Leif Gjerstad
Position: Professor of Neurology
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Publications 2016

Alfstad KÅ, Torgersen H, Van Roy B, Hessen E, Hansen BH, Henning O, Clench-Aas J, Mowinckel P, Gjerstad L, Lossius MI (2016)
Psychiatric comorbidity in children and youth with epilepsy: An association with executive dysfunction?
Epilepsy Behav, 56, 88-94
PubMed 26851646

Aurlien D, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2016)
The role of antiepileptic drugs in sudden unexpected death in epilepsy
Seizure, 43, 56-60
PubMed 27886630

Aurlien D, Olsen TR, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Lossius MI, Nakken KO (2016)
[Sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP)]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (2), 131-5
PubMed 26813818

Lossius MI, Alfstad KÅ, Van Roy B, Mowinckel P, Clench-Aas J, Gjerstad L, Nakken KO (2016)
Early sexual debut in Norwegian youth with epilepsy: A population-based study
Epilepsy Behav, 56, 1-4
PubMed 26789985

Publications 2015

Hassel B, Elsais A, Frøland AS, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Quan Y, Dingledine R, Rise F (2015)
Uptake and metabolism of fructose by rat neocortical cells in vivo and by isolated nerve terminals in vitro
J Neurochem, 133 (4), 572-81
PubMed 25708447

Lossius MI, Nakken KO, Mowinckel P, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (2015)
Favorable change of lipid profile after carbamazepine withdrawal
Acta Neurol Scand, 134 (3), 219-23
PubMed 26592200

Selnes P, Grambaite R, Rincon M, Bjørnerud A, Gjerstad L, Hessen E, Auning E, Johansen K, Almdahl IS, Due-Tønnessen P, Vegge K, Bjelke B, Fladby T (2015)
Hippocampal complex atrophy in poststroke and mild cognitive impairment
J Cereb Blood Flow Metab, 35 (11), 1729-37
PubMed 26036934

Publications 2014

Hessen E, Reinvang I, Eliassen CF, Nordlund A, Gjerstad L, Fladby T, Wallin A (2014)
The Combination of Dysexecutive and Amnestic Deficits Strongly Predicts Conversion to Dementia in Young Mild Cognitive Impairment Patients: A Report from the Gothenburg-Oslo MCI Study
Dement Geriatr Cogn Dis Extra, 4 (1), 76-85
PubMed 24847346

Publications 2013

Coello C, Willoch F, Selnes P, Gjerstad L, Fladby T, Skretting A (2013)
Correction of partial volume effect in (18)F-FDG PET brain studies using coregistered MR volumes: voxel based analysis of tracer uptake in the white matter
Neuroimage, 72, 183-92
PubMed 23370062

Gjerstad L, Gilhus NE, Stovner LJ, Hoff JM (2013)
The Norwegian Brain Council ('Hjernerådet')--united efforts are necessary!
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (196), 1-4
PubMed 23190284

Haugaa KH, Vestervik TT, Andersson S, Amlie JP, Jørum E, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2013)
Abnormal electroencephalograms in patients with long QT syndrome
Heart Rhythm, 10 (12), 1877-83
PubMed 24080067

Selnes P, Aarsland D, Bjørnerud A, Gjerstad L, Wallin A, Hessen E, Reinvang I, Grambaite R, Auning E, Kjærvik VK, Due-Tønnessen P, Stenset V, Fladby T (2013)
Diffusion tensor imaging surpasses cerebrospinal fluid as predictor of cognitive decline and medial temporal lobe atrophy in subjective cognitive impairment and mild cognitive impairment
J Alzheimers Dis, 33 (3), 723-36
PubMed 23186987

Publications 2012

Amlien IK, Fjell AM, Walhovd KB, Selnes P, Stenset V, Grambaite R, Bjørnerud A, Due-Tønnessen P, Skinningsrud A, Gjerstad L, Reinvang I, Fladby T (2012)
Mild cognitive impairment: cerebrospinal fluid tau biomarker pathologic levels and longitudinal changes in white matter integrity
Radiology, 266 (1), 295-303
PubMed 23151827

Aurlien D, Larsen JP, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2012)
Consistent message?
Epilepsia, 53 (5), 929
PubMed 22533644

Aurlien D, Larsen JP, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2012)
Comorbid and underlying diseases--major determinants of excess mortality in epilepsy
Seizure, 21 (8), 573-7
PubMed 22743101

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Gjerstad L (2012)
Repeated neuropsychological assessment in well-controlled epilepsy
Acta Neurol Scand, 127 (1), 53-60
PubMed 22607393

