Michael Bjørn Russell

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Affiliation: University of Oslo
Country: Norway

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sporadic and familial hemiplegic migraine: pathophysiological mechanisms, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and management
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    Lancet Neurol 10:457-70. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Refractory chronic migraine: a consensus statement on clinical definition from the European Headache Federation
    Paolo Martelletti
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 15:47. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint Manual therapies for primary chronic headaches: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Aleksander Chaibi
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 15:67. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Pericranial tenderness in chronic tension-type headache: the Akershus population-based study of chronic headache
    Kjersti Aaseth
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 15:58. 2014
  5. pmc Contraceptive-induced amenorrhoea leads to reduced migraine frequency in women with menstrual migraine without aura
    Kjersti Grøtta Vetvik
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 15:30. 2014
  6. pmc Feasibility of a brief intervention for medication-overuse headache in primary care--a pilot study
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Blindern, PO Box 1130, 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 7:165. 2014
  7. pmc Management of primary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 13:113-20. 2012
  8. pmc Are menstrual and nonmenstrual migraine attacks different?
    Kjersti Grøtta Vetvik
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478, Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:339-42. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention and management of medication overuse headache
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:290-5. 2012
  10. pmc Genetics in primary headaches
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Dr Kobros vei 39, NO 1474 Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 8:190-5. 2007

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Publications47

  1. ncbi request reprint Sporadic and familial hemiplegic migraine: pathophysiological mechanisms, clinical characteristics, diagnosis, and management
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    Lancet Neurol 10:457-70. 2011
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  2. ncbi request reprint Refractory chronic migraine: a consensus statement on clinical definition from the European Headache Federation
    Paolo Martelletti
    Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    J Headache Pain 15:47. 2014
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Manual therapies for primary chronic headaches: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    Aleksander Chaibi
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 15:67. 2014
    ..e., frequency as primary end-point, while duration and intensity should be secondary end-point, avoid co-intervention, includes sufficient sample size and follow-up period for at least 6 months...
  4. ncbi request reprint Pericranial tenderness in chronic tension-type headache: the Akershus population-based study of chronic headache
    Kjersti Aaseth
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 15:58. 2014
    ..Since pericranial tenderness is found to be the most prominent finding in CTTH, we wanted to explore the relationship between CTTH and pericranial muscle tenderness in a population-based sample...
  5. pmc Contraceptive-induced amenorrhoea leads to reduced migraine frequency in women with menstrual migraine without aura
    Kjersti Grøtta Vetvik
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 15:30. 2014
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the influence of contraception on the attacks of migraine without aura (MO) in women with MM...
  6. pmc Feasibility of a brief intervention for medication-overuse headache in primary care--a pilot study
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Department of General Practice, Institute of Health and Society, University of Oslo, Blindern, PO Box 1130, 0318 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 7:165. 2014
    ..Brief intervention (BI) has successfully been used for detoxification from overuse of alcohol and drugs. The aim of this pilot study was to develop and test methodology, acceptability and logistics for a BI for MOH in primary care...
  7. pmc Management of primary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 13:113-20. 2012
    ..Thus, avoidance of acute headache medication overuse and increased use of prophylactic medication may improve the management of primary chronic headaches in the future...
  8. pmc Are menstrual and nonmenstrual migraine attacks different?
    Kjersti Grøtta Vetvik
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478, Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 15:339-42. 2011
    ..Collection of both prospective and retrospective data is warranted, and headache diagnosis base on interviews by physicians with interest in headache are more precise than lay interviews or questionnaires...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevention and management of medication overuse headache
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    Curr Opin Neurol 25:290-5. 2012
    ..This review provides an update on our knowledge regarding prevention and management of medication overuse headache (MOH)...
  10. pmc Genetics in primary headaches
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Dr Kobros vei 39, NO 1474 Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 8:190-5. 2007
    ..The genes encode ion channels. So far no genes have been identified to cause the more common types of primary headaches...
  11. pmc Two novel missense mutations in the myelin protein zero gene causes Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2 and Déjérine-Sottas syndrome
    Geir J Braathen
    Faculty Division Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 3:99. 2010
    ..The crystalline structure of the extracellular domain of the myelin protein zero (P0ex) is known, while the transmembrane and intracellular structure is unknown...
  12. pmc Two novel connexin32 mutations cause early onset X-linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
    Geir J Braathen
    Faculty Division Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Neurol 7:19. 2007
    ..X-linked Charcot-Marie Tooth (CMT) is caused by mutations in the connexin32 gene that encodes a polypeptide which is arranged in hexameric array and form gap junctions...
  13. pmc MFN2 point mutations occur in 3.4% of Charcot-Marie-Tooth families. An investigation of 232 Norwegian CMT families
    Geir J Braathen
    Faculty Division Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    BMC Med Genet 11:48. 2010
    ..Point mutations in the mitofusin 2 (MFN2) gene has been identified exclusively in Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2 (CMT2), and in a single family with intermediate CMT. MFN2 point mutations are probably the most common cause of CMT2...
