Sciatica-Mast Trial Publications

  • van den Akker ME, Arts MP et al, Tubular diskectomy vs conventional microdiskectomy for the treatment of lumbar disk-related sciatica: Cost utility analysis alongside a double-blind randomized controlled trial Neurosurgery 69:829-836, 2011
  • Arts MP et al, Timing and minimal access surgery for sciatica: a summary of two randomized trials Acta Neurochir 03 March 2011
  • Arts MP et al, Does minimally invasive lumbar disc surgery result in less muscle injury than conventional surgery? A randomized controlled trial EurSpineJ 16 June 2010

  • Arts MP, Brand R, Koes BW et al, Effect modifiers of outcome of surgery in patients with herniated disc related sciatica? A subgroup analysis of a randomised clinical trial J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry June 14 2010

  • Brouwer PA et al, Effectiveness of percutaneous laser disc decompression versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation; design of a prospective randomized controlled trial, BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 10:49, 2009.
  • Arts MP et al, Managment of sciatica due to lumbar disc herniation in the Netherlands; a survey among spine surgeons, J Neurosurg Spine, 9: 32-39, 2008.
  • Arts MP, Nieborg AJ, Brand R, Peul WC, Serum creatine phosphokinase as an indicator of muscle injury after various spinal and nonspinal surgical procedures, J Neurosurg Spine, 7: 282-286, 2007.
  • Arts MP et al, Cost-effectiveness of microendoscopic discectomy versus conventional open discectomy in the treatment of lumbar disc herniation: a prospective randomized controlled trial, BMC, 2006, 7: 42.
  • Schenk B, Brouwer PA, Peul WC, van Buchem MA, Percutaneous Laser Disk Decompression: A review of the Literature, AJNR 27, Jan 2006.
  • Schenk B, Brouwer PA, Peul WC, Guit G, Percutane Laser DiscusDecompressie (PLDD). Een minimaal-invasieve behandelmethode voor de lumbale hernia nuclei pulposi. Memorad, 2004; jaargang 9, nummer 3.
  • Schenk B, Brouwer PA, Peul WC, PLDD (Percutane Laser Discusdecompressie). Snellere reïntegratie van herniapatiënten door een nieuwe behandelmethode. TBV 12, nr. 10 (oktober 2004).