Heuser K, Eid T, Lauritzen F, Thoren AE, Vindedal GF, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Spencer DD, Ottersen OP, Nagelhus EA, de Lanerolle NC (2012)
Loss of perivascular Kir4.1 potassium channels in the sclerotic hippocampus of patients with mesial temporal lobe epilepsy
J Neuropathol Exp Neurol, 71 (9), 814-25
PubMed 22878665

Selnes P, Fjell AM, Gjerstad L, Bjørnerud A, Wallin A, Due-Tønnessen P, Grambaite R, Stenset V, Fladby T (2012)
White matter imaging changes in subjective and mild cognitive impairment
Alzheimers Dement, 8 (5 Suppl), S112-21
PubMed 23021621

Svalheim S, Aurlien D, Amlie JP, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2012)
Signal-averaged and standard electrocardiography in patients with newly diagnosed epilepsy
Epilepsy Behav, 25 (4), 543-5
PubMed 23153719

Publications 2011

Alfstad KÅ, Clench-Aas J, Van Roy B, Mowinckel P, Gjerstad L, Lossius MI (2011)
Gender differences in risk-taking behaviour in youth with epilepsy: a Norwegian population-based study
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (191), 12-7
PubMed 21711251

Alfstad KÅ, Clench-Aas J, Van Roy B, Mowinckel P, Gjerstad L, Lossius MI (2011)
Psychiatric symptoms in Norwegian children with epilepsy aged 8-13 years: effects of age and gender?
Epilepsia, 52 (7), 1231-8
PubMed 21446963

Aurlien D, Larsen JP, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2011)
Increased risk of sudden unexpected death in epilepsy in females using lamotrigine: a nested, case-control study
Epilepsia, 53 (2), 258-66
PubMed 22126371

Bachmann T, Bertheussen KH, Svalheim S, Rauchenzauner M, Luef G, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2011)
Haematological side effects of antiepileptic drug treatment in patients with epilepsy
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (191), 23-7
PubMed 21711253

Gilhus NE, Stovner LJ, Gjerstad L, Hoff JM (2011)
Partnership and cooperation is necessary to improve and expand neurology
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (191), 1-4
PubMed 21711249

Grambaite R, Selnes P, Reinvang I, Aarsland D, Hessen E, Gjerstad L, Fladby T (2011)
Executive dysfunction in mild cognitive impairment is associated with changes in frontal and cingulate white matter tracts
J Alzheimers Dis, 27 (2), 453-62
PubMed 21841261

Stenset V, Hofoss D, Johnsen L, Berstad AE, Negaard A, Skinningsrud A, Gjerstad L, Fladby T (2011)
White matter lesion load increases the risk of low CSF Aβ42 in apolipoprotein E-ɛ4 carriers attending a memory clinic
J Neuroimaging, 21 (2), e78-82
PubMed 19888930

Publications 2010

Hassel B, Taubøll E, Shaw R, Gjerstad L, Dingledine R (2010)
Region-specific changes in gene expression in rat brain after chronic treatment with levetiracetam or phenytoin
Epilepsia, 51 (9), 1714-20
PubMed 20345932

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Gjerstad L (2010)
Improvement in verbal memory after withdrawal of carbamazepine and valproate in patients with well-controlled epilepsy: a randomized, double-blind study
Acta Neurol Scand, 123 (6), 385-9
PubMed 20955400

Heuser K, Cvancarova M, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2010)
Is Temporal Lobe Epilepsy with childhood febrile seizures a distinctive entity? A comparative study
Seizure, 20 (2), 163-6
PubMed 21167748

Heuser K, Hoddevik EH, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Indahl U, Kaczmarek L, Berg PR, Lien S, Nagelhus EA, Ottersen OP (2010)
Temporal lobe epilepsy and matrix metalloproteinase 9: a tempting relation but negative genetic association
Seizure, 19 (6), 335-8
PubMed 20605480

Kasperaviciūte D, Catarino CB, Heinzen EL, Depondt C, Cavalleri GL, Caboclo LO, Tate SK, Jamnadas-Khoda J, Chinthapalli K, Clayton LM, Shianna KV, Radtke RA, Mikati MA, Gallentine WB, Husain AM, Alhusaini S, Leppert D, Middleton LT, Gibson RA, Johnson MR, Matthews PM, Hosford D, Heuser K, Amos L, Ortega M et al. (2010)
Common genetic variation and susceptibility to partial epilepsies: a genome-wide association study
Brain, 133 (Pt 7), 2136-47
PubMed 20522523

Saetre E, Abdelnoor M, Perucca E, Taubøll E, Isojärvi J, Gjerstad L (2010)
Antiepileptic drugs and quality of life in the elderly: results from a randomized double-blind trial of carbamazepine and lamotrigine in patients with onset of epilepsy in old age
Epilepsy Behav, 17 (3), 395-401
PubMed 20149756

