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Knut Wester

Professor
  • E-mailKnut.Wester@uib.no
  • Phone+47 55 97 56 68
  • Visitor Address
    Haukeland Universitetssykehus Laboratoriebygget, 7. etg. Heis øst
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7804
    5020 Bergen
Books
  • Wester, Knut. 2018. Arachnoid cysts - Clinical and surgical management. Academic Press. 305 pages. ISBN: 978-0-12-814378-0.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Grände, Per-Olof; Juul, Niels; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury - Evidence, Tricks, and Pitfalls. Springer. 417 pages. ISBN: 978-3-642-28125-9.
Journal articles
  • Gjerde, Priyanthi Borgen; Litleskare, Sverre; Lura, Njål Gjærde; Tangen, Tone; Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2019. Anxiety and depression in patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts-A prospective study. World Neurosurgery. e645-e653. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2019.08.058
  • Moss, Thomas Totland; Helland, Christian Andre; Mørkve, Svein Harald; Wester, Knut. 2019. Surgical decompression of arachnoid cysts leads to improved quality of life: a prospective study-long-term follow-up. Acta Neurochirurgica. 161: 2253-2263. doi: 10.1007/s00701-019-03990-6
  • Wester, Knut. 2019. Til styret i Norsk barnelegeforening. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 139. 3 pages. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0195
  • Wester, Knut. 2019. Two infant boys misdiagnosed as "shaken baby" and their twin sisters: A cautionary tale. Pediatric Neurology. 1-9. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.02.024
  • Wester, Knut. 2019. Grunnleggende uenighet om filleristing. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 139. 4 pages. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.19.0001
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut. 2019. Clinical, Radiological, and Demographic Details of Benign External Hydrocephalus: A Population-Based Study. Pediatric Neurology. 96: 53-57. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2019.01.015
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Wester, Knut; Gabaeff, Steven. 2019. Examining perinatal subdural haematoma as an aetiology of extra-axial hygroma and chronic subdural haematoma. Acta Paediatrica. 1-8. doi: 10.1111/apa.15072
  • Högberg, Ulf; Andersson, Jacob; Squier, Waney; Högberg, Göran; Fellman, Vineta; Thiblin, Ingemar; Wester, Knut. 2018. Epidemiology of subdural haemorrhage during infancy: A population-based register study. PLOS ONE. 13:e0206340: 1-17. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0206340
  • Wester, Knut. 2018. Har et «filleristet spedbarn» alltid vært filleristet? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 138: 1422-1424. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0583
  • Wester, Knut; Hove, Leiv M; Barndon, Roger; Craven, Alexander R.; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2018. Cortical plasticity after surgical tendon transfer in tetraplegics. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 12: 234-245. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00234
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Skarbø, Anne-Britt; Wester, Knut. 2018. Quality of life and physician-reported developmental, cognitive,and social problems in children with benign external hydrocephalus—long-term follow-up. Child's Nervous System. 35: 245-250. doi: 10.1007/s00381-018-4016-2
  • Laeke, Tsegazeab; Tirsit, Abenezer; Biluts, Hagos; Murali, Deeptha; Wester, Knut. 2017. Pediatric hydrocephalus in Ethiopia: treatment failures and infections: a hospital-based, retrospective study. World Neurosurgery. 100: 30-37. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.12.112
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Laeke, Tsegazeab; Tirsit, Abenezer; Munie, Tadios; Abebe, Mersha; Sahlu, Abat; Biluts, Hagos; Wester, Knut. 2017. An Ethiopian training program in neurosurgery with Norwegian support. World Neurosurgery. 99: 2-5. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.12.051
  • Mikkelsen, Rebecka; Rødevand, Linn Nilsen; Wiik, Ulrikke Straume; Zahl, Sverre Morten; Berntsen, Torhild; Skarbø, Anne-Britt; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Andersson, Stein; Wester, Knut. 2017. Neurocognitive and psychosocial function in children with benign external hydrocephalus (BEH)-a long-term follow-up study. Child's Nervous System. 33: 91-99. doi: 10.1007/s00381-016-3267-z
  • Wiig, Ulrikke Straume; Zahl, Sverre Morten; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut. 2017. Epidemiology of benign external hydrocephalus in Norway - a population-based study. Pediatric Neurology. 73: 36-41. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2017.04.018
  • Eriksen, Arvid Asmervik; Johnsen, Joakim Stokke; Tennøe, Anders Heiervang; Tirsit, Abenezer; Laeke, Tsegazeab; Amare, Ephrem Bililigne; Wester, Knut. 2016. Implementing routine head circumference measurements in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: means and challenges. World Neurosurgery. 91: 592-596.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.04.132
  • Johnston, James C.; Wester, Knut; Sartwelle, Thomas P. 2016. Neurological fallacies leading to malpractice: a case studies approach. Neurologic clinics. 34: 747-773. doi: 10.1016/j.ncl.2016.04.011
  • Mørkve, Svein Harald; Helland, Christian Andre; Assmus, Jörg; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut. 2016. Surgical decompression of arachnoid cysts leads to improved quality of life: A prospective study. Neurosurgery. 78: 613-625. doi: 10.1227/NEU.0000000000001100
  • Sahlu, Abat; Mesfin, Brook; Tirsit, Abenezer; Debebe, Tequam; Wester, Knut. 2016. Parasitic twin—a supernumerary limb associated with spinal malformations. A case report. Acta Neurochirurgica. 158: 611-614. doi: 10.1007/s00701-016-2710-y
  • Sahlu, Abat; Mesfin, Brook; Tirsit, Abenezer; Wester, Knut. 2016. Spinal cord compression secondary to vertebral echinococcosis. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 7: 143-146. doi: 10.4103/0976-3147.165357
