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)
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

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

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

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
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), 1924-1928

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

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 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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