• Accuracy and Complication Rates of External Ventricular Drain Placement With Twist Drill and Bolt System Versus Standard Trephine and Tunnelation: A Retrospective Population-Based Study 

      Mansoor, Nadia Mauland; Madsbu, Mattis Aleksander; Mansoor, Nina M.; Trønnes, Andreas; Fredriksli, Oddrun; Salvesen, Øyvind; Jakola, Asgeir S; Solheim, Ole; Gulati, Sasha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: An external ventricular drain (EVD) is typically indicated in the presence of hydrocephalus and increased intracranial pressure (ICP). Procedural challenges have prompted the development of different methods ...
    • Animal study assessing safety of an acoustic coupling fluid that holds the potential to avoid surgically induced artifacts in 3D ultrasound guided operations 

      Jakola, Asgeir S; Jørgensen, Arve; Selbekk, Tormod; Michler, Ralf-Peter; Solheim, Ole; Torp, Sverre Helge; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Aadahl, Petter; Unsgård, Geirmund (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2014)
      Background Use of ultrasound in brain tumor surgery is common. The difference in attenuation between brain and isotonic saline may cause artifacts that degrade the ultrasound images, potentially affecting resection grades ...
    • Is the anatomical distribution of low-grade gliomas linked to regions of gliogenesis? 

      Skjulsvik, Anne Jarstein; Bø, Hans Kristian; Jakola, Asgeir S; Berntsen, Erik Magnus; Bø, Lars Eirik; Reinertsen, Ingerid; Myrmel, Kristin Smistad; Sjåvik, Kristin; Åberg, Kristin; Berg, Thomas; Hong, Yan Dai; Kloster, Roar; Torp, Sverre Helge; Solheim, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Introduction According to the stem cell theory, two neurogenic niches in the adult human brain may harbor cells that initiate the formation of gliomas: The larger subventricular zone (SVZ) and the subgranular zone (SGZ) ...
    • Pain During Sex Before and After Surgery for Lumbar Disc Herniation - A Multicenter Observational Study 

      Holmberg, Siril Therese; Salvesen, Øyvind; Vangen-Lønne, Vetle; Hara, Sozaburo; Fredheim, Olav Magnus; Solberg, Tore; Jakola, Asgeir S; Solheim, Ole; Nygaard, Øystein Petter; Gulati, Sasha (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Study Design. Observational multicenter study. Objective. The aim of this study was to evaluate changes in pain during sexual activity after surgery for lumbar disc herniation (LDH). Summary of Background Data. ...
    • Perioperative fatigue in patients with diffuse glioma 

      Schei, Stine; Solheim, Ole; Jakola, Asgeir S; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Purpose Few studies have assessed fatigue in relation to glioma surgery. The purpose of this study was to explore the prevalence of pre- and postoperative high fatigue, perioperative changes, and factors associated with ...
    • Primary versus recurrent surgery for glioblastoma-a prospective cohort study 

      Rubin, Maja Chava; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Jakola, Asgeir S; Solheim, Ole (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: There is currently limited evidence for surgery in recurrent glioblastoma (GBM). Our aim was to compare primary and recurrent surgeries, regarding changes in perioperative, generic health-related quality of ...
    • Spatial distribution of malignant transformation in patients with low-grade glioma 

      Jakola, Asgeir S; Bouget, David Nicolas Jean-Marie; Reinertsen, Ingerid; Skjulsvik, Anne Jarstein; Sagberg, Lisa Millgård; Bø, Hans Kristian; Gulati, Sasha; Sjåvik, Kristin; Solheim, Ole (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Background Malignant transformation represents the natural evolution of diffuse low-grade gliomas (LGG). This is a catastrophic event, causing neurocognitive symptoms, intensified treatment and premature death. However, ...