R Jensen

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Affiliation: Copenhagen University Hospital
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc What do the patients with medication overuse headache expect from treatment and what are the preferred sources of information?
    S B Munksgaard
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 12:91-6. 2011
  2. pmc Framing education on headache disorders into the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The European Headache Federation stands ready
    Paolo Martelletti
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:41. 2013
  3. pmc HURT (Headache Under-Response to Treatment) questionnaire in the management of primary headache disorders: reliability, validity and clinical utility of the Arabic version
    Mohammed Al Jumah
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, NGHA, KAIMRC, KSAU HS, P, O, Box 22490, 11426, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Headache Pain 14:16. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology and comorbidity of headache
    Rigmor Jensen
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Lancet Neurol 7:354-61. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of outcome of the treatment programme in a multidisciplinary headache centre
    Rigmor Jensen
    Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 30:1214-24. 2010
  6. pmc Guidelines for the organization of headache education in Europe: the headache school II
    Rigmor Jensen
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Ndr Ringvej 69, Building 24, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 11:161-5. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Possible mechanisms of action of nitric oxide synthase inhibitors in chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Medicine, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Japan
    Brain 122:1629-35. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased pain sensitivity is not a risk factor but a consequence of frequent headache: a population-based follow-up study
    L Buchgreitz
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Nordre Ringvej, Building 23, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 137:623-30. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide-induced headache in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Brain 123:1830-7. 2000
  10. doi request reprint A basic diagnostic headache diary (BDHD) is well accepted and useful in the diagnosis of headache. a multicentre European and Latin American study
    R Jensen
    Glostrup Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 31:1549-60. 2011

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  1. pmc What do the patients with medication overuse headache expect from treatment and what are the preferred sources of information?
    S B Munksgaard
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 12:91-6. 2011
    ..Providing the right information and thus give patients realistic expectations might enhance compliance and improve outcome...
  2. pmc Framing education on headache disorders into the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The European Headache Federation stands ready
    Paolo Martelletti
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Sant Andrea Hospital, Via di Grottarossa 1035, 00189, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 14:41. 2013
    ..Framing education on headache disorders into the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The European Headache Federation stands ready...
  3. pmc HURT (Headache Under-Response to Treatment) questionnaire in the management of primary headache disorders: reliability, validity and clinical utility of the Arabic version
    Mohammed Al Jumah
    King Abdullah International Medical Research Center, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, NGHA, KAIMRC, KSAU HS, P, O, Box 22490, 11426, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    J Headache Pain 14:16. 2013
    ..It assesses the need for and response to treatment, and provides guidance on actions to optimize therapy. It has proven content validity.We aim to evaluate the Arabic version of HURT for clinical utility in primary care in Saudi Arabia...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology and comorbidity of headache
    Rigmor Jensen
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Lancet Neurol 7:354-61. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of outcome of the treatment programme in a multidisciplinary headache centre
    Rigmor Jensen
    Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 30:1214-24. 2010
    ..Despite the high prevalence of headaches, multidisciplinary headache clinics are few and their efficacy still needs validation. The objective was to characterise patients and treatment results in a tertiary headache centre...
  6. pmc Guidelines for the organization of headache education in Europe: the headache school II
    Rigmor Jensen
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Ndr Ringvej 69, Building 24, Glostrup, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 11:161-5. 2010
    ..We hereby aim to promote and professionalize the education in headache disorders and endorse the educational courses meeting uniform standards of excellence...
  7. ncbi request reprint Possible mechanisms of action of nitric oxide synthase inhibitors in chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark and Department of Medicine, Kitasato University, Sagamihara, Japan
    Brain 122:1629-35. 1999
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Increased pain sensitivity is not a risk factor but a consequence of frequent headache: a population-based follow-up study
    L Buchgreitz
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Nordre Ringvej, Building 23, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 137:623-30. 2008
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide-induced headache in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Brain 123:1830-7. 2000
    ..This suggests that NO contributes to the mechanisms of several types of primary headaches and that NO-related central sensitization may be an important common denominator in the pain mechanisms of primary headaches...
