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Ansgar Espeland

Professor II
  • E-postA.Espeland@uib.no
  • Telefon+47 55 97 38 98
  • Besøksadresse
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postadresse
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Tidsskriftartikler
  • Storheim, Kjersti; Berg, Linda; Hellum, Christian; Gjertsen, Øivind; Neckelmann, Gesche F; Espeland, Ansgar; Keller, Anne. 2017. Fat in the lumbar multifidus muscles - predictive value and change following disc prosthesis surgery and multidisciplinary rehabilitation in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative disc: 2-year follow-up of a randomized trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 18:145: 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1505-5
  • Larssen, Trond Bjerke; Viste, Asgaut; Horn, Arild; Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Espeland, Ansgar. 2016. Single-session alcohol sclerotherapy of symptomatic liver cysts using 10-20 min of ethanol exposure: no recurrence at 2-16 years of follow-up. Abdominal Radiology. 41: 1776-1781. doi: 10.1007/s00261-016-0769-9
  • Iordanova, Ellina; Espeland, Ansgar; Pedersen, Lars Martin; Sandvik, Leiv; Gjerstad, Johannes; Røe, Cecilie. 2014. Association between baseline IL-6 and 1-year recovery in lumbar radicular pain. European Journal of Pain. 18: 1394-1401. doi: 10.1002/j.1532-2149.2014.502.x
  • Sardanelli, Francesco; Bashir, Humayun; Berzaczy, Dominik; Cannella, Guglielmo; Espeland, Ansgar; Flor, Nicola; Helbich, Thomas H.; Hunink, Myriam; Malone, Dermot E.; Mann, Ritse; Muzzupappa, Claudia; Petersen, Lars J.; Riklund, Katrine; Sconfienza, Luca M.; Serafin, Zbigniew; Spronk, Sandra; Stoker, Jaap; Van Beek, Edwin J.R.; Vorwerk, Dierk; Di Leo, Giovanni. 2014. The role of imaging specialists as authors of systematic reviews on diagnostic and interventional imaging and its impact on scientific quality: Report from the EuroAIM evidence-based radiology working group. Radiology. 272: 533-540. doi: 10.1148/radiol.14131730
  • Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Espeland, Ansgar; Rygh, Lars Jørgen; Røe, Cecilie; Gjerstad, Johannes. 2014. The association between Modic changes and pain during 1-year follow-up in patients with lumbar radicular pain. Skeletal Radiology. 43: 1271-1279. doi: 10.1007/s00256-014-1928-0
  • Berg, Linda; Hellum, Christian; Gjertsen, Øivind; Neckelmann, Gesche F; Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Storheim, Kjersti; Brox, Jens Ivar; Eide, Geir Egil; Espeland, Ansgar. 2013. Do more MRI findings imply worse disability or more intense low back pain? A cross-sectional study of candidates for lumbar disc prosthesis. Skeletal Radiology. 42: 1593-1602. doi: 10.1007/s00256-013-1700-x
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein. 2013. Are two readers more reliable than one? A study of upper neck ligament scoring on magnetic resonance images. BMC Medical Imaging. 13. 7 sider. doi: 10.1186/1471-2342-13-4
  • Jacobsen, Line Melå; Schistad, Elina Iordanova; Storesund, Anette; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Espeland, Ansgar; Rygh, Lars Jørgen; Røe, Cecilie; Gjerstad, Johannes. 2013. The MMP1 rs1799750 2G allele is associated with increased low back pain, sciatica, and disability after lumbar disk herniation. The Clinical Journal of Pain. 29: 967-971. doi: 10.1097/AJP.0b013e31827df7fd
  • Berg, Linda; Gjertsen, Øivind; Hellum, Christian; Neckelmann, Gesche F; Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Eide, Geir Egil; Espeland, Ansgar. 2012. Reliability of change in lumbar MRI findings over time in patients with and without disc prosthesis-comparing two different image evaluation methods. Skeletal Radiology. 41: 1547-1557. doi: 10.1007/s00256-012-1394-5
  • Berg, Linda; Neckelmann, Gesche F; Gjertsen, Øivind; Hellum, Christian; Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Eide, Geir Egil; Espeland, Ansgar. 2012. Reliability of MRI findings in candidates for lumbar disc prosthesis. Neuroradiology. 54: 699-707. doi: 10.1007/s00234-011-0963-y
