Dr Joost Van Middendorp
This person does not currently hold a position at QUT.
In 2010, dr. J.J. van Middendorp completed his PhD-thesis on the prognosis and classification of spinal column and spinal cord injuries at the Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. He is currently working as a Clinical Trauma Research Fellow at the Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation (QUT) and the department of Traumatology at the Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane.
Clinical Trauma Research, Spinal Cord Injury, Spinal Trauma
- 2011 – (ongoing): Training in Clinical Epidemiology, Queensland University, Brisbane, Australia
- 2007 – 2010: Training in Clinical Research, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (Ph.D., ‘Cum Laude’)
- 2001 – 2007: Medical School, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands (M.D.)
Post-Graduate Work Experience:
- 2011 Jan - (ongoing): Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Queensland University of Technology & Trauma Service, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Brisbane, Australia
- 2007 Nov - 2010 Dec: PhD candidate, Dep. of Orthopaedics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
- 2009 Aug-Dec: Research Fellow, AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation, Dübendorf, Switzerland
- 2007 Oct-Nov & 2009 May-July: Resident, department of Orthopaedics, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
- Van Middendorp J, Slooff W, Nellestein W, Oner F, (2009) Incidence of and risk factors for complications associated with halo-vest immobilization: A prospective, descriptive cohort study of 239 patients, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series A, 91 (1), pp. 71-79.
- Van Middendorp J, Hosman A, Pouw M, van de Meent H, (2009) Is determination between complete and incomplete traumatic spinal cord injury clinically relevant? Validation of the ASIA sacral sparing criteria in a prospective cohort of 432 patients, Spinal Cord, 47 (11), pp. 809-816.
- Van Middendorp J, Albert T, Veth R, Hosman A, (2010) Methodological systematic review: Mortality in elderly patients with cervical spine injury: A critical appraisal of the reporting of baseline characteristics, follow-up, cause of death, and analysis of risk factors, Spine, 35 (10), pp. 1079-1087.
- Van Middendorp J, Audige L, Hanson B, Chapman J, Hosman A, (2010) What should an ideal spinal injury classification system consist of? A methodological review and conceptual proposal for future classifications, European Spine Journal, 19 (8), pp. 1238-1249.
- Pouw M, Van Middendorp J, van Kampen A, Hirschfeld S, Veth R, Curt A, Hosman A, van de Meent H, (2010) Diagnostic criteria of traumatic central cord syndrome. Part 1: A systematic review of clinical descriptors and scores, Spinal Cord, 48 (9), pp. 652-656.
- Van Middendorp J, Pouw M, Hayes K, Williams R, Chhabra H, Putz C, Veth R, Geurts A, Aito S, Kriz J, McKinley W, van Asbeck F, Curt A, Fehlings M, van de Meent H, Hosman A, (2010) Diagnostic criteria of traumatic central cord syndrome. Part 2: A Questionnaire Survey among Spine Specialists, Spinal Cord, 48 (9), pp. 657-663.
- Van Middendorp J, Sanchez G, Burridge A, (2010) The Edwin Smith papyrus: a clinical reappraisal of the oldest known document on spinal injuries, European Spine Journal, 19 (11), pp. 1815-1823.
- Pouw M, Van Middendorp J, van Kampen A, Curt A, van de Meent H, Hosman A, (2011) Diagnostic criteria of traumatic central cord syndrome. Part 3: Descriptive analyses of neurological and functional outcomes in a prospective cohort of traumatic motor incomplete tetraplegics, Spinal Cord, 49 (5), pp. 614-622.
- Van Middendorp J, Kazacsay F, Lichtenhahn P, Renner N, Babst R, Melcher G, (2011) Outcomes following operative and non-operative management of humeral midshaft fractures: a prospective, observational cohort study of 47 patients, European Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 37 (3), pp. 287-296.
- Van Middendorp J, Hosman A, Donders A, Pouw M, Ditunno J, Curt A, Geurts A, van de Meent H, (2011) A clinical prediction rule for ambulation outcomes after traumatic spinal cord injury: a longitudinal cohort study, The Lancet, 377 (9770), pp. 1004-1010.