• Breathing patterns in people with exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction 

      Lie, Astrid Haugen; Grønnevik, Ingvild; Frisk, Bente; Røksund, Ola Drange; Hammer, Ida; Vollsæter, Maria; Halvorsen, Thomas; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is common, but we lack readily available diagnostic tools. The larynx represents an important point of resistance in the airways, and we therefore hypothesized that EILO is ...
    • Clinical responses following inspiratory muscle training in exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction 

      Sandnes, Astrid; Andersen, Tiina Maarit; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Hilland, Magnus; Heimdal, John-Helge; Halvorsen, Thomas; Røksund, Ola Drange; Vollsæter, Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Purpose Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is relatively common in young people. Treatment rests on poor evidence; however, inspiratory muscle training (IMT) has been proposed a promising strategy. We aimed to ...
    • Conundrums in the breathless athlete; exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction or asthma? 

      Jansrud, Ida; Halvorsen, Thomas; Vollsæter, Maria; Hilland, Magnus; Heimdal, John-Helge; Røksund, Ola Drange; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Purpose: Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (EIB) and exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) are the two disorders commonly considered when athletes complain of exertional dyspnea. They are highly different but ...
    • Exercise inducible laryngeal obstruction: diagnostics and management 

      Røksund, Ola Drange; Heimdal, John-Helge; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Vollsæter, Maria; Halvorsen, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017-01)
      Obstruction of the central airways is an important cause of exercise-induced inspiratory symptoms (EIIS) in young and otherwise healthy individuals. This is a large, heterogeneous and vastly understudied group of patients. ...
    • Exercise related respiratory problems in the young—Is it exercise-induced bronchoconstriction or laryngeal obstruction? 

      Vollsæter, Maria; Stensrud, Trine; Maat, Robert; Halvorsen, Thomas; Røksund, Ola Drange; Sandnes, Astrid; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Complaints of breathlessness during heavy exercise is common in children and adolescents, and represent expressions of a subjective feeling that may be difficult to verify and to link with specific diagnoses through objective ...
    • Exercise Training in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 

      Hammer, Stian; Toussaint, Michel; Vollsæter, Maria; Tvedt, Marianne Nesbjørg; Røksund, Ola Drange; Reychler, Gregory; Lund, Hans; Andersen, Tiina Maarit (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Objective: To evaluate the effects and safety of exercise training, and to determine the most effective exercise intervention for people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Exercise training was compared with no training, ...
    • Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in athletes treated with inspiratory muscle training 

      Sandnes, Astrid; Andersen, Tiina Maarit; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Hilland, Magnus; Vollsæter, Maria; Heimdal, John-Helge; Eide, Geir Egil; Halvorsen, Thomas; Røksund, Ola Drange (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-01-18)
      Background Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is common in athletes and presents with dyspnoea, chest tightness, inspiratory stridor and sometimes panic reactions. The evidence for conservative treatment is weak, ...
    • Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction: natural history and effect of surgical treatment 

      Maat, Robert Christiaan; Hilland, Magnus; Røksund, Ola Drange; Halvorsen, Thomas; Olofsson, Jan; Aarstad, Hans Jørgen; Heimdal, John-Helge (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2011-06-05)
      The current follow-up study concerning the supraglottic type of exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) was performed to reveal the natural history of supraglottic EILO and compare the symptoms, as well as the laryngeal ...
    • Exercise-induced Laryngeal Obstruction: Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Treatment Trial 

      Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Røksund, Ola Drange; Andersen, Tiina Maarit; Heimdal, John-Helge; Karlsen, Tom; Hilland, Magnus; Fretheim-Kelly, Zoe; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Sandnes, Astrid; Hjelle, Sigrun Margrethe; Vollsæter, Maria; Halvorsen, Thomas (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Background: Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is a common cause of exertional breathing problems in young individuals, caused by paradoxical inspiratory adduction of laryngeal structures, and diagnosed by ...
    • Feasibility and tolerability of measuring translaryngeal pressure during exercise 

      Kelly, Zoe Louise; Halvorsen, Thomas; Heimdal, John-Helge; Strand, Eric; Vollsæter, Maria; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Røksund, Ola Drange (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objectives/Hypothesis: To determine if simultaneous tracheal and supraglottic pressure measurement performed during a continuous laryngoscopy exercise (CLE) test is possible, tolerable, and feasible, and if so, whether ...
    • Laryngeal response patterns influence the efficacy of mechanical assisted cough in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 

