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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
Academic article
  • Wester, Knut. 2019. Two infant boys misdiagnosed as "shaken baby" and their twin sisters: A cautionary tale. Pediatric Neurology. 3-11.
  • 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. 2253-2263.
  • 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. 53-57.
  • 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.
  • 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. 245-250.
  • 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. 1-17.
  • 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. 234-245.
  • 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. 30-37.
  • 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. 91-99.
  • 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. 36-41.
  • 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. 613-625.
  • Sahlu, Abat; Mesfin, Brook; Tirsit, Abenezer; Wester, Knut. 2016. Spinal cord compression secondary to vertebral echinococcosis. Journal of Neurosciences in Rural Practice. 143-146.
  • 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. 592-596.e2.
  • 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. 1566-1571.
  • 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. 772-779.
  • 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. 23-30.
  • 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. 335-342.
  • Menon, Ram Kumar; Wester, Knut. 2014. A boy with arachnoid cyst, a fall, and temporary and reversible visual impairment. Pediatric Neurology. 834-836.
  • 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.
  • Isaksen, Elisabeth; Leet, Therese Hamre; Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2013. Maze learning in patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts. Acta Neurochirurgica. 841-848.
  • 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. 10 pages.
  • 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. 137-142.
  • 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.
  • 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. 1909-1916.
  • 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. 8 pages.
  • 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. 934-939.
  • 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. 424-428.
  • 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.
  • Sollid, Snorre; Sundstrøm, T; Ingebrigtsen, Tor; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2009. Organisation of traumatic head injury management in the Nordic countries. Emergency Medicine Journal. 769-772.
  • Wester, Knut. 2009. Lessons learned by personal failures in aneurysm surgery: what went wrong, and why? Acta Neurochirurgica. 1013-1024.
  • 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. 1569-1574.
  • 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. 2337-2341.
  • 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. 1834-1838.
  • 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. e416-e420.
  • 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. 251-259.
  • Wester, Knut. 2008. Intracranial arachnoid cysts - do they impair mental functions? Journal of Neurology. 1113-1120.
  • 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. 72-75.
  • 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. 397-403.
  • Wester, Knut. 2008. Auditory based neuropsychology in neurosurgery. Hearing Research. 133-138.
  • 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. 60-66.
  • 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. 620-623.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Sollid, Snorre; Wentzel-Larsen, Tore; Wester, Knut. 2007. Head injury mortality in the Nordic countries. Journal of Neurotrauma. 147-153.
  • 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. 713-721.
  • 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. 1129-1135.
  • 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. 1071-1075.
  • 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. 1205-1207.
  • 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. 1205-1207.
  • 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. 56-61.
  • 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. 1168-1176.
  • 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. 385-390.
  • 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. 466-475.
  • 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. 300-304.
  • 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. 556-560.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Sollid, Snorre; Wester, Knut. 2005. Hodeskadedødsfall i Norden 1987-2000. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1310-1312.
  • 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. 1294-1302.
  • Meling, Torstein Ragnar; Helseth, Eirik; Unsgård, Geirmund; Lote, Knut; Nakstad, Per Hjalmar; Wester, Knut. 2005. Brain metastases in adults. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2179-2182.
  • Ræder, Maria Therese Barøy; Helland, Christian Andre; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2005. Arachnoid cysts cause cognitive deficits that improve after surgery. Neurology. 160-162.
  • Krossnes, Bård Kronen; Mella, Olav; Wester, Knut; Mørk, Sverre. 2004. Pigmented astrocytoma with suprasellar location: case report and literature review. Acta Neuropathologica. 461-466.
  • 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. 1029-1034.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2003. Verbal laterality and handedness in patients with intracranial arachnoid cysts. Journal of Neurology. 36-41.
  • 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. 1029-1034.
  • 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. 456-461.
  • 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. 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. 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. 327-332.
  • Enger, PØ; Svendsen, Frode; Wester, Knut. 2003. CSF shunt infections in children: experiences from a population-based study. Acta Neurochirurgica. 243-248.
  • Pedersen, Paal-Henning; Baardsen, Roald; Larsen, John Ludvig; Thorsen, Frits; Wester, Knut. 2002. Stereotaktisk strålekirurgi av cerebrale arteriovenøse malformasjoner. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1277-1280.
  • Wester, Knut; Kråkenes, Jostein. 2001. Vertical displacement of the brain and the target area during open stereotaxic neurosurgery. Acta Neurochirurgica. 603-6.