Stovner LJ, Gjerstad L, Gilhus NE, Storstein A, Zwart JA (2010)
Cost of disorders of the brain in Norway
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (190), 1-5
PubMed 20586727

Svalheim S, Luef G, Rauchenzauner M, Mørkrid L, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2010)
Cardiovascular risk factors in epilepsy patients taking levetiracetam, carbamazepine or lamotrigine
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (190), 30-3
PubMed 20586732

Publications 2009

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Gjerstad L (2009)
Health concerns predicts poor quality of life in well-controlled epilepsy
Seizure, 18 (7), 487-91
PubMed 19428272

Heuser K, Nagelhus EA, Taubøll E, Indahl U, Berg PR, Lien S, Nakken S, Gjerstad L, Ottersen OP (2009)
Variants of the genes encoding AQP4 and Kir4.1 are associated with subgroups of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy
Epilepsy Res, 88 (1), 55-64
PubMed 19864112

Heuser K, Taubøll E, Nagelhus EA, Cvancarova M, Petter Ottersen O, Gjerstad L (2009)
Phenotypic characteristics of temporal lobe epilepsy: the impact of hippocampal sclerosis
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (189), 8-13
PubMed 19566491

Lossius MI, Taubøll E, Mowinckel P, Gjerstad L (2009)
Reversible effects of antiepileptic drugs on thyroid hormones in men and women with epilepsy: a prospective randomized double-blind withdrawal study
Epilepsy Behav, 16 (1), 64-8
PubMed 19646931

Saetre E, Abdelnoor M, Amlie JP, Tossebro M, Perucca E, Taubøll E, Anfinsen OG, Isojärvi J, Gjerstad L (2009)
Cardiac function and antiepileptic drug treatment in the elderly: a comparison between lamotrigine and sustained-release carbamazepine
Epilepsia, 50 (8), 1841-9
PubMed 19400874

Stenset V, Bjørnerud A, Fjell AM, Walhovd KB, Hofoss D, Due-Tønnessen P, Gjerstad L, Fladby T (2009)
Cingulum fiber diffusivity and CSF T-tau in patients with subjective and mild cognitive impairment
Neurobiol Aging, 32 (4), 581-9
PubMed 19428143

Storstein A, Gjerstad L, Stovner LJ, Gilhus NE (2009)
Norwegian neurology: present status and future trends
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl (189), 5-7
PubMed 19566490

Svalheim S, Taubøll E, Luef G, Lossius A, Rauchenzauner M, Sandvand F, Bertelsen M, Mørkrid L, Gjerstad L (2009)
Differential effects of levetiracetam, carbamazepine, and lamotrigine on reproductive endocrine function in adults
Epilepsy Behav, 16 (2), 281-7
PubMed 19716343

Publications 2008

Aurlien D, Leren TP, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (2008)
New SCN5A mutation in a SUDEP victim with idiopathic epilepsy
Seizure, 18 (2), 158-60
PubMed 18752973

Aurlien D, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (2008)
An insufficient effect of lamotrigine leading to fatal seizures
Acta Neurol Scand, 117 (4), 293
PubMed 18333958

Fjell AM, Walhovd KB, Amlien I, Bjørnerud A, Reinvang I, Gjerstad L, Cappelen T, Willoch F, Due-Tønnessen P, Grambaite R, Skinningsrud A, Stenset V, Fladby T (2008)
Morphometric changes in the episodic memory network and tau pathologic features correlate with memory performance in patients with mild cognitive impairment
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol, 29 (6), 1183-9
PubMed 18544670

Gjerstad L, Gilhus NE, Storstein A (2008)
A retrospective view on research in neuroscience in Norway
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl, 188, 3-5
PubMed 18439214

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Gjerstad L (2008)
Antiepileptic monotherapy significantly impairs normative scores on common tests of executive functions
Acta Neurol Scand, 119 (3), 194-8
PubMed 18976320

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Gjerstad L (2008)
Behavioural adjustment in seizure-free epilepsy patients on monotherapy
Seizure, 17 (5), 422-30
PubMed 18243738

Lyngstad-Brechan MA, Taubøll E, Nakken KO, Gjerstad L, Godang K, Jemtland R, Bollerslev J (2008)
Reduced bone mass and increased bone turnover in postmenopausal women with epilepsy using antiepileptic drug monotherapy
Scand J Clin Lab Invest, 68 (8), 759-66
PubMed 18618370