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2016. Skandinaviske retningslinjer for hodeskader hos barn. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 136: 1512-1513. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0736
  • Wester, Knut. 2016. Editorial comment for “Neuropsychological improvement after posterior fossa arachnoid cyst drainage(CNSY-D-16-00311). Child's Nervous System. 33: 143-143. doi: 10.1007/s00381-016-3303-z
  • Wester, Knut. 2016. Why Publish? World Neurosurgery. 91: 616-617. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.03.054
  • Amare, Ephrem Bililigne; Idsøe, Mari; Wiksnes, Miriam; Moss, Thomas Totland; Roelants, Mathieu; Shimelis, Damte; Juliusson, Petur Benedikt; Kiserud, Torvid; Wester, Knut. 2015. Reference ranges for head circumference in ethiopian children 0-2 years of age. World Neurosurgery. 84: 1566-1571. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2015.08.045
  • Lehre, Martin Andreas; Eriksen, Lars Magnus; Tirsit, Abenezer; Bekele, Segni; Petros, Saba; Park, Kee B; Bøthun, Marianne Lundervik; Wester, Knut. 2015. Outcome in patients undergoing surgery for spinal injury in an Ethiopian hospital. Journal of Neurosurgery : Spine. 23: 772-779. doi: 10.3171/2015.3.SPINE141282
  • Tunes, Camilla; Flønes, Irene Hana; Helland, Christian Andre; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Wester, Knut. 2015. Disequilibrium in patients with posterior fossa arachnoid cysts. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 132: 23-30. doi: 10.1111/ane.12340
  • Menon, Ram Kumar; Wester, Knut. 2014. A boy with arachnoid cyst, a fall, and temporary and reversible visual impairment. Pediatric Neurology. 51: 834-836. doi: 10.1016/j.pediatrneurol.2014.09.005
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Asbjørnsen, Helge; Habiba, Samer; Sunde, Geir Arne; Wester, Knut. 2014. Prehospital use of cervical collars in trauma patients - a critical review. Journal of Neurotrauma. 31: 531-540. Published 2013-08-20. doi: 10.1089/neu.2013.3094
  • Tunes, Camilla; Flønes, Irene Hana; Helland, Christian Andre; Wilhelmsen, Kjersti Thulin; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Wester, Knut. 2014. Pre- and post-operative dizziness and postural instability in temporal arachnoid cyst patients. Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. 129: 335-342. doi: 10.1111/ane.12190
  • Berle, Magnus Foldal; Kroksveen, Ann Cathrine; Garberg, Hilde Kristin; Aarhus, Mads; Haaland, Øystein; Wester, Knut; Ulvik, Rune Johan; Helland, Christian Andre; Berven, Frode. 2013. Quantitative proteomics comparison of arachnoid cyst fluid and cerebrospinal fluid collected perioperatively from arachnoid cyst patients. Fluids and Barriers of the CNS. 10. doi: 10.1186/2045-8118-10-17
  • Gjerde, Priyanthi Borgen; Schmid, Marit Therese; Hammar, Åsa; Wester, Knut. 2013. Intracranial arachnoid cysts: impairment of higher cognitive functions and postoperative improvement. Journal of Neurodevelopmental Disorders. 5. 10 pages. doi: 10.1186/1866-1955-5-21
  • Isaksen, Elisabeth; Leet, Therese Hamre; Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2013. Maze learning in patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts. Acta Neurochirurgica. 155: 841-848. doi: 10.1007/s00701-013-1641-0
  • Sitsapesan, Holly A.; Lawrence, Timothy P.; Sweasey, Clare; Wester, Knut. 2013. Neurotrauma outside the high-income setting: a review of audit and data-collection strategies. World Neurosurgery. 79: 568-575. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2012.09.018
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut; Enger, Martine Merete; Melhuus, Knut; Ingebrigtsen, Tor; Romner, Bertil; Undén, Johan. 2013. Skandinaviske retningslinjer for akutt håndtering av voksne pasienter med minimal, lett eller moderat hodeskade. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: E1-E6. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.13.0916
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut; Enger, Martine Merete; Melhuus, Knut; Ingebrigtsen, Tor; Romner, Bertil; Undén, Johan. 2013. Nye retningslinjer for hodeskader. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 133: 2342-2343. doi: 10.4045/tidsskr.13.1291
  • Wester, Knut. 2013. Keep It Simple and Cheap! World Neurosurgery. 79: 58-59. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.07.037
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Helland, Christian Andre; Aarhus, Mads; Wester, Knut. 2012. What is the pressure in chronic subdural hematomas? A prospective, population-based study. Journal of Neurotrauma. 29: 137-142. doi: 10.1089/neu.2011.1776
  • Wester, Knut. 2012. What Is an Acceptable Risk? World Neurosurgery. 77: 648-649. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2011.11.010
  • Berle, Magnus Foldal; Kroksveen, Ann Cathrine; Haaland, Øystein; Aye, Thin Thin; Opsahl, Jill Anette; Wester, Knut; Ulvik, Rune Johan; Helland, Christian Andre; Berven, Frode. 2011. Protein profiling reveals inter-individual protein homogeneity of arachnoid cyst fluid and high qualitative similarity to cerebrospinal fluid. Fluids and Barriers of the CNS. 8. doi: 10.1186/2045-8118-8-19
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut. 2011. Benign external hydrocephalus: a review, with emphasis on management. Neurosurgical review. 34: 417-432. doi: 10.1007/s10143-011-0327-4
  • Aarhus, Mads; Helland, Christian Andre; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut; Knappskog, Per Morten. 2010. Microarray-based gene expression profiling and DNA copy number variation analysis of temporal fossa arachnoid cysts. Cerebrospinal Fluid Research. 7. 8 pages. doi: 10.1186/1743-8454-7-6
  • Berle, Magnus Foldal; Wester, Knut; Ulvik, Rune Johan; Haaland, Øystein Ariansen; Kroksveen, Ann Cathrine; Amiry-Moghaddam, Mahmood; Berven, Frode; Helland, Christian Andre. 2010. Arachnoid cysts do not contain cerebrospinal fluid: A comparative chemical analysis of arachnoid cyst fluid and cerebrospinal fluid in adults. Cerebrospinal Fluid Research. 7.
