Lars Forsgren

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Development and testing of a self administered version of the Freezing of Gait Questionnaire
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 10:85. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Muscle morphology and mitochondrial investigations of a family with autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia and retinal degeneration mapped to chromosome 3p12-p21.1
    L Forsgren
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    J Neurol Sci 144:91-8. 1996
  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality of epilepsy in developed countries: a review
    Lars Forsgren
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Epilepsia 46:18-27. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of epilepsy in Europe - a systematic review
    L Forsgren
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Neurol 12:245-53. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Unilateral caudal zona incerta deep brain stimulation for Parkinsonian tremor
    Patric Blomstedt
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Neurosurgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:1062-6. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging and correlations to Parkinson rating scales
    Niklas Lenfeldt
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University, 901 85, Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol 260:2823-30. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation after failed deep brain stimulation for essential tremor
    Patric Blomstedt
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neurosurgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    World Neurosurg 78:554.e1-5. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Degenerative changes were common in brain magnetic resonance imaging in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease in a population-based cohort
    Jan Linder
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, 90185 Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol 256:1671-80. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Dietary intake and olfactory function in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease: a case-control study
    Emma Adén
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine, Umea, Sweden
    Nutr Neurosci 14:25-31. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Functional brain activity and presynaptic dopamine uptake in patients with Parkinson's disease and mild cognitive impairment: a cross-sectional study
    Urban Ekman
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Lancet Neurol 11:679-87. 2012

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Publications38

  1. pmc Development and testing of a self administered version of the Freezing of Gait Questionnaire
    Maria H Nilsson
    Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Neurol 10:85. 2010
    ..However, as the FOGQ is a clinician-administered patient-reported rating scale it cannot be used in postal surveys. Here we report the development and measurement properties of a self-administered version of the FOGQ (FOGQsa)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Muscle morphology and mitochondrial investigations of a family with autosomal dominant cerebellar ataxia and retinal degeneration mapped to chromosome 3p12-p21.1
    L Forsgren
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    J Neurol Sci 144:91-8. 1996
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  3. ncbi request reprint Mortality of epilepsy in developed countries: a review
    Lars Forsgren
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Epilepsia 46:18-27. 2005
    ..The most common direct seizure-related cause of death in adolescents and young adults is sudden unexpected death, which is 24 times more common than in the general population...
  4. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of epilepsy in Europe - a systematic review
    L Forsgren
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Neurol 12:245-53. 2005
    ..The proportion of both new and established cases with epilepsy in the young, adults and elderly in individual countries may differ substantially from total European distribution because of differences in age structure...
  5. doi request reprint Unilateral caudal zona incerta deep brain stimulation for Parkinsonian tremor
    Patric Blomstedt
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Division of Neurosurgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 18:1062-6. 2012
    ..The aim of the current study was to evaluate cZi DBS in tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease...
  6. ncbi request reprint Diffusion tensor imaging and correlations to Parkinson rating scales
    Niklas Lenfeldt
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University, 901 85, Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol 260:2823-30. 2013
    ..Motor function is not mirrored in diffusion changes, possibly due to medication. Tremor dominant PD patients show diffusion alterations in the thalamus, but the significance of this for tremor generation remains to be determined. ..
  7. doi request reprint Reoperation after failed deep brain stimulation for essential tremor
    Patric Blomstedt
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neurosurgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    World Neurosurg 78:554.e1-5. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effects of reoperation with deep brain stimulation (DBS) in the caudal zona incerta (cZi) in patients with failed DBS in the ventral intermediate (Vim) nucleus of the thalamus for essential tremor...
  8. doi request reprint Degenerative changes were common in brain magnetic resonance imaging in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease in a population-based cohort
    Jan Linder
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, 90185 Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol 256:1671-80. 2009
    ..Thus, although pathological MRI findings were common they can not be used to separate subgroups of PD in newly diagnosed patients...
  9. doi request reprint Dietary intake and olfactory function in patients with newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease: a case-control study
    Emma Adén
    Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Family Medicine, Umea, Sweden
    Nutr Neurosci 14:25-31. 2011
    ..To evaluate energy and nutrient intake in newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease (PD) patients and association between olfaction and nutrient density of the diet...
