Ulrika Heddini

 

PD. Dr. med. Ulrika Elisabet Heddini ,
Education:
  • Medical doctor degree, February 2004, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Specialist degree in Obstetrics and Gynecology, April 2009
  • PhD in Medical science, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Karolinska Institutet, February 2014.  Thesis:”Provoked vestibulodynia – Studies on pain genetics and pain hypersensitivity”. ISBN 978-91-7549-357-2
Current employment:
  • Senior consultant at the department of Obstetrics and gynecology, with expertise in vulvar care, Danderyds Hospital AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Publications:
  • Plesan A, Hedman U, Xu XJ, Wiesenfeld-Hallin Z .Ketamin and dextromethorphan differentially potentiate the antinociceptive effect of morphine in rats. Anesth and Analg 1998;86:825-829.
  • Ulrika Heddini, Nina Bohm-Starke, Kent W. Nilsson, and Ulrika Johannesson. Provoked Vestibulodynia – medical factors and co-morbidity associated to treatment outcome. J Sex Med 2012;9:1400–1406
  • Ulrika Heddini, Nina Bohm-Starke, Alfhild Grönbladh, Fred Nyberg, Kent W. Nilsson, Ulrika Johannesson. GCH1-polymorphism and pain sensitivity among women with provoked vestibulodynia. Mol Pain 2012; 12:8:68
  • Ulrika Heddini, Ulrika Johannesson, Alfhild Grönbladh, Fred Nyberg, Kent W. Nilsson, Nina Bohm-Starke. A118G polymorphism in the μ-opioid receptor gene and levels of β-endorphin are associated with provoked vestibulodynia and pressure pain sensitivity. Scan J of Pain2013
  • Ulrika Heddini, Nina Bohm-Starke, Alfhild Grönbladh, Fred Nyberg, Kent W. Nilsson, Ulrika Johannesson. Serotonin receptor gene (5HT-2A) is associated to provoked vestibulodynia and co-morbid symptoms of pain.  J Sex  Med 2014;11: 3064-3071