Nissen-Meyer LS, Svalheim S, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Reinholt FP, Jemtland R (2008)
How can antiepileptic drugs affect bone mass, structure and metabolism? Lessons from animal studies
Seizure, 17 (2), 187-91
PubMed 18180177

Osberg S, Melien O, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Norwegian GenEpA Group (2008)
G protein beta3 subunit C825T polymorphism modifies the presentation of temporal lobe epilepsy
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl, 188, 62-6
PubMed 18439224

Stenset V, Hofoss D, Berstad AE, Negaard A, Gjerstad L, Fladby T (2008)
White matter lesion subtypes and cognitive deficits in patients with memory impairment
Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord, 26 (5), 424-31
PubMed 18946220

Stenset V, Hofoss D, Johnsen L, Skinningsrud A, Berstad AE, Negaard A, Reinvang I, Gjerstad L, Fladby T (2008)
White matter lesion severity is associated with reduced cognitive performances in patients with normal CSF Abeta42 levels
Acta Neurol Scand, 118 (6), 373-8
PubMed 18510598

Walhovd KB, Fjell AM, Amlien I, Grambaite R, Stenset V, Bjørnerud A, Reinvang I, Gjerstad L, Cappelen T, Due-Tønnessen P, Fladby T (2008)
Multimodal imaging in mild cognitive impairment: Metabolism, morphometry and diffusion of the temporal-parietal memory network
Neuroimage, 45 (1), 215-23
PubMed 19056499

Publications 2007

Aurlien D, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (2007)
Lamotrigine in idiopathic epilepsy - increased risk of cardiac death?
Acta Neurol Scand, 115 (3), 199-203
PubMed 17295716

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Reinvang I, Gjerstad L (2007)
Influence of major antiepileptic drugs on neuropsychological function: results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled withdrawal study of seizure-free epilepsy patients on monotherapy
J Int Neuropsychol Soc, 13 (3), 393-400
PubMed 17445287

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Reinvang I, Gjerstad L (2007)
Slight improvement in mood and irritability after antiepileptic drug withdrawal: a controlled study in patients on monotherapy
Epilepsy Behav, 10 (3), 449-55
PubMed 17350342

Lossius MI, Erikssen JE, Mowinckel P, Gulbrandsen P, Gjerstad L (2007)
Changes in autonomic cardiac control in patients with epilepsy after discontinuation of antiepileptic drugs: a randomized controlled withdrawal study
Eur J Neurol, 14 (9), 1022-8
PubMed 17718695

Lossius MI, Hessen E, Mowinckel P, Stavem K, Erikssen J, Gulbrandsen P, Gjerstad L (2007)
Consequences of antiepileptic drug withdrawal: a randomized, double-blind study (Akershus Study)
Epilepsia, 49 (3), 455-63
PubMed 17888074

Lossius MI, Taubøll E, Mowinckel P, Mørkrid L, Gjerstad L (2007)
Reversible effects of antiepileptic drugs on reproductive endocrine function in men and women with epilepsy--a prospective randomized double-blind withdrawal study
Epilepsia, 48 (10), 1875-82
PubMed 17555526

Nissen-Meyer LS, Svalheim S, Taubøll E, Reppe S, Lekva T, Solberg LB, Melhus G, Reinholt FP, Gjerstad L, Jemtland R (2007)
Levetiracetam, phenytoin, and valproate act differently on rat bone mass, structure, and metabolism
Epilepsia, 48 (10), 1850-60
PubMed 17634065

Olsen KB, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (2007)
Valproate is an effective, well-tolerated drug for treatment of status epilepticus/serial attacks in adults
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl, 187, 51-4
PubMed 17419829

Røste LS, Taubøll E, Svalheim S, Gjerstad L (2007)
Does menopause affect the epilepsy?
Seizure, 17 (2), 172-5
PubMed 18164217

Saetre E, Perucca E, Isojärvi J, Gjerstad L, LAM 40089 Study Group (2007)
An international multicenter randomized double-blind controlled trial of lamotrigine and sustained-release carbamazepine in the treatment of newly diagnosed epilepsy in the elderly
Epilepsia, 48 (7), 1292-302
PubMed 17561956

Stenset V, Grambaite R, Reinvang I, Hessen E, Cappelen T, Bjørnerud A, Gjerstad L, Fladby T (2007)
Diaschisis after thalamic stroke: a comparison of metabolic and structural changes in a patient with amnesic syndrome
Acta Neurol Scand Suppl, 187, 68-71
PubMed 17419833

Svalheim S, Taubøll E, Surdova K, Ormel L, Dahl E, Aleksandersen M, McNeilly A, Gjerstad L, Ropstad E (2007)
Long-term levetiracetam treatment affects reproductive endocrine function in female Wistar rats
Seizure, 17 (2), 203-9
PubMed 18155931