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Aarhus, Mads; Knappskog, Per Morten; Olsson, Lisa K; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Amiry-Moghaddam, Mahmood Reza; Wester, Knut. 2010. Increased NKCC1 expression in arachnoid cysts supports secretory basis for cyst formation. Experimental Neurology. 224: 424-428. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2010.05.002
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut. 2010. Location, sidedness, and sex distribution of intracranial arachnoid cysts in a population-based sample. Journal of Neurosurgery. 113: 934-939. doi: 10.3171/2009.11.JNS081663
  • Torgersen, Johan; Helland, Christian Andre; Flaatten, Hans; Wester, Knut. 2010. Reversible dyscognition in patients with a unilateral, middle fossa arachnoid cyst revealed by using a laptop based neuropsychological test battery (CANTAB). Journal of Neurology. 257: 1909-1916. doi: 10.1007/s00415-010-5634-0
  • Aarhus, Mads; Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2009. Differences in anatomical distribution, gender, and sidedness between ruptured and unruptured intracranial aneurysms in a defined patient population. Acta Neurochirurgica. 151: 1569-1574. doi: 10.1007/s00701-009-0316-3
  • Albrektsen, Grethe; Kaale, Bertel Rune; Kråkenes, Jostein; Wester, Knut. 2009. Re: Myran R, Kvistad KA, Nygaard OP, et al. Magnetic resonance imaging assessment of the alar ligaments in whiplash injuries. Spine 2008;33:2012-6. Spine. 34: 1625-1626.
  • Sollid, Snorre; Sundstrøm, T; Ingebrigtsen, Tor; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2009. Organisation of traumatic head injury management in the Nordic countries. Emergency Medicine Journal. 26: 769-772. doi: 10.1136/emj.2008.061630
  • Wester, Knut. 2009. Lessons learned by personal failures in aneurysm surgery: what went wrong, and why? Acta Neurochirurgica. 151: 1013-1024. doi: 10.1007/s00701-009-0452-9
  • Aarhus, Mads; Bruland, Ove; Bredholt, Geir; Lybæk, Helle; Husebye, Eystein Sverre; Krossnes, Bård Kronen; Vedeler, Christian A.; Wester, Knut; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Knappskog, Per. 2008. Microarray analysis reveals down-regulation of the tumour suppressor gene WWOX and up-regulation of the oncogene TYMS in intracranial sporadic meningiomas. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 88: 251-259. doi: 10.1007/s11060-008-9569-6
  • Bellander, Bo- Michael; Sollid, Snorre; Kock- Jensen, Carsten; Juul, Niels; Eskesen, Vagn; Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut; Romner, Bertil. 2008. Prehospital handläggning av patienter med svår skallskada. Läkartidningen. 105: 1834-1838.
  • Bellander, Bo-Michael; Sollid, Snorre; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Juul, Niels; Eskesen, Vagn; Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut; Romner, Bertil. 2008. [Prehospital management of patients with severe head injuries. Scandinavian guidelines according to Brain Trauma Foundation]. Läkartidningen. 105: 1834-1838.
  • Juul, Niels; Sollid, Snorre; Sundstrøm, Terje; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Eskesen, Vagn; Bellander, Bo-Michael; Wester, Knut; Romner, Bertil. 2008. [Scandinavian guidelines on the pre-hospital management of traumatic brain injury]. Ugeskrift for læger. 170: 2337-2341.
  • Kaale, Bertel Rune; Kråkenes, Jostein; Albrektsen, Grethe; Wester, Knut. 2008. Clinical assessment techniques for detecting ligament and membrane injuries in the upper cervical spine region - A comparison with MRI results. Manual Therapy. 13: 397-403. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2007.03.007
  • Sollid, Snorre; Sundstrøm, Terje; Kock- Jensen, Carsten; Juul, Niels; Eskesen, Vagn; Bellander, Bo- Michael; Wester, Knut; Romner, Bertil. 2008. Skandinaviske retningslinjer for prehospital håndtering av alvorlige hodeskader. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 128: 1524-1527.
