Irene Lund

Summary

Affiliation: Karolinska Institutet
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for acupuncture in endometriosis pain, or 'endometrialgia'?
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Foundation for Acupuncture and Alternative Biological Treatment Methods, Sabbatsbergs Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:94-110. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Repeated massage-like stimulation induces long-term effects on nociception: contribution of oxytocinergic mechanisms
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 16:330-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Decrease of pregnant women's pelvic pain after acupuncture: a randomized controlled single-blind study
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:12-9. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of variations in sensory and pain threshold assessments by electrocutaneous stimulation
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiother Theory Pract 21:81-92. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in electrical pain threshold responses to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm SE 17177, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 375:75-80. 2005
  6. pmc Lack of interchangeability between visual analogue and verbal rating pain scales: a cross sectional description of pain etiology groups
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 77, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:31. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Are minimal, superficial or sham acupuncture procedures acceptable as inert placebo controls?
    Irene Lund
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 24:13-5. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance P microinjected into the periaqueductal gray matter induces antinociception and is released following morphine administration
    Annika Rosen
    Department of Odontology, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge Hospital, Box 4064, SE 141 04 Huddinge, Sweden
    Brain Res 1001:87-94. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint The Emperors sham - wrong assumption that sham needling is sham
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Foundation fo Acupuncture and Alternative Biological Treatment Methods, Sabbatsbergs Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:239-42. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of minimal acupuncture in children with infantile colic - a prospective, quasi-randomised single blind controlled trial
    Marianne Reinthal
    Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Health and Caring Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:171-82. 2008

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for acupuncture in endometriosis pain, or 'endometrialgia'?
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Foundation for Acupuncture and Alternative Biological Treatment Methods, Sabbatsbergs Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:94-110. 2008
    ..However, management of pain in women with endometriosis is currently inadequate for many. Possibly acupuncture and cognitive therapy may be used as an adjunct...
  2. ncbi request reprint Repeated massage-like stimulation induces long-term effects on nociception: contribution of oxytocinergic mechanisms
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 16:330-8. 2002
    ..The long-term antinociceptive effects of massage-like stroking may be attributed, at least partly, to the oxytocinergic system and its interaction with the opioid system, especially the mu- and the kappa-receptors in the PAG...
  3. ncbi request reprint Decrease of pregnant women's pelvic pain after acupuncture: a randomized controlled single-blind study
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 85:12-9. 2006
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the effects of two different acupuncture stimulation modes on pelvic pain intensity and some emotional symptoms due to the pain condition...
  4. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of variations in sensory and pain threshold assessments by electrocutaneous stimulation
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Physiother Theory Pract 21:81-92. 2005
    ..The threshold assessment procedure followed in this study may be a valuable tool in the clinical evaluation of sensory and pain assessments in pain patients...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in electrical pain threshold responses to transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm SE 17177, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 375:75-80. 2005
    ..The individual variation of the responses was greater in the women than in the men...
  6. pmc Lack of interchangeability between visual analogue and verbal rating pain scales: a cross sectional description of pain etiology groups
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, SE 171 77, Sweden
    BMC Med Res Methodol 5:31. 2005
    ..Interchangeability of recorded pain intensity captured in the two scales has been discussed earlier, but not in conjunction with taking the influence of pain etiology into consideration...
  7. ncbi request reprint Are minimal, superficial or sham acupuncture procedures acceptable as inert placebo controls?
    Irene Lund
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 24:13-5. 2006
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Substance P microinjected into the periaqueductal gray matter induces antinociception and is released following morphine administration
    Annika Rosen
    Department of Odontology, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge Hospital, Box 4064, SE 141 04 Huddinge, Sweden
    Brain Res 1001:87-94. 2004
    ..Morphine administered systemically induces the release of SP in the ventrolateral PAG. We suggest that an increased release of SP in the PAG may contribute to opioid antinociception...
  9. ncbi request reprint The Emperors sham - wrong assumption that sham needling is sham
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Foundation fo Acupuncture and Alternative Biological Treatment Methods, Sabbatsbergs Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:239-42. 2008
    ..Clinical guidelines based on such conclusions may therefore exclude suffering patients from valuable treatments...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of minimal acupuncture in children with infantile colic - a prospective, quasi-randomised single blind controlled trial
    Marianne Reinthal
    Department of Paediatrics, Institute of Health and Caring Sciences, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:171-82. 2008
    ..Treatments are generally not totally effective and some cause side effects. In this study we aimed to test the effect of light needling (minimal acupuncture) on crying...
  11. ncbi request reprint Is it all about sex? Acupuncture for the treatment of pain from a biological and gender perspective
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:33-45. 2008
    ..Preferably, treatment recommendations should be based on studies using both women and men as the norm. Due to variability in results, findings from animal studies and experiments in healthy subjects should be interpreted with care...
  12. ncbi request reprint Aspects of pain, its assessment and evaluation from an acupuncture perspective
    Irene Lund
    Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 24:109-17. 2006
    ..In the future, the use of studies with a naturalistic protocol together with individual assessment of individual pain responses could increase the internal and external validity...
  13. pmc Vibratory stimulation increase the electro-cutaneous sensory detection and pain thresholds in women but not in men
    Lisbeth Dahlin
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Complement Altern Med 6:20. 2006
    ..Vibratory stimulation is a potential method for the treatment of pain...
  14. ncbi request reprint Corticotropin releasing factor in urine--a possible biochemical marker of fibromyalgia. Responses to massage and guided relaxation
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, von Eulers väg 4 8, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Neurosci Lett 403:166-71. 2006
    ..Therapies such as massage and guided relaxation may be tried for the amelioration of pain and stress but further studies are required...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are reviews based on sham acupuncture procedures in fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) valid?
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Rehabilitation Medicine, UniversityClinic, Danderyds Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 25:100-6. 2007
    ..When conducting studies on acupuncture, the clinical condition or syndrome needs to be taken into account and the control procedure designed accordingly...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture--self-appraisal and the reward system
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Rehabilitation Medicine, UniversityClinic, Danderyds Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 25:87-99. 2007
    ..Self' may be seen as a shifting illusion, ceaselessly constructed and deconstructed, and the effect of acupuncture may reflect its status (as well as that of the therapist)...
  17. doi request reprint Treatment recommendations should take account of individual patient variation not just group responses
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Foundation for Acupuncture and Alternative Biological Treatment Methods, Sabbatsbergs Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 27:31-2. 2009
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  18. ncbi request reprint Acupuncture for preconditioning of expectancy and/or Pavlovian extinction
    Thomas Lundeberg
    Foundation fo Acupuncture and Alternative Biological Treatment Methods, Sabbatsbergs Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acupunct Med 26:234-8. 2008
    ..Based on the above we suggest that acupuncture should be tried (as an adjunct) before any specific therapy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Pain in a Swedish spinal cord injury population
    Cecilia Norrbrink Budh
    Spinalis SCI Unit, Karolinska Hospital and Faculty of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Clin Rehabil 17:685-90. 2003
    ..To describe pain and associated variables in a prevalence group of persons with a sustained spinal cord injury (SCI) in the Swedish capital and its surroundings...
  20. pmc Gastrointestinal symptoms of infantile colic and their change after light needling of acupuncture: a case series study of 913 infants
    Marianne Reinthal
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
    Chin Med 6:28. 2011
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  21. pmc On the threshold - evaluation of variability in effects of acupuncture in a gender perspective
    Irene Lund
    Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Chin Med 5:32. 2010
    ..The present study indicates that evaluation of sensory and pain threshold response should be analysed separately in women and men...