  • Svendsen, F; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2001. Operativ behandling av normaltrykkshydrocephalus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1683-1686.
  • Svendsen, Frode; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 2001. Operativ behandling av normaltrykkshydrocephalus. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1683-1686.
  • Wester, Knut; Irvine, Dexter; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2001. Auditory laterality and attentional deficits after thalamic haemorrhage. Journal of Neurology. 676-683.
  • Wester, Knut. 2000. The mystery of the missing Viking helmets. Neurosurgery. 1216-1227.
  • 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. 1985-1990.
  • 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. 231-252.
  • Wester, Knut; Moen, G. 2000. Documented growth of a temporal arachnoid cysts. A case study. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 699-700.
  • 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. 1025-1030.
  • Wester, T; Fevang, LT; Wester, Knut. 2000. Behandling av akutte hodeskader i Vestfold i perioden 1987-1996. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1960-1963.
  • Wester, Knut. 1999. Peculiarities of intracranial arachnoid cysts: Location, sidedness and sex distribution in 126 consecutive patients. Neurosurgery. 775-779.
  • Wester, Knut; Svendsen, Fredrik Chr; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1999. Intrakraniale, araknoidale cyster - Lokalisasjon, kjønn og sidefordeling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 4162-4164.
  • Wester, T; Fevang, LT; Wester, Knut. 1999. Decompressive surgery in acute head injuries - where should it be performed? Journal of Trauma. 914-919.
  • Wester, Knut. 1999. Decompressive surgery in "pure" epidural haematoma - does neurosurgical expertise improve the outcome? Neurosurgery. 495-500.
  • Josefsen, R; Wester, Knut. 1999. Cerebellar blødning - en sjelden men alvorlig komplikasjon ved trykkfallsyke. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3901-3902.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1998. Thalamotomy and thalamic stimulation - Effects on cognition. Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. 80-85.
  • Skogseid, Inger marie; Wester, Knut; Moen, Gunnar. 1998. Intrakranial venetrombose. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 692-698.
  • 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. 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. 279-286.
  • 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. 3126-3128.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut. 1997. Syringomyelia treated with a single non-valved syringoperitoneal shunt. A follow-up study. Neurosurgery. 858-864.
  • Wester, Knut. 1997. Neurokirurgi i nord. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3634.
  • Wester, Knut; Mørk, Sverre; Smievoll, AI. 1997. Neuroblastoma and venous sinus thrombosis in an adult patient. British Journal of Neurosurgery. 241-244.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1997. Lateralized thalamic stimulation: Effects on verbal memory. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology. 155-161.
  • Skogseid, Moen; Wester, Knut; Moen, G. 1997. Intrakraniell venetrombose. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 692-698.
  • 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. 1591-1595.
  • 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. 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. 421-6.
  • 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. 1591-5.
  • Wester, Knut. 1996. Operativ behandling av intrakranielle blødninger - hvem, hvor, når? Akuttjournalen. 20-23.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1996. Evaluation of cognitive dysfunctions after stereotactic thalamotomy in Parkinson patients. Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. 564-571.
  • 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. 564-571.
  • Wester, Knut. 1996. Arachnoid cysts in adults treated with internal shunts to the subdural compartment. Surgical Neurology. 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. 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. 293-298.
  • Lund-Johansen, Morten; Wester, Knut. 1994. Subaraknoidalblødning. Alvorlige konsekvenser ved forsinket diagnose. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3175-3178.
  • 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. 839-844.
  • 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. 428-433.
  • Wester, Knut; Lund, T; Rudehill, A. 1994. Håndtering av organdonor. Nordisk Medicin. 6-7.
  • Wester, Knut. 1994. Cranioplasty with an autoclaved bone flap, with special reference to tumour infiltration of the flap. Acta Neurochirurgica. 223-225.
  • 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. 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. 166-173.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil; Wester, Knut. 1993. Memory performance in Parkinson's disease. Neuropsychiatry, Neuropsychology and Behavioral Neurology. 170-176.
  • 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). 25-30.
  • 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.
  • Wester, Knut. 1992. Gender distribution and sidedness of middle fossa arachnoid cysts. A rewiew of cases diagnosed with computed imaging. Neurosurgery. 940-944.
  • Pedersen, Paal-Henning; Waaler, P. E.; Wester, Knut. 1992. Dysfunction of Holter mini elliptical valves caused by minor head trauma. Developmental Medicine & Child Neurology. 66-68.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut. 1992. Dichotic listening studies of brain asymmetry in brain damaged patients. International Journal of Neuroscience. 17-29.