  • Wester, Knut. 2008. Intracranial arachnoid cysts - do they impair mental functions? Journal of Neurology. 255: 1113-1120. doi: 10.1007/s00415-008-0011-y
  • Wester, Knut. 2008. Auditory based neuropsychology in neurosurgery. Hearing Research. 238: 133-138. doi: 10.1016/j.heares.2007.09.012
  • Wester, Knut; Helland, Christian Andre. 2008. How often do chronic extra-cerebral haematomas occur in patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts? Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 79: 72-75. doi: 10.1136/jnnp.2007.117358
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Wester, Knut. 2008. Routine measurement of head circumference as a tool for detecting intracranial expansion in infants - In Reply. Pediatrics. 121: 1298-1299. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-0981
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Wester, Knut. 2008. What we gain by measuring head circumference - Reply. Pediatrics. 122: 220-221. doi: 10.1542/peds.2008-1237
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Wester, Knut. 2008. Routine measurement of head circumference as a tool for detecting intracranial expansion in infants: What is the gain? A nationwide survey. Pediatrics. 121: e416-e420. doi: 10.1542/peds.2007-1598
  • Gundersen, Hilde; Helland, Christian Andre; Ræder, Maria Therese Barøy; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2007. Visual attention in patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts. Journal of Neurology. 1: 60-66. doi: 10.1007/s00415-006-0280-2
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2007. A population based study of intracranial arachnoid cysts: clinical and neuroimaging outcomes following surgical cyst decompression in adults. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 78: 1129-1135. doi: 10.1136/jnnp.2006.107995
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2007. Intracystic pressure in patients with temporal arachnoid cysts: a prospective study of preoperative complaints and postoperative outcome. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 78: 620-623. doi: 10.1136/jnnp.2006.101865
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2007. Monozygotic twins with mirror image cysts: Indication of a genetic mechanism in arachnoid cysts? Neurology. 69: 110-111.
  • Kaale, Bertel Rune; Kråkenes, Jostein; Albrektsen, Grethe; Wester, Knut. 2007. Active range of motion as an indicator for ligament and membrane lesions in the upper cervical spine after a whiplash trauma. Journal of Neurotrauma. 24: 713-721. doi: 10.1089/neu.2006.0193
  • Lende, Gabriel; Wendemu, Wendaferaw; Mørk, Sverre; Wester, Knut. 2007. A girl with spina bifida, an extra leg, and ectopic intestinal loops - a "foetus in foetu" or a whim of the neural crest? Acta Neurochirurgica. 149: 1071-1075. doi: 10.1007/s00701-007-1258-2
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Sollid, Snorre; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Wester, Knut. 2007. Head injury mortality in the Nordic countries. Journal of Neurotrauma. 24: 147-153. doi: 10.1089/neu.2006.0099
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Kråkenes, Jostein; Moen, Gunnar; Wester, Knut. 2006. A population-based study of neurosurgical and endovascular treatment of ruptured, intracranial aneurysms in a small neurosurgical unit. Neurosurgery. 59: 1168-1176. doi: 10.1227/01.NEU.0000245627.93215.BF
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2006. Arachnoid cysts in adults: long-term follow-up of patients treated with internal shunts to the subdural compartment. Surgical Neurology. 66: 56-61. doi: 10.1016/j.surneu.2005.12.032
  • Müller, Kay; Ingebrigtsen, Tor; Romner, Bertil; Waterloo, Knut; Wester, Knut. 2006. Effekt av skandinaviske retningslinjer for håndtering av mindre alvorlige hodeskader. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 126: 1205-1207.
  • Müller, Kay; Romner, Bertil; Ingebrigtsen, Tor; Wester, Knut; Waterloo, Knut. 2006. Effekt av skandinaviske retningslinjer for håndtering av mindre alvorlige hodeskader (Impact of Scandinavian guidelines on management of mild head injuries). Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 126: 1205-1207.
  • Wester, Knut; Helland, Christian Andre. 2006. A population-based study of intracranial arachnoid cysts: clinical and neuroirnaging outcomes following surgical cyst decompression in children. Journal of Neurosurgery. 105: 385-390.
  • Enger, Per Ø.; Svendsen, Frode; Sommerfelt, Kristian; Wester, Knut. 2005. Shunt revisions in children - can they be avoided? Experiences from a population-based study. Pediatric Neurosurgery. 41: 300-304.
  • Kaale, Bertel Rune; Kråkenes, Jostein; Albrektsen, Grethe; Wester, Knut. 2005. Head Position and Impact Direction in Whiplash Injuries: Associations with MRI-Verified Lesions of Ligaments and Membranes in the Upper Cervical Spine. Journal of Neurotrauma. 22: 1294-1302.
  • Kaale, Bertel Rune; Kråkenes, Jostein; Albrektsen, Grethe; Wester, Knut. 2005. Whiplash-associated disorders impairment rating: Neck disability index score according to severity of MRI findings of ligaments and membranes in the upper cervical spine. Journal of Neurotrauma. 22: 466-475.
