Lars Bendtsen

Summary

Affiliation: University of Copenhagen
Country: Denmark

Publications

  1. pmc Predictors of treatment outcome in headache patients with the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory III (MCMI-III)
    Jacob Sander Hansen
    Danish Headache Center and Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, DK 2600, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 8:28-34. 2007
  2. pmc Reference programme: diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders and facial pain. Danish Headache Society, 2nd Edition, 2012
    Lars Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup, 2600, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 13:S1-29. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Central sensitization in tension-type headache--possible pathophysiological mechanisms
    L Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 20:486-508. 2000
  4. 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
  5. ncbi request reprint Sensitization: its role in primary headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Copenhagen Headache Research Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 3:449-53. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Central and peripheral sensitization in tension-type headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Center, University of Copenhagen, and Department of Neurology, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:460-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Tension-type headache: the most common, but also the most neglected, headache disorder
    Lars Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:305-9. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine is effective in the prophylactic treatment of chronic tension-type headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Center, University of Copenhagen, and Department of Neurology, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurology 62:1706-11. 2004
  9. doi request reprint The role of muscles in tension-type headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:451-8. 2011
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc Predictors of treatment outcome in headache patients with the Millon Clinical Multiaxial Inventory III (MCMI-III)
    Jacob Sander Hansen
    Danish Headache Center and Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, DK 2600, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 8:28-34. 2007
    ..The results can give valuable information regarding treatment planning and development...
  2. pmc Reference programme: diagnosis and treatment of headache disorders and facial pain. Danish Headache Society, 2nd Edition, 2012
    Lars Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup, 2600, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 13:S1-29. 2012
    ..The guideline includes many tables to facilitate a quick overview. Finally, the particular problems regarding headache in children and headache in relation to female hormones and pregnancy are described...
  3. ncbi request reprint Central sensitization in tension-type headache--possible pathophysiological mechanisms
    L Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 20:486-508. 2000
    ..This may lead to a much needed improvement in the treatment of chronic tension-type headache and other chronic myofascial pain conditions...
  4. 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...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sensitization: its role in primary headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Copenhagen Headache Research Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Investig Drugs 3:449-53. 2002
    ..Several interesting drugs that counteract sensitization are under development, and targeting this mode of action seems to be a promising way of improving the treatment for these prevalent disorders...
  6. ncbi request reprint Central and peripheral sensitization in tension-type headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Center, University of Copenhagen, and Department of Neurology, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 7:460-5. 2003
    ..Targeting this mode of action seems to be a promising way of improving the treatment for this prevalent disorder...
  7. ncbi request reprint Tension-type headache: the most common, but also the most neglected, headache disorder
    Lars Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Opin Neurol 19:305-9. 2006
    ..Tension-type headache is the most common type of headache and, in its chronic form, one of the most neglected and difficult types of headache to treat. Recently published data will be reviewed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mirtazapine is effective in the prophylactic treatment of chronic tension-type headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Center, University of Copenhagen, and Department of Neurology, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Neurology 62:1706-11. 2004
    ..Mirtazapine is a relatively new so-called noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant, which is more specific and therefore generally better tolerated...
  9. doi request reprint The role of muscles in tension-type headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:451-8. 2011
    ..Future studies should aim to identify the source of peripheral nociception...
  10. 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Analgesic effect of amitriptyline in chronic tension-type headache is not directly related to serotonin reuptake inhibition
    Sait Ashina
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup University Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Pain 108:108-14. 2004
