Kristin Ørstavik

  • Consultant neurologist; Dr. med.
 

Original articles

Allen SM, Bédos Ulvin L, Sabel W, Popperud TH, Ørstavik K (2019)
A painful foot with diagnostic and therapeutic consequences
Scand J Pain, 19 (3), 615-618
DOI 10.1515/sjpain-2019-0015, PubMed 31120861

Solbakken G, Bjørnarå B, Kirkhus E, Nguyen B, Hansen G, Frich JC, Ørstavik K (2019)
MRI of trunk muscles and motor and respiratory function in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1
BMC Neurol, 19 (1), 135
DOI 10.1186/s12883-019-1357-8, PubMed 31216995

Miall RC, Rosenthal O, Ørstavik K, Cole JD, Sarlegna FR (2019)
Loss of haptic feedback impairs control of hand posture: a study in chronically deafferented individuals when grasping and lifting objects
Exp Brain Res, 237 (9), 2167-2184
DOI 10.1007/s00221-019-05583-2, PubMed 31209510

Ørstavik K (2019)
Oliver Sacks – on regret, the joys of neuroscience literature, and empathy
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 139 (7)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0663, PubMed 30969042

Solheim O, Skalleberg J, Warncke T, Ørstavik K, Tropé C, Fosså SD (2018)
Long-term neurotoxicity and Raynaud's phenomenon in patients treated with cisplatin-based chemotherapy for malignant ovarian germ cell tumor
Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand, 98 (2), 240-249
DOI 10.1111/aogs.13477, PubMed 30289161

Jensen SM, Arntzen KA, Ørstavik K, Rasmussen M, Bindoff LA (2018)
Felles løft for pasienter med nevromuskulære sykdommer
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 138 (15)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0630, PubMed 30277043

Fossmo HL, Holtebekk E, Giltvedt K, Dybesland AR, Sanaker PS, Ørstavik K (2018)
Physical exercise in adults with hereditary neuromuscular disease
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 138 (11)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.17.1024, PubMed 29947206

Arntzen KA, Høyer H, Ørstavik K, Tallaksen C, Vedeler C, Østern R, Nebuchennykh M, Braathen GJ, Fagerheim T (2018)
Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4C in Norway: Clinical characteristics, mutation spectrum and minimum prevalence
Neuromuscul Disord, 28 (8), 639-645
DOI 10.1016/j.nmd.2018.06.004, PubMed 30001926

Miall RC, Kitchen NM, Nam SH, Lefumat H, Renault AG, Ørstavik K, Cole JD, Sarlegna FR (2018)
Proprioceptive loss and the perception, control and learning of arm movements in humans: evidence from sensory neuronopathy
Exp Brain Res, 236 (8), 2137-2155
DOI 10.1007/s00221-018-5289-0, PubMed 29779050

Hasselberg NE, Berge KE, Rasmussen M, Früh A, Ørstavik K, Haugaa KH (2018)
[Cardiomyopathy in hereditary muscular dystrophies]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 138 (1)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0683, PubMed 29313627

Orstavik K, Garfelt B, Leren TP, Saberniak J, Haugaa K, Jonsrud C (2017)
A 50 year old man with proximal power failure and heart disease
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 137 (16), 1206-1209

Kist AM, Sagafos D, Rush AM, Neacsu C, Eberhardt E, Schmidt R, Lunden LK, Ørstavik K, Kaluza L, Meents J, Zhang Z, Carr TH, Salter H, Malinowsky D, Wollberg P, Krupp J, Kleggetveit IP, Schmelz M, Jørum E, Lampert A, Namer B (2016)
SCN10A Mutation in a Patient with Erythromelalgia Enhances C-Fiber Activity Dependent Slowing
PLoS One, 11 (9), e0161789
DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0161789, PubMed 27598514

Pedurupillay CR, Amundsen SS, Barøy T, Rasmussen M, Blomhoff A, Stadheim BF, Ørstavik K, Holmgren A, Iqbal T, Frengen E, Misceo D, Strømme P (2016)
Clinical and molecular characteristics in three families with biallelic mutations in IGHMBP2
Neuromuscul Disord, 26 (9), 570-5
DOI 10.1016/j.nmd.2016.06.457, PubMed 27450922