Taubøll E, Røste LS, Svalheim S, Gjerstad L (2007)
Disorders of reproduction in epilepsy--what can we learn from animal studies?
Seizure, 17 (2), 120-6
PubMed 18155932

Wehling E, Lundervold AJ, Standnes B, Gjerstad L, Reinvang I (2007)
APOE status and its association to learning and memory performance in middle aged and older Norwegians seeking assessment for memory deficits
Behav Brain Funct, 3, 57
PubMed 17974013

Publications 2006

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Reinvang I, Gjerstad L (2006)
Predictors of neuropsychological impairment in seizure-free epilepsy patients
Epilepsia, 47 (11), 1870-8
PubMed 17116027

Hessen E, Lossius MI, Reinvang I, Gjerstad L (2006)
Influence of major antiepileptic drugs on attention, reaction time, and speed of information processing: results from a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled withdrawal study of seizure-free epilepsy patients receiving monotherapy
Epilepsia, 47 (12), 2038-45
PubMed 17201701

Lossius MI, Clench-Aas J, van Roy B, Mowinckel P, Gjerstad L (2006)
Psychiatric symptoms in adolescents with epilepsy in junior high school in Norway: a population survey
Epilepsy Behav, 9 (2), 286-92
PubMed 16891157

Slapø GD, Lossius MI, Gjerstad L (2006)
Poststroke epilepsy: occurrence, predictors and treatment
Expert Rev Neurother, 6 (12), 1801-9
PubMed 17181427

Svalheim S, Taubøll E, Bjørnenak T, Røste LS, Mørland T, Saetre ER, Gjerstad L (2006)
Onset of epilepsy and menarche--is there any relationship?
Seizure, 15 (8), 571-5
PubMed 16956776

Publications 2005

Lossius MI, Rønning OM, Slapø GD, Mowinckel P, Gjerstad L (2005)
Poststroke epilepsy: occurrence and predictors--a long-term prospective controlled study (Akershus Stroke Study)
Epilepsia, 46 (8), 1246-51
PubMed 16060935

Reinvang I, Espeseth T, Gjerstad L (2005)
Cognitive ERPs are related to ApoE allelic variation in mildly cognitively impaired patients
Neurosci Lett, 382 (3), 346-51
PubMed 15925117

Røste LS, Taubøll E, Mørkrid L, Bjørnenak T, Saetre ER, Mørland T, Gjerstad L (2005)
Antiepileptic drugs alter reproductive endocrine hormones in men with epilepsy
Eur J Neurol, 12 (2), 118-24
PubMed 15679699

Publications 2004

Engedal K, Braekhus A, Gjerstad L (2004)
[Effect of drugs against dementia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 124 (12), 1641-2
PubMed 15229711

Lossius MI, Rønning OM, Gjerstad L (2004)
[Post-stroke epilepsy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 124 (5), 620-2
PubMed 15004603

Publications 2003

Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2003)
[What is epilepsy?]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (10), 1359-61
PubMed 12806678

Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2003)
[Epilepsy and genetics]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (19), 2731-4
PubMed 14600748

Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2003)
[From lunatic diseases to molecular genetics]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (18), 2555
PubMed 14714039

Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2003)
[From epilepsy to epilepsies]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (10), 1314
PubMed 12806662

Gjerstad L, Taubøll E, Røste GK (2003)
[Treating epilepsy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (13-14), 1864-8
PubMed 12830269

Røste LS, Taubøll E, Haugen TB, Bjørnenak T, Saetre ER, Gjerstad L (2003)
Alterations in semen parameters in men with epilepsy treated with valproate or carbamazepine monotherapy
Eur J Neurol, 10 (5), 501-6
PubMed 12940829

Røste LS, Taubøll E, Isojarvi JI, Berner A, Berg KA, Pakarinen AJ, Huhtaniemi IT, Knip M, Gjerstad L (2003)
Gonadal morphology and sex hormones in male and female Wistar rats after long-term lamotrigine treatment
Seizure, 12 (8), 621-7
PubMed 14630507

Svalheim S, Taubøll E, Bjørnenak T, Røste LS, Mørland T, Saetre ER, Gjerstad L (2003)
Do women with epilepsy have increased frequency of menstrual disturbances?
Seizure, 12 (8), 529-33
PubMed 14630488

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Henriksen T, Husby H (2003)
[Women and epilepsy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (12), 1691-4
PubMed 12821993

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Henriksen T, Husby H (2003)
[Pregnancy and birth in women with epilepsy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (12), 1695-7
PubMed 12821994

