Birgitta Rosén

Summary

Affiliation: Lund University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Momentary improvement of hand sensibility by excluding vision
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Plast Surg Hand Surg 44:302-5. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Improved sensibility of the foot after temporary cutaneous anesthesia of the lower leg
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroreport 20:37-41. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Referral of sensation to an advanced humanoid robotic hand prosthesis
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 43:260-6. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Improved hand function in a dental hygienist with neuropathy induced by vibration and compression: the effect of cutaneous anaesthetic treatment of the forearm
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 42:51-3. 2008
  5. pmc Improving hand sensibility in vibration induced neuropathy: A case-series
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Sweden
    J Occup Med Toxicol 6:13. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Improved sensory relearning after nerve repair induced by selective temporary anaesthesia - a new concept in hand rehabilitation
    B Rosen
    Department of Hand Surgery, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Sweden
    J Hand Surg Br 31:126-32. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid cortical reorganisation and improved sensitivity of the hand following cutaneous anaesthesia of the forearm
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 29:837-44. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Artificial redirection of sensation from prosthetic fingers to the phantom hand map on transradial amputees: vibrotactile versus mechanotactile sensory feedback
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University, 22100 Lund, Sweden
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 21:112-20. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensory feedback from a prosthetic hand based on air-mediated pressure from the hand to the forearm skin
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 44:702-7. 2012
  10. pmc Principles of brain plasticity in improving sensorimotor function of the knee and leg in healthy subjects: a double-blind randomized exploratory trial
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:99. 2009