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid S.; Husby, Jenny Hild Aase; Werner, Henrica Maria Johanna; Magnussen, Inger Johanne; Rørvik, Jarle; Helland, Harald; Trovik, Jone; Salvesen, Øyvind; Espeland, Ansgar; Salvesen, Helga Birgitte. 2012. Standard 1.5-T MRI of endometrial carcinomas: modest agreement between radiologists. European Radiology. 22: 1601-1611. doi: 10.1007/s00330-012-2400-y
  • Hellum, Christian; Berg, Linda; Gjertsen, Øivind; Johnsen, Lars Gunnar; Neckelmann, Gesche F; Storheim, Kjersti; Keller, Anne; Grundnes, Oliver; Espeland, Ansgar. 2012. Adjacent level degeneration and facet arthropathy after disc prosthesis surgery or rehabilitation in patients with chronic low back pain and degenerative disc. Spine. 37: 2063-2073. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e318263cc46
  • Wilkens, Philip; Storheim, Kjersti; Scheel, Inger B.; Berg, Linda; Espeland, Ansgar. 2012. No effect of 6-month intake of glucosamine sulfate on Modic changes or high intensity zones in the lumbar spine: sub-group analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Negative Results in Biomedicine. 11. Publisert 2012-08-17. doi: 10.1186/1477-5751-11-13
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvese; Espeland, Ansgar; Larsson, Elna-Marie. 2011. Central nervous system lymphoma: Characteristic findings on traditional and advanced imaging. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 32: 984-992. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A2171
  • Husby, Jenny Hild Aase; Espeland, Ansgar; Kalyanpur, Arjun; Brocker, Carsten; Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvese. 2011. Double reading of radiological examinations in Norway. Acta Radiologica. 52: 516-521. doi: 10.1258/ar.2011.100347
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Espeland, Ansgar; Softeland, Eirik; Lossius, Hans Morten; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Brattebø, Guttorm. 2011. Implementation of checklists in health care; learning from high-reliability organisations. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine. 19: 7. doi: 10.1186/1757-7241-19-53
  • Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein; Ask, Tove; Erdal, Kjersti A; Torkildsen, My Dung Nguyen; Rørvik, Jarle; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Espeland, Ansgar. 2011. Follow-Up MR Imaging of the Alar and Transverse Ligaments after Whiplash Injury: A Prospective Controlled Study. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 32: 1836-1841. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A2636
  • Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein; Damsgaard, Eivind; Rørvik, Jarle; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Espeland, Ansgar. 2011. Magnetic resonance imaging of the alar and transverse ligaments in acute whiplash-associated disorders 1 and 2 A cross-sectional controlled study. Spine. 36: E434-E440. doi: 10.1097/BRS.0b013e3181da21a9
  • Zetterberg, Lars Gøran; Espeland, Ansgar. 2011. Lumbar spine radiography - poor collimation practices after implementation of digital technology. British Journal of Radiology. 84: 566-569. doi: 10.1259/bjr/74571469
  • Borgen, Lars; Stranden, Erling; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Clinicians' justification of imaging: do radiation issues play a role? Insight into Imaging. 1: 193-200.
  • Iordanova, Ellina; Røe, Cecilie; Keller, Anne; Skouen, Jan Sture; Rygh, Lars Jørgen; Espeland, Ansgar; Gjerstad, Johannes. 2010. Langvarige korsryggsmerter og MR-forandringer i ryggvirvlene :. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 130: 2260-2263. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.09.0122
  • Kvistad, Kjell Arne; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Bildediagnostikk ved nakke- og ryggsmerter :. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 130: 2256-2259.