Solbakken G, Ørstavik K, Hagen T, Dietrichs E, Nærland T (2016)
Major involvement of trunk muscles in myotonic dystrophy type 1
Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, 1, 1-7
DOI 10.1111/ane.12565, PublikaID 229

Solbakken G, Ørstavik K, Hagen T, Dietrichs E, Naerland T (2016)
Major involvement of trunk muscles in myotonic dystrophy type 1
Acta Neurol Scand, 134 (6), 467-473
DOI 10.1111/ane.12565, PubMed 26984572

Halvorsen JA, Ørstavik K (2015)
[A woman in her 60s with itching arms]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (16), 1459-61
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.0223, PubMed 26356457

Namer B, Ørstavik K, Schmidt R, Kleggetveit IP, Weidner C, Mørk C, Kvernebo MS, Kvernebo K, Salter H, Carr TH, Segerdahl M, Quiding H, Waxman SG, Handwerker HO, Torebjörk HE, Jørum E, Schmelz M (2015)
Specific changes in conduction velocity recovery cycles of single nociceptors in a patient with erythromelalgia with the I848T gain-of-function mutation of Nav1.7
Pain, 156 (9), 1637-46
DOI 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000000229, PubMed 25993546

Ørstavik K, Wallace SC, Torbergsen T, Abicht A, Erik Tangsrud S, Kerty E, Rasmussen M (2015)
A de novo Mutation in the SCN4A Gene Causing Sodium Channel Myotonia
J Neuromuscul Dis, 2 (2), 181-184
DOI 10.3233/JND-150069, PubMed 27858731

Zhang Z, Schmelz M, Segerdahl M, Quiding H, Centerholt C, Juréus A, Carr TH, Whiteley J, Salter H, Kvernebo MS, Ørstavik K, Helås T, Kleggetveit IP, Lunden LK, Jørum E (2014)
Exonic mutations in SCN9A (NaV1.7) are found in a minority of patients with erythromelalgia
Scand J Pain, 5 (4), 217-225
DOI 10.1016/j.sjpain.2014.09.002, PubMed 29911575

Namer B, Schick M, Kleggetveit IP, Ørstavik K, Schmidt R, Jorum E, Torebjörk E, Handwerker H, Schmelz M (2014)
Differential sensitization of silent nociceptors to low pH stimulation by prostaglandin E2 in human volunteers
Eur J Pain, 19 (2), 159-66
DOI 10.1002/ejp.532, PubMed 24890616

Kleggetveit IP, Namer B, Schmidt R, Helås T, Rückel M, Ørstavik K, Schmelz M, Jørum E (2012)
High spontaneous activity of C-nociceptors in painful polyneuropathy
Pain, 153 (10), 2040-7
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2012.05.017, PubMed 22986070

Ørstavik K, Svalheim S, Gunnarsson R, Gilboe IM, Torbergsen T (2012)
[A seriously ill patient who does not wake up after mechanical ventilation]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 132 (7), 822-5
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.11.0357, PubMed 22511094

Østern R, Fagerheim T, Ørstavik K, Holmøy T, Heiberg A, Lund-Petersen I, Strom TM, Nilssen Ø, Dahl A (2012)
Hereditary motor neuron disease in a large Norwegian family with a "H46R" substitution in the superoxide dismutase 1 gene
Neuromuscul Disord, 22 (6), 511-21
DOI 10.1016/j.nmd.2012.01.011, PubMed 22475618

Namer B, Barta B, Ørstavik K, Schmidt R, Carr R, Schmelz M, Handwerker HO (2008)
Microneurographic assessment of C-fibre function in aged healthy subjects
J Physiol, 587 (2), 419-28
DOI 10.1113/jphysiol.2008.162941, PubMed 19064617

Namer B, Hilliges M, Orstavik K, Schmidt R, Weidner C, Torebjörk E, Handwerker H, Schmelz M (2007)
Endothelin 1 activates and sensitizes human C-nociceptors
Pain, 137 (1), 41-9
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2007.08.008, PubMed 17884295

