Torsten Eken

  • Professor; MD, PhD

Original articles

Ottestad W, Rognes IN, Skaga E, Frisvoll C, Haraldsen G, Eken T, Lundbäck P (2019)
HMGB1 concentration measurements in trauma patients: assessment of pre-analytical conditions and sample material
Mol Med, 26 (1), 5
DOI 10.1186/s10020-019-0131-0, PubMed 31892315

Ghorbani P, Troëng T, Brattström O, Ringdal KG, Eken T, Ekbom A, Strömmer L (2019)
Validation of the Norwegian survival prediction model in trauma (NORMIT) in Swedish trauma populations
Br J Surg, 107 (4), 381-390
DOI 10.1002/bjs.11306, PubMed 31461168

Lømo T, Eken T, Bekkestad Rein E, Njå A (2019)
Body temperature control in rats by muscle tone during rest or sleep
Acta Physiol (Oxf), 228 (2), e13348
DOI 10.1111/apha.13348, PubMed 31342662

Ottestad W, Rognes IN, Pischke SE, Mollnes TE, Andersson U, Eken T (2019)
Biphasic Release of the Alarmin High Mobility Group Box 1 Protein Early After Trauma Predicts Poor Clinical Outcome
Crit Care Med, 47 (8), e614-e622
DOI 10.1097/CCM.0000000000003800, PubMed 31162203

Lothe LR, Raven TJL, Sandbæk G, Eken T (2019)
Single-motor-unit discharge characteristics in lumbar multifidus muscle of acute low back pain patients
J Neurophysiol, 122 (4), 1373-1385
DOI 10.1152/jn.00004.2019, PubMed 31365288

Gaski IA, Skattum J, Brooks A, Koyama T, Eken T, Naess PA, Gaarder C (2018)
Decreased mortality, laparotomy, and embolization rates for liver injuries during a 13-year period in a major Scandinavian trauma center
Trauma Surg Acute Care Open, 3 (1), e000205
DOI 10.1136/tsaco-2018-000205, PubMed 30539153

Raven TJL, Lothe LR, Sandbæk G, Eken T (2018)
Precision implantation with positional confirmation of fine-wire EMG electrodes in the deep posterior neck muscles
J Electromyogr Kinesiol, 43, 162-167
DOI 10.1016/j.jelekin.2018.10.001, PubMed 30316112

Røislien J, Søvik S, Eken T (2018)
Seasonality in trauma admissions - Are daylight and weather variables better predictors than general cyclic effects?
PLoS One, 13 (2), e0192568
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0192568, PubMed 29425210

Godt JC, Eken T, Schulz A, Johansen CK, Aarsnes A, Dormagen JB (2018)
Triple-split-bolus versus single-bolus CT in abdominal trauma patients: a comparative study
Acta Radiol, 59 (9), 1038-1044
DOI 10.1177/0284185117752522, PubMed 29350048

Skaga NO, Eken T, Søvik S (2017)
Validating performance of TRISS, TARN and NORMIT survival prediction models in a Norwegian trauma population
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 62 (2), 253-266
DOI 10.1111/aas.13029, PubMed 29119562

Koyama T, Skattum J, Engelsen P, Eken T, Gaarder C, Naess PA (2016)
Surgical intervention for paediatric liver injuries is almost history - a 12-year cohort from a major Scandinavian trauma centre
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 24 (1), 139
DOI 10.1186/s13049-016-0329-x, PubMed 27899118

Ghorbani P, Ringdal KG, Hestnes M, Skaga NO, Eken T, Ekbom A, Strömmer L (2016)
Comparison of risk-adjusted survival in two Scandinavian Level-I trauma centres
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 24, 66
DOI 10.1186/s13049-016-0257-9, PubMed 27164973

Lothe LR, Raven TJ, Eken T (2015)
Single-motor-unit discharge characteristics in human lumbar multifidus muscle
J Neurophysiol, 114 (2), 1286-97
DOI 10.1152/jn.00010.2014, PubMed 26084900

Groven S, Gaarder C, Eken T, Skaga NO, Naess PA (2014)
Abdominal injuries in a major Scandinavian trauma center - performance assessment over an 8 year period
J Trauma Manag Outcomes, 8, 9
DOI 10.1186/1752-2897-8-9, PubMed 25097664

Søvik S, Skaga NO, Hanoa R, Eken T (2014)
Sudden survival improvement in critical neurotrauma: An exploratory analysis using a stratified statistical process control technique
Injury, 45 (11), 1722-30
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2014.05.038, PubMed 25059506

Hagemo JS, Stanworth S, Juffermans NP, Brohi K, Cohen M, Johansson PI, Røislien J, Eken T, Næss PA, Gaarder C (2014)
Prevalence, predictors and outcome of hypofibrinogenaemia in trauma: a multicentre observational study
Crit Care, 18 (2), R52
DOI 10.1186/cc13798, PubMed 24666991

