Knut Øymar

Summary

Affiliation: Stavanger University Hospital
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. pmc Emergency presentation and management of acute severe asthma in children
    Knut Øymar
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:40. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of childhood Lyme neuroborreliosis in an endemic area of northern Europe
    Knut Øymar
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:88-94. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint [Increase in childhood neuroborreliosis]
    Knut Øymar
    Kvinne Barneklinikken, Stavanger universitetssjukehus, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2060-1. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint [Recurrent fever episodes in a small boy]
    Knut Øymar
    Øre nese hals avdelingen, Kvinne Barneklinikken, Stavanger universitetssjukehus, Postboks 8100 Postterminalen, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1662-3. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint [Periodic fever syndrome in children]
    Knut Øymar
    Kvinne Barneklinikken, Stavanger universitetssjukehus, Postboks 8100, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1651-3. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint [Allergy vaccination in Norway]
    Knut Øymar
    Kvinne Barneklinikken Stavanger universitetssjukehus, Postboks 8100, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1036-8. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions for wheezing and asthma in childhood--are they avoidable?
    Lise Reindal
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    J Asthma 43:801-6. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for acquisition of CTX-M-15 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae during an outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit in Norway
    Siren Rettedal
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, PO Box 8100, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:54-8. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Incidence, clinical characteristics and outcome in Norwegian children with periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis syndrome; a population-based study
    Jostein Førsvoll
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 102:187-92. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Lyme meningitis, the major cause of childhood meningitis in an endemic area: a population based study
    Dag Tveitnes
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Arch Dis Child 97:215-20. 2012

Collaborators

  • Thomas Halvorsen
  • Siren Rettedal
  • Ingvild Bruun Mikalsen
  • Dag Tveitnes
  • Jostein Førsvoll
  • Ingvild B Mikalsen
  • Alet Røsvik
  • Inge Hagen
  • Kristine Byberg
  • Lise Reindal
  • Geir Egil Eide
  • Einar Klaeboe Kristoffersen
  • Olav Bjarte Natås
  • Øyvind Skadberg
  • Jan Terje Kvaløy
  • Magne Berget
  • Lage Aksnes
  • Olav Natås