  14. ncbi request reprint Management of sporadic and familial hemiplegic migraine
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Department of Neurology, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Dr Kobros vei 39, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    Expert Rev Neurother 10:381-7. 2010
    ..Nimodipine is contraindicated. Acute and prophylactic management are otherwise based on the management principle of the migraine without aura and migraine with aura...
  15. pmc Genetics of menstrual migraine: the epidemiological evidence
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Oslo, 1478, Norway
    Curr Pain Headache Rep 14:385-8. 2010
    ..Probands with menstrual migraine might have more affected relatives than probands with nonmenstrual migraine. However, precise epidemiological, family, and twin data still are lacking...
  16. pmc A cross-sectional population-based survey of migraine and headache in 21,177 Norwegians: the Akershus sleep apnea project
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 9:339-47. 2008
    ..9-8.8%) to 61.4% (95% CI 54.9-67.6%) in 20 and 80 years old women without co-occurrence of migraine. Co-occurrence of migraine significantly increased the frequency of headache and decreased the prevalence of being headache free...
  17. pmc Tension-type headache in 40-year-olds: a Danish population-based sample of 4000
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Dr Kobrosvei 39, 1474, Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 6:441-7. 2005
    ..0005 and women, p=0.08). Women are more prone to tension-type headache than men and they have it more frequently than men. Self-reported migraine increases the risk for frequent episodic and chronic tension-type headache...
  18. pmc Are infrequent episodic, frequent episodic and chronic tension-type headache inherited? A population-based study of 11 199 twin pairs
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Dr Kobros vei 39, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 7:119-26. 2006
    ..The data regarding chronic tension-type headache were limited, so no firm conclusion could be drawn...
  19. ncbi request reprint Which strategy should be applied? Design of a Norwegian epidemiological survey on chronic headache
    M B Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand Suppl 187:59-63. 2007
    ..Large-scale population-based epidemiological surveys on chronic headache based on clinical interview by a physician are lacking...
  20. pmc Genetics of tension-type headache
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Dr Kobros vei 39, 1474, Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 8:71-6. 2007
    ..Frequent episodic and chronic tension-type headache is caused by a combination of genetic and environmental factors, while infrequent episodic tension-type headache is caused primarily by environmental factors...
  21. ncbi request reprint Is migraine a genetic illness? The various forms of migraine share a common genetic cause
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Dr Kobros vei 39, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    Neurol Sci 29:S52-4. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Genetics of tension-type headache: a population based twin study
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 144:982-6. 2007
    ..Heritability estimates of 48% in men and 44% in women were obtained. Genetic effects contribute to nearly half of variance in the liability to tension-type headache...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of primary chronic headache in a population-based sample of 30- to 44-year-old persons. The Akershus study of chronic headache
    Ragnhild Berling Grande
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Neuroepidemiology 30:76-83. 2008
    ..Prevalence data on primary chronic headache in the general population based on clinical interviews by physicians are lacking...
  24. ncbi request reprint Tension-type headache in adolescents and adults: a population based study of 33,764 twins
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, 1474, Nordbyhagen, Oslo, Norway
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:153-60. 2006
    ..The risk and frequency of tension-type headache was significantly higher in those with migraine than those who had never had migraine. Future large longitudinal follow-up studies are required...
  25. pmc Management of secondary chronic headache in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, PO Box 95, 1478, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 14:5. 2013
    ..Our aim was to evaluate utility of health service services and medication use in secondary chronic headache in the general population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Dependence scores predict prognosis of medication overuse headache: a prospective cohort from the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Christofer Lundqvist
    Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Pain 153:682-6. 2012
    ..We conclude that the SDS score can predict successful prognosis related to detoxification of primary MOH but not in secondary MOH...
  27. ncbi request reprint The severity of dependence score correlates with medication overuse in persons with secondary chronic headaches. The Akershus study of chronic headache
    Christofer Lundqvist
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    Pain 148:487-91. 2010
    ..The use of SDS score in subjects with frequent pain episodes may contribute to the detection of medication overuse and better management of this group of patients...
  28. pmc Migraine and sleep apnea in the general population
    Håvard Anton Kristiansen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Postbox 65, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 12:55-61. 2011
    ..Migraine and obstructive sleep apnea are unrelated in the general population...
  29. ncbi request reprint 3-Year follow-up of secondary chronic headaches: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Kjersti Aaseth
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    Eur J Pain 15:186-92. 2011
    ..We conclude that secondary chronic headaches seem to have various course dependent of subtype. Recognizing the different types of secondary chronic headaches is of importance because it might have management implications...