Jones JM, Skaga NO, Søvik S, Lossius HM, Eken T (2014)
Norwegian survival prediction model in trauma: modelling effects of anatomic injury, acute physiology, age, and co-morbidity
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 58 (3), 303-15
DOI 10.1111/aas.12256, PubMed 24438461

Skattum J, Naess PA, Eken T, Gaarder C (2013)
Refining the role of splenic angiographic embolization in high-grade splenic injuries
J Trauma Acute Care Surg, 74 (1), 100-3; discussion 103-4
DOI 10.1097/TA.0b013e31827890b2, PubMed 23271083

Staff T, Eken T, Wik L, Røislien J, Søvik S (2012)
Physiologic, demographic and mechanistic factors predicting New Injury Severity Score (NISS) in motor vehicle accident victims
Injury, 45 (1), 9-15
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2012.11.010, PubMed 23219241

Lossius HM, Rehn M, Tjosevik KE, Eken T (2012)
Calculating trauma triage precision: effects of different definitions of major trauma
J Trauma Manag Outcomes, 6 (1), 9
DOI 10.1186/1752-2897-6-9, PubMed 22902009

Rehn M, Lossius HM, Tjosevik KE, Vetrhus M, Østebø O, Eken T, Rogaland Trauma System Study Collaborating Group (2011)
Efficacy of a two-tiered trauma team activation protocol in a Norwegian trauma centre
Br J Surg, 99 (2), 199-208
DOI 10.1002/bjs.7794, PubMed 22190166

Staff T, Eken T, Hansen TB, Steen PA, Søvik S (2011)
A field evaluation of real-life motor vehicle accidents: presence of unrestrained objects and their association with distribution and severity of patient injuries
Accid Anal Prev, 45, 529-38
DOI 10.1016/j.aap.2011.09.007, PubMed 22269539

Groven S, Eken T, Skaga NO, Roise O, Naess PA, Gaarder C (2011)
Long-lasting performance improvement after formalization of a dedicated trauma service
J Trauma, 70 (3), 569-74
DOI 10.1097/TA.0b013e31820d1a9b, PubMed 21610344

Etholm L, Lindén H, Eken T, Heggelund P (2011)
Electroencephalographic characterization of seizure activity in the synapsin I/II double knockout mouse
Brain Res, 1383, 270-88
DOI 10.1016/j.brainres.2011.01.070, PubMed 21281619

Rehn M, Eken T, Krüger AJ, Steen PA, Skaga NO, Lossius HM (2009)
Precision of field triage in patients brought to a trauma centre after introducing trauma team activation guidelines
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med, 17, 1
DOI 10.1186/1757-7241-17-1, PubMed 19134177

Skaga NO, Eken T, Jones JM, Steen PA (2008)
Different definitions of patient outcome: consequences for performance analysis in trauma
Injury, 39 (5), 612-22
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2007.11.426, PubMed 18377909

Eken T, Elder GC, Lømo T (2008)
Development of tonic firing behavior in rat soleus muscle
J Neurophysiol, 99 (4), 1899-905
DOI 10.1152/jn.00834.2007, PubMed 18256168

Skaga NO, Eken T, Søvik S, Jones JM, Steen PA (2007)
Pre-injury ASA physical status classification is an independent predictor of mortality after trauma
J Trauma, 63 (5), 972-8
DOI 10.1097/TA.0b013e31804a571c, PubMed 17993938

Gaarder C, Naess PA, Eken T, Skaga NO, Pillgram-Larsen J, Klow NE, Buanes T (2007)
Liver injuries--improved results with a formal protocol including angiography
Injury, 38 (9), 1075-83
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2007.02.001, PubMed 17706220

Skaga NO, Eken T, Hestnes M, Jones JM, Steen PA (2006)
Scoring of anatomic injury after trauma: AIS 98 versus AIS 90--do the changes affect overall severity assessment?
Injury, 38 (1), 84-90
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2006.04.123, PubMed 16872609

Gaarder C, Dormagen JB, Eken T, Skaga NO, Klow NE, Pillgram-Larsen J, Buanes T, Naess PA (2006)
Nonoperative management of splenic injuries: improved results with angioembolization
J Trauma, 61 (1), 192-8
DOI 10.1097/01.ta.0000223466.62589.d9, PubMed 16832270

Skaga NO, Eken T, Steen PA (2006)
Assessing quality of care in a trauma referral center: benchmarking performance by TRISS-based statistics or by analysis of stratified ISS data?
J Trauma, 60 (3), 538-47
DOI 10.1097/01.ta.0000205613.52586.d1, PubMed 16531851