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Emergency presentation and management of acute severe asthma in children
    Knut Øymar
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:40. 2009
    ..It is important that relevant treatment algorithms exist, applicable to all levels of the treatment chain and reflecting local considerations and circumstances...
  2. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics of childhood Lyme neuroborreliosis in an endemic area of northern Europe
    Knut Øymar
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 41:88-94. 2009
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint [Increase in childhood neuroborreliosis]
    Knut Øymar
    Kvinne Barneklinikken, Stavanger universitetssjukehus, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 128:2060-1. 2008
    ..However, this may also be due to a change in diagnostic procedures and increased awareness of the disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Recurrent fever episodes in a small boy]
    Knut Øymar
    Øre nese hals avdelingen, Kvinne Barneklinikken, Stavanger universitetssjukehus, Postboks 8100 Postterminalen, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1662-3. 2007
    ..A boy diagnosed with PFAPA is presented...
  5. ncbi request reprint [Periodic fever syndrome in children]
    Knut Øymar
    Kvinne Barneklinikken, Stavanger universitetssjukehus, Postboks 8100, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1651-3. 2007
    ..The condition is not uncommon, and awareness of the syndrome is important for avoiding unnecessary investigations and treatment. The article presents an overview of the PFAPA-syndrome...
  6. ncbi request reprint [Allergy vaccination in Norway]
    Knut Øymar
    Kvinne Barneklinikken Stavanger universitetssjukehus, Postboks 8100, 4068 Stavanger
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 127:1036-8. 2007
    ..Allergen-specific immunotherapy is an important treatment option for severe allergy to air-borne allergens and insects, but is less used in Norway than in other Scandinavian countries...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions for wheezing and asthma in childhood--are they avoidable?
    Lise Reindal
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    J Asthma 43:801-6. 2006
    ..An increased focus should be on education and implementation of guidelines...
  8. doi request reprint Risk factors for acquisition of CTX-M-15 extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae during an outbreak in a neonatal intensive care unit in Norway
    Siren Rettedal
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, PO Box 8100, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 45:54-8. 2013
    ..The risk factors for acquiring ESBL-producing K. pneumoniae during the outbreak were examined in this study...
  9. doi request reprint Incidence, clinical characteristics and outcome in Norwegian children with periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis syndrome; a population-based study
    Jostein Førsvoll
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 102:187-92. 2013
    ..To describe the incidence, epidemiology, clinical presentation and clinical outcome of children with the syndrome of periodic fever, aphthous stomatitis, pharyngitis and cervical adenitis (PFAPA) in a population-based study...
  10. doi request reprint Lyme meningitis, the major cause of childhood meningitis in an endemic area: a population based study
    Dag Tveitnes
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Arch Dis Child 97:215-20. 2012
    ..To evaluate the epidemiology of infectious meningitis in children in a Lyme borreliosis (LB) endemic area, and to study how clinical and laboratory characteristics may distinguish between different types of childhood meningitis...
  11. ncbi request reprint Acute facial nerve palsy in children: how often is it lyme borreliosis?
    Dag Tveitnes
    Department of Paediatrics, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Infect Dis 39:425-31. 2007
    ..In this endemic area for Borrelia burgdorferi, acute facial nerve palsy in children was common. The majority of cases were caused by Lyme borreliosis, and nearly all of these were associated with lymphocytic meningitis...
  12. pmc Exhaled nitric oxide is related to atopy, but not asthma in adolescents with bronchiolitis in infancy
    Ingvild Bruun Mikalsen
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 13:66. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Severe bronchiolitis in infancy: can asthma in adolescence be predicted?
    Ingvild Bruun Mikalsen
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Pediatr Pulmonol 48:538-44. 2013
    ..However, the data were better suited to exclude than to predict later asthma...
  14. doi request reprint The outcome after severe bronchiolitis is related to gender and virus
    Ingvild B Mikalsen
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 23:391-8. 2012
    ..This study has shown that gender and type of virus are important factors to consider when addressing later development of asthma, BHR and lung function after hospitalization for bronchiolitis in early life...
  15. doi request reprint Pharmacological differences between once daily and twice daily gentamicin dosage in newborns with suspected sepsis
    Inge Hagen
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, P O Box 8100, 4068, Stavanger, Norway
    Pharm World Sci 31:18-23. 2009
    ..Setting Neonatal intensive care unit...
  16. doi request reprint Blood eosinophil counts during bronchiolitis are related to bronchial hyper-responsiveness and lung function in early adolescence
    Ingvild Bruun Mikalsen
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Acta Paediatr 103:86-92. 2014
    ..To assess whether inflammatory markers measured in urine and blood during acute bronchiolitis in infancy were associated with asthma, lung function, bronchial hyper-responsiveness (BHR) and atopy at 11 years of age...
  17. doi request reprint [The use of inhaled corticosteroids in preschool children]
    Knut Øymar
    Barneklinikken, Stavanger universitetssjukehus, Norway
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 132:160-2. 2012
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids are frequently prescribed in Norway for children in the first two years of life, whereas the guidelines recommend restrictive use of inhaled corticosteroids in this age group...
  18. ncbi request reprint Fatty acids in cord blood plasma, the relation to soluble CD23 and subsequent atopy
    Kristine Byberg
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Prostaglandins Leukot Essent Fatty Acids 78:61-5. 2008
    ..Lower levels of n-3 PUFAs in cord blood may be associated with the development of atopy in children. A possible mechanism may be through the regulation of CD23, thereby influencing IgE synthesis...
  19. doi request reprint First outbreak of extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae in a Norwegian neonatal intensive care unit; associated with contaminated breast milk and resolved by strict cohorting
    Siren Rettedal
    Department of Paediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    APMIS 120:612-21. 2012
    ..The increasing occurrence of ESBL-producing’Enterobacteriaceae should therefore encourage changes in diagnostic routines for bacterial screening of breast milk...
  20. doi request reprint Oxygen saturation in healthy newborns; influence of birth weight and mode of delivery
    Alet Røsvik
    Pediatric Department, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    J Perinat Med 37:403-6. 2009
    ..To study the normal levels of oxygen saturation (SpO(2)) in healthy newborns during the first 24 h of life and the possible relationship to birth weight and mode of delivery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mast cell activation and leukotriene secretion in wheezing infants. Relation to respiratory syncytial virus and outcome
    Knut Øymar
    Department of Pediatrics, Stavanger University Hospital, PO Box 8100, 4068 Stavanger, Norway
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 17:37-42. 2006
    ..Mast cell activation and leukotriene secretion were not associated with persistent wheezing...
  22. ncbi request reprint Urinary 9alpha,11beta-prostaglandin F(2) in children with atopic eczema/dermatitis syndrome: an indicator of mast cell activation?
    Knut Øymar
    Department of Pediatrics, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
    Acta Derm Venereol 84:359-62. 2004
    ..05). The results suggest a role for mast cell activation in children with severe AEDS. Exacerbation of AEDS caused by allergen triggering may involve mast cell activation, and U-9alpha,11beta-PGF(2) may serve as a marker of this process...