  10. doi request reprint A basic diagnostic headache diary (BDHD) is well accepted and useful in the diagnosis of headache. a multicentre European and Latin American study
    R Jensen
    Glostrup Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 31:1549-60. 2011
    ..Conclusions: It is concluded that the BDHD is a useful tool in the diagnostic assessment of the most frequent and disabling forms of primary headache and in headache management...
  11. ncbi request reprint Muscle hardness in patients with chronic tension-type headache: relation to actual headache state
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 79:201-5. 1999
    ..In addition, the positive correlation between muscle hardness and tenderness supports the common clinical observation that tender muscles are harder than normal muscles...
  12. ncbi request reprint Possible mechanisms of glyceryl-trinitrate-induced immediate headache in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 20:919-24. 2000
    ..05). The unchanged sensitivity of pericranial myofascial pain pathways indicates that peripheral and central sensitization is not involved in the mechanisms of GTN-induced immediate headache...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of inhibition of nitric oxide synthase on chronic tension-type headache: a randomised crossover trial
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Lancet 353:287-9. 1999
    ..We aimed to show whether N(G)-monomethyl-L-arginine hydrochloride (L-NMMA), an inhibitor of NOS, is effective in relieving pain in such patients...
  14. ncbi request reprint Amitriptyline reduces myofascial tenderness in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    L Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 20:603-10. 2000
    ..We suggest that this effect is caused by a segmental reduction of central sensitization in combination with a peripheral anti-nociceptive action...
  15. doi request reprint Abnormal brain processing of pain in migraine without aura: a high-density EEG brain mapping study
    L Buchgreitz
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Danish Headache Center, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 30:191-9. 2010
    ..001) and from baseline to the post-tonic muscle pain condition (z = 29 mm vs. z =‚ÄČ-9 mm, P < 0.001). This may be the first evidence that the supraspinal processing of muscle pain is abnormal in patients with migraine without aura...
  16. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of calcitonin gene-related peptide in chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurology 55:1335-40. 2000
    ..Calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) is involved in the pathophysiology of migraine and cluster headache. Whether CGRP has any role in chronic tension-type headache is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of tension-type headache over a 12-year period is related to increased pain sensitivity. A population study
    L Buchgreitz
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 27:145-52. 2007
    ..The increase in tenderness in the population may predict an even higher prevalence of TTH in future. The changes support the hypothesis of central sensitization in TTH...
  18. doi request reprint Abnormal pain processing in chronic tension-type headache: a high-density EEG brain mapping study
    L Buchgreitz
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Center, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Nordre Ringvej, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Brain 131:3232-8. 2008
    ..This may be the first evidence that the supraspinal response to muscle pain is abnormal in patients with CTTH...
  19. doi request reprint Are headache and temporomandibular disorders related? A blinded study
    V Ballegaard
    Danish Headache Centre and Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 28:832-41. 2008
    ..Our findings emphasize the importance of examination of the masticatory system in headache sufferers and underline the necessity of a multidimensional approach in chronic headache patients...
  20. ncbi request reprint Calcitonin gene-related peptide levels during nitric oxide-induced headache in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Neurol 8:173-8. 2001
    ..36). Both in patients and controls, CGRP levels changed significantly over time, on both the GTN and placebo days (P < 0.05). The present study indicates that NO-induced immediate headache is not associated with release of CGRP...
  21. ncbi request reprint Muscular factors are of importance in tension-type headache
    R Jensen
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Headache 38:10-7. 1998
    ..The present study complements the understanding of the important interactions between peripheral and central factors in tension-type headache and may lead to a better prevention and treatment of the most prevalent type of headache...