      Andersen, Tiina Maarit; Sandnes, Astrid; Brekka, Anne Kristine; Hilland, Magnus; Clemm, Hege; Fondenes, Ove; Tysnes, Ole Bjørn; Heimdal, John-Helge; Halvorsen, Thomas; Vollsæter, Maria; Røksund, Ola Drange (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2017)
      Background: Most patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) are treated with mechanical insufflation–exsufflation (MI-E) in order to improve cough. This method often fails in ALS with bulbar involvement, allegedly ...
    • Larynx during exercise: the unexplored bottleneck of the airways 

      Røksund, Ola Drange; Heimdal, John-Helge; Olofsson, Jan; Maat, Robert; Halvorsen, Thomas (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2014-07-18)
      Exercise-induced shortness of breath is not uncommon in otherwise healthy young people. Based on the presenting symptoms alone, it is challenging to distinguish exercise-induced asthma (EIA) from exercise-induced obstruction ...
    • Larynx in exercising humans. The unexplored bottleneck of the airways 

      Røksund, Ola Drange (Doctoral thesis; Peer reviewed, 2012-06-21)
    • Left Vocal Cord Paralysis After Patent Ductus Arteriosus Ligation: A Systematic Review. 

      Engeseth, Merete Salveson; Olsen, Nina Rydland; Mæland, Silje; Halvorsen, Thomas; Goode, Adam; Røksund, Ola Drange (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018)
      Context: Extremely premature (EP) infants are at increased risk of left vocal cord paralysis (LVCP) following surgery for patent ductus arteriosus (PDA). Objective: A Systematical Review was conducted to investigate the ...
    • Left vocal cord paralysis, lung function and exercise capacity in young adults born extremely preterm with a history of neonatal patent ductus arteriosus surgery—A national cohort study 

      Engan, Mette; Engeset, Merete Salveson; Sandvik, Lorentz; Gamlemshaug, Ole C.O.; Engesæter, Ingvild Øvstebø; Øymar, Knut Asbjørn Alexander; Vollsæter, Maria; Røksund, Ola Drange; Hufthammer, Karl Ove; Halvorsen, Thomas; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022-01-03)
      Background: Left vocal cord paralysis (LVCP) is a known complication of patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) surgery in extremely preterm (EP) born neonates; however, consequences of LVCP beyond the first year of life are ...
    • Physiotherapy improves symptoms of exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction in young elite athletes: A case series 

      Kolnes, Liv-Jorunn; Vollsæter, Maria; Røksund, Ola Drange; Stensrud, Trine (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019)
      Objective: A constricted, upper chest breathing pattern and postural dealignments habitually accompany exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO), but there are few effective treatments for athletes presenting with EILO. ...
    • Predicting physical activity in a national cohort of children born extremely preterm 

      Engan, Mette; Engeseth, Merete Salveson; Fevang, Silje Katrine Elgen; Vollsæter, Maria; Eide, Geir Egil; Røksund, Ola Drange; Halvorsen, Thomas; Clemm, Hege Havstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Predicting physical activity in a national cohort of children born extremely preterm. Objectives: To compare physical activity among school-aged children born extremely preterm or with extremely low birthweight (EP/ELBW) ...
    • Reliability of maximum oxygen uptake in cardiopulmonary exercise testing with continuous laryngoscopy 

      Engan, Mette; Jansrud, Ida; Bekken, Marianne; Halvorsen, Thomas; Fretheim-Kelly, Zoe Louise; Vollsæter, Maria; Bovim, Lars Peder Vatshelle; Røksund, Ola Drange; Clemm, Hege Havstad (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Aims: A cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPET) is the gold standard to evaluate symptom-limiting exercise intolerance, while continuous laryngoscopy performed during exercise (CLE) is required to diagnose exercise-induced ...
    • Reliability of translaryngeal airway resistance measurements during maximal exercise 

      Fretheim-Kelly, Zoe; Engan, Mette; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Andersen, Tiina Maarit; Heimdal, John-Helge; Strand, Eric; Halvorsen, Thomas; Røksund, Ola Drange; Vollsæter, Maria (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      Objective Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction is an important cause of exertional dyspnoea. The diagnosis rests on visual judgement of relative changes of the laryngeal inlet during continuous laryngoscopy exercise (CLE) ...
    • Self-Reported Health in Adolescents With Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Obstruction; A Cross-Sectional Study 

      Benestad, Merete R.; Drageset, Jorunn; Clemm, Hege Synnøve Havstad; Røksund, Ola Drange; Vollsæter, Maria; Halvorsen, Thomas; Hysing, Mari; Vederhus, Bente Johanne (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Background: Exercise-induced laryngeal obstruction (EILO) is common in young people with exertional breathing difficulties. Psychological characteristics have been proposed as underlying contributors; however, the evidence ...