  • Krossnes, Bård Kronen; Wester, Knut; Moen, Gunnar; Mørk, Sverre. 2005. Multifocal dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumour in a male with the XYY syndrome. Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology. 31: 556-560.
  • Meling, Torstein Ragnar; Helseth, Eirik; Unsgård, Geirmund; Lote, Knut; Nakstad, Per Hjalmar; Wester, Knut. 2005. Brain metastases in adults. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 125: 2179-2182.
  • Ræder, Maria Therese Barøy; Helland, Christian Andre; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2005. Arachnoid cysts cause cognitive deficits that improve after surgery. Neurology. 64: 160-162.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Sollid, Snorre; Wester, Knut. 2005. Hodeskadedødsfall i Norden 1987-2000. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 125: 1310-1312.
  • Krossnes, Bård Kronen; Mella, Olav; Wester, Knut; Mørk, Sverre. 2004. Pigmented astrocytoma with suprasellar location: case report and literature review. Acta Neuropathologica. 5: 461-466. Published 2004-09-07. doi: 10.1007/s00401-004-0903-6
  • Muller, K; Waterloo, K; Romner, B; Wester, Knut; Ingebrigtsen, T. 2004. Mild head injuries: Impact of a national strategy for implementation of management guidelines. Journal of Trauma. 55: 1029-1034.
  • Enger, PØ; Svendsen, Frode; Wester, Knut. 2003. CSF shunt infections in children: experiences from a population-based study. Acta Neurochirurgica. 145: 243-248.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Due-Tønnessen, Bernt J; Lundar, Trygve; Scheie, David; Skullerud, Kari; Wesenberg, Finn; Lote, Knut; Cappelen, Johan; Unsgård, Geirmund; Stokland, Tore; Wester, Knut. 2003. Intracraniale svulster hos barn. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 123: 451-455.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Meling, Torstein Ragnar; Lundar, Tryggve; Scheie, David; Skullerud, Kari Petra; Unsgård, Geirmund; Kloster, Roar; Langmoen, Iver Arne; Wester, Knut. 2003. Intracranial tumors in adults. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 123: 456-461.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Meling, Torstein; Lundar, Trygve; Scheie, David; Skullerud, Kari; Lote, Knut; Unsgård, Geirmund; Kloster, Roar; Langmoen, Iver Arne; Wester, Knut. 2003. Intrakraniale svulster hos voksne. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 123: 456-461.
  • Hirth, Asle; Pedersen, Paal-Henning; Wester, Knut; Mørk, Sverre; Helgestad, Jon. 2003. Cerebral atypical teratoid/rhabdoid tumor of infancy: Long-term survival after multimodal treatment, also including triple intrathecal chemotherapy and gamma knife radiosurgery-case report. Pediatric Hematology & Oncology. 20: 327-332.
  • Müller, Kay; Waterloo, Knut K; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut; Ingebrigtsen, Tor. 2003. Mild head injuries: impact of a national strategy for implementation of management guidelines. Journal of Trauma. 55: 1029-1034.
  • Wester, Knut. 2003. Microsurgical keyhole approach for middle fossa arachnoid cyst fenestration. Editorial comments. Neurosurgery. 53: 1145.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2003. Verbal laterality and handedness in patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts. Journal of Neurology. 250: 36-41.
  • Pedersen, Paal-Henning; Baardsen, Roald; Larsen, John Ludvig; Thorsen, Frits; Wester, Knut. 2002. Stereotaktisk strålekirurgi av cerebrale arteriovenøse malformasjoner. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 122: 1277-1280.
  • Svendsen, F; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2001. Operativ behandling av normaltrykkshydrocephalus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 121: 1683-1686.
  • Svendsen, Frode; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2001. Operativ behandling av normaltrykkshydrocephalus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 121: 1683-1686.
  • Wester, Knut. 2001. Hvor er alle vikingtidshjelmene? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 121: 2023-27.
  • Wester, Knut; Irvine, Dexter; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2001. Auditory laterality and attentional deficits after thalamic haemorrhage. Journal of Neurology. 248: 676-683.
  • Wester, Knut; Kråkenes, Jostein. 2001. Vertical displacement of the brain and the target area during open stereotaxic neurosurgery. Acta Neurochirurgica. 143: 603-6.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2000. Neurocognitive correlates of stereotactic thalamotomy and thalamic stimulation in Parkinsonian patients. Invited paper in a special issue of Brain and Cognition: Neurobehavioral issues in the neurosurgical treatment of movement disorders: Part 1. Basic reserach, thalamotomy, deep brain stimulation, and transplantation. Brain and Cognition. 42: 231-252.
  • Ingebrigtsen, T; Rise, I; Wester, Knut; Romner, B; Kock-Jensen, C. 2000. Skandinaviske retningslinjer for håndtering av minimale, lette og moderate hodeskader. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 120: 1985-1990.
  • Lütcherat, V; Waaler, PE; Jellum, E; Wester, Knut. 2000. Children with temporal arachnoid cysts may have glutaric aciduria type 1 (GAT1); operation without knowing that may be harmful. Acta Neurochirurgica. 142: 1025-1030.
  • Wester, Knut. 2000. Boksing: forkastelig - og fasinerende (Redaksjonell kommentar). Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 120: 1846.
  • Wester, Knut. 2000. The mystery of the missing Viking helmets. Neurosurgery. 47: 1216-1227.
