Kristian Bernhard Nilsen
Affiliation: Norwegian University of Science and Technology
- Is elevated pre-ictal heart rate associated with secondary generalization in partial epilepsy?Kristian Bernhard Nilsen
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Trondeim, Norway
Seizure 19:291-5. 2010..People with epilepsy are at risk for sudden unexpected death. Cardiac arrhythmia is one possible mechanism. We have studied seizure-related changes in cardiac rhythm...
- Cardiovascular responses to cognitive stress in patients with migraine and tension-type headacheRune B Leistad
Department of Neurosciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
BMC Neurol 7:23. 2007..The purpose of this study was to investigate the temporal relationship between autonomic changes and pain activation in migraine and tension-type headache induced by stress in a model relevant for everyday office-work...
- Pain induced by low-grade stress in patients with fibromyalgia and chronic shoulder/neck pain, relation to surface electromyographyK B Nilsen
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Neurosciences, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
Eur J Pain 10:615-27. 2006..Pain lasted longer during recovery in both FMS and SNP patients compared to healthy controls, possibly a result of disease-related sensitisation in pain pathways...
- Increased baroreflex sensitivity and heart rate variability in migraine patientsK B Nilsen
Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, MTFS, 7489 Trondheim, Norway
Acta Neurol Scand 120:418-23. 2009..We investigated whether spontaneous baroreflex sensitivity and heart rate variability (HRV) are different in migraine patients compared to healthy controls...
- Two novel SCN9A mutations causing insensitivity to painK B Nilsen
Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Edvard Griegs gate 8, 7489 Trondheim, Norway
Pain 143:155-8. 2009..Here we describe a woman with insensitivity to pain with two novel mutations in the SCN9A gene, coding for the Nav1.7 channel. We also discuss the finding of anosmia which apparently is a common feature in these patients...
- Autonomic and muscular responses and recovery to one-hour laboratory mental stress in healthy subjectsKristian B Nilsen
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosciences, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:81. 2007..We wanted to explore stress related physiology in healthy subjects in order to gain insight into mechanisms of pain development which may relate to the pathophysiology of musculoskeletal pain disorders...
- [Mechanisms for pain inhibiton in the central nervous system]Kristian Bernhard Nilsen
Seksjon for klinisk nevrofysiologi, Avdeling for nevrologi, Oslo universitetssykehus, 0407 Oslo, Norway
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 130:1921-4. 2010..Understanding of pain-alleviating mechanisms is increasing, which is useful both for doctors who treat pain-ridden patients and for researchers interested in the physiology of pain. This article provides an overview of such mechanisms...
- Autonomic activation and pain in response to low-grade mental stress in fibromyalgia and shoulder/neck pain patientsKristian Bernhard Nilsen
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Department of Neurosciences, N 7489, Trondheim, Norway
Eur J Pain 11:743-55. 2007..We wanted to examine the relationship between low-grade autonomic activation and stress-related pain in patients with fibromyalgia and localised chronic shoulder/neck pain...
- Similarities in stress physiology among patients with chronic pain and headache disorders: evidence for a common pathophysiological mechanism?Rune Bang Leistad
Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
J Headache Pain 9:165-75. 2008....
- Repeatability of cold pain and heat pain thresholds: The application of sensory testing in migraine researchTrond Sand
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Cephalalgia 30:904-9. 2010..5 degrees C and 40.8 degrees C. Quantitative sensory methods provide useful information about headache and pain pathophysiology, and it is important to estimate the normal test/retest repeatability range in follow-up studies...
- Does pain sensitivity change by migraine phase? A blinded longitudinal studyMartin Uglem
Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, NTNU, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Cephalalgia . 2016..The present blinded longitudinal study explores alterations in thermal pain thresholds and suprathreshold heat pain scores before, during, and after headache...
- The validity of questionnaire-based diagnoses: the third Nord-Trøndelag Health Study 2006-2008Knut Hagen
Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, 7489 Trondheim, Norway
J Headache Pain 11:67-73. 2010..However, the high specificity of the questionnaire-based diagnosis of migraine, in particular for migraine with aura, makes the questionnaire a valid tool for diagnosing patients with migraine for genetic studies...
- Noradrenaline and cortisol changes in response to low-grade cognitive stress differ in migraine and tension-type headacheRune Bang Leistad
Department of Neuroscience, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway
J Headache Pain 8:157-66. 2007..The present study suggests that migraineurs and TTH patients cope differently with low-grade cognitive stress...
- The effect of sleep restriction on laser evoked potentials, thermal sensory and pain thresholds and suprathreshold pain in healthy subjectsSiv Steinsmo Ødegård
Department of Neuroscience, Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, MTFS, N 7489 Trondheim, Norway Electronic address
Clin Neurophysiol 126:1979-87. 2015....
- Prognostic Factors for Persistent Leg-Pain in Patients Hospitalised With Acute SciaticaOlaf Fjeld
Research Unit for Musculoskeletal Disorders FORMI, Oslo University Hospital, Norway Department of Neurology, Oslo University Hospital, Norway Institute of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway Faculty of Health Science, Oslo and Akershus University College, Norway Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway Department of Work Psychology and Physiology, National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) . 2016..Prospective cohort study OBJECTIVE.: To identify potential prognostic factors for persistent leg-pain at 12 months amongst patients hospitalised with acute severe sciatica...
- Increased frontal electroencephalogram theta amplitude in patients with anorexia nervosa compared to healthy controlsKnut A Hestad
Department of Research, Innlandet Hospital Trust, Brumunddal, Norway Department of Public Health, Hedmark University of Applied Sciences, Elverum, Norway Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences and Technology Management, Norwegian University of Science and Technology NTNU, Trondheim, Norway
Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat 12:2419-2423. 2016..To conduct a blind study of quantitative electroencephalogram-band amplitudes in patients with anorexia nervosa (AN) and healthy controls...