E Brodtkorb

Summary

Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc SUNCT syndrome: The materialization of a headache syndrome
    Ottar Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olav s Hospital, 7006 Trondheim University Hospitals, Trondheim, Norway
    Clin Ophthalmol 2:533-43. 2008
  2. pmc Headaches add to the burden of epilepsy
    Marte Syvertsen
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Headache Pain 8:224-30. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Epilepsy prevalence by individual interview in a Norwegian community
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Seizure 17:646-50. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Tobacco habits modulate autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olav s Hospital, University Hospital, 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Behav 9:515-20. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine without aura: comparison with cervicogenic headache. Vågå study of headache epidemiology
    O Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospitals NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:377-83. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cervicogenic headache: Vågå study of headache epidemiology
    O Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospitals NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:173-80. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Seizure control and pharmacokinetics of antiepileptic drugs in pregnant women with epilepsy
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Seizure 17:160-5. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Tension-type headache: comparison with migraine without aura and cervicogenic headache. The Vågå study of headache epidemiology
    O Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospitals, Trondheim, Norway
    Funct Neurol 23:71-6. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Report of the Task Force on pre-graduate education in Europe of the education committee of the European Federation of Neurological Societies Composition of the task force of the education committee on pre-graduate education
    J M Lopes Lima
    Departamento de Neurologia, Hospital Geral de St António, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Neurol 15:e103-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Comorbidity of migraine and epilepsy in a Norwegian community
    E Brodtkorb
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 15:1421-3. 2008

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. pmc SUNCT syndrome: The materialization of a headache syndrome
    Ottar Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olav s Hospital, 7006 Trondheim University Hospitals, Trondheim, Norway
    Clin Ophthalmol 2:533-43. 2008
    ..Finally, some viewpoints are added regarding terminology. SUNCT is a workable and accepted term. There does not seem to be any need for another, fictitious term to describe the same clinical picture...
  2. pmc Headaches add to the burden of epilepsy
    Marte Syvertsen
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Headache Pain 8:224-30. 2007
    ..The comorbidity of migraine and epilepsy should receive ample clinical attention, as it may influence antiepileptic drug choice, and the headache may need specific treatment...
  3. doi request reprint Epilepsy prevalence by individual interview in a Norwegian community
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Seizure 17:646-50. 2008
    ..Although these findings were derived from a small population in a circumscribed rural area, they suggest that the true prevalence of epilepsy may be higher than reflected in many previous studies...
  4. ncbi request reprint Tobacco habits modulate autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olav s Hospital, University Hospital, 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Behav 9:515-20. 2006
    ..Inactivation by desensitization of the mutant receptors by nicotine may explain the beneficial effect. The efficacy and safety of transdermal nicotine in ADNFLE should be further explored...
  5. ncbi request reprint Migraine without aura: comparison with cervicogenic headache. Vågå study of headache epidemiology
    O Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospitals NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:377-83. 2008
    ..A special search was made for cervicogenic characteristics in MwoA, as it has been claimed that such characteristics may frequently be present. A comparison with cervicogenic headache (CEH) was made...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cervicogenic headache: Vågå study of headache epidemiology
    O Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospitals NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 117:173-80. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence and various clinical characteristics of cervicogenic headache (CEH) in the population at large...
  7. ncbi request reprint Seizure control and pharmacokinetics of antiepileptic drugs in pregnant women with epilepsy
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Seizure 17:160-5. 2008
    ..Education concerning reproductive issues is an essential part of the epilepsy service to fertile women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Tension-type headache: comparison with migraine without aura and cervicogenic headache. The Vågå study of headache epidemiology
    O Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim University Hospitals, Trondheim, Norway
    Funct Neurol 23:71-6. 2008
    ..Typical migraine traits, e.g. photophobia, were much less frequently present in T-TH and CEH than in migraine without aura. T-TH is, in all probability, not a CEH variant and vice versa...
  9. doi request reprint Report of the Task Force on pre-graduate education in Europe of the education committee of the European Federation of Neurological Societies Composition of the task force of the education committee on pre-graduate education
    J M Lopes Lima
    Departamento de Neurologia, Hospital Geral de St António, Porto, Portugal
    Eur J Neurol 15:e103-9. 2008
    ..The Education Committee of the European Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS) implemented in 2000 a Task Force on pre-graduate education trying to give guidelines to adequate pre-graduate education to the present status...