  • Wester, Knut; Moen, G. 2000. Documented growth of a temporal arachnoid cysts. A case study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 69: 699-700.
  • Wester, T; Fevang, LT; Wester, Knut. 2000. Behandling av akutte hodeskader i Vestfold i perioden 1987-1996. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 120: 1960-1963.
  • Josefsen, R; Wester, Knut. 1999. Cerebellar blødning - en sjelden men alvorlig komplikasjon ved trykkfallsyke. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 119: 3901-3902.
  • Wester, Knut. 1999. Intracraniale, arachnoidale cyster - Lokalisasjon, kjønn og sidefordeling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 28: 4162-4168.
  • Wester, Knut. 1999. Peculiarities of intracranial arachnoid cysts: Location, sidedness and sex distribution in 126 consecutive patients. Neurosurgery. 45: 775-779.
  • Wester, Knut. 1999. Decompressive surgery in "pure" epidural haematoma - does neurosurgical expertise improve the outcome? Neurosurgery. 44: 495-500.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1999. Intrakraniale, araknoidale cyster - Noen nevropsykologiske erfaringer. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 28: 4165-4168.
  • Wester, Knut; Svendsen, Fredrik Chr; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1999. Intrakraniale, araknoidale cyster - Lokalisasjon, kjønn og sidefordeling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 119: 4162-4164.
  • Wester, T; Fevang, LT; Wester, Knut. 1999. Decompressive surgery in acute head injuries - where should it be performed? Journal of Trauma. 46: 914-919.
  • Gjerde, Ivar Otto; Storstein, A; Skeie, GO; Wester, Knut; Hegrestad, S; Houge, F. 1998. Ataksi pga vitamin E mangel. Tre kasuistikker. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 118: 3126-3128.
  • Skogseid, Inger marie; Wester, Knut; Moen, Gunnar. 1998. Intrakranial venetrombose. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 117: 692-698.
  • Wester, Knut. 1998. Med teknologien under huden. Redaksjonell kommentar. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 118: 3255.
  • Wester, Knut. 1998. Editorial comments to: Eide PK, Rabben T. Trigeminal neuropathic pain: pathophysiological mechanisms examined by quantitative assessment of abnormal pain and sensory perception. Neurosurgery. 43: 1109.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1998. Thalamotomy and thalamic stimulation - Effects on cognition. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. 69: 80-85.
  • Wester, Knut; Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Taksdal, I. 1998. Dichotic memory: Paradoxial effect of removing left frontal gyrus. A case study. International Journal of Neuroscience. 93: 279-286.
  • Wester, Knut; Lundervold, Astri Johansen; Taksdal, I.; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1998. Dichotic listening and dichotic memory. Paradoxical effect of removing a left frontal gyrus. International Journal of Neuroscience. 93: 279-286.
  • Baardsen, Roald; Larsen, John Ludvig; Wester, Knut; Pedersen, P.H. 1997. Hjernemetastaser behandlet med stereotaktisk gammasråling. Seks års erfaring med bruk av "gammakniven" ved Haukeland sykehus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 117: 1591-1595.
  • Baardsen, Roald; Larsen, John Ludvig; Wester, Knut; Pedersen, Paal-Henning. 1997. Cerebral metastases treated with stereotaxic gamma radiation. 6-year experience with the "gamma knife" at the Haukeland hospital. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 117: 1591-5.
  • Baardsen, Roald; Larsen, John Ludvig; Wester, Knut; Pedersen, Paal-Henning. 1997. Hjernemetastaser behandlet med stereotaktisk gammasråling. Seks års erfaring med bruk av "gammakniven" ved Haukeland sykehus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 117: 1591-1595.
  • Hellstrom, M; Ranepall, P; Wester, Knut; Brandstedt, S; Busch, C. 1997. Effect of androgen deprivation on epithelial and mesenchymal tissue components in localized prostate cancer. British Journal of Urology. 79: 421-6.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1997. Lateralized thalamic stimulation: Effects on verbal memory. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology. 10: 155-161.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut. 1997. Syringomyelia treated with a single non-valved syringoperitoneal shunt. A follow-up study. Neurosurgery. 41: 858-864.
  • Skogseid, Moen; Wester, Knut; Moen, G. 1997. Intrakraniell venetrombose. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 117: 692-698.
  • Wester, Knut. 1997. Neurokirurgi i nord. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 117: 3634.
  • Wester, Knut; Mørk, Sverre; Smievoll, AI. 1997. Neuroblastoma and venous sinus thrombosis in an adult patient. British Journal of Neurosurgery. 11: 241-244.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1996. Cognitive function in Parkinson's disease: As compared to normal subjects, and following stereotactic thalamotomy. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 60: 564-571.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1996. Evaluation of cognitive dysfunctions after stereotactic thalamotomy in Parkinson patients. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 60: 564-571.
  • Wester, Knut. 1996. Operativ behandling av intrakranielle blødninger - hvem, hvor, når? Akuttjournalen. 2: 20-23.
  • Wester, Knut. 1996. Arachnoid cysts in adults treated with internal shunts to the subdural compartment. Surgical Neurology. 45: 15-24.
