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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
Date
12. August 2015
(Last edited: 24. May 2018)

Brief description of research activities

Main research interest:
Electrodiagnostics methods and patophysiology in ALS, polyneuropathy and myopathy
Quantitative electromyography (EMG) methods in normal and diseased muscle
Electrodiagnostic guidelines, standards and quality development
Magnetoencephalography (MEG), electroencephography (EEG) and heart rate variability (HRV) in epilepsy.




Keywords

neuromuscular disorder, epilepsy, EMG, EEG, MEG, excitability, guidelines, nerve, muscle, brain

Research tools and techniques

Magnetoencephalography (MEG), Electroencephalography (EEG), Heart Rate Variability, Electromyography (EMG), nerve conduction studies, excitability 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

Rikke Heide, Hugh Bostock, Lise Ventzel, Peter Grafe, Joseph Bergmans, Anders Fuglsang-Frederiksen, Nanna B. Finnerup, Hatice Tankisi: Axonal excitability changes and acute symptoms of oxaliplatin treatment: In vivo evidence for slowed sodium channel inactivation. Clinical Neurphysiology, March 2018, 129 (3), pp. 694-706

Sándor Beniczky , Harald Aurlien, Jan C. Brøgger, Lawrence J. Hirsch, Donald L. Schomer, Eugen Trinka, Ronit M. Pressler, Richard Wennberg, Gerhard H. Visser, Monika Eisermann, Beate Diehl, Ronald P. Lesser, Peter W. Kaplan, Sylvie Nguyen The Tich, Jong Woo Lee, Antonio Martins-da-Silva, Hermann Stefan, Miri Neufeld, Guido Rubboli, Martin Fabricius, Elena Gardella, Daniella Terney, Pirgit Meritam, Tom Eichele, Eishi Asano, Fieke Cox, Walter van Emde Boas, Ruta Mameniskiene, Petr Marusic, Jana Zárubová, Friedhelm C. Schmitt, Ingmar Rosén, Anders Fuglsang-Frederiksen, Akio Ikeda, David B. MacDonald , Kiyohito Terada, Yoshikazu Ugawa, Dong Zhou and Susan T. Herman: Standardized computer-based organized reporting of EEG: SCORE - Second version. Clinical Neurophysiology, November 2017, 128 (11), pp. 2334-2346

M.T. Johansson, H.R. Ellegaard, H. Tankisi, A. Fuglsang-Frederiksen, E. Qerama: Fasciculations in nerve and muscle disorders – A prospective study of muscle ultrasound compared to electromyography.
Clinical Neurophysiology, November 2017, 128 (11), pp. 2250-2257.

A.B. Jacobsen, H. Bostock, A. Fuglsang-Frederiksen, L. Duez, S. Beniczky, A.T. Møller, J.U. Blicher, H. Tankisi: Reproducibility, and sensitivity to motor unit loss in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, of a novel MUNE method: MScanFit MUNE. Clinical Neurophysiology, July 2017, 128 (7), pp. 1380-1388

K. Pugdahl, B. Johnsen, H. Tankisi, J.P. Camdessanché, M. de Carvalho, P.R.W. Fawcett, A. Labarre-Vila, R. Liguori, W. Nix, I. Schofield, A. Fuglsang-Frederiksen: Added value of electromyography in the diagnosis of myopathy: A consensus exercise. Clinical Neurophysiology. May 2017, 128 (5), pp. 697-701.


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. October 2016, 127 (10), pp. 3301-3305.

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.

Markus Leitinger MD, Eugen Trinka Prof, Elena Gardella MD, Alexandra Rohracher MD, Gudrun Kalss MD, Erisela Qerama MD, Julia Höfler MD, Alexander Hess MD, Georg Zimmermann MSc, Giorgi Kuchukhidze MD, Judith Dobesberger MD, Patrick B Langthaler BSc and Sándor Beniczky Dr: Diagnostic accuracy of the Salzburg EEG criteria for non-convulsive status epilepticus: a retrospective study. The Lancet Neurology, September 2016, 15 (10): 1054-62

Koepp MJ, Caciagli L, Pressler RM, Lehnertz K, Beniczky S: Reflex seizures, traits, and epilepsies: from physiology to pathology. The Lancet Neurology, January 2016, 15(1), pp. 92-105

Beniczky S1, Conradsen I, Moldovan M, Jennum P, Fabricius M, Benedek K, Andersen N, Hjalgrim H, Wolf P: Automated differentiation between epileptic and nonepileptic convulsive seizures. Annals of Neurology, February 2015, 77(2), pp. 348-51.


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