Luis Romundstad

  • Senior Consultant; PhD
  • (+47)99426414

1989: Cand. Med. University of Oslo

1989 - 1991 : Residency/Compulsatory internship at Kristiansund hospital and primary care in Sunndalen

1991 - 1997: Specialist training in the Department of Anaesthesia, Sykehuset Buskerud and Rikshospitalet Medical Centre, including one year training in the Department of Pediatrics, Rikshospitalet Medical Centre.

1997: Specialist in Anaesthesiology

1997: European Diploma in Anaesthesia and Intensive Care: Diplomate of the European ociety of Anaesthesia: DESA

1998: Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, Rikshospitalet Medical Centre

2000: Research Fellow Department of Anaesthesia, Rikshospitalet Medical Centre and University of Oslo

2002: Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, Rikshospitalet Medical Centre

2003: Research Fellow Department of Anaesthesia, Rikshospitalet Medical Centre and University of Oslo

2005: Consultant Anaesthetist, Department of Anaesthesia, Rikshospitalet Medical Centre

2007: Dissertation for the Medical PhD degree (DMSc)

2008: SSAI’s Nordic Diploma in Advanced Pain Medicine: NDAPM

2008: Postdoctoral Fellowship (50% post doc grant from University of Tromsø): The Tromsø Pain Study.

2010: Consultant Anaesthetist, Neuroanaesthesia Anaesthesia and Neurointensive care, orthopaedic anaesthesia, ENT anaesthesia and part time in the Pain Clinic – Acute postoperative pain/Diagnostic blocks/Interventional pain therapy. Department of Anaesthesia, Oslo University Hospital.

2010: Associate Editor, Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica

2013: Consultant Anaesthetist, Neuroanaesthesia Anaesthesia and Neurointensive care, Department of Anaesthesia, Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital.

2017-: Consultant Anaesthetist, Intensive Care Unit, Department of Anaesthesia, Rikshospitalet, Oslo University Hospital.

 

Publications 2021

Sorteberg A, Romundstad L, Sorteberg W (2021)
Timelines and rebleeds in patients admitted into neurosurgical care for aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage
Acta Neurochir (Wien), 163 (3), 771-781
DOI 10.1007/s00701-020-04673-3, PubMed 33409740

Sorteberg A, Romundstad L, Sorteberg W (2021)
How preventable are rebleeds? : Reply to: Letter to the editor of Acta Neurochirurgica: "Predictive factors and timelines of rebleeding in Aneurysmal SAH: What have we gleaned?"
Acta Neurochir (Wien), 163 (5), 1481-1483
DOI 10.1007/s00701-021-04775-6, PubMed 33630142

Wiedmann M, Skattør T, Stray-Pedersen A, Romundstad L, Antal EA, Marthinsen PB, Sørvoll IH, Leiknes Ernstsen S, Lund CG, Holme PA, Johansen TO, Brunborg C, Aamodt AH, Schultz NH, Skagen K, Skjelland M (2021)
Vaccine Induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia Causing a Severe Form of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis With High Fatality Rate: A Case Series
Front Neurol, 12, 721146
DOI 10.3389/fneur.2021.721146, PubMed 34393988

Aamodt AH, Tauboll E, Eichele T, Romundstad L, Sorteberg A, Wallace S, Fromm A, Raastad MF, Sand T, Skagen K, Eltoft A, Kefaloykos C, Frisvold SK, Nilsen KB, Carlsson M, Brathen G, Bakke I, Horn MA, Wiedmann M, Tennoe B, Totland JA, Ronning OM, Kurz M, Storstein A (2021)
Brain monitoring in hospitals needs to be strengthened
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 141 (15), 1431-1433

Aamodt AH, Taubøll E, Eichele T, Romundstad L, Sorteberg A, Wallace S, Fromm A, Raastad MF, Sand T, Skagen K, Eltoft A, Kefaloykos C, Frisvold SK, Nilsen KB, Carlsson M, Bråthen G, Bakke I, Horn MA, Wiedmann M, Tennøe B, Totland JA, Rønning OM, Kurz M, Storstein A (2021)
Brain monitoring in hospitals needs to be strengthened
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 141
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.21.0412, PubMed 34726044

Publications 2020

Juel BE, Romundstad L, Storm JF, Larsson PG (2020)
Validation of a new approach for distinguishing anesthetized from awake state in patients using directed transfer function applied to raw EEG
J Clin Monit Comput, 35 (6), 1381-1394
DOI 10.1007/s10877-020-00603-x, PubMed 33064257

Kåsine T, Romundstad L, Rosseland LA, Fagerland MW, Kessler P, Omenås IN, Holmberg A, Sauter AR (2020)
Ultrasonographic needle tip tracking for in-plane infraclavicular brachialis plexus blocks: a randomized controlled volunteer study
Reg Anesth Pain Med, 45 (8), 634-639
DOI 10.1136/rapm-2020-101349, PubMed 32540878

Lendner JD, Helfrich RF, Mander BA, Romundstad L, Lin JJ, Walker MP, Larsson PG, Knight RT (2020)
An electrophysiological marker of arousal level in humans
Elife, 9
DOI 10.7554/eLife.55092, PubMed 32720644

Publications 2019

Kåsine T, Romundstad L, Rosseland LA, Ullensvang K, Fagerland MW, Hol PK, Kessler P, Sauter AR (2019)
Needle tip tracking for ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve block procedures-An observer blinded, randomised, controlled, crossover study on a phantom model
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 63 (8), 1055-1062
DOI 10.1111/aas.13379, PubMed 31037724

Publications 2018

Juel BE, Romundstad L, Kolstad F, Storm JF, Larsson PG (2018)
Distinguishing Anesthetized from Awake State in Patients: A New Approach Using One Second Segments of Raw EEG
Front Hum Neurosci, 12, 40
DOI 10.3389/fnhum.2018.00040, PubMed 29515381