  22. ncbi request reprint Evidence for increased plasma levels of calcitonin gene-related peptide in migraine outside of attacks
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Pain 86:133-8. 2000
    ..It is hypothesized that this finding may reflect a long-lasting or permanent abnormal neurogenic vascular control in patients with migraine...
  23. ncbi request reprint Generalized hyperalgesia in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    S Ashina
    Danish Headache Centre and Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 26:940-8. 2006
    ..Furthermore, it indicates that suprathreshold stimulation is more sensitive than recording of pain thresholds for evaluation of generalized pain perception...
  24. ncbi request reprint Plasma levels of substance P, neuropeptide Y and vasoactive intestinal polypeptide in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 83:541-7. 1999
    ..05). In summary, the present study indicates that plasma levels of SP, NPY and VIP are normal in chronic tension-type headache patients and largely unrelated to headache state...
  25. ncbi request reprint Measurement of muscle hardness: a methodological study
    M Ashina
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 18:106-11. 1998
    ..We suggest that the muscle hardness meter will be an important tool in future research of the mechanisms leading to myofascial pain...
  26. ncbi request reprint Combination of low-dose mirtazapine and ibuprofen for prophylaxis of chronic tension-type headache
    L Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Center, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Neurol 14:187-93. 2007
    ..Moreover, the study suggests that daily intake of ibuprofen worsens headache already after few weeks in chronic tension-type headache...
  27. doi request reprint Medication overuse headache and chronic migraine in a specialized headache centre: field-testing proposed new appendix criteria
    P Zeeberg
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 29:214-20. 2009
    ..We therefore recommend the implementation of the appendix criteria for both MOH and CM into the main body of the International Classification of Headache Disorders...
  28. doi request reprint Disability, anxiety and depression associated with medication-overuse headache can be considerably reduced by detoxification and prophylactic treatment. Results from a multicentre, multinational study (COMOESTAS project)
    L Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 34:426-33. 2014
    ..The objective of this article is to investigate whether headache-related disability, depression and anxiety can be reduced by detoxification and prophylactic treatment in patients with medication-overuse headache (MOH)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Tension-type headache: an update on mechanisms and treatment
    R Jensen
    Department of Neurology N01, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Denmark
    Curr Opin Neurol 13:285-9. 2000
    ..If current progress in our understanding of the mechanisms of tension-type headache continues, this may lead to greater scientific interest and the development of more specific and more effective drugs in the future...
  30. ncbi request reprint Assessment of headache diagnosis. A comparative population study of a clinical interview with a diagnostic headache diary
    D Phillip
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Copenhagen University Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 27:1-8. 2007
    ..Combined use of a diagnostic diary and clinical interview is recommended...
  31. ncbi request reprint The burden of headache in a patient population from a specialized headache centre
    G R Vinding
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 27:263-70. 2007
    ..Prevention, early intervention or effective treatment strategies for headache disorders may therefore be highly cost effective, not only for the individual but also for society...
  32. ncbi request reprint Questionnaire versus clinical interview in the diagnosis of headache
    B K Rasmussen
    Department of Internal Medicine C, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Headache 31:290-5. 1991
    ..The methods of data collection seem to have significant influence on the results. Caution in handling data obtained by means of subjective statements is advocated...
  33. ncbi request reprint Frequency of headache is related to sensitization: a population study
    L Buchgreitz
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 123:19-27. 2006
    ..The findings demonstrate, for the first time in a population-based study, a close relation between altered pain perception and chronification of headache, which most likely can be explained by central sensitization...
  34. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of tension-type headache
    R Jensen
    Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 21:786-9. 2001
    ..As chronic tension-type headache usually evolves from the episodic form, prevention and reversal of this central sensitization may be an important target for future pathophysiological studies and drug development...
  35. ncbi request reprint Discontinuation of medication overuse in headache patients: recovery of therapeutic responsiveness
    P Zeeberg
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 26:1192-8. 2006
    ..According to the International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd edn, the MOH diagnosis requires improvement after drug withdrawal. Our data suggest that these diagnostic criteria are too strict...