  10. doi request reprint Comorbidity of migraine and epilepsy in a Norwegian community
    E Brodtkorb
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 15:1421-3. 2008
    ..We wanted to explore the epidemiological association between migraine and seizure disorders in a population-based material where case ascertainment was enhanced by individual specialist assessments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Optimizing therapy of seizures in adult patients with psychiatric comorbidity
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim University Hospital, 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Neurology 67:S39-44. 2006
    ..Given the multitude of epilepsy treatment options with various CNS effects, it is crucial to select treatments according to the clinical profile of each individual patient...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Autoimmune epilepsy]
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Avdeling for nevrologi og klinisk nevrofysiologi, St Olavs Hospital, 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:782. 2006
  13. pmc Validity of carbohydrate deficient transferrin and other markers as diagnostic aids in the detection of alcohol related seizures
    G Bråthen
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 68:342-8. 2000
    ..The aim was to investigate the utility of carbohydrate deficient transferrin (CDT) compared with other biomarkers and clinical examination in the diagnosis of alcohol related seizures...
  14. ncbi request reprint Weekday distribution of alcohol consumption in Norway: influence on the occurrence of epileptic seizures and stroke?
    G Bråthen
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Eur J Neurol 7:413-21. 2000
    ..AUDIT-negative patients caused a peak of seizure admissions on Mondays, compared to Saturdays, with a diminishing trend through the week...
  15. ncbi request reprint Detection of alcohol abuse in neurological patients: variables of clinical relevance to the accuracy of the %CDT-TIA and CDTect methods
    G Bråthen
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 25:46-53. 2001
    ..Recently, factors other than alcohol use have been shown to influence CDT levels. Our aim was to identify clinically relevant factors that might reduce test accuracy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Asymmetry of long-latency auditory evoked potentials in LGI1-related autosomal dominant lateral temporal lobe epilepsy
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olav s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsia 46:1692-4. 2005
    ..To investigate auditory processing with cortical long-latency auditory evoked potentials (AEPs) in patients with autosomal dominant lateral temporal lobe epilepsy (ADTLE)...
  17. ncbi request reprint [Disagreement about epilepsy and driving]
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Avdeling for nevrologi og klinisk nevrofysiologi, St Olavs Hospital, 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:1100-2. 2004
    ..To find out how current regulations concerning epilepsy and driving licence are applied in clinical practice in Norway...
  18. doi request reprint Quantitative EEG in patients with alcohol-related seizures
    Trond Sand
    Dept of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 34:1751-8. 2010
    ..In addition, we wanted to evaluate the influence of various external factors on QEEG, e.g., drug use, time from seizure occurrence, and alcohol intake...
  19. doi request reprint Is elevated pre-ictal heart rate associated with secondary generalization in partial epilepsy?
    Kristian Bernhard Nilsen
    Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Trondeim, Norway
    Seizure 19:291-5. 2010
    ..People with epilepsy are at risk for sudden unexpected death. Cardiac arrhythmia is one possible mechanism. We have studied seizure-related changes in cardiac rhythm...
  20. doi request reprint The EEG response to photic stimulation is not increased in alcohol-related seizures
    Trond Sand
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, St Olavs Hospital, Norway Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Clin Neurophysiol 121:1810-5. 2010
    ..To investigate the occipital EEG response to 18 and 24Hz photic stimulation (the H-response) in alcohol-related seizures (ARS)...
  21. ncbi request reprint A structured, nurse-led intervention program improves quality of life in patients with epilepsy: a randomized, controlled trial
    Grethe Helde
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Behav 7:451-7. 2005
    ..01), Medication Effects (P=0.035), and Physical Role Limitations (P=0.05). To our knowledge, this is the first study to demonstrate a significant effect of a structured nurse-led intervention program in QOL of patients with epilepsy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Speech-induced aphasic seizures in epilepsy caused by LGI1 mutation
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology, St Olav s Hospital, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsia 46:963-6. 2005
    ..Patients with autosomal dominant lateral temporal lobe epilepsy (ADTLE) may have seizures precipitated by sound or speech. We have examined a patient with speech-induced seizures caused by an LGI1 mutation (C46R)...
  23. ncbi request reprint [Levetiracetam in the treatment of epilepsy]
    Theresa Mariero Klees
    Avdeling for nevrologi og klinisk nevrofysiologi, St Olavs Hospital, 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:1539-41. 2003
    ..A proportion of patients with epilepsy are still without seizure control. This open study aims to evaluate the effect and tolerability in consecutive patients treated with the new antiepileptic drug levetiracetam...
