• Clinical effect modifiers of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes - Secondary analyses of a randomised, placebo-controlled trial (the AIM study) 

      Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Grøvle, Lars; Espeland, Ansgar; Pripp, Are Hugo; Grotle, Margreth; Hellum, Christian; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Froholdt, Anne; Rolfsen, Mads Peder; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Lutro, Olav; Kristoffersen, Per M; Anke, Audny; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Skouen, Jan Sture; Brox, Jens Ivar; Zwart, John-Anker; Storheim, Kjersti (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Randomised trials on antibiotic treatment for patients with chronic low back pain and vertebral endplate changes visible on MRI (Modic changes) have shown mixed results. A possible explanation might be a real ...
    • The effect of infliximab in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the BackToBasic study): study protocol of a randomized, double blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter trial 

      Gjefsen, Elisabeth; Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Goll, Guro Løvik; Wigemyr, Monica; Bolstad, Nils; Valberg, Morten; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Granviken, Fredrik; Selmer, Kaja Kristine; Johanessen, Anne Froholdt; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Dagestad, Magnhild Hammersland; Vetti, Nils; Bakland, Gunnstein; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Haavardsholm, Espen A.; Nilsen, Aksel Thuv; Holmgard, Thor Einar; Kadar, Thomas; Kvien, Tore Kristian; Skouen, Jan Sture; Grøvle, Lars; Brox, Jens Ivar; Espeland, Ansgar; Storheim, Kjersti; Zwart, John-Anker (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Low back pain is common and a significant number of patients experience chronic low back pain. Current treatment options offer small to moderate effects. Patients with vertebral bone marrow lesions visualized as Modic ...
    • Efficacy of antibiotic treatment in patients with chronic low back pain and Modic changes (the AIM study): double blind, randomised, placebo controlled, multicentre trial 

      Bråten, Lars Christian Haugli; Rolfsen, Mads Peder; Espeland, Ansgar; Wigemyr, Monica; Assmus, Jörg; Froholdt, Anne; Haugen, Anne Julsrud; Marchand, Gunn Hege; Kristoffersen, Per M; Lutro, Olav; Randen, Sigrun; Wilhelmsen, Maja; Winsvold, Bendik K S; Kadar, Thomas; Holmgard, Thor Einar; Vigeland, Maria Dehli; Vetti, Nils; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Lie, Benedicte Alexandra; Hellum, Christian; Anke, Audny; Grotle, Margreth; Schistad, Ellina Iordanova; Skouen, Jan Sture; Grøvle, Lars; Brox, Jens Ivar; Zwart, John-Anker; Storheim, Kjersti (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2019)
      Objective To assess the efficacy of three months of antibiotic treatment compared with placebo in patients with chronic low back pain, previous disc herniation, and vertebral endplate changes (Modic changes). Design Double ...