  10. doi request reprint Functional brain activity and presynaptic dopamine uptake in patients with Parkinson's disease and mild cognitive impairment: a cross-sectional study
    Urban Ekman
    Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Lancet Neurol 11:679-87. 2012
    ..We aimed to assess brain responses during a working memory task in a cohort of newly diagnosed drug-naive patients with Parkinson's disease with and without MCI...
  11. doi request reprint Deep brain stimulation of the subthalamic nucleus versus the zona incerta in the treatment of essential tremor
    Patric Blomstedt
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neurosurgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Neurochir (Wien) 153:2329-35. 2011
    ..The objective of the current study was to evaluate the effect of STN DBS in ET and to compare this to cZi DBS...
  12. doi request reprint Pre- and postsynaptic dopamine SPECT in the early phase of idiopathic parkinsonism: a population-based study
    Susanna Jakobson Mo
    Department of Radiation Sciences, Diagnostic Radiology, Umea University, 901 85, Umea, Sweden
    Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 37:2154-64. 2010
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  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden
    P Sundstrom
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 103:214-8. 2001
    ..A follow-up interview and/or examination was performed in 94% of cases still living in the area during 1997-99. Onset adjusted prevalence and a definition of onset symptoms were applied...
  14. doi request reprint Activities of daily living and quality of life in persons with newly diagnosed Parkinson's disease according to subtype of disease, and in comparison to healthy controls
    G M Hariz
    Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Section of Occupational Therapy, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 123:20-7. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Incidence (1988-97) and prevalence (1997) of multiple sclerosis in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden
    P Sundstrom
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 74:29-32. 2003
    ..To investigate the incidence and prevalence of multiple sclerosis in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden...
  16. ncbi request reprint Leisure time and social activity after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure in adult age. A population-based case-referent study
    H Lindsten
    Department of Neurology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Acta Neurol Scand 107:125-33. 2003
    ..To investigate leisure time activity and factors that influence it in an adult cohort having newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizures...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sick leave and professional assistance for multiple sclerosis individuals in Västerbotten County, northern Sweden
    P Sundstrom
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University Hospital, S 901 85 Umea, Sweden
    Mult Scler 9:515-20. 2003
    ..The risk of full sick leave due to MS was six times higher than in the general population...
  18. pmc Clinical characteristics of multiple sclerosis in Västerbotten County in northern Sweden
    P Sundstrom
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 75:711-6. 2004
    ..Most clinical data for multiple sclerosis are hospital based-that is, derived from patients referred to clinics specialising in the disease...
  19. ncbi request reprint An altered immune response to Epstein-Barr virus in multiple sclerosis: a prospective study
    P Sundstrom
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Sweden
    Neurology 62:2277-82. 2004
    ..To investigate the association between human herpesviruses and multiple sclerosis (MS), as well as between measles virus and MS...
  20. doi request reprint A high-penetrance form of late-onset torsion dystonia maps to a novel locus (DYT21) on chromosome 2q14.3-q21.3
    Nina Norgren
    Unit for Medicine, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Neurogenetics 12:137-43. 2011
    ..This report will hopefully result in the identification of additional dystonia families with linkage to the same locus, and thereby, refinement of the disease critical region...
  21. doi request reprint Incidence of Parkinson's disease and parkinsonism in northern Sweden: a population-based study
    Jan Linder
    Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Mov Disord 25:341-8. 2010
    ..The cumulative incidence of PD up to 89 years of age was for men 3.4%, for women 2.6%, and for both sexes combined 2.9%. The annual incidence rates found for PD, idiopathic parkinsonism, MSA-P and PSP are among the highest reported...
  22. doi request reprint No GGGGCC-hexanucleotide repeat expansion in C9ORF72 in parkinsonism patients in Sweden
    Chizuru Akimoto
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Amyotroph Lateral Scler Frontotemporal Degener 14:26-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, this GGGGCC-repeat expansion in C9ORF72 is not a cause of parkinsonism in the Swedish population...
  23. doi request reprint Impaired oculomotor function in a community-based patient population with newly diagnosed idiopathic parkinsonism
    Jan Linder
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University, 90187 Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol 259:1206-14. 2012
    ..Few changes in the oculomotor functions were observed between the baseline and the 12-month follow-up examinations. No correlations were found between the oculomotor measurements and disease severity or duration...
