R Omdal

Summary

Affiliation: Stavanger University Hospital
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of interleukin-1 blockade on fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis--a pilot study
    Roald Omdal
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, 4068, Stavanger, Norway
    Rheumatol Int 25:481-4. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in patients with lupus is not associated with disturbances in cerebral blood flow as detected by SPECT
    Roald Omdal
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    J Neurol 252:78-83. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Anti-CD20 therapy of treatment-resistant Wegener's granulomatosis: favourable but temporary response
    R Omdal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:229-32. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric disturbances in SLE are associated with antibodies against NMDA receptors
    R Omdal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 12:392-8. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric syndromes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and primary Sjögren syndrome: a comparative population-based study
    E Harboe
    Stavanger University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, PO Box 8100, N 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1541-6. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Headache in primary Sjøgren's syndrome: a population-based retrospective cohort study
    A B Tjensvoll
    Department of Neurology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 20:558-63. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Cerebral white matter hyperintensities are not increased in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome
    E Harboe
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 16:576-81. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Anti-CD20 treatment in primary Sjögren's syndrome
    K Isaksen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Immunol 68:554-64. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of age and gender on epidermal nerve fiber density
    L G Gøransson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Neurology 62:774-7. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Small-diameter nerve fiber neuropathy in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Lasse G Gøransson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    Arch Neurol 63:401-4. 2006