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Henriksen T, Husby H (2003)
[Fetal valproate syndrome]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 123 (19), 2765
PubMed 14600761

Publications 2002

Lossius MI, Rønning OM, Mowinckel P, Gjerstad L (2002)
Incidence and predictors for post-stroke epilepsy. A prospective controlled trial. The Akershus stroke study
Eur J Neurol, 9 (4), 365-8
PubMed 12099919

Mökleby K, Blomhoff S, Malt UF, Dahlström A, Tauböll E, Gjerstad L (2002)
Psychiatric comorbidity and hostility in patients with psychogenic nonepileptic seizures compared with somatoform disorders and healthy controls
Epilepsia, 43 (2), 193-8
PubMed 11903468

Roste LS, Tauboll E, Isojarvi JIT, Pakarinen AJ, Huhtaniemi PT, Knip M, Gjerstad L (2002)
Effects of chronic valproate treatment on reproductive endocrine hormones in female and male Wistar rats
Reprod. Toxicol., 16 (6), PII S0890-6238(02)00054-0-773

Sveberg Røste L, Taubøll E, Isojärvi JI, Pakarinen AJ, Huhtaniemi IT, Knip M, Gjerstad L (2002)
Effects of chronic valproate treatment on reproductive endocrine hormones in female and male Wistar rats
Reprod Toxicol, 16 (6), 767-73
PubMed 12401504

Publications 2001

Hassel B, Iversen EG, Gjerstad L, Taubøll E (2001)
Up-regulation of hippocampal glutamate transport during chronic treatment with sodium valproate
J Neurochem, 77 (5), 1285-92
PubMed 11389179

Hassel B, Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (2001)
Chronic lamotrigine treatment increases rat hippocampal GABA shunt activity and elevates cerebral taurine levels
Epilepsy Res, 43 (2), 153-63
PubMed 11164704

Isojärvi JI, Taubøll E, Pakarinen AJ, van Parys J, Rättyä J, Harbo HF, Dale PO, Fauser BC, Gjerstad L, Koivunen R, Knip M, Tapanainen JS (2001)
Altered ovarian function and cardiovascular risk factors in valproate-treated women
Am J Med, 111 (4), 290-6
PubMed 11566460

Røste LS, Taubøll E, Berner A, Isojärvi JI, Gjerstad L (2001)
Valproate, but not lamotrigine, induces ovarian morphological changes in Wistar rats
Exp Toxicol Pathol, 52 (6), 545-52
PubMed 11256757

Sveberg Røste L, Taubøll E, Berner A, Berg KA, Aleksandersen M, Gjerstad L (2001)
Morphological changes in the testis after long-term valproate treatment in male Wistar rats
Seizure, 10 (8), 559-65
PubMed 11792156

Publications 2000

Reinvang I, Nielsen CS, Gjerstad L, Bakke SJ (2000)
Isolated retrograde amnesia: Evidence for preservation of implicit memory. An event-related potential investigation
Neurocase, 6 (5), 423-433

Aaserud O, Nakstad PH, Bakke SJ, Reinvang I, Borchgrevink HM, Lie V, Malt UF, Gjerstad L (2000)
Failure to confirm neurotoxic impairment using cerebral magnetic resonance imaging on solvent-exposed workers
Scand J Work Environ Health, 26 (4), 346-52
PubMed 10994801

Publications 1999

Lossius MI, Stavem K, Gjerstad L (1999)
Predictors for recurrence of epileptic seizures in a general epilepsy population
Seizure, 8 (8), 476-9
PubMed 10627410

Taubøll E, Isojärvi JI, Harbo HF, Pakarinen AJ, Gjerstad L (1999)
Long-term valproate treatment induces changes in ovarian morphology and serum sex steroid hormone levels in female Wistar rats
Seizure, 8 (8), 490-3
PubMed 10627413

Taubøll E, Sorteberg W, Owe JO, Lindegaard KF, Rusten K, Sorteberg A, Gjerstad L (1999)
Cerebral artery blood velocity in normal subjects during acute decreases in barometric pressure
Aviat Space Environ Med, 70 (7), 692-7
PubMed 10417006

Publications 1998

Bjøro K, Gjerstad L, Bentdal O, Osnes S, Schrumpf E (1998)
Topiramate and fulminant liver failure
Lancet, 352 (9134), 1119
PubMed 9798593

Reinvang I, Gjerstad L (1998)
Focal retrograde amnesia associated with vascular headache
Neuropsychologia, 36 (12), 1335-41
PubMed 9863687

