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General information

Name (center, department, group or other)
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Aarhus University Hospital and Aarhus University
Contact name
Anders Fuglsang-Fredriksen
Contact title
Professor emeritus, Consultant
12. August 2015
(Last edited: 23. March 2017)

Brief description of research activities

Main research interest:
Electrodiagnostics methods and patophysiology in ALS, polyneuropathy and myopathy
Electrodiagnostic guidelines, standards and decision support systems in neuromuscular disorders
Quantitative electromyography (EMG) methods in normal and diseased muscle
Magnetoencephalography (MEG), electroencephography (EEG) and heart rate variability (HRV) in evaluation for epilepsy surgery.


neuromuscular disorder, epilepsy, EMG, EEG, MEG, standards, nerve, muscle, brain

Research tools and techniques

Magnetoencephalography (MEG), Electroencephalography (EEG), Heart Rate Variability, Electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies and ultrasound of nerves and muscles

Scientific Personnel

No of Associate Professors/Postdocs: 5
No of PhD students: 3
Other: 3

Key references from within the last 5 years

Furtula, J., Johnsen, B., Frandsen, J., Rodell, A., Christensen, P.B., Pugdahl, K., Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A.: Upper motor neuron involvement in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis evaluated by triple stimulation technique and diffusion tensor MRI. Journal of Neurol, 2013, 260, 1535-1544.

Jeppesen, J., Beniczky, S., Johansen, P., Sidenius, P., Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A.:
Detection of epileptic seizures with a modified heart rate variability algorithm based on Lorenz plot. Seizure January 2015, 24, 1-7.

Paramanathan, S.,Tankisi, H., Andersen, H., Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A.: Axonal loss in patients with inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy as determined by motor unit number estimation and MUNIX. Clinical Neurophysiology. May 2015, 127: 898-904.

Kural, M. A., Pugdahl K., Andersen H., Fuglsang-Frederiksen A., Tankisi H.: Near-nerve needle technique versus electrode recordings in electrodiagnosis of diabetic polyneuropathy. Clinical Neurophysiology. August 2016, 33 (4): 346-9

Beniczky S., Neufeld M., Diehl B., Dobesberger J., Trinka E., Mamwniskiene R., Rheims S., Gil-Nagel A., Craiu, D., Pressler R., Krysl D., Lebedinsky A., Tassi L., Rubboli G., Ryvlin P.: Testing patients during seizures: A European consensus procedure developed by a joint taskforce of the ILAE - Commission on European Affairs and the European Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Association. Epilepsia. September 2016, 57 (9): 1363-8.

Leitinger M., Trinka E., Gardella E., Rohracher A., Kalss G., Qerama E., Höfler J., Hess A., Zimmermann G., Kuchukhidze G., Dobesberger J., Langthaler Pb., Beniczky S.: Diagnostic accuracy of the Salzburg EEG criteria for non-convulsive status epilepticus: a retrospective study. Lancet Neurol. September 2016: 15(10): 1054-62

Beniczky, S., Duez, L., Scherg, M., Hanson, P.O., Tansiki, H., Sidenius, P., Sabers, A.,Pinborg, L.H., Uldahl, P., Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A.,: Visualising spikes in source-space:rapid and efficient evaluation of magnetoencephalography. Clinical Neurophysiology. February 2016, 127 (2): 1067-72.

Tankisi, H., Pugdahl, K., Rasmussen, M.M., Clemmensen, D., Ra-washdeh, Y. F., Christensen P., Krogh K., Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A.: Pelvic floor electrophysiology in spinal cord injury. Clinical Neu-rophysiology. January 2016, 127 (5): 2319-2324.

Duez, L., Beniczky, S., Tankisi, H., Hansen, P.O., Sidenius, P. C., Sabers, A., Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A.: Added diagnostic value of magnetoencephalography (MEG) in patients suspected for epilepsy, where previous, extensive EEG workup was unrevealing. Clinical Neurophysiology. August 2016.

Isak, B., Tankisi, H., Johnsen, B., Pugdahl, K., Finnerup, N. B., Fuglsang-Frederiksen, A.: Laser and Somatosensory Evoked Poten-tials in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Clinical Neurophysiology. October 2016, 127 (10): 3322 -3328.

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