Ørstavik K, Namer B, Schmidt R, Schmelz M, Hilliges M, Weidner C, Carr RW, Handwerker H, Jørum E, Torebjörk HE (2006)
Abnormal function of C-fibers in patients with diabetic neuropathy
J Neurosci, 26 (44), 11287-94
DOI 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2659-06.2006, PubMed 17079656

Jørum E, Ørstavik K, Schmidt R, Namer B, Carr RW, Kvarstein G, Hilliges M, Handwerker H, Torebjörk E, Schmelz M (2006)
Catecholamine-induced excitation of nociceptors in sympathetically maintained pain
Pain, 127 (3), 296-301
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2006.08.022, PubMed 16997471

Ørstavik K, Norheim I, Jørum E (2006)
Pain and small-fiber neuropathy in patients with hypothyroidism
Neurology, 67 (5), 786-91
DOI 10.1212/01.wnl.0000234035.13779.4a, PubMed 16966538

Orstavik K, Mørk C, Kvernebo K, Jørum E (2004)
Pain in primary erythromelalgia--a neuropathic component?
Pain, 110 (3), 531-8
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2004.03.030, PubMed 15288393

Review articles

Ørstavik K, Kleggetveit IP, Jørum E (2013)
[Microneurography and research on peripheral neuropathic pain]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 133 (3), 302-5
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.12.0098, PubMed 23381167

Jørum E, Warncke T, Ørstavik K (2013)
[Small-fibre neuropathy]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 133 (2), 179-83
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.12.0160, PubMed 23344604

Orstavik K, Jørum E (2009)
Microneurographic findings of relevance to pain in patients with erythromelalgia and patients with diabetic neuropathy
Neurosci Lett, 470 (3), 180-4
DOI 10.1016/j.neulet.2009.05.061, PubMed 19481586

Other articles

Orstavik K (2019)
Oliver Sacks- about remorse, neurologist joy and empathy
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 139 (7), 637-640

Jensen SM, Arntzen KA, Orstavik K, Rasmussen M, Bindoff LA (2018)
Common promises for patients with neuromuscular diseases
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 138 (15), 1408-1409

Ørstavik K, Rasmussen M, Arntzen KA, Bindoff LA (2018)
Økt behov for fysioterapeuter med nevromuskulær kompetanse
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 138 (14)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0580, PubMed 30234257

Kleggetveit IP, Loseth S, Orstavik K, Eichele T (2018)
Clinical neurophysiology on suspicion of botulism
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 138 (9), 800

Kleggetveit IP, Løseth S, Ørstavik K, Eichele T (2018)
Klinisk nevrofysiologi ved mistanke om botulisme
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 138 (9)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.18.0373, PubMed 29808649

Ørstavik K, Garfelt B, Leren TP, Saberniak J, Haugaa K, Jonsrud C (2017)
[A 50-year-old man with proximal pareses and heart disease]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 137 (16)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0789, PubMed 28871726

Arntzen KA, Lund I, Rasmussen M, Rønningen KE, Torp TI, Ørstavik K (2016)
[Together for patients with hereditary neuromuscular conditions]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 136 (14-15), 1198-9
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.16.0502, PubMed 27554555

Loseth S, Mellgren SI, Braekken SK, Orstavik K (2016)
OBITUARY Torberg Torbergsen, has works published, Neurologist
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 136 (1), 62

Halvorsen JA, Ørstavik K (2015)
[J.A. Halvorsen & K. Ørstavik reply]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 135 (20), 1816
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.15.1077, PubMed 26534802

Book chapters

Ørstavik K, Jørum E (2004)
Diabetesnevropati
In Diabeteshåndboken, Gyldendal akademisk, Oslo, s. 276-283
BIBSYS 041965361

Theses

Ørstavik K (2007)
Small-fiber dysfunction in patients with chronic painful conditions: assessment of function through clinical, psychophysical and neurophysiological methods including direct microneurographic recordings
In Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Unipub, Oslo, no. 464, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 070104646

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