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Indre Bileviciute Ljungar

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About me

Associated professor in rehabilitation medicine since 2012 at Department of Clinical Sciences Danderyd University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet. Clinically working as consultant in rehabilitation medicine and pain at Pain and Rehabilitation Center, Anaesthetics, Operations and Specialty Surgery Center, Region Östergotland, Linköping and Pain and Stress rehabilitation clinic, St Göran hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. 

Research description

Research in chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS), stress exhaustion syndrome and chronic pain. 

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Publications

Benefits of resistance exercise in lean women with fibromyalgia: involvement of IGF-1 and leptin
Bjersing Jl, Larsson A, Palstam A, Ernberg M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Löfgren M, et al
BMC musculoskeletal disorders 2017;18(1):106-

Differences in alexithymia and emotional awareness in exhaustion syndrome and chronic fatigue syndrome
Maroti D, Molander P, Bileviciute-ljungar I
Scandinavian journal of psychology 2017;58(1):52-61

Gene-to-gene interactions regulate endogenous pain modulation in fibromyalgia patients and healthy controls-antagonistic effects between opioid and serotonin-related genes
Tour J, Löfgren M, Mannerkorpi K, Gerdle B, Larsson A, Palstam A, et al
Pain 2017;158(7):1194-1203

Decrease of fear avoidance beliefs following person-centered progressive resistance exercise contributes to reduced pain disability in women with fibromyalgia: secondary exploratory analyses from a randomized controlled trial
Palstam A, Larsson A, Löfgren M, Ernberg M, Bjersing J, Bileviciute-ljungar I, et al
Arthritis research & therapy 2016;18(1):116-

Effects of 15 weeks of resistance exercise on pro-inflammatory cytokine levels in the vastus lateralis muscle of patients with fibromyalgia
Ernberg M, Christidis N, Ghafouri B, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Löfgren M, Larsson A, et al
Arthritis research & therapy 2016;18(1):137-

Resistance exercise improves physical fatigue in women with fibromyalgia: a randomized controlled trial
Ericsson A, Palstam A, Larsson A, Löfgren M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Bjersing J, et al
Arthritis research & therapy 2016;18():176-

The translocator protein gene is associated with symptom severity and cerebral pain processing in fibromyalgia
Kosek E, Martinsen S, Gerdle B, Mannerkorpi K, Löfgren M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, et al
Brain, behavior, and immunity 2016;58():218-227

Comparison of the Levels of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines Released in the Vastus Lateralis Muscle of Patients with Fibromyalgia and Healthy Controls during Contractions of the Quadriceps Muscle--A Microdialysis Study
Christidis N, Ghafouri B, Larsson A, Palstam A, Mannerkorpi K, Bileviciute-ljungar I, et al
PloS one 2015;10(12):e0143856-

Computerized training improves verbal working memory in patients with myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome: A pilot study
Maroti D, Westerberg Af, Saury Jm, Bileviciute-ljungar I
Journal of rehabilitation medicine 2015;47(7):665-8

Normalization of aberrant resting state functional connectivity in fibromyalgia patients following a three month physical exercise therapy
Flodin P, Martinsen S, Mannerkorpi K, Löfgren M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Kosek E, et al
NeuroImage. Clinical 2015;9():134-9

PATTERNS OF ACUTE WHIPLASH-ASSOCIATED DISORDER IN THE LITHUANIAN POPULATION AFTER ROAD TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS
Pajediene E, Janusauskaite J, Samusyte G, Stasaitis K, Petrikonis K, Bileviciute-ljungar I
JOURNAL OF REHABILITATION MEDICINE 2015;47(1):52-7

Resistance exercise improves muscle strength, health status and pain intensity in fibromyalgia--a randomized controlled trial
Larsson A, Palstam A, Löfgren M, Ernberg M, Bjersing J, Bileviciute-ljungar I, et al
Arthritis research & therapy 2015;17():161-

Beneficial long-term effects of multiprofessional assessment vs. rehabilitation program in patients with musculoskeletal pain
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Norrefalk Jr
Pain practice : the official journal of World Institute of Pain 2014;14(3):228-36

Clinical and radiological findings in methadone-induced delayed leukoencephalopathy
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Häglund V, Carlsson J, Von Heijne A
Journal of rehabilitation medicine 2014;46(8):828-30

Fibromyalgia is associated with decreased connectivity between pain- and sensorimotor brain areas
Flodin P, Martinsen S, Löfgren M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Kosek E, Fransson P
Brain connectivity 2014;4(8):587-94

Fibromyalgia patients had normal distraction related pain inhibition but cognitive impairment reflected in caudate nucleus and hippocampus during the Stroop Color Word Test
Martinsen S, Flodin P, Berrebi J, Löfgren M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Ingvar M, et al
PloS one 2014;9(9):e108637-