  • 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. 73-80.
  • Wester, Knut; Pedersen, Paal-Henning. 1992. Benign intracerebral cysts treated with internal shunts: review and report of two cases. Neurosurgery. 432-436.
  • 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. 263-268.
  • Wester, Knut; Gilhus, Nils Erik; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Larsen, John Ludvig. 1991. Spontaneous disappearance of an arachnoid cyst in the middle intracranial fossa. Neurology. 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. 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. 9-9.
  • 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. 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. 641-645.
  • 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. 641-645.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Dichotic listening during forced attention in a patient with left hemispherectomy. Perceptual and Motor Skills. 151-159.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Dichotic listening during forced attention in a patient with left hemispherectomy. Percep Motor Skills. 151-159.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Auditory neglect after right frontal lobe and right pulvinar thalamic lesions. Brain and Language. 465-473.
  • Hugdahl, Kenneth; Wester, Knut; Asbjørnsen, Arve Egil. 1991. Auditory neglect after right frontal lobe and pulvinar thalamic lesions. Brain and Language. 465-473.
Academic lecture
  • Wester, Knut; Helland, Christian Andre; Kråkenes, Jostein. 2005. TREATMENT OF INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSMS � THE EXPERIENCE OF A SMALL, REGIONAL HOSPITAL.
  • Wester, Knut. 2005. Invited Key Note Lecture: "WHAT CAN GO WRONG IN ANEURYSM SURGERY? � THE PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AND LEARNING CURVE OF AN AVERAGE, MULTIPURPOSE NEUROSURGEON".
  • Wester, Knut; Gundersen, Hilde; Helland, Christian Andre; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2005. Arachnoid cysts and cognition.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2001. Neurosurgeons should be more interested in those brain functions that make us human.
  • Wester, Knut; Helland, CA. 2001. All arachnoid cysts should be operated - 2. symptom relief and radiological normalisation following surgical decompression.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2001. All arachnoid cysts should be operated - 1. arachnoid cysts cause cognitive deficits that are normalised after decompression.
  • Lundervold, Arvid; Hisdal, P.M.; Ersland, Lars; Wester, Knut. 1997. Investigation of a cystic brain lesion using multispectral 3D MRI, tissue classification, and rendering before and after neurosurgery.
  • Lundervold, Arvid; Hisdal, P.M.; Ersland, Lars; Wester, Knut. 1997. Investigation of a cystic brain lesion using multispectral 3D MRI, tissue classification, and rendering before and after neurosurgery.
Editorial
  • Wester, Knut. 2016. Editorial comment for “Neuropsychological improvement after posterior fossa arachnoid cyst drainage(CNSY-D-16-00311). Child's Nervous System. 143-143.
  • Wester, Knut. 2013. Keep It Simple and Cheap! World Neurosurgery. 58-59.
  • Wester, Knut. 2012. What Is an Acceptable Risk? World Neurosurgery. 648-649.
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2007. Monozygotic twins with mirror image cysts: Indication of a genetic mechanism in arachnoid cysts? Neurology. 110-111.
  • Wester, Knut. 2003. Microsurgical keyhole approach for middle fossa arachnoid cyst fenestration. Editorial comments. Neurosurgery. 1145.
  • Wester, Knut. 2000. Boksing: forkastelig - og fasinerende (Redaksjonell kommentar). Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1846.
Reader opinion piece
  • Wester, Knut. 2019. Grunnleggende uenighet om filleristing. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 4 pages.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2016. Skandinaviske retningslinjer for hodeskader hos barn. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1512-1513.
  • 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. 1625-1626.
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Wester, Knut. 2008. What we gain by measuring head circumference - Reply. Pediatrics. 220-221.
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Wester, Knut. 2008. Routine measurement of head circumference as a tool for detecting intracranial expansion in infants - In Reply. Pediatrics. 1298-1299.
Short communication
  • Wester, Knut. 2016. Why Publish? World Neurosurgery. 616-617.
  • 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. 611-614.
Academic anthology/Conference proceedings
  • Wester, Knut. 2018. Arachnoid cysts - Clinical and surgical management. Academic Press.
Non-fiction book
  • 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.
Popular scientific article
  • Wester, Knut. 2001. Hvor er alle vikingtidshjelmene? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 2023-27.
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 1999. Intrakraniale, araknoidale cyster - Noen nevropsykologiske erfaringer. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 4165-4168.
  • Wester, Knut. 1999. Intracraniale, arachnoidale cyster - Lokalisasjon, kjønn og sidefordeling. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 4162-4168.