  • Lysdahl, Kristin Bakke; Hofmann, Bjørn; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Radiologists' responses to inadequate referrals. European Radiology. 20: 1227-1233. doi: 10.1007/s00330-009-1640-y
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Brattebø, Guttorm; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Søfteland, Eirik; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Checklists in the operating room: Help or hurdle? A qualitative study on health workers' experiences. BMC Health Services Research. 10. 1 sider. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-10-342
  • Vetti, Nils; Alsing, Rikke; Kråkenes, Jostein; Rørvik, Jarle; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Brun, Johan G; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. MRI of the transverse and alar ligaments in rheumatoid arthritis: feasibility and relations to atlantoaxial subluxation and disease activity. Neuroradiology. 52: 215-223. doi: 10.1007/s00234-009-0650-4
  • Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein; Eide, Geir Egil; Rørvik, Jarle; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Are MRI high-signal changes of alar and transverse ligaments in acute whiplash injury related to outcome? BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 11. doi: 10.1186/1471-2474-11-260
  • Ersland, Kari Merete; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Styr, Bodil Margrethe; Helland, Eli Berit; Espeland, Ansgar. 2009. Do radiologists agree on the quality of computed tomography enterography? Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 53: 353-360. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1673.2009.02091.x
  • Ersland, Kari; Kvaløy, Jan Terje; Styr, Bodil Margrethe; Helland, Eli Berit; Espeland, Ansgar. 2009. Do radiologists agree on the quality of computed tomography enterography? Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology. 53: 353-360.
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvesen; Kråkenes, Jostein; Krossnes, Bård Kronen; Mella, Olav; Espeland, Ansgar. 2009. CT and MR imaging features of primary central nervous system lymphoma in Norway, 1989-2003. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 30: 744-751. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A1447
  • Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein; Eide, Geir Egil; Rørvik, Jarle; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Espeland, Ansgar. 2009. MRI of the alar and transverse ligaments in whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) grades 1–2: high-signal changes by age, gender, event and time since trauma. Neuroradiology. 51: 227-235. doi: 10.1007/s00234-008-0482-7
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvesen; Kråkenes, Jostein; Goplen, Anne K.; Dunlop, Oona; Mella, Olav; Espeland, Ansgar. 2008. AIDS-related primary central nervous system lymphoma: a Norwegian national survey 1989-2003. BMC Cancer. 8. 8 sider. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-8-225
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Baerheim, Anders. 2007. General practitioners' views on radiology reports of plain radiography for back pain. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 25: 15-19. doi: 10.1080/02813430600973459
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Natvig, Nils L.; Løge, Ingard; Engebretsen, Lars; Ellingsen, Jostein. 2007. Magnetic resonance imaging of the knee in Norway 2002-2004 (national survey): rapid increase, older patients, large geographic differences. BMC Health Services Research. 7. 7 sider. doi: 10.1186/1472-6963-7-115
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvesen; Krossnes, Bård Kronen; Aarseth, Jan Harald; Scheie, David; Johannesen, T.; Mella, O.; Espeland, Ansgar. 2007. Increasing incidence and continued dismal outcome of primary central nervous system lymphoma in Norway 1989-2003 - Time trends in a 15-year national survey. Cancer. 110: 1803-1814. doi: 10.1002/cncr.22989
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Bærheim, Anders. 2003. Factors affecting general practitioners’ decisions about plain radiography for back pain: implications for classification of guideline barriers - a qualitative study. BMC Health Services Research. Publisert 2003-03-24.
  • Olsen, Øystein E; Espeland, Ansgar; Maartman-Moe, Heloga; Lachman, Ralph S.; Rosendahl, Karen. 2003. Diagnostic value of radiography in cases of perinatal death: a population based study. Archives of Disease in Childhood: Fetal and Neonatal Edition. 88: F521-F524.
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Albrektsen, Grethe; Bærheim, Anders; Korsbrekke, Knut; Larsen, John Ludvig. 2001. Don't duck the evidence. Response to editorial. Spine. 26: 1308.
Rapporter/avhandlinger
  • Lærum, Even; Brox, Jens Ivar; Storheim, Kjersti; Espeland, Ansgar; Haldorsen, Ellen Marie Håland; Munch-Ellingsen, Jens; Rossvoll, Ivar; Skouen, Jan Sture; Stig, Lars-Christian; Werner, Erik L; Nielsen, Lars-Lennart. 2007. Nasjonale kliniske retningslinjer. Korsryggsmerter - med og uten nerverotaffeksjon. Sosial-og helsedirektoratet. 15 sider.
  • Espeland, Ansgar. 2004. Plain radiography of the lumbosacral spine. Observer variation, patients' views, and referrals in general practice.

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