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Ansgar Espeland

Professor
  • E-mailA.Espeland@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 38 98
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Academic article
  • Berg, Linda; Thoresen, Hanne; Neckelmann, Gesche F; Furunes, Håvard; Hellum, Christian; Espeland, Ansgar. 2019. Facet arthropathy evaluation: CT or MRI? European Radiology. 4990-4998.
  • Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Rolfsen, Mads Peder; Espeland, Ansgar; Wigemyr, Monica; Assmus, Jörg; Froholdt, Anne ; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Kristoffersen, Per M; Lutro, Olav; Randen, Sigrun; Wilhelmsen, Maja; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Kadar, Thomas; Holmgard, Thor Einar; Vigeland, Maria Dehli; Vetti, Nils; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Hellum, Christian; Anke, Audny; Grotle, Margreth; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Skouen, Jan Sture; Grøvle, Lars; Brox, Jens Ivar; Zwart, John-Anker; Storheim, Kjersti. 2019. Efficacy of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): double blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial. BMJ. British Medical Journal. 10 pages.
  • Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Bjorland, Siri; Røe, Cecilie; Gjerstad, Johannes; Vetti, Nils; Myhre, Kjersti; Espeland, Ansgar. 2018. Five-year development of lumbar disc degeneration—a prospective study. Skeletal Radiology. 1-9.
  • Furunes, Håvard; Hellum, Christian; Espeland, Ansgar; Brox, Jens Ivar; Småstuen, Milada C; Berg, Linda; Storheim, Kjersti. 2018. Adjacent disc degeneration after lumbar total disc replacement or non-operative Treatment: A randomized study with eight-year follow-up. Spine. 1695-1703.
  • Furunes, Håvard; Hellum, Christian; Brox, Jens Ivar; Rossvoll, Ivar; Espeland, Ansgar; Berg, Linda; Brøgger, Helga Maria; Småstuen, Milada C; Storheim, Kjersti. 2017. Lumbar total disc replacement: predictors for long-term outcome. European spine journal. 709-718.
  • 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 multidiciplinary rehabilitation in patients With chronic low back pain and degenerative disc: 2-year follow-up of a randomized trial. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 1-11.
  • Storheim, Kjersti; Espeland, Ansgar; Grøvle, Lars; Skouen, Jan Sture; Assmus, Jörg; Anke, Audny; Froholdt, Anne; Pedersen, Linda Margareth; Haugen, AJ; Fors, Terese; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Lutro, Olav; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Kadar, Thomas; Vetti, Nils; Randen, Solfrid; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Brox, Jens Ivar; Grotle, Margreth; Zwart, John-Anker. 2017. Antibiotic treatment In patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): study protocol for a randomised controlled trial. Trials. 596-607.
  • 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. 1776-1781.
  • 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. 533-540.
  • 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. 1271-1279.
  • 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. 1394-1401.
  • 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. 967-971.
  • 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. 1593-1602.
  • 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. 7 pages.
  • 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. 1601-1611.
  • 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. 1547-1557.
  • 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. 699-707.
  • 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.
  • 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. 2063-2073.
  • 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. E434-E440.
  • Espeland, Ansgar. 2011. Lumbar spine radiography - poor collimation practices after implementation of digital technology. British Journal of Radiology. 566-569.
  • 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. 7.
  • 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. 1836-1841.
  • Husby, Jenny Hild Aase; Espeland, Ansgar; Kalyanpur, Arjun; Brocker, Carsten; Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvese. 2011. Double reading of radiological examinations in Norway. Acta Radiologica. 516-521.
  • Haldorsen, Ingfrid Salvese; Espeland, Ansgar; Larsson, Elna-Marie. 2011. Central nervous system lymphoma: Characteristic findings on traditional and advanced imaging. American Journal of Neuroradiology. 984-992.
  • Lysdahl, Kristin Bakke; Hofmann, Bjørn; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Radiologists' responses to inadequate referrals. European Radiology. 1227-1233.
  • 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. 215-223.
  • Borgen, Lars; Stranden, Erling; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Clinicians' justification of imaging: do radiation issues play a role? Insight into Imaging. 193-200.
  • Thomassen, Øyvind; Brattebø, Guttorm; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Espeland, Ansgar; Softeland, Eirik. 2010. Checklists in the operating room: Help or hurdle? A qualitative study on health workers' experiences. BMC Health Services Research. 1 pages.
  • 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.
  • 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. 227-235.
  • 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. 353-360.
  • 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. 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. 744-751.
  • 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 pages.
  • 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 pages.
  • 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. 1803-1814.
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Baerheim, Anders. 2007. General practitioners' views on radiology reports of plain radiography for back pain. Scandinavian Journal of Primary Health Care. 15-19.
  • 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.
  • 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. F521-F524.
Report
  • 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. .
Academic lecture
  • Lysdahl, Kristin Bakke; Hofmann, Bjørn; Espeland, Ansgar. 2011. Radiologists' reponses to inadequate referrals.
  • Espeland, Ansgar. 2003. Bildediagnostiske problemer - rygg/columna.
  • Espeland, Ansgar. 2003. Bildediagnostikk - rygg.
  • Espeland, Ansgar. 2002. Imaging diagnostics. Help or annoyance?
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Bærheim, Anders; Korsbrekke, Knut; Larsen, John Ludvig. 2000. Pasienters syn på viktighet og nytte av rtg LS-columna.
Editorial
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Albrektsen, Grethe; Bærheim, Anders; Korsbrekke, Knut; Larsen, John Ludvig. 2001. Don't duck the evidence. Response to editorial. Spine. 1308.
Short communication
  • Espeland, Ansgar; Seime, Nina Dalen. 2019. Disc and nerve root findings on lumbar MRI with straightened vs flexed hips and knees—pilot study. British Journal of Radiology.
Masters thesis
  • Zetterberg, Göran. 2009. Exponerad bildfält vid analog respective digital röntgenteknik.
Doctoral dissertation
  • Espeland, Ansgar. 2004. Plain radiography of the lumbosacral spine. Observer variation, patients' views, and referrals in general practice.
Poster
  • Seime, Nina Dalen; Espeland, Ansgar. 2019. Lumbar MRI with straightened versus flexed hips and knees. Disc and nerve root findings. A pilot study. Muntlig presentasjon av E-poster.
  • Borgen, Lars; Espeland, Ansgar; Stranden, Erling. 2010. Radiation knowledge, use of referral guidelines and referral practice among clinicians.
  • Vetti, Nils; Kråkenes, Jostein; Eide, Geir Egil; Rorvik, Jarle; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Espeland, Ansgar. 2008. MRI of the alar and transverse ligaments in whiplach-associated disorders (WAD)grade 1-2: lesions by age, gender, event and time since the trauma.
Academic literature review
  • Herlin, Christofer; Kjær, Per; Espeland, Ansgar; Skouen, Jan Sture; Leboeuf-Yde, Charlotte; Karppinen, Jaro; Niinimäki, Jaakko; Sørensen, Joan Solgaard; Storheim, Kjersti; Jensen, Tue Secher. 2018. Modic changes-Their associations with low back pain and activity limitation: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis. 1-27.
  • Iordanova, Ellina; Røe, Cecilie ; Keller, Anne; Skouen, Jan Sture; Rygh, Lars Jørgen; Espeland, Ansgar; Gjerstad, Johannes. 2010. Langvarige korsryggsmerter og MR-forandringer i ryggvirvlene :. 2260-2263.
  • Kvistad, Kjell Arne; Espeland, Ansgar. 2010. Bildediagnostikk ved nakke- og ryggsmerter :. 2256-2259.

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