  • Wester, Knut; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Cressey, L; Engebraaten, O; Mork, S. 1995. Organ culture of a glioblastome from a patient with unusually long survival. Neurosurgery. 35: 428-432.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1995. Arachnoid cysts of the left temporal fossa: Impaired preoperative cognition and postoperative improvement. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 59: 293-298.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1994. Auditory neglect and the ear extinction effect in dichotic listening: A reply to Beaton and McCarthy (1993). Brain and Language. 46: 166-173.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1994. Auditory neglect and the ear extinction effect in dichotic listening: A reply to Beaton & McCarthy. Brain and Language. 46: 166-173.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Svendsen, Fredrik Chr; Wester, Knut. 1994. Shunt failures and complications in adults as related to shunt type, diagnosis, and the experience of the surgeon. Neurosurgery. 35: 839-844.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut. 1994. Subaraknoidalblødning. Alvorlige konsekvenser ved forsinket diagnose. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 114: 3175-3178.
  • Wester, Knut. 1994. Cranioplasty with an autoclaved bone flap, with special reference to tumour infiltration of the flap. Acta Neurochirurgica. 131: 223-225.
  • Wester, Knut; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Cressey, L.; Engebraaten, O.; Mørk, Sverre. 1994. Organ culture of a glioblastoma from a patient with an unusually long survival. Neurosurgery. 35: 428-433.
  • Wester, Knut; Lund, T; Rudehill, A. 1994. Håndtering av organdonor. Nordisk Medicin. 109: 6-7.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil; Wester, Knut. 1993. Memory performance in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology. 6: 170-176.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1992. Dichotic listening studies of brain asymmetry in brain damaged patients. International Journal of Neuroscience. 63: 17-29.
  • Lund, T.; Wester, Knut. 1992. Organdonasjon fra nylig avdød pasient. Erfaringer fra et donorsykehus og forslag til håndtering av potensielle organdonorer og deres pårørende. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3190-3191.
  • Pedersen, Paal-Henning; Waaler, P. E.; Wester, Knut. 1992. Dysfunction of Holter mini elliptical valves caused by minor head trauma. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 34: 66-68.
  • Watne, K.; Hannisdal, E.; Nome, O.; Hager, B.; Wester, Knut; Heier, M.; Hirschberg, H. 1992. Combined intra-arterial chemotherapy followed by radiation in astrocytomas. Journal of Neuro-Oncology. 14: 73-80.
  • Wester, Knut. 1992. Gender distribution and sidedness of middle fossa arachnoid cysts. A rewiew of cases diagnosed with computed imaging. Neurosurgery. 31: 940-944.
  • Wester, Knut; Hauglie-Hanssen, E. 1992. The prognostic value of intra-operative observations during thalamotomy for Parkinsonian tremor. Clinical neurology and neurosurgery (Dutch-Flemish ed. Print). 94: 25-30.
  • Wester, Knut; Pedersen, Paal-Henning. 1992. Benign intracerebral cysts treated with internal shunts: review and report of two cases. Neurosurgery. 30: 432-436.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Auditory neglect after right frontal lobe and pulvinar thalamic lesions. Brain and Language. 41: 465-473.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Auditory neglect after right frontal lobe and right pulvinar thalamic lesions. Brain and Language. 41: 465-473.
  • Kruszewski, P.; Antonaci, F.; Bordini, C.; Wester, Knut; Sjaastad, O. 1991. Sympathatic functions in parkinsonism treated with stereotactic surgery; observations in ten patients. Functional Neurology. 6: 263-268.
  • Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Wester, Knut; Lønning, Per Eystein; Solheim, E.; Ueland, P. M. 1991. Distribution of Tamoxifen and meta-bolites into brain tissue and brain metastases in brain cancer patients. British Journal of Cancer. 63: 641-645.
  • Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Wester, Knut; Lønning, Per Eystein; Solheim, E.; Ueland, P. M. 1991. Distribution of tamoxifen and metabolites into brain tissue and brain metastases in breast cancer patients. British Journal of Cancer. 63: 641-645.
  • Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Wester, Knut; Lønning, Per Eystein; Solheim, E.; Ueland, P. M. 1991. Distribution of tamoxifen and metabolites into brain tissue metastases in breast cancer patients. British Journal of Cancer. 63: 641-645.
  • Wester, Knut; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Larsen, John Ludvig. 1991. Spontaneous disappearance of an arachnoid cyst in the middle intracranial fossa. Neurology. 41: 9-9.
  • Wester, Knut; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Larsen, John Ludvig. 1991. Spontaneous disappearance of an arachnoid cyst in the middle intracranial fossa. Neurology. 41: 1524-1526.
  • Wester, Knut; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Larsen, John Ludvig. 1991. Spontaneous disappearance of an arachnoid cyst in the middle intracranial fossa. Neurology. 41: 1524-1526.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Dichotic listening during forced attention in a patient with left hemispherectomy. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 72: 151-159.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Dichotic listening during forced attention in a patient with left hemispherectomy. Percep Motor Skills. 72: 151-159.