Synthesis and Pharmacological Activities of 6-Glycine Substituted 14-Phenylpropoxymorphinans, a Novel Class of Opioids with High Opioid Receptor Affinities and Antinociceptive Potencies
Spetea M, Windisch P, Guo Y, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Schutz J, Asim Mf, et al
JOURNAL OF MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY 2011;54(4):980-8

Anti-inflammatory effects of contralateral administration of the kappa-opioid agonist U-50,488H in rats with unilaterally induced adjuvant arthritis
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Saxne T, Spetea M
RHEUMATOLOGY 2006;45(3):295-302

Peripherally mediated antinociception of the mu-opioid receptor agonist 2-[(4,5 alpha-epoxy-3-hydroxy-14 beta-methoxy-17-methylmorphinan-6 beta-yl) amino]acetic acid (HS-731) after subcutaneous and oral administration in rats with carrageenan-induced hindpaw inflammation
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Spetea M, Guo Y, Schutz J, Windisch P, Schmidhammer H
JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL THERAPEUTICS 2006;317(1):220-7

Bone and joint neuropathy in rats with type-2 diabetes
Ahmad T, Ugarph-morawski A, Li H, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Finn A, Ostenson Cg, et al
REGULATORY PEPTIDES 2004;119(1-2):61-7

Contralateral, ipsilateral and bilateral treatments with the K-opioid receptor agonist U-50,488H in mononeuropathic rats
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Spetea M
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 2004;494(2-3):139-46

Alteration in endogenous opioid systems due to chronic inflammatory pain conditions
Spetea M, Rydelius G, Nylander I, Ahmed M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Lundeberg T, et al
EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 2002;435(2-3):245-52

Contralateral but not systemic administration of the kappa-opioid agonist U-50,488H induces anti-nociception in acute hindpaw inflammation in rats
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Spetea M
BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 2001;132(1):252-8

Contralateral treatment with lidocaine reduces spinal neuronal activity in mononeuropathic rats
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Biella G, Bellomi P, Sotgiu Ml
NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS 2001;311(3):157-60

Effects of electro-acupuncture on corticotropin-releasing factor in rats with experimentally-induced polycystic ovaries
Stener-victorin E, Lundeberg T, Waldenstrom U, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Janson Po
NEUROPEPTIDES 2001;35(5-6):227-31

Contralateral but not systemic administration of bupivacaine reduces acute inflammation in the rat hindpaw
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Lundeberg T
SOMATOSENSORY AND MOTOR RESEARCH 2000;17(3):285-93

Contralateral treatment with xylocaine reduces nociceptive behaviour in mononeuropathic rats
Bileviciute-ljungar I, Lundeberg T
NEUROREPORT 2000;11(2):291-5

Neuronal mechanisms contribute to corticotropin-releasing factor-induced anti-oedema effect in the rat hind paw
Veraksits A, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Maaroos J, Vasar E, Lundeberg T
NEUROPEPTIDES 2000;34(2):129-34

Neurokinin A in rat adjuvant arthritis. Effect of capsaicin treatment
Spetea M, Ahmed M, Bileviciute-ljungar I, Lundeberg T, Schultzberg M, Kreicbergs A
NEUROREPORT 1999;10(16):3307-3313

Unilateral injection of calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) induces bilateral oedema formation and release of CGRP-like immunoreactivity in the rat hindpaw
Bileviciute I, Stenfors C, Theodorsson E, Lundeberg T
BRITISH JOURNAL OF PHARMACOLOGY 1998;125(6):1304-12

Effects of capsaicin in temporomandibular joint arthritis in rats
Carleson J, Kogner P, Bileviciute I, Theodorsson E, Appelgren A, Appelgren B, et al
ARCHIVES OF ORAL BIOLOGY 1997;42(12):869-76

Effects of histamine on neuropeptide release into the knee joint perfusate and cerebrospinal fluid in rats
Bileviciute I, Theodorsson E, Lundeberg T
NEUROSCIENCE LETTERS 1997;226(1):9-12

Expression of corticotropin-releasing factor in the peripheral nervous system of the rat
Bileviciute I, Ahmed M, Bergstrom J, Ericssondahlstrand A, Kreicbergs A, Lundeberg T
NEUROREPORT 1997;8(14):3127-30

Is the pretreatment effect of low dose Freund's adjuvant on adjuvant arthritis due to an activation of the nervous system?
Bileviciute I, Theodorsson E, Lundeberg T
NEUROPEPTIDES 1996;30(5):405-11

Significant changes in neuropeptide concentrations in the brain of normotensive (WKY) and spontaneously hypertensive (SHR) rats following knee joint monoarthritis
Bileviciute I, Stenfors C, Theodorsson E, Beckman M, Lundeberg T
BRAIN RESEARCH 1995;704(1):71-8

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