  30. pmc Self-reported efficacy of complementary and alternative medicine: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 14:36. 2013
    ..Chronic headache is associated with disability and high utilisation of health care including complementary and alternative medicine (CAM)...
  31. pmc Study protocol: brief intervention for medication overuse headache--a double-blinded cluster randomised parallel controlled trial in primary care
    Espen Saxhaug Kristoffersen
    HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    BMC Neurol 12:70. 2012
    ..Short, unstructured, individualised simple information may also be enough to detoxify a large portion of those with MOH. We have adapted the structured (BI) scheme to be used for MOH in primary care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Sleep apnoea headache in the general population
    Håvard Anton Kristiansen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, Norway
    Cephalalgia 32:451-8. 2012
    ..The objective was to investigate the prevalence and clinical characteristics of sleep apnoea headache...
  33. pmc Self-reported menstrual migraine in the general population
    Kjersti Grøtta Vetvik
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, 1478 Lørenskog, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 11:87-92. 2010
    ..This corresponds to the prevalence of PMM and MRM in the general population of 2.7 and 4.6%, respectively. Thus, self-reported menstrual migraine among women aged 30-44 years appears to be common in the general population in Norway...
  34. pmc Tension-type headache and sleep apnea in the general population
    Håvard Anton Kristiansen
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Postbox 65, 1478 Lørenskog, Norway
    J Headache Pain 12:63-9. 2011
    ..The presence and severity of sleep apneas seem not to influence presence and attack-frequency of tension-type headache in the general population...
  35. ncbi request reprint Otitis media history, surgery and allergy in 60-year perspective: a population-based study
    Kari Jorunn Kværner
    Department of Research and Education, Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval, Norway
    Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 74:1356-60. 2010
    ..To assess the relationship between recurrent otitis media (OM), OM surgery and allergy in a 60-years perspective in the general population...
  36. ncbi request reprint Chronic rhinosinusitis gives a ninefold increased risk of chronic headache. The Akershus study of chronic headache
    K Aaseth
    Head and Neck Research Group, HØKH, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog
    Cephalalgia 30:152-60. 2010
    ..Chronic rhinosinusitis is significantly associated with chronic headache, and HACRS is likely to be a distinct type of headache...
  37. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of secondary chronic headaches in a population-based sample of 30-44-year-old persons. The Akershus study of chronic headache
    K Aaseth
    Head and Neck Research Group, Akershus University Hospital, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Cephalalgia 28:705-13. 2008
    ..33% and miscellaneous headaches 0.04%. The majority of those with ICHD-II-defined secondary chronic headache had MOH, while about one-third had other secondary headaches often in combination with MOH...
  38. ncbi request reprint Interrelation of chronic tension-type headache with and without medication overuse and migraine in the general population: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    K Aaseth
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Cephalalgia 29:331-7. 2009
    ..CTTH and MO are interrelated, possibly in a complex matter. In contrast, CTTH and MA are not interrelated...
  39. ncbi request reprint The Severity of Dependence Scale detects people with medication overuse: the Akershus study of chronic headache
    R B Grande
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog 1478, Norway
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 80:784-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the Severity of Dependence Scale (SDS) in people with primary chronic headache and analyse the pattern of medication overuse...
  40. ncbi request reprint Symptomatic Charcot-Marie-Tooth? A pair of concordant monozygotic twins
    G J Braathen
    Faculty Division Akershus University Hospital, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Neurol Scand 114:403-6. 2006
    ..A pair of monozygotic twin brothers were referred due to hereditary peripheral neuropathy resembling late onset Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT)...
  41. ncbi request reprint A vertical VAS is a valid instrument for monitoring headache pain intensity
    C Lundqvist
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Dr Kobros vei 39, 1474 Nordbyhagen, Norway
    Cephalalgia 29:1034-41. 2009
    ..84. A vertical VAS is equally valid as a horizontal VAS for registration of pain intensity in headache and non-headache patients...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of new daily persistent headache in the general population. The Akershus study of chronic headache
    R B Grande
    Head and Neck Research Group, Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Lørenskog 1478, Norway
    Cephalalgia 29:1149-55. 2009
    ..NDPH is rare and occurs in one of 3500 persons from the general population of 30-44-year-olds. It is often associated with medication overuse...
  43. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and genetics of cluster headache
    Michael Bjørn Russell
    Department of Neurology, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Lancet Neurol 3:279-83. 2004
    ..Future focus should be on ion channel genes and clock genes. This review summarises the epidemiology and genetics of cluster headache...
  44. pmc Intravenous nimodipine worsening prolonged attack of familial hemiplegic migraine
    Christer Mjåset
    Research Centre, Akershus University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Headache Pain 9:381-4. 2008
    ..We conclude that nimodipine is contraindicated in the management of prolonged FHM attacks, and recommend conservative management and supplement of sufficient intravenous fluid in nauseated patients in order to avoid hypovolemia...