  24. ncbi request reprint [Weight changes associated with antiepileptics]
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Avdeling for nevrologi og klinisk nevrofysiologi, St Olavs Hospital, Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 123:1531-2. 2003
  25. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam in adult patients with and without learning disability: focus on behavioral adverse effects
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology, St Olav s Hospital, University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Behav 5:231-5. 2004
    ..However, behavioral problems are more frequent in patients with LD, whereas the tendency toward seizure increase is not enhanced...
  26. ncbi request reprint [Interactions with antiepileptics]
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Avdeling for nevrologi og klinisk nevrofysiologi, St Olavs Hospital 7006 Trondheim
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 122:2002-4. 2002
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical utility of EEG in alcohol-related seizures
    T Sand
    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Medical Faculty, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 105:18-24. 2002
    ..To study if electroencephalogram (EEG) can discriminate between alcohol-related seizures (ARS) and seizures unrelated to alcohol use...
  28. doi request reprint Comparison of carbamazepine rash in multiple sclerosis and epilepsy
    M Shirzadi
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 125:60-3. 2012
    ..Studies on the comorbidity of multiple sclerosis (MS) and allergic disorders have shown conflicting results. Carbamazepine (CBZ) is widely used in MS to control pain. We have compared the incidence of rash from CBZ use in MS and epilepsy...
  29. doi request reprint Serum concentration/dose ratio of topiramate during pregnancy
    Andreas Austgulen Westin
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsia 50:480-5. 2009
    ..To study the impact of pregnancy on the serum concentration/dose ratio (C/D-ratio) of topiramate (TPM)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Familial mydriasis, cardiac arrhythmia, respiratory failure, muscular weakness and hypohidrosis
    O Sjaastad
    Department of Neurology and the Laboratory for the study of autonomic disorders, Trondheim University Hospital, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl 174:3-31. 2000
    ..The main features were: mydriasis, cardiac arrhythmia, cardiomegaly, hypohidrosis, respiratory failure, and muscular weakness...
  31. ncbi request reprint EFNS guideline on the diagnosis and management of alcohol-related seizures: report of an EFNS task force
    G Bråthen
    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 12:575-81. 2005
    ..Alcohol-related seizures require particular attention both in the diagnostic work-up and treatment. Benzodiazepines should be chosen for the treatment and prevention of recurrent AWS...
  32. ncbi request reprint Applications of neural network analyses to in vivo 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy of epilepsy patients
    I J Bakken
    MR Center, SINTEF Unimed, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Res 35:245-52. 1999
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  33. ncbi request reprint Partial epilepsy with "ecstatic" seizures
    Bjørn Asheim Hansen
    Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Behav 4:667-73. 2003
    ..According to the literature, experiential and ecstatic seizures seem to have had a substantial impact on our cultural and religious history...
  34. ncbi request reprint An easily performed group education programme for patients with uncontrolled epilepsy--a pilot study
    Grethe Helde
    Department of Neuroscience, Section of Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Seizure 12:497-501. 2003
    ..Heterogeneity concerning age, sex and competence seemed to increase the interaction within the groups. This pilot study indicates that group education may be a useful approach in the clinic...
  35. doi request reprint Serum concentration/dose ratio of levetiracetam before, during and after pregnancy
    Andreas Austgulen Westin
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, St Olavs Hospital, Olav Kyrres gate 17, N 7006 Trondheim, Norway
    Seizure 17:192-8. 2008
    ..To investigate changes in levetiracetam (LEV) serum concentration/dose ratio (C/D-ratio) in relation to pregnancy...
  36. ncbi request reprint Visual field defects in patients taking vigabatrin
    A Midelfart
    Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim
    Acta Ophthalmol Scand 78:580-4. 2000
    ..To investigate visual field loss in patients on long-term treatment with the antiepileptic drug vigabatrin, recently reported to cause visual disturbances...
  37. ncbi request reprint Rash from antiepileptic drugs: influence by gender, age, and learning disability
    Silje Alvestad
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsia 48:1360-5. 2007
    ..We wanted to study the incidence of skin reactions of current AEDs and to explore their relation to clinical parameters such as gender, age, and learning disability...