Tauboll E, Nesland JM, Harbo HF, Isojarvi JIT, Gjerstad L (1998)
Differential effects of valproate on tissue morphology in female Wistar rats
3RD EUROPEAN CONGRESS OF EPILEPTOLOGY, 49-53

Taubøll E, Gerdts R, Gjerstad L (1998)
Cyclosporin A and brain excitability studied in vitro
Epilepsia, 39 (7), 687-91
PubMed 9670895

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (1998)
Effects of antiepileptic drugs on the activation of glutamate receptors
Prog Brain Res, 116, 385-93
PubMed 9932390

Publications 1997

Lund C, Gjerstad L (1997)
[Neuropsychiatric symptoms and findings in systemic lupus erythematosus ]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 117 (14), 2043-5
PubMed 9235685

Publications 1995

Gjerstad L (1995)
[Epilepsy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 115 (12), 1502-7
PubMed 7770855

Publications 1994

Reinvang I, Borchgrevink HM, Aaserud O, Lie V, Malt UF, Nakstad P, Larsson PG, Gjerstad L (1994)
Neuropsychological findings in a non-clinical sample of workers exposed to solvents
J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry, 57 (5), 614-6
PubMed 8201335

Taubøll E, Lindström S, Gjerstad L (1994)
Acute effects of 17 beta-estradiol on brain excitability studied in vitro and in vivo
Epilepsy Res, 18 (2), 107-17
PubMed 7957033

Publications 1993

Gjerstad L, Steen T (1993)
[Driver's licence and seizures]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 113 (18), 2273-5
PubMed 8362397

Steen T, Gjerstad L (1993)
[Driver's licenses and medicine. A review of legal requirements and practice]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 113 (18), 2277-80
PubMed 8362398

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (1993)
Comparison of 5 alpha-pregnan-3 alpha-ol-20-one and phenobarbital on cortical synaptic activation and inhibition studied in vitro
Epilepsia, 34 (2), 228-35
PubMed 8453930

Taubøll E, Ottersen OP, Gjerstad L (1993)
The progesterone metabolite 5 alpha-pregnan-3 alpha-ol-20-one reduces K(+)-induced GABA and glutamate release from identified nerve terminals in rat hippocampus: a semiquantitative immunocytochemical study
Brain Res, 623 (2), 329-33
PubMed 8106124

Publications 1992

Kerty E, Gjerstad L, Nyberg-Hansen R (1992)
[Botulinum toxin treatment of spastic torticollis]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 112 (20), 2660-2
PubMed 1412292

Tyssvang T, Gjerstad L (1992)
[Infusion cisternography]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 112 (8), 1041-2
PubMed 1553730

Aaserud O, Russell D, Nyberg-Hansen R, Rootwelt K, Jörgensen EB, Nakstad P, Hommeren OJ, Tvedt B, Gjerstad L (1992)
Regional cerebral blood flow after long-term exposure to carbon disulfide
Acta Neurol Scand, 85 (4), 266-71
PubMed 1585798

Publications 1991

Gjerstad L, Kerty E, Nyberg-Hansen R (1991)
[Treatment of focal dystonia with botulinum toxin]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 111 (21), 2637-9
PubMed 1948848

Reinvang I, Bjartveit S, Johannessen SI, Hagen OP, Larsen S, Fagerthun H, Gjerstad L (1991)
Cognitive function and time-of-day variation in serum carbamazepine concentration in epileptic patients treated with monotherapy
Epilepsia, 32 (1), 116-21
PubMed 1985819

Taubøll E, Lundervold A, Gjerstad L (1991)
Temporal distribution of seizures in epilepsy
Epilepsy Res, 8 (2), 153-65
PubMed 2065644

Publications 1990

Taubøll E, Lindström S, Klem W, Gjerstad L (1990)
A new injectable carbamazepine solution--antiepileptic effects and pharmaceutical properties
Epilepsy Res, 7 (1), 59-64
PubMed 2292247

Taubøll E, Lindström S, Stokke KT, Gjerstad L (1990)
Triiodothyronine and brain excitability
Epilepsia, 31 (6), 713-7
PubMed 2245801

Publications 1988

Gjerstad L, Nyberg-Hansen R, Ganes T (1988)
Visual evoked responses in hereditary motor and sensory neuropathies
Acta Neurol Scand, 77 (3), 215-9
PubMed 3163873

Hansen TW, Paulsen O, Gjerstad L, Bratlid D (1988)
Short-term exposure to bilirubin reduces synaptic activation in rat transverse hippocampal slices
Pediatr Res, 23 (5), 453-6
PubMed 3387166

Nyberg-Hansen R, Gjerstad L (1988)
Immunopharmacological treatment in myasthenia gravis
Transplant Proc, 20 (3 Suppl 4), 201-10
PubMed 3289206

