Leiv Arne Rosseland

Head of Research - Forskningsleder AKU
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Visiting address Kirkeveien 166 OUS Ullevål 0450 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 4956 Nydalen OUS, Ullevål 0424 Oslo

Academic interests

Clinical anaesthesiological research, especially pain, inflammation, and intensive care medicine. Randomized controlled trials. Translational research. Hemodynamics of relevance for obstetric anaesthesia and intensive care.

 Courses taught


Certified MD 1991, Graduated spcialist in anesthesiology and intensive care 1998, PhD (DMSc) 2005. Professor in anesthesiology 2011.


Tromsø Pain Study (Project leader Audun Stubhaug), Lovisenberg Diaconal Hospital, Uppsala Berzelii Technology Centres for Neurodiagnostics.

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Selected publications

  • Rosseland LA, Bentsen G, Hopp E, Refsum S, Breivik H. Monitoring urinary bladder volume and detecting postoperative urinary retention in children with an ultrasound scanner. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2005;49(10):1456-9.
  • Rosseland LA, Krohn CD, Stubhaug A. Synovial fluidconcentration of prostaglandin E2 correlates with pain intensity afterknee arthroscopic procedures. Anesth Analg 2007;104(2):460-1.
  • Rosseland LA, Solheim N, Stubhaug A. Pain and disability 1 year after knee arthroscopic procedures. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2008 Mar;52(3):332-7.
  • Langesaeter E, Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A. Hemodynamic effects of oxytocin during cesarean delivery. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2006 Oct;95(1):46-7.
  • Romundstad L, Stubhaug A, Niemi G, Rosseland LA, Breivik H. Adding propacetamol to ketorolac increases the tolerance to painful pressure. European Journal of Pain 2006 Apr;10(3):177-83.
  • Solheim N, Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A. Intraarticular morphine 5 mg after knee arthroscopy does not produce significant pain relief when administered to patients with moderate to severe pain via intraarticular catheter. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2006;31:506-13.
  • Lukasse M, Cederkvist HR, Rosseland LA. Reliability of an automatic ultrasound system for detecting postpartum urinary retention after vaginal birth. Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica 2007 Sep 4;86(10):1251-5.
  • Hestenes S, Høymork SC, Løland BF, Nylander G, Breivik H, Rosseland LA. Må keisersnittpasienter velge mellom smertebehandling og amming? Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2008;128(19):2190-2.
  • Langesaeter E, Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A. Haemodynamic effects of repeated doses of oxytocin during Caesarean delivery in healthy parturients. Br J Anaesth 2009 Jun 5;aep137.
  • Langesaeter E, Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A. Continuous invasive blood pressure and cardiac output monitoring during caesarean section. A ranndomized. Double blind comparison of low dose versus high dose spinal anesthesia with intravenous phenylephrine- or placebo-infusion. Anesthesiology 2008;109:856-63.
  • Langesaeter E, Dragsund M, Rosseland LA. Regional anaesthesia for Caesarean section in pregnant women with cardiac disease. A prospective observational study. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 2010;54:46-54.
  • Breivik H, Stubhaug A, Hals EKB, Rosseland LA. Why we publish negative studies - and prescriptions on how to do clinical pain trials well. Scandinavian Journal of Pain 2010 Apr;1(2):98-9.
  • Langesaeter E, Rosseland LA, Stubhaug A. Haemodynamic effects of oxytocin in women with severe preeclampsia. International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia 2011 Jan;20(1):26-9.
  • Rosseland LA. No evidence for analgesic effect of intra-articular morphine after knee arthroscopy: A qualitative systematic review. Reg Anesth Pain Med 2005;30(1):83-98.
  • Rosseland LA.  Gender and acute pain. A review of clinical research data. www siicsalud com (Internett) 2006 Sep 14.
  • Rosseland LA. Long-term pain and disturbed sensation after plastic surgery. Scandinavian Journal of Pain 2010 Apr;1(2):73-4.
  • Bjørnestad E, Rosseland LA. Anestesi ved keisersnitt. Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 2010;130(7):748-51.
  • Rosseland LA, Kirste UM. Pain during pharmacologically induced termination of pregnancy. Scandinavian Journal of Pain 2011;2:17-8.
  • Rosseland LA, Laake JH, Atubhaug A.  Percutaneous dilatational tracheotomy in intensive care unit patients with increased bleeding risk or obesity. A prospective analysis of 1000 procedures. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2011;55:835-841.
    • Espinoza A, Rosseland LA, Hovdenes J, Stubhaug A. Paratracheal placement of orotracheal tube – a complication when aborting percutaneous tracheotomy. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2011;55:897-898.
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