  38. ncbi request reprint Familial temporal lobe epilepsy with aphasic seizures and linkage to chromosome 10q22-q24
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology, Trondheim University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsia 43:228-35. 2002
    ..To describe the phenotypic expression of a new family with familial lateral temporal lobe epilepsy with aphasic seizures, and to compare the findings with the clinical features of previously reported families linked to chromosome 10q22-q24...
  39. doi request reprint Cross-reactivity pattern of rash from current aromatic antiepileptic drugs
    Silje Alvestad
    Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Res 80:194-200. 2008
    ..Clinicians should be aware of the cross-reactivity of the aromatic AEDs regarding cutaneous adverse events, as well as their differences in this respect. LTG appears to be involved in cross-reactions less often than CBZ, OXC and PHT...
  40. ncbi request reprint No evidence for a seriously increased malignancy risk in LGI1-caused epilepsy
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Department of Neurology, St Olavs s Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsy Res 56:205-8. 2003
    ..We have now analysed the comorbidity in a large Norwegian ADLTE family. No evidence was found that LGI1 is a high-penetrance tumor suppressor gene associated with a serious risk for malignancies in ADLTE families...
  41. ncbi request reprint Ethinyl estradiol, not progestogens, reduces lamotrigine serum concentrations
    Arne Reimers
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, St Olavs Hospital, and Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Epilepsia 46:1414-7. 2005
    ..To study the interaction between lamotrigine (LTG) and hormonal contraception...
  42. ncbi request reprint Lamotrigine serum concentrations throughout the menstrual cycle--a study of 2 cases
    Arne Reimers
    Department of Clinical Pharmacology, St Olavs University Hospital, Trondheim, Norway
    Clin Neuropharmacol 29:160-2. 2006
    ..To measure the serum concentrations of lamotrigine throughout a complete menstrual cycle...
  43. ncbi request reprint Levetiracetam concentrations in serum and in breast milk at birth and during lactation
    Svein I Johannessen
    The National Center for Epilepsy, Sandvika, Norway
    Epilepsia 46:775-7. 2005
    ..To study the pharmacokinetics of levetiracetam (LEV) at birth, during lactation, and in the nursed infant...
  44. ncbi request reprint [Epilepsy and rehabilitation]
    Karl O Nakken
    Spesialsykehuset for epilepsi i Sandvika og Nevroklinikken, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet, 0027 Oslo
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:309-12. 2007
    ..Large variations in seizure types, severity and presence of co-morbidity necessitate very diverse rehabilitation efforts...
  45. ncbi request reprint LGI1 is mutated in familial temporal lobe epilepsy characterized by aphasic seizures
    Wenli Gu
    Institute of Human Genetics, University Hospital Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Ann Neurol 52:364-7. 2002
    ..The C46R mutation is associated with autosomal dominant lateral temporal lobe epilepsy in a large Norwegian family showing unusual clinical features like short-lasting sensory aphasia and auditory symptoms...
  46. ncbi request reprint Monozygous twins discordant for epilepsy
    Eylert Brodtkorb
    Ann Neurol 51:137. 2002
  47. ncbi request reprint The LGI1 gene involved in lateral temporal lobe epilepsy belongs to a new subfamily of leucine-rich repeat proteins
    Wenli Gu
    Institute of Human Genetics, University Hospital Bonn, Wilhelmstrasse 31, Bonn, Germany
    FEBS Lett 519:71-6. 2002
    ..In silico mapping and radiation hybrid experiments assigned LGI2, LGI3, and LGI4 to different chromosomal regions (4p15.2, 8p21.3, 19q13.11), some of which have been implicated in epileptogenesis and/or tumorigenesis...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Epilepsy and pregnancy--drug use, seizure control, and complications]
    Karl O Nakken
    Baerum Postterminal, Nevroklinikken, Rikshospitalet Radiumhospitalet, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 126:2507-10. 2006
    ..We here present the results from the Norwegian part of the study, with emphasis on attack control, use of antiepileptics and folate, presence of status epilepticus, attacks in connection with birth and complications in the pregnancy...
  49. ncbi request reprint Schizophrenia, psychotic illness and other psychiatric symptoms in families with autosomal dominant nocturnal frontal lobe epilepsy caused by different mutations
    Andres Magnusson
    Department of Psychiatry, Ulleval Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Psychiatr Genet 13:91-5. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the frequency of psychiatric disorders in two ADNFLE families with different CHRNA4 mutations (776ins3 and Ser248Phe)...