Nyberg-Hansen R, Gjerstad L (1988)
Myasthenia gravis treated with ciclosporin
Acta Neurol Scand, 77 (4), 307-13
PubMed 3389081

Aaserud O, Gjerstad L, Nakstad P, Nyberg-Hansen R, Hommeren OJ, Tvedt B, Russell D, Rootwelt K (1988)
Neurological examination, computerized tomography, cerebral blood flow and neuropsychological examination in workers with long-term exposure to carbon disulfide
Toxicology, 49 (2-3), 277-82
PubMed 3376132

Publications 1987

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Stokke KT, Lundervold A, Telle B (1987)
Effects of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) on thyroid function parameters
Psychoneuroendocrinology, 12 (5), 349-54
PubMed 3432498

Aaserud O, Gjerstad L (1987)
[Solvent-induced encephalopathy. Occurrence, symptoms and diagnosis]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 107 (19-21), 1635-7, 1648
PubMed 3629565

Publications 1986

Fossen D, Gjerstad L (1986)
Obstetric complications as the first sign of myotonic dystrophy
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 65 (6), 667-8
PubMed 3799165

Gjerstad L, Nyberg-Hansen R, Bjørland O, Nakstad P, Russell D, Rootwelt K (1986)
Herpes zoster ophthalmicus with cerebral angiitis and reduced cerebral blood flow
Acta Neurol Scand, 74 (6), 460-6
PubMed 3493617

Kerty E, Gjerstad L, Nyberg-Hansen R (1986)
[Congenital myasthenia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 106 (8), 666-9
PubMed 3010496

Skjeldal OH, Gjerstad L, Russell D, Hansen RN (1986)
[Migraine and neurological disorders]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 106 (15), 1298-300
PubMed 3726844

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L, Stokke KT, Wergeland R (1986)
No monthly variations in serum levels of thyroid hormones in human males
Horm Metab Res, 18 (7), 500-1
PubMed 3744295

Taubøll E, Stokke KT, Gjerstad L, Løyning Y, Johannessen SI (1986)
Association between regularly occurring complex partial seizures and thyroid function parameters
Epilepsia, 27 (4), 419-22
PubMed 3720700

Publications 1985

Taubøll E, Gjerstad L (1985)
[Biological rhythms. Some basic and clinical aspects]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 105 (13), 872-5
PubMed 4012690

Publications 1984

GJERSTAD L, NYBERGHANSEN R, GANES T (1984)
PATTERN REVERSAL VISUAL EVOKED-RESPONSES IN HEREDITARY MOTOR AND SENSORY NEUROPATHIES (HMSN)
Acta Neurol. Scand., 69 98, 186-187

Taubøll E, Stokke KT, Gjerstad L (1984)
[Rhythmic occurrence of complex partial epileptic seizures]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 104 (6), 425-7
PubMed 6710458

Publications 1981

Gjerstad L, Andersen P, Langmoen IA, Lundervold A, Hablitz J (1981)
Synaptic triggering of epileptiform discharges in Ca2 pyramidal cells in vitro
Acta Physiol Scand, 113 (2), 245-52
PubMed 7315453

Gjerstad L, Langmoen IA, Andersen P (1981)
Monosynaptic transmission during epileptiform activity induced by penicillin in hippocampal slices in vitro
Acta Physiol Scand, 113 (3), 355-62
PubMed 6285676

Publications 1980

Andersen P, Dingledine R, Gjerstad L, Langmoen IA, Laursen AM (1980)
Two different responses of hippocampal pyramidal cells to application of gamma-amino butyric acid
J Physiol, 305, 279-96
PubMed 7441554

Dingledine R, Gjerstad L (1980)
Reduced inhibition during epileptiform activity in the in vitro hippocampal slice
J Physiol, 305, 297-313
PubMed 7441555

Publications 1979

Dingledine R, Gjerstad L (1979)
Penicillin blocks hippocampal IPSPs, unmasking prolonged EPSPs
Brain Res, 168 (1), 205-9
PubMed 455081

Publications 1977

Gjerstad L (1977)
[Neurological complications of diabetes mellitus]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 97 (31), 1631-3
PubMed 594957

Publications 1972

Andersen P, Gjerstad L, Pasztor E (1972)
Effect of cooling on synaptic transmission through the cuneate nucleus
Acta Physiol Scand, 84 (4), 433-47
PubMed 4337602

Andersen P, Gjerstad L, Pasztor E (1972)
Effects of cooling on inhibitory processes in the cuneate nucleus
Acta Physiol Scand, 84 (4), 448-61
PubMed 4337603