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  12. doi request reprint Modulation of central sensitisation by detoxification in MOH: results of a 12-month detoxification study
    Signe B Munksgaard
    Danish Headache Centre, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 33:444-53. 2013
    ..Human and animal models suggest that central sensitisation plays a role in medication-overuse headache (MOH). We aimed to study pain perception in MOH patients before and a year after withdrawal...
  13. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of tension-type headache
    Sait Ashina
    Danish Headache Center and Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 9:415-22. 2005
    ....
  14. doi request reprint Low-frequency electrical stimulation induces long-term depression in patients with chronic tension-type headache
    Kim Lindelof
    Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Danish Headache Centre, Glostrup, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 30:860-7. 2010
    ..1 +/- 5.0%, all P < 0.001, Holm-Sidak). During the LFS period, the pain ratings decreased consistently in both groups. In conclusion, a significant and stable pain inhibition (LTD) can be induced in CTTH patients by LFS...
  15. doi request reprint Central pain processing in chronic tension-type headache
    Kim Lindelof
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Clin Neurophysiol 120:1364-70. 2009
    ..The blink reflex (BR) reflects neuronal excitability due to nociceptive input in the brainstem. The aim of this study was to investigate nociceptive processing at the level of the brainstem in an experimental pain model of CTTH symptoms...
  16. doi request reprint Tension-type headache
    Lars Bendtsen
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Neurol Clin 27:525-35. 2009
    ..Benefits can be gained by development of specific and effective treatment strategies...
  17. ncbi request reprint No release of interstitial glutamate in experimental human model of muscle pain
    Messoud Ashina
    Danish Headache Center, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 9:337-43. 2005
    ..05). In conclusion, the present study demonstrates no signs of increased release of glutamate from myofascial nociceptors during and after acute experimentally induced muscle pain and tenderness...
  18. doi request reprint Reduction of medication costs after detoxification for medication-overuse headache
    Asif M Shah
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Center, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Headache 53:665-72. 2013
    ..To examine whether detoxifying patients with medication-overuse headache can reduce long-term medication costs...
  19. doi request reprint Detoxification of medication-overuse headache by a multidisciplinary treatment programme is highly effective: a comparison of two consecutive treatment methods in an open-label design
    Signe B Munksgaard
    Danish Headache Centre, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Denmark
    Cephalalgia 32:834-44. 2012
    ..Some experts suggest reduced symptomatic medication with prophylactics from the start of withdrawal, while others suggest a two-month drug-free period with multidisciplinary education...
  20. ncbi request reprint Increased muscle pain sensitivity in patients with tension-type headache
    Peter T Schmidt-Hansen
    Department of Neurology, Viborg Hospital, Denmark
    Pain 129:113-21. 2007
    ..Gender differences in deep pain sensitivity seem to be a consistent finding both in healthy controls and patients with tension-type headache...
  21. doi request reprint Treating tension-type headache -- an expert opinion
    Lars Bendtsen
    University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 12:1099-109. 2011
    ..Tension-type headache (TTH) is a highly prevalent disorder with enormous costs for the individual and the society...
  22. pmc Psychometric properties of the Danish versions of headache-specific locus of control scale and headache management self-efficacy scale
    Jacob Sander Hansen
    Department of Neurology, Danish Headache Centre, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Headache Pain 10:341-7. 2009
    ..Since scores on HSLC and HMSE were associated with measures of physical and social functioning the HSLC and HMSE may be of particular interest for intervention studies aimed at enhancing level of functioning for headache patients...
  23. ncbi request reprint Experimental muscle pain and tenderness following infusion of endogenous substances in humans
    Hanne Mørk
    Department of Neurology, Copenhagen Headache Center, Glostrup Hospital, University of Copenhagen, DK 2600 Glostrup, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Pain 7:145-53. 2003
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  24. ncbi request reprint Tension-type headache: why does this condition have to fight for its recognition?
    Rigmor Jensen
    Danish Headache Center, University of Copenhagen, Glostrup Hospital, DK 2600 Glostrup, Denmark
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 10:454-8. 2006
    ..In particular, it is of utmost importance to increase focus on clinical and basic research in order to develop effective treatment strategies for the most neglected and most costly type of headache...
  25. doi request reprint Treatment-resistant medication overuse headache can be cured
    Signe B Munksgaard
    Danish Headache Centre, Department of Neurology, Glostrup Hospital, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Nordre Ringvej 57, Glostrup, Denmark
    Headache 52:1120-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate the long-term efficacy of a structured, multidisciplinary treatment program in patients who had been treated unsuccessfully for medication overuse headache by specialists in an open-label design...