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Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint The effect of interleukin-1 blockade on fatigue in rheumatoid arthritis--a pilot study
    Roald Omdal
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, 4068, Stavanger, Norway
    Rheumatol Int 25:481-4. 2005
    ..This study compared measures of disease behavior and fatigue symptoms in eight RA patients before and at three time points during treatment with daily administration of anakinra...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in patients with lupus is not associated with disturbances in cerebral blood flow as detected by SPECT
    Roald Omdal
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    J Neurol 252:78-83. 2005
    ..We investigated whether focal or general disturbances of cerebral blood flow (CBF), as assessed by SPECT, were associated with the presence of fatigue in an unselected group of SLE patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anti-CD20 therapy of treatment-resistant Wegener's granulomatosis: favourable but temporary response
    R Omdal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Rheumatol 34:229-32. 2005
    ..Chest radiographs became normal in two patients, while infiltrates remained unchanged in the third. Granulomatous retro-orbital or sinus masses in two patients seemed unresponsive to therapy...
  4. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric disturbances in SLE are associated with antibodies against NMDA receptors
    R Omdal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinical Immunology Unit, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 12:392-8. 2005
    ..Antibodies to NMDA receptors thus may represent one of several mechanisms for cerebral dysfunction in patients with SLE...
  5. doi request reprint Neuropsychiatric syndromes in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and primary Sjögren syndrome: a comparative population-based study
    E Harboe
    Stavanger University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, PO Box 8100, N 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:1541-6. 2009
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  6. doi request reprint Headache in primary Sjøgren's syndrome: a population-based retrospective cohort study
    A B Tjensvoll
    Department of Neurology, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 20:558-63. 2013
    ..We investigated whether the prevalence of primary headaches was higher in patients with primary Sjøgren's syndrome (PSS) than in healthy individuals...
  7. doi request reprint Cerebral white matter hyperintensities are not increased in patients with primary Sjögren's syndrome
    E Harboe
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Eur J Neurol 16:576-81. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was therefore to compare WMHs in PSS patients and healthy subjects applying the new European-American criteria for PSS...
  8. doi request reprint Anti-CD20 treatment in primary Sjögren's syndrome
    K Isaksen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Immunol 68:554-64. 2008
    ..In conclusion, Rtx is a promising treatment option for severe pSS with systemic complications, but more data from randomized controlled trials are warranted before conclusions on the drug's role can be made with more accuracy...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effect of age and gender on epidermal nerve fiber density
    L G Gøransson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Neurology 62:774-7. 2004
    ..5 (PGP 9.5). Using this technique, the authors have established a reference range for ENF in a healthy white population and evaluated the reliability of the method...
  10. ncbi request reprint Small-diameter nerve fiber neuropathy in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Lasse G Gøransson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    Arch Neurol 63:401-4. 2006
    ..Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is an inflammatory, autoimmune, multiorgan disease often involving the central and peripheral nervous systems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Peripheral neuropathy in primary sjogren syndrome: a population-based study
    Lasse G Gøransson
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway, Norway
    Arch Neurol 63:1612-5. 2006
    ..Neurological manifestations appear to be frequently involved in patients with primary Sjögren syndrome (PSS)...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Mycophenolate mofetil--a new therapeutic agent for chronic autoimmune diseases]
    Erna Harboe
    Seksjon for klinisk immunologi
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 125:1650-2. 2005
    ..Mycophenolate mofetil is an immunosuppressive agent frequently used in regimens to prevent allograft rejection. In this review we focus on mycophenolate mofetil as a potential drug for chronic autoimmune diseases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Fatigue is associated with cerebral white matter hyperintensities in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    E Harboe
    Stavanger University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, POB 8100, N 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 79:199-201. 2008
    ..Presence of such an association between fatigue and WMHs in SLE would favour a biological axis to fatigue...
  14. doi request reprint Intravenous cyclophosphamide in patients with chronic systemic inflammatory diseases: morbidity and mortality
    L G Gøransson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Rheumatol 37:130-4. 2008
    ..The use of mesna prophylaxis is also controversial...
  15. doi request reprint The point prevalence of clinically relevant primary Sjögren's syndrome in two Norwegian counties
    L G Gøransson
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, POB 8100, N 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Rheumatol 40:221-4. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of PSS in a well-defined Norwegian Caucasian population using the revised American-European Consensus Group (AECG) criteria...
  16. ncbi request reprint Intraepidermal nerve fiber densities in chronic inflammatory autoimmune diseases
    Lasse G Gøransson
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Arch Neurol 63:1410-3. 2006
    ..Some patients with systemic lupus erythematosus have selective loss of small-diameter nerve fibers, while larger nerve fibers are unaffected...
  17. ncbi request reprint Neuropsychiatric symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis
    N Figved
    Section of Geriatric Psychiatry, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 112:463-8. 2005
    ..To explore the range of psychiatric symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their association with neurological disability...
  18. ncbi request reprint Respiratory arrest in systemic lupus erythematosus due to phrenic nerve neuropathy
    R Omdal
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Lupus 13:817-9. 2004
    ..In this patient a predominantly motor neuropathy with diaphragmatic paralysis due to axonal involvement of the phrenic nerve was discovered and successfully treated with immunosuppressive drugs...
  19. doi request reprint Fatigue in primary Sjögren's syndrome--a link to sickness behaviour in animals?
    Erna Harboe
    Clinical Immunology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    Brain Behav Immun 23:1104-8. 2009
    ..Increased levels of IL-1Ra in the CSF are associated with increasing fatigue in PSS patients, indicating that the activated IL-1 system is a possible biological factor associated with fatigue...
  20. ncbi request reprint Wegener's granulomatosis of the prostate gland
    Ragnar Gunnarsson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Rogaland Central Hospital, PO Box 8100, 4068, Stavanger, Norway
    Rheumatol Int 24:120-2. 2004
    ..We present a patient in whom WG was diagnosed primarily because of prostate involvement. This seems to be a rare manifestation...
  21. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: the psychosocial aspects
    Roald Omdal
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Oslo, Norway
    J Rheumatol 30:283-7. 2003
    ..To further elucidate the basis for fatigue in SLE, we examined the affective states, personality traits, and mental health status in an unselected group of patients with SLE...
  22. ncbi request reprint Small nerve fiber involvement in systemic lupus erythematosus: a controlled study
    Roald Omdal
    Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1228-32. 2002
    ..5 (pgp 9.5)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Fatigue in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: lack of associations to serum cytokines, antiphospholipid antibodies, or other disease characteristics
    Roald Omdal
    Department of Clinical Medicine Neurology, University of Tromsø, Norway
    J Rheumatol 29:482-6. 2002
    ..To determine if fatigue in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is associated with levels of serum cytokines, antiphospholipid antibodies (aPL), or other disease features...
  24. ncbi request reprint Primary Sjögren's syndrome associated neuropathy
    Svein Ivar Mellgren
    Department of Neurology SIM, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø and University Hospital of North Norway, Tromsø, Norway
    Can J Neurol Sci 34:280-7. 2007
    ..Current treatment strategies used in autoimmune neuropathies may be tried depending upon characteristics of the neuropathy and results obtained by a thorough clinical and laboratory investigation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Some controversies of neuropsychiatric systemic lupus erythematosus
    Roald Omdal
    Scand J Rheumatol 31:192-7. 2002
    ..Some of the controversial issues on these matters are discussed in the article...