Christiaan J. A. van Bergen

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The aim of this study was to develop a Dutch language version of the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS-DLV) and evaluate its measurement properties according to the definitions of the COnsensus-based Standards for the selection of health Measurement INstruments (COSMIN). After a standard forward–backward translation procedure, the Dutch version of the FAOS(More)
Outcome assessment is critical in evaluating the efficacy of orthopaedic procedures. The Foot and Ankle Outcome Score (FAOS) is a 42-item questionnaire divided into five subscales, which has been validated in several languages. Germany has no validated outcome score for general foot and ankle pathology. The aim of this study was to develop a German version(More)
Debridement and bone marrow stimulation of the subchondral bone is currently considered to be the primary surgical treatment of most osteochondral lesions of the talus. Different methods of bone marrow stimulation are used, including drilling, abrasion, and microfracturing. The latter has gained recent popularity. In this technical note we describe a(More)
The purpose of this systematic literature review is to detect the most effective treatment option for primary talar osteochondral defects in adults. A literature search was performed to identify studies published from January 1996 to February 2017 using PubMed (MEDLINE), EMBASE, CDSR, DARE, and CENTRAL. Two authors separately and independently screened the(More)
The purpose of this systematic review was to identify the most effective surgical treatment for talar osteochondral defects after failed primary surgery. A literature search was conducted to find studies published from January 1996 till July 2016 using PubMed (MEDLINE), EMBASE, CDSR, DARE and CENTRAL. Two authors screened the search results separately and(More)
This report presents an adolescent wakeboarder with persistent pain after conservative treatment of a Salter Harris type II distal fibular fracture. On physical examination the pain was localised over the anterior inferior tibiofibular ligament. Additional imaging revealed that this syndesmotic impingement was caused by a loose body caught in the(More)
resulting in solely selecting a minimal number of studies and not including studies that yielded promising clinical results at long-term follow-ups, such as the cell-based therapies [1, 4, 7, 8]. It should be mentioned that the aim of the research team was to design the study protocol for the systematic review in such an inherent manner that the highest(More)
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