• Associations between pressure pain threshold in the neck and postural control in patients with dizziness or neck pain - a cross-sectional study 

      Knapstad, Mari Kalland; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Ask, Tove; Skouen, Jan Sture; Glad Nordahl, Stein Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-11-10)
      Background: It is theorized that neck pain may cause reduced postural control due to the known physiological connection between the receptors in the cervical spine and the vestibular system. The purpose of this study was ...
    • Buegangsdehiscens 

      Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Hess-Erga, Jeanette; Opheim, Leif Runar; Silvola, Juha Tapio; Stene, Brit Kari; Törpel, Jörg; Uppheim, Alexander; Bunne, Bodil Iris Marie (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Buegangsdehiscens er en tilstand med plagsomme øresymptomer og svimmelhet forårsaket av en defekt i benet mellom det indre øret og midtre skallegrop. Sykdommen er ufarlig, og for mange pasienter er det tilstrekkelig med ...
    • Clinical characteristics in patients with cervicogenic dizziness: A systematic review 

      Knapstad, Mari Kalland; Glad Nordahl, Stein Helge; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Background and aims: Cervicogenic dizziness (CD) is a clinical syndrome of dizziness associated with neck dysfunction. CD represents a considerable diagnostic challenge since dizziness and neck pain are common symptoms ...
    • Comparing the impact of upfront radiosurgery versus expectation in vestibular schwannoma (the V-REX study): protocol for a randomised, observer-blinded, 4-year, parallel-group, single-centre, superiority study 

      Dhayalan, Dhanushan; Tveiten, Øystein Vesterli; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Finnkirk, Monica Katrine; Storstein, Anette Margrethe; Gruner, Eli Renate; Lund-Johansen, Morten (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Introduction The optimal management of small-sized to medium-sized vestibular schwannoma (VS) is a matter of controversy. Clinical results of the prevailing treatment modalities (microsurgery, stereotactic radiosurgery ...
    • Dizziness and physical health are associated with pain in dizzy patients—A cross‐sectional study 

      Gustavsen, Ingvild Ølfarnes; Wilhelmsen, Kjersti; Goode, Adam P.; Nordahl, Stein Helge Glad; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Nilsen, Roy Miodini; Magnussen, Liv Heide (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background and Purpose Associations between dizziness, health-related quality of life, and musculoskeletal pain have not been systematically explored in patients with vestibular disorders. Such knowledge may be important ...
    • Effects of diving on hearing and balance 

      Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Doctoral thesis, 2011-06-10)
      Diving has profound effects on the human body including the inner ear, which contains the organs of hearing and balance. Ear injury is the most common medical problem in diving. The aim of this work was to explore the short ...
    • Hearing as an Independent Predictor of Postural Balance in 1075 Patients Evaluated for Dizziness 

      Berge, Jan Erik; Nordahl, Stein Helge; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective To evaluate the association between hearing and postural balance. Study Design Retrospective cross-sectional study. Setting Tertiary care otolaryngology clinic. Subjects and Methods Patients examined for ...
    • Long-term effects of conservative management of vestibular schwannoma on dizziness, balance, and caloric function 

      Nilsen, Kathrin Skorpa; Lund-Johansen, Morten; Nordahl, Stein Helge; Finnkirk, Monica Katrine; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives: To study the development of dizziness, caloric function, and postural sway during long-term observation of untreated vestibular schwannoma patients. Study Design: Retrospective review of a prospectively maintained ...
    • Long-Term Survival in 1,931 Patients With Dizziness: Disease- and Symptom-Specific Mortality 

      Berge, Jan Erik; Nordahl, Stein Helge Glad; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objective: To evaluate mortality among patients referred for suspected vestibular disorder and to examine whether specific symptoms or disorders predict long-term survival among patients with dizziness or vertigo. Study ...
    • Long-term symptoms in dizzy patients examined in a university clinic 

      Wilhelmsen, Kjersti Thulin; Ljunggren, Anne Elisabeth; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Eide, Geir Egil; Nordahl, Stein Helge G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2009-05-16)
      Background: The long-term course of dizziness was investigated combining medical chart and survey data. The survey was undertaken median (interquartile range (IQR)) 4.6 (4.3) years after the initial medical examination. ...
    • Measuring pressure pain threshold in the cervical region of dizzy patients-The reliability of a pressure algometer 

      Knapstad, Mari Kalland; Nordahl, Stein Helge; Naterstad, Ingvill Fjell; Ask, Tove; Skouen, Jan Sture; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Objectives: A tool for measuring neck pain in patients with dizziness is needed to further investigate the relationship between the two symptoms. The objective of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of ...
    • Neck pain associated with clinical symptoms in dizzy patients- A cross-sectional study 

      Knapstad, Mari Kalland; Glad Nordahl, Stein Helge; Skouen, Jan Sture; Ask, Tove; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Objective: Many patients suffer from concurrent neck pain and dizziness. The aim of this study was to describe the clinical symptoms and physical findings in patients with concurrent neck pain and dizziness and to examine ...
    • Postural control in a simulated saturation dive to 240 msw. 

      Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Aasen, T. B.; Nordahl, Stein Helge G. (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2007)
      INTRODUCTION: There is evidence that increased ambient pressure causes an increase in postural sway. This article documents postural sway at pressures not previously studied and discusses possible mechanisms. METHODS: Eight ...
    • Prevalence and distribution of musculoskeletal pain in patients with dizziness—A systematic review 

      Moen, Unni; Magnussen, Liv Heide; Wilhelmsen, Kjersti Thulin; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Nordahl, Stein Helge Glad; Meldrum, Dara; Knapstad, Mari Kalland (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background and purpose Musculoskeletal disorders are among the leading causes of disability globally, but their role in patients with dizziness and imbalance is not well understood or explored. Such knowledge may be ...
    • The Risk of Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo After Head Trauma 

      Andersson, Helene; Jablonski, Greg Eigner; Nordahl, Stein Helge Glad; Nordfalk, Karl; Helseth, Eirik; Martens, Camilla; Røysland, Kjetil; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Objectives: Head trauma may cause dislodgement of otoconia and development of benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV). The risk of developing BPPV is expected to be highest shortly after the trauma, then decrease and ...
    • The Romberg sign, unilateral vestibulopathy, cerebrovascular risk factors, and long-term mortality in dizzy patients 

      Berge, Jan Erik; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Storhaug, Tobias Andre; Nordahl, Stein Helge Glad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Objectives: Describe the relationship between unsteadiness, canal paresis, cerebrovascular risk factors, and long-term mortality in patients examined for dizziness of suspected vestibular origin. Study design: Observational ...
    • Treatment of horizontal canal BPPV—a randomized sham-controlled trial comparing two therapeutic maneuvers of different speeds 

      Martens, Camilla; Goplen, Frederik Kragerud; Aasen, Torbjørn; Gjestad, Rolf; Nordfalk, Karl Fredrik; Nordahl, Stein Helge Glad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Objectives: To compare the effect of a high‐speed barbecue maneuver with the modified Lempert maneuver and sham in patients with benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) of the horizontal canal. Methods: Randomized ...