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. doi request reprint Momentary improvement of hand sensibility by excluding vision
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    J Plast Surg Hand Surg 44:302-5. 2010
    ..These results highlight the importance of standardised procedures in sensibility testing...
  2. doi request reprint Improved sensibility of the foot after temporary cutaneous anesthesia of the lower leg
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroreport 20:37-41. 2009
    ..This novel finding may have considerable therapeutic potential in the treatment of foot sensibility disturbances in various neuropathies, such as diabetic neuropathy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Referral of sensation to an advanced humanoid robotic hand prosthesis
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 43:260-6. 2009
    ..These observations indicate that the previously described "rubber hand illusion" is also valid for an advanced hand prosthesis, even when it has a robotic-like appearance...
  4. ncbi request reprint Improved hand function in a dental hygienist with neuropathy induced by vibration and compression: the effect of cutaneous anaesthetic treatment of the forearm
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 42:51-3. 2008
    ..Her hand function was improved considerably by repeated treatment during which EMLA cream (EMLA cream is a local anaesthetic agent containing lidocain 2.5% and priolocain 2.5%) was applied to the forearm to induce cutaneous anaesthesia...
  5. pmc Improving hand sensibility in vibration induced neuropathy: A case-series
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Skåne University Hospital Malmö, Sweden
    J Occup Med Toxicol 6:13. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  6. ncbi request reprint Improved sensory relearning after nerve repair induced by selective temporary anaesthesia - a new concept in hand rehabilitation
    B Rosen
    Department of Hand Surgery, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Sweden
    J Hand Surg Br 31:126-32. 2006
    ..These results suggest that cutaneous forearm anaesthesia of the injured limb, in combination with sensory re-education, can enhance sensory recovery after nerve repair...
  7. ncbi request reprint Rapid cortical reorganisation and improved sensitivity of the hand following cutaneous anaesthesia of the forearm
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, Lund University, University Hospital Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 29:837-44. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Artificial redirection of sensation from prosthetic fingers to the phantom hand map on transradial amputees: vibrotactile versus mechanotactile sensory feedback
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University, 22100 Lund, Sweden
    IEEE Trans Neural Syst Rehabil Eng 21:112-20. 2013
    ..Finally, we show that placement of feedback devices on a complete phantom map improves multi-site sensory feedback discrimination, independently of the feedback modality...
  9. ncbi request reprint Sensory feedback from a prosthetic hand based on air-mediated pressure from the hand to the forearm skin
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    J Rehabil Med 44:702-7. 2012
    ..The silicone pads in a "tactile display" on the amputation stump expand when their corresponding sensor-bulb in the prosthesis is touched, evoking an experience of "real touch"...
  10. pmc Principles of brain plasticity in improving sensorimotor function of the knee and leg in healthy subjects: a double-blind randomized exploratory trial
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:99. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that temporary anesthesia of the skin area above and below the knee would improve sensorimotor function of the ipsilateral knee and leg...
  11. doi request reprint Transfer of tactile input from an artificial hand to the forearm: experiments in amputees and able-bodied volunteers
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Disabil Rehabil Assist Technol 8:249-54. 2013
    ..This study explores the possibilities of transferring peripheral tactile stimulations from an artificial hand to the forearm skin...
  12. pmc Principles of brain plasticity in improving sensorimotor function of the knee and leg in patients with anterior cruciate ligament injury: a double-blind randomized exploratory trial
    Eva Ageberg
    Department of Orthopedics, Clinical Sciences Lund, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:68. 2012
    ..The hypothesis was that temporary anesthesia of the skin area above and below the knee would improve sensorimotor function of the ipsilateral knee and leg in subjects with ACL injury...
  13. ncbi request reprint Acute improvement of hand sensibility after selective ipsilateral cutaneous forearm anaesthesia
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital Malmo, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 20:2733-6. 2004
    ..Our findings open new perspectives for sensory re-education and rehabilitation following injury to the peripheral and central nervous system...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cortical sensory and motor response in a patient whose hand has been replanted: one-year follow up with functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 41:70-6. 2007
    ..The cortical response to sensory stimulation shifts from an ipsilateral to a bilateral pattern, and then to a predominantly contralateral activation. The cortical response to motor stimulation was normal from the first investigation...
  15. doi request reprint Cerebral changes after injury to the median nerve: a long-term follow up
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Plast Surg Hand Surg 46:106-12. 2012
    ..Even though the clinical function improved over time it did not return to normal, and neither did the cortical response...
  16. doi request reprint Phantom digit somatotopy: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study in forearm amputees
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, Lund University, Skane University Hospital, SE 20502, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 36:2098-106. 2012
    ..This suggests that the primary somatosensory cortex could be a neural substrate of non-painful phantom sensations. The stump hand map phenomenon might be useful in the development of prosthetic hand devices...
  17. doi request reprint Recovery of nerve injury-induced alexia for Braille using forearm anaesthesia
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroreport 19:683-5. 2008
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint Cortical changes in dental technicians exposed to vibrating tools
    Anders Bjorkman
    Departments of Hand Surgery, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroreport 21:722-6. 2010
    ..These changes are likely the result of cortical reorganization following long-term non-physiological sensory input and they can partly explain the symptoms seen in vibration-induced neuropathy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Artificial sensibility of the hand based on cortical audiotactile interaction: a study using functional magnetic resonance imaging
    Goran Lundborg
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 39:370-2. 2005
    ..The phenomenon occurred only in subjects trained to substitute sensibility by hearing, and no audiotactile interaction was found in untrained subjects...
  20. doi request reprint Poor electroneurography but excellent hand function 31 years after nerve repair in childhood
    Anette Chemnitz
    Department of Hand Surgery and Neurophysiology, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroreport 24:6-9. 2013
    ..002) compared with those injured in adolescence. We conclude that the mechanism behind the superior clinical outcome in children is not located at the periphery, but is explained by cerebral plasticity...
  21. doi request reprint Sensory feedback in upper limb prosthetics
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Measurement Technology and Industrial Electrical Engineering, Lund University, Lund, Scania, Sweden
    Expert Rev Med Devices 10:45-54. 2013
    ..The focus is on sensory substitution and modality matched feedback; the principal features, advantages and disadvantages of the different methods are presented...
  22. ncbi request reprint Enhanced function in nerve-injured hands after contralateral deafferentation
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital Malmo, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroreport 16:517-9. 2005
    ..Our results may have practical applications in the rehabilitation of peripheral nerve-injured patients...
  23. pmc Design and technical construction of a tactile display for sensory feedback in a hand prosthesis system
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Electrical Measurements, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Biomed Eng Online 9:50. 2010
    ..Here we describe the design and technical solution of the sensory feedback system aimed at hand prostheses for trans-radial/humeral amputees. Critical parameters for the sensory feedback system were investigated...
  24. ncbi request reprint SmartHand tactile display: a new concept for providing sensory feedback in hand prostheses
    Christian Antfolk
    Department of Electrical Measurements, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 44:50-3. 2010
    ..The tactile display may prove a helpful tool in providing amputees with sensory feedback from a prosthetic hand by transferring tactile stimuli from the prosthetic hand to the skin at forearm level...
  25. doi request reprint Cerebral and clinical effects of short-term hand immobilisation
    Andreas Weibull
    Department of Medical Radiation Physics, Skane University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Eur J Neurosci 33:699-704. 2011
    ..Both cortical and clinical effects of immobilisation were identified after 72 h, suggesting rapid inter-hemispheric plasticity using existing neural substrates...
  26. ncbi request reprint Anaesthesia of the axillary plexus induces rapid improvement of sensory function in the contralateral hand: an effect of interhemispheric plasticity
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 39:234-7. 2005
    ....
  27. doi request reprint Optimizing the mapping of finger areas in primary somatosensory cortex using functional MRI
    Andreas Weibull
    Department of Medical Radiation Physics, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    Magn Reson Imaging 26:1342-51. 2008
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Acute improvement of contralateral hand function after deafferentation
    Anders Bjorkman
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital Malmo, SE 20502 Malmo, Sweden
    Neuroreport 15:1861-5. 2004
    ..This finding may have a potential clinical application for evolving sensory relearning strategies after nerve repair...
  29. ncbi request reprint A new model instrument for outcome after nerve repair
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    Hand Clin 19:463-70. 2003
    ..Such a protocol would take into account specific body functions and well being in a wider perspective...
  30. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging shows cortical activation on sensory stimulation of an osseointegrated prosthetic thumb
    Goran Lundborg
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 40:234-9. 2006
    ..We found that tactile stimuli applied to the prosthesis activated the primary somatosensory cortex on both sides...
  31. pmc Self-reported cold sensitivity in normal subjects and in patients with traumatic hand injuries or hand-arm vibration syndrome
    Ingela K Carlsson
    Department of Hand Surgery, Skane University Hospital, Lund University, SE 205 02 Malmo, Sweden
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:89. 2010
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Hand injuries and cold sensitivity: reliability and validity of cold sensitivity questionnaires
    Ingela Carlsson
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Lund University
    Disabil Rehabil 30:1920-8. 2008
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Early use of artificial sensibility to improve sensory recovery after repair of the median and ulnar nerve
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, University Hospital MAS, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 37:54-7. 2003
    ..This case highlights the timing of sensory re-education after nerve repair and also emphasises the importance of early restitution of afferent inflow from a denervated hand during rehabilitation...
  34. ncbi request reprint Training with a mirror in rehabilitation of the hand
    Birgitta Rosén
    Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
    Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 39:104-8. 2005
    ..We show in three pilot cases new applications for the use of the mirror in rehabilitation after hand surgery...