. pmc Supervised exercise therapy versus usual care for patellofemoral pain syndrome: an open label randomised controlled trial
    R van Linschoten
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Centre, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 339:b4074. 2009
    ..To assess the effectiveness of supervised exercise therapy compared with usual care with respect to recovery, pain, and function in patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome...
  19. pmc Do metabolic factors add to the effect of overweight on hand osteoarthritis? The Rotterdam Study
    S Dahaghin
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:916-20. 2007
    ..Overweight might be associated with the occurrence of OA through other metabolic factors...
  20. doi request reprint Lysholm scale and WOMAC index were responsive in prospective cohort of young general practice patients
    E M Heintjes
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, P O Box 1738, 3000DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:481-8. 2008
    ..To determine the construct validity and responsiveness of the Lysholm knee scoring scale and the WOMAC osteoarthritis index in adolescents and young adults with knee complaints in general practice...
  21. doi request reprint Sick leave in workers with arm, neck and/or shoulder complaints; defining occurrence and discriminative trajectories over a 2-year time period
    A Feleus
    Research Center Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med . 2016
    ..This study examines the occurrence of sick leave among workers with new CANS, and evaluates sick leave trajectories and their characteristics...
  22. ncbi request reprint Exercise therapy for patellofemoral pain syndrome
    E Heintjes
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, Dr Molewaterplein 50, P O Box 1738, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 3000 DR
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev . 2003
    ..Exercise therapy to strengthen the quadriceps is often prescribed, though its efficacy is still debated...
  23. doi request reprint Psychometric properties of the Pain Attitudes and Beliefs Scale for Physiotherapists: a systematic review
    J H A M Mutsaers
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Man Ther 17:213-8. 2012
    ..Attitudes and beliefs of care providers can be measured with the Pain Attitude and Beliefs Scale for Physiotherapists (PABS-PT). This study evaluates the measurement properties of the PABS-PT...
  24. doi request reprint Limited evidence for a protective effect of unopposed oestrogen therapy for osteoarthritis of the hip: a systematic review
    B M de Klerk
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:104-12. 2009
    ..However, there is some evidence of a protective effect of unopposed oestrogen use for hip OA...
  25. doi request reprint Cost-utility of exercise therapy in adolescents and young adults suffering from the patellofemoral pain syndrome
    S S Tan
    Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Institute for Medical Technology Assessment, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:568-79. 2010
    ..8722 vs 0.8617). With a cost effectiveness ratio of -euro 14,738 per quality adjusted life year, exercise therapy appears to be cost effective as compared with "usual care."..
  26. doi request reprint Impact of different descriptions of the Kellgren and Lawrence classification criteria on the diagnosis of knee osteoarthritis
    D Schiphof
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:1422-7. 2011
    ..This study identifies the impact of the use of alternative versions of the K&L criteria and evaluates which description has the highest association with knee complaints...
  27. pmc Practical aspects of conducting a pragmatic randomised trial in primary care: patient recruitment and outcome assessment
    D A van der Windt
    Department of General Practice, Faculty of Medicine, Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Gen Pract 50:371-4. 2000
    ..Conducting a pragmatic randomised trial in primary care is often accompanied by practical problems. Such problems are seldom reported and may constitute useful lessons for researchers planning future trials...
  28. doi request reprint Incidence of low back pain related occupational diseases in the Netherlands
    H S Miedema
    Research Centre Innovations in Care, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Department of General Practice, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 18:873-82. 2014
    ..Incidence figures for LBP that can be qualified as occupational disease (OD) are scarce. We studied the trend in the number of OD notifications due to LBP in the Netherlands and estimated incidence rates of LBP-related OD notifications...
  29. doi request reprint Systematic review of prognostic factors predicting outcome in non-surgically treated patients with sciatica
    A J H Verwoerd
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Eur J Pain 17:1126-37. 2013
    ..g., age, body mass index, smoking and sensory disturbance, showed no association with outcome. The only positive association with strong evidence was found for leg pain intensity at baseline as prognostic factor for subsequent surgery. ..
  30. doi request reprint Tragedy of conducting a clinical trial; generic alert system needed
    I Montfoort
    Department of Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    J Clin Epidemiol 61:415-8. 2008
    ..Several motives can be proposed that would have prevented this obliged halting from happening. Other studies also report impracticability of the planned number of whiplash injury patients...
  31. doi request reprint NSAIDs vs acetaminophen in knee and hip osteoarthritis: a systematic review regarding heterogeneity influencing the outcomes
    S P J Verkleij
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 19:921-9. 2011
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Risk factors for lower extremity injuries among male marathon runners
    M van Middelkoop
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, CA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 18:691-7. 2008
    ..Other training characteristics appear to have little or no effect on future injuries...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors of progression of osteoarthritis of the knee: a systematic review of observational studies
    J N Belo
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 57:13-26. 2007
    ..To provide an overview of prognostic factors of knee osteoarthritis (OA) progression...