  24. doi request reprint The relation between cognition and motor dysfunction in drug-naive newly diagnosed patients with Parkinson's disease
    Magdalena Eriksson Domellöf
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Mov Disord 26:2183-9. 2011
    ..The association between axial signs and memory and visuospatial function may point to overlapping systems or pathologies related to these abilities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic prognosis after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure in adults: a population-based case-control study
    Hans Lindsten
    Department of Neurology, Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Epilepsia 43:1239-50. 2002
    ..To investigate the socioeconomic prognosis after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure in adults...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mortality risk in an adult cohort with a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure: a population-based study
    H Lindsten
    Departments of Neurology and Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Epilepsia 41:1469-73. 2000
    ..We sought to investigate mortality risk in an adult cohort with newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizures...
  27. doi request reprint Persistence of associations between cognitive impairment and motor dysfunction in the early phase of Parkinson's disease
    Magdalena E Domellöf
    Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Neuroscience, Neurology, Umea University, 90185 Umea, Sweden
    J Neurol 260:2228-36. 2013
    ..These persisting findings strengthen results from a previous cross-sectional study suggesting similar associations. The effects of dopamine agonists on phonemic fluency should be investigated further...
  28. ncbi request reprint Natural course of epilepsies
    Lars Forsgren
    Department of Neurology, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Handb Clin Neurol 108:643-61. 2012
    ..Normal intelligence, onset of epilepsy at age older than 6 years, and good vocational education predict employment which, associated with absence of seizures and having offspring, predicts lasting employment into middle age...
  29. doi request reprint A family with a hereditary form of torsion dystonia from northern Sweden treated with bilateral pallidal deep brain stimulation
    Patric Blomstedt
    Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Northern Sweden, Umea, Sweden
    Mov Disord 24:2415-9. 2009
    ..The present study confirms the effectiveness of pallidal DBS in a new family with hereditary primary segmental and generalized dystonia...
  30. pmc α-synuclein reactive antibodies as diagnostic biomarkers in blood sera of Parkinson's disease patients
    Kiran Yanamandra
    Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    PLoS ONE 6:e18513. 2011
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint An incident case-control study of first unprovoked afebrile seizures in children: a population-based study of pre- and perinatal risk factors
    R Sidenvall
    Department of Pediatrics, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Epilepsia 42:1261-5. 2001
    ..The aim of this prospective incident community-based study was to assess the influence of pre- and perinatal risk factors in children in whom an unprovoked afebrile epileptic seizure later developed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Remission of seizures in a population-based adult cohort with a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure
    H Lindsten
    Department of Neurology, Umea University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Epilepsia 42:1025-30. 2001
    ..To investigate the probability of achieving remission of seizures after a newly diagnosed unprovoked epileptic seizure in an adult population-based cohort...
  33. ncbi request reprint Economic evidence in epilepsy: a review
    Mattias Ekman
    Stockholm Health Economics, Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Health Econ 5:S36-42. 2004
  34. ncbi request reprint Estimations of the prevalence of epilepsy in sub-Saharan Africa
    Lars Forsgren
    Lancet Neurol 7:21-2. 2008
  35. ncbi request reprint Exclusion of the juvenile myoclonic epilepsy gene EFHC1 as the cause of migraine on chromosome 6, but association to two rare polymorphisms in MEP1A and RHAG
    Anna Norberg
    Department of Medical Biosciences, Clinical and Medical Genetics, Umea University, 901 87 Umea, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 396:137-42. 2006
    ..The combination of these polymorphisms could not be found in any control individuals, suggesting that they might be involved in genetic predisposition to migraine in this family...
  36. ncbi request reprint Estimating the cost of epilepsy in Europe: a review with economic modeling
    Maura Pugliatti
    Institute of Clinical Neurology, Medical School, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Epilepsia 48:2224-33. 2007
    ..Based on available epidemiologic, health economic, and international population statistics literature, the cost of epilepsy in Europe was estimated...
  37. ncbi request reprint Life expectancy in epilepsy
    Torbjorn Tomson
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Neurology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Lancet 365:557-8. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Comment on epileptic seizures and epilepsy: definitions proposed by the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE)
    Ettore Beghi
    Epilepsia 46:1698-9; author reply 1701-2. 2005