Romundstad L, Myhre M, Stubhaug A (2018)
Response to: The Opioid and Pain intensity Index - a proposal
Acta Anaesthesiol Scand, 63 (1), 135-136
DOI 10.1111/aas.13253, PubMed 30203611

Publications 2017

Meling TR, Romundstad L, Niemi G, Narum J, Eide PK, Sorteberg AG, Sorteberg WA (2017)
Adenosine-assisted clipping of intracranial aneurysms
Neurosurg Rev, 41 (2), 585-592
DOI 10.1007/s10143-017-0896-y, PubMed 28819885

Torp HA, Gustavsen I, Romundstad L (2017)
[A botanical anesthesia]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 137 (23-24)
DOI 10.4045/tidsskr.17.0659, PubMed 29231661

Torp HA, Gustavsen I, Romundstad L (2017)
A botanical anesthesia
Tidsskr. Nor. Laegeforen., 137 (23-24), 1924-1928

Publications 2016

Mænchen N, Dam M, Sauter AR, Ullensvang K, Bendtsen TF, Romundstad L, Børglum J (2016)
Reply to: importance of half-the-air pressure test in Shamrock lumbar plexus block
Eur J Anaesthesiol, 33 (10), 784-5
DOI 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000466, PubMed 27096903

Publications 2015

Sauter AR, Ullensvang K, Niemi G, Lorentzen HT, Bendtsen TF, Børglum J, Pripp AH, Romundstad L (2015)
The Shamrock lumbar plexus block: A dose-finding study
Eur J Anaesthesiol, 32 (11), 764-70
DOI 10.1097/EJA.0000000000000265, PubMed 26426575

Publications 2013

Breivik H, Romundstad L (2013)
Intravenous non-opioids for immediate postop pain relief in day-case programmes: Paracetamol (acetaminophen) and ketorolac are good choices reducing opioid needs and opioid side-effects
Scand J Pain, 4 (4), 247-248
DOI 10.1016/j.sjpain.2013.07.018, PubMed 29913627

Publications 2012

Johansen A, Romundstad L, Nielsen CS, Schirmer H, Stubhaug A (2012)
Persistent postsurgical pain in a general population: prevalence and predictors in the Tromsø study
Pain, 153 (7), 1390-1396
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2012.02.018, PubMed 22445291

Publications 2011

Romundstad L (2011)
Chronic postoperative pain and sensory changes: Two sides of the same coin?
Scand J Pain, 2 (2), 55-56
DOI 10.1016/j.sjpain.2011.02.002, PubMed 29913732

Publications 2010

Kaasa T, Romundstad L, Roald H, Skolleborg K, Stubhaug A (2010)
Hyperesthesia one year after breast augmentation surgery increases the odds for persisting pain at four years A prospective four-year follow-up study
Scand J Pain, 1 (2), 75-81
DOI 10.1016/j.sjpain.2010.01.010, PubMed 29913948

Publications 2009

Kaasa T, Romundstad L, Breivik H (2009)
New therapeutic principles for adverse effects on upper and lower gastrointestinal tract in patients treated with opioid analgesics
Scand. J. Pain, 1 S1, S12-S17
DOI 10.1016/S1877-8860(09)70004-7

Publications 2007

Romundstad L (2007)
Effects of glucocorticoids and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs on postoperative and experimental pain
In Series of dissertations submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Unipub, Oslo, no. 532, 1 b. (flere pag.)
BIBSYS 07117365x, ISBN 978-82-8072-715-2

Romundstad L, Stubhaug A (2007)
Glucocorticoids for acute and persistent postoperative neuropathic pain: what is the evidence?
Anesthesiology, 107 (3), 371-3
DOI 10.1097/01.anes.0000279487.27940.5c, PubMed 17721239

Publications 2006

Romundstad L, Breivik H, Roald H, Skolleborg K, Haugen T, Narum J, Stubhaug A (2006)
Methylprednisolone reduces pain, emesis, and fatigue after breast augmentation surgery: a single-dose, randomized, parallel-group study with methylprednisolone 125 mg, parecoxib 40 mg, and placebo
Anesth Analg, 102 (2), 418-25
DOI 10.1213/01.ane.0000194358.46119.e1, PubMed 16428536

Romundstad L, Breivik H, Roald H, Skolleborg K, Romundstad PR, Stubhaug A (2006)
Chronic pain and sensory changes after augmentation mammoplasty: long term effects of preincisional administration of methylprednisolone
Pain, 124 (1-2), 92-9
DOI 10.1016/j.pain.2006.03.020, PubMed 16650580

Romundstad L, Stubhaug A, Niemi G, Rosseland LA, Breivik H (2006)
Adding propacetamol to ketorolac increases the tolerance to painful pressure
Eur J Pain, 10 (3), 177-83
DOI 10.1016/j.ejpain.2005.03.003, PubMed 16490726

Publications 2005

Romundstad L, Breivik H, Stubhaug A (2005)
[Glucocorticoids reduce acute postoperative pain]
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen, 125 (18), 2507-8
PubMed 16186874

Publications 2004

Romundstad L, Sundnes KO, Pillgram-Larsen J, Røste GK, Gilbert M (2004)
Challenges of major incident management when excess resources are allocated: experiences from a mass casualty incident after roof collapse of a military command center
Prehosp Disaster Med, 19 (2), 179-84
DOI 10.1017/s1049023x00001710, PubMed 15506256

Publications 2003

Halvorsrud R, Hagen S, Fagernes S, Mjelstad S, Romundstad L (2003)
Trauma team training in a distributed virtual emergency room
Stud Health Technol Inform, 94, 100-2
PubMed 15455872

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