Book sections
  • Berle, Magnus Foldal; Wester, Knut. 2018. Biochemistry – composition of and possible mechanisms for cyst fluid production. 7. In:
    • Wester, Knut. 2018. Arachnoid cysts - Clinical and surgical management. Academic Press. 305 pages. ISBN: 978-0-12-814378-0.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2018. Intracranial arachnoid cysts and mental functions. kapittel 6, pages 55-90. In:
    • Wester, Knut. 2018. Arachnoid cysts - Clinical and surgical management. Academic Press. 305 pages. ISBN: 978-0-12-814378-0.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Juul, Niels; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Introduction. Front matter, pages xix-xxi. In:
    • Sundstrøm, Terje; Grände, Per-Olof; Juul, Niels; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury - Evidence, Tricks, and Pitfalls. Springer. 417 pages. ISBN: 978-3-642-28125-9.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Subacute surgery in neurointensive care. 51, pages 281-283. In:
    • Sundstrøm, Terje; Grände, Per-Olof; Juul, Niels; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury - Evidence, Tricks, and Pitfalls. Springer. 417 pages. ISBN: 978-3-642-28125-9.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Surgical management of penetrating brain injuries. 19, pages 101-103. In:
    • Sundstrøm, Terje; Grände, Per-Olof; Juul, Niels; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury - Evidence, Tricks, and Pitfalls. Springer. 417 pages. ISBN: 978-3-642-28125-9.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Surgical management of traumatic intracranial haematomas. 18, pages 91-99. In:
    • Sundstrøm, Terje; Grände, Per-Olof; Juul, Niels; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury - Evidence, Tricks, and Pitfalls. Springer. 417 pages. ISBN: 978-3-642-28125-9.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Basic trauma craniotomy. 17, pages 87-89. In:
    • Sundstrøm, Terje; Grände, Per-Olof; Juul, Niels; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury - Evidence, Tricks, and Pitfalls. Springer. 417 pages. ISBN: 978-3-642-28125-9.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut; Lied, Bjarne Lidvar; Kolstad, Frode; Lote, Knut; Nakstad, Per Hjalmar; Scheie, David. 2010. Interspinale svulster. 40, pages 589-598. In:
    • Gjerstad, Leif; Helseth, Eirik; Rootwelt, Terje. 2010. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi. Fra barn til voksen. 5.utgave. 702 pages. ISBN: 978-82-412-0686-3.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut; Meling, Torstein Ragnar; Bakke, Søren Jacob; Lote, Knut; Scheie, David; Wesenberg, Finn; Langmoen, Iver Arne. 2010. Intrakraniale svulster. Kapittel 39, pages 567-588. In:
    • Gjerstad, Leif; Helseth, Eirik; Rootwelt, Terje. 2010. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi. Fra barn til voksen. 5.utgave. 702 pages. ISBN: 978-82-412-0686-3.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut; Meling, Torstein Ragnar; Bakke, Søren Jacob; Lote, Knut; Scheie, David; Wesenberg, Finn; Lundar, Tryggve; Langmoen, Iver Arne. 2007. Intrakraniale svulster. Kapittel 39, pages 517-538. In:
    • Gjerstad, Leif; Skjeldal, Ola; Helseth, Eirik. 2007. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi. Fra barn til voksen (4.utgave). 631 pages. ISBN: 9788241206283.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Langmoen, Iver Arne; Lote, Knut; Lundar, Trygve; Wester, Knut. 2003. Intrakraniale svulster hos voksne. 529-546. In:
    • Gjerstad, Leif; Skjeldal, Ola, Hunsbeth; Helseth, Eirik. 2003. Nevrologi og Nevrokirurgi. Fra barn til voksen. Undersøkelse, diagnose, behandling. [3. rev. utg.]. Forlaget Vett & Viten AS. 671 pages. ISBN: 82-412-0556-2.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Lote, Knut; Scheie, David; Wester, Knut; Wiberg, Jan. 2003. Intraspinale svulster. 547-554. In:
    • Gjerstad, Leif; Skjeldal, Ola, Hunsbeth; Helseth, Eirik. 2003. Nevrologi og Nevrokirurgi. Fra barn til voksen. Undersøkelse, diagnose, behandling. [3. rev. utg.]. Forlaget Vett & Viten AS. 671 pages. ISBN: 82-412-0556-2.
  • Wester, Knut. 2001. Thalamotomy for treatment of Parkinson’s disease tremor. 144-153. In:
    • Krauss, Joachim K.; Jankovic, Joseph; Grossman, Robert G. 2001. Surgery for Parkinson's disease and movement disorders. ISBN: 0-7817-2244-6.
  • Lote, K; Langberg, C; Wester, Knut. 1999. Svulster i sentralnervesystemet. Kapittel, pages 371-376. In:
    • Dahl, Olav; Christoffersen, Thoralf; Kvaløy, Stein O; Baksaas, Ingebjørg. 1999. Cytostatika. Medikamentell kreftbehandling [6. utg.].
  • Mørk, Sverre; Wester, Knut. 1998. Malignant gliomas: Histological features, invasion, and relation to clinical symptoms. PP 89-110. In:
    • Mikkelsen, T; Bjerkvig, Rolf; Lærum, Ole Didrik; Rosenblum, ML. 1998. Brain tumor invasion: Biological, clinical, and therapeutic considerations. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Wester, Knut; Lønning, Per Eystein; Solheim, E.; Ueland, P. M. 1991. Tamoxifen uptake in brain tissue and brain metastases in man. In:
    • [Mangler etternavn], [Mangler fornavn]. 1991. Plasma Binding of Drugs and its Consequences.

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