  34. pmc Reported incidence and treatment of dermatophytosis in children in general practice: a comparison between 1987 and 2001
    R S A Mohammedamin
    Department of General Practice, Room Ff304, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, P O Box 2040, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Mycopathologia 164:271-8. 2007
    ..Although the epidemiology is relatively unknown it is becoming a major health problem in some countries. We determine the incidence and management of dermatophytosis in Dutch general practice in 1987 and 2001...
  35. ncbi request reprint Clinical burden of radiographic hand osteoarthritis: a systematic appraisal
    S Dahaghin
    Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 55:636-47. 2006
  36. ncbi request reprint Trend in methodological quality of randomised clinical trials in low back pain
    B W Koes
    ErasmusMC, University Medical Center Rotterdam, Department of General Practice, P O Box 1738, 3000 DR, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 19:529-39. 2005
    ..There were no improvements in median overall methodological quality over time from 1960 to 2004. Improvements were apparent for a few validity criteria only...
  37. doi request reprint Frozen shoulder: the effectiveness of conservative and surgical interventions--systematic review
    M M Favejee
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Br J Sports Med 45:49-56. 2011
    ..A variety of therapeutic interventions is available for restoring motion and diminishing pain in patients with frozen shoulder. An overview article concerning the evidence for the effectiveness of these interventions is lacking...
  38. ncbi request reprint Prophylactic treatment of migraine in children. Part 2. A systematic review of pharmacological trials
    L Damen
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Cephalalgia 26:497-505. 2006
    ..Flunarizine may be effective as prophylactic treatment for migraine in children. Because of the small number of studies and the methodological shortcomings, conclusions regarding effectiveness have to be drawn with caution...
  39. ncbi request reprint Prognostic indicators for non-recovery of non-traumatic complaints at arm, neck and shoulder in general practice--6 months follow-up
    A Feleus
    Department of General Practice, Room Ff 320, Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:169-76. 2007
    ..To identify predictors of non-recovery in non-traumatic complaints at the arm, neck and shoulder in general practice 6 months after the first consultation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Prognostic factors of progress of hip osteoarthritis: a systematic review
    A M Lievense
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 47:556-62. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint Influence of sporting activities on the development of osteoarthritis of the hip: a systematic review
    A M Lievense
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 49:228-36. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Influence of obesity on the development of osteoarthritis of the hip: a systematic review
    A M Lievense
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Centre, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:1155-62. 2002
    ..To evaluate the evidence for the influence of obesity as a risk factor for the occurrence of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip...
  43. pmc Validity, reliability, and applicability of seven definitions of hip osteoarthritis used in epidemiological studies: a systematic appraisal
    M Reijman
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:226-32. 2004
    ....
  44. pmc Influence of hip dysplasia on the development of osteoarthritis of the hip
    A M Lievense
    Erasmus MC, Department of General Practice, Room WK 131, Post Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:621-6. 2004
    ..It has been suggested that in some patients with primary hip osteoarthritis (OA), the disease occurs as a consequence of acetabular dysplasia or hip dysplasia (HD)...
  45. ncbi request reprint A new marker for osteoarthritis: cross-sectional and longitudinal approach
    M Reijman
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 50:2471-8. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between urinary concentrations of C-telopeptide fragments of type II collagen (CTX-II) and the prevalence and progression of radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee and hip...
  46. pmc Validity and reliability of three definitions of hip osteoarthritis: cross sectional and longitudinal approach
    M Reijman
    Department of General Practice, Erasmus MC, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Ann Rheum Dis 63:1427-33. 2004
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Acetabular dysplasia predicts incident osteoarthritis of the hip: the Rotterdam study
    M Reijman
    Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 52:787-93. 2005
    ..To investigate the association between acetabular dysplasia and the incidence of radiographic osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip in a population-based sample of elderly subjects...
  48. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between the use of different types of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and radiologic progression of osteoarthritis? The Rotterdam Study
    M Reijman
    Department of Orthopedics, Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3137-42. 2005
    ..To investigate the influence of the use of various types of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on progression of osteoarthritis (OA) of the hip and knee...
  49. ncbi request reprint Does hand osteoarthritis predict future hip or knee osteoarthritis?
    S Dahaghin
    Dept of General Practice, Erasmus Medical Center, University Medical Center Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3520-7. 2005
    ....
  50. pmc Role of radiography in predicting progression of osteoarthritis of the hip: prospective cohort study
    Max Reijman
    Erasmus Medical Center, PO Box 2040, 3000 CA Rotterdam, Netherlands
    BMJ 330:1183. 2005
    ..To investigate which variables identify people at high risk of progression of osteoarthritis of the hip...