Feature article
  • Wester, Knut. 2019. Til styret i Norsk barnelegeforening. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 3 pages.
  • Wester, Knut. 2018. Har et «filleristet spedbarn» alltid vært filleristet? Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 1422-1424.
  • 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. 2-5.
  • 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. 2342-2343.
  • Wester, Knut. 1998. Med teknologien under huden. Redaksjonell kommentar. Tidsskrift for Den norske legeforening. 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. 1109.
Academic chapter/article/Conference paper
  • Wester, Knut; Hugdahl, Kenneth. 2018. Intracranial arachnoid cysts and mental functions. 36 pages.
  • Berle, Magnus Foldal; Wester, Knut. 2018. Biochemistry – composition of and possible mechanisms for cyst fluid production.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Surgical management of traumatic intracranial haematomas. 9 pages.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Surgical management of penetrating brain injuries. 3 pages.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Subacute surgery in neurointensive care. 3 pages.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Kock-Jensen, Carsten; Juul, Niels; Romner, Bertil; Wester, Knut. 2012. Introduction. 1 pages.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Wester, Knut. 2012. Basic trauma craniotomy. 3 pages.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut; Lied, Bjarne Lidvar; Kolstad, Frode; Lote, Knut; Nakstad, Per Hjalmar; Scheie, David. 2010. Interspinale svulster. 10 pages.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Lote, Knut; Scheie, David; Wester, Knut; Wiberg, Jan. 2003. Intraspinale svulster. 8 pages.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Langmoen, Iver Arne; Lote, Knut; Lundar, Trygve; Wester, Knut. 2003. Intrakraniale svulster hos voksne. 18 pages.
  • Wester, Knut. 2001. Thalamotomy for treatment of Parkinson’s disease tremor. 10 pages.
  • Lote, K; Langberg, C; Wester, Knut. 1999. Svulster i sentralnervesystemet. 6 pages.
  • Mørk, Sverre; Wester, Knut. 1998. Malignant gliomas: Histological features, invasion, and relation to clinical symptoms. 111 pages.
  • Lien, Ernst Asbjørn; Wester, Knut; Lønning, Per Eystein; Solheim, E.; Ueland, P. M. 1991. Tamoxifen uptake in brain tissue and brain metastases in man.
Poster
  • Helland, Christian Andre; Wester, Knut. 2005. Clinical and radiological outcome in patients operated for an arachnoid cyst � a population based, retrospective study.
  • Krossnes, Bård Kronen; Wester, Knut; Moen, Gunnar; Mørk, Sverre. 2001. Multifocal dysembryoplastic neuroepithelial tumor.
Academic literature review
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Wester, Knut; Gabaeff, Steven. 2019. Examining perinatal subdural haematoma as an aetiology of extra-axial hygroma and chronic subdural haematoma. 659-666.
  • Johnston, James C.; Wester, Knut; Sartwelle, Thomas P. 2016. Neurological fallacies leading to malpractice: a case studies approach. 747-773.
  • Sundstrøm, Terje; Asbjørnsen, Helge; Habiba, Samer; Sunde, Geir Arne; Wester, Knut. 2014. Prehospital use of cervical collars in trauma patients - a critical review. 531-540.
  • 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. 568-575.
  • Zahl, Sverre Morten; Egge, Arild; Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut. 2011. Benign external hydrocephalus: a review, with emphasis on management. 417-432.
  • 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. 1524-1527.
  • 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. 1834-1838.
Article in business/trade/industry journal
  • 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. E1-E6.
Chapter
  • Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut; Meling, Torstein Ragnar; Bakke, Søren Jacob; Lote, Knut; Scheie, David; Wesenberg, Finn; Langmoen, Iver Arne. 2010. Intrakraniale svulster. 567-588. In:
    • Gjerstad, Leif; Helseth, Eirik; Rootwelt, Terje. 2010. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi. Fra barn til voksen. 5.utgave. Forlaget Vett & Viten.
  • Helseth, Eirik; Wester, Knut; Meling, Torstein Ragnar; Bakke, Søren Jacob; Lote, Knut; Scheie, David; Wesenberg, Finn; Lundar, Tryggve; Langmoen, Iver Arne. 2007. Intrakraniale svulster. 517-538. In:
    • Gjerstad, Leif; Skjeldal, Ola; Helseth, Eirik. 2007. Nevrologi og nevrokirurgi. Fra barn til voksen (4.utgave). Forlaget Vett & Viten.

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