Gaarder C, Skaga NO, Eken T, Pillgram-Larsen J, Buanes T, Naess PA (2005)
The impact of patient volume on surgical trauma training in a Scandinavian trauma centre
Injury, 36 (11), 1288-92
DOI 10.1016/j.injury.2005.06.034, PubMed 16122752

Gorassini M, Eken T, Bennett DJ, Kiehn O, Hultborn H (2000)
Activity of hindlimb motor units during locomotion in the conscious rat
J Neurophysiol, 83 (4), 2002-11
DOI 10.1152/jn.2000.83.4.2002, PubMed 10758110

Eggesbø HB, Eken T, Eiklid K, Kolmannskog F (1999)
Hypoplasia of the sphenoid sinuses as a diagnostic tool in cystic fibrosis
Acta Radiol, 40 (5), 479-85
DOI 10.3109/02841859909175571, PubMed 10485235

Gorassini M, Bennett DJ, Kiehn O, Eken T, Hultborn H (1999)
Activation patterns of hindlimb motor units in the awake rat and their relation to motoneuron intrinsic properties
J Neurophysiol, 82 (2), 709-17
DOI 10.1152/jn.1999.82.2.709, PubMed 10444668

Eken T (1998)
Spontaneous electromyographic activity in adult rat soleus muscle
J Neurophysiol, 80 (1), 365-76
DOI 10.1152/jn.1998.80.1.365, PubMed 9658057

Kiehn O, Eken T (1997)
Prolonged firing in motor units: evidence of plateau potentials in human motoneurons?
J Neurophysiol, 78 (6), 3061-8
DOI 10.1152/jn.1997.78.6.3061, PubMed 9405525

Kiehn O, Erdal J, Eken T, Bruhn T (1996)
Selective depletion of spinal monoamines changes the rat soleus EMG from a tonic to a more phasic pattern
J Physiol, 492 ( Pt 1), 173-84
DOI 10.1113/jphysiol.1996.sp021299, PubMed 8730593

Waersted M, Eken T, Westgaard RH (1996)
Activity of single motor units in attention-demanding tasks: firing pattern in the human trapezius muscle
Eur J Appl Physiol Occup Physiol, 72 (4), 323-9
DOI 10.1007/bf00599692, PubMed 8851901

Gundersen K, Eken T (1992)
The importance of frequency and amount of electrical stimulation for contractile properties of denervated rat muscles
Acta Physiol Scand, 145 (1), 49-57
DOI 10.1111/j.1748-1716.1992.tb09335.x, PubMed 1502912

Eken T, Kiehn O (1989)
Bistable firing properties of soleus motor units in unrestrained rats
Acta Physiol Scand, 136 (3), 383-94
DOI 10.1111/j.1748-1716.1989.tb08679.x, PubMed 2750539

Eken T, Gundersen K (1988)
Electrical stimulation resembling normal motor-unit activity: effects on denervated fast and slow rat muscles
J Physiol, 402, 651-69
DOI 10.1113/jphysiol.1988.sp017227, PubMed 3236252

Review articles

Søvik S, Isachsen MS, Nordhuus KM, Tveiten CK, Eken T, Sunde K, Brurberg KG, Beitland S (2019)
Acute kidney injury in trauma patients admitted to the ICU: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Intensive Care Med, 45 (4), 407-419
DOI 10.1007/s00134-019-05535-y, PubMed 30725141

Beitland S, Sandven I, Kjærvik LK, Sandset PM, Sunde K, Eken T (2015)
Thromboprophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin versus unfractionated heparin in intensive care patients: a systematic review with meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis
Intensive Care Med, 41 (7), 1209-19
DOI 10.1007/s00134-015-3840-z, PubMed 25971389

Kiehn O, Eken T (1998)
Functional role of plateau potentials in vertebrate motor neurons
Curr Opin Neurobiol, 8 (6), 746-52
DOI 10.1016/s0959-4388(98)80117-7, PubMed 9914232

Eken T, Hultborn H, Kiehn O (1989)
Possible functions of transmitter-controlled plateau potentials in alpha motoneurones
Prog Brain Res, 80, 257-67; discussion 239-42
DOI 10.1016/s0079-6123(08)62219-0, PubMed 2699366

Other articles

Rehn M, Eken T, Kruger AJ, Steen PA, Skaga NO, Lossius HM (2009)
RE: Field triage in trauma - do the data really justify the conclusions?
Scand. J. Trauma Resusc. Emerg. Med., 17, 25


Eken T (1999)
Tonic motor activity in a physiological extensor muscle
Department of Neurophysiology, Institute of Basic MedicalSciences, University of Oslo, [Oslo], 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 990567389, ISBN 82-91061-91-2

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