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  • Björnsson, Eyþór; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; Helgadóttir, Anna; Gudnason, Thorarinn; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Andersen, Karl; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Tragante, Vinicius; Ólafsson, Ólafur Hreiðar; Jónsdóttir, Birna; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (American Medical Association (AMA), 2020-01-01)
    Importance: Genetic studies have evaluated the influence of blood lipid levels on the risk of coronary artery disease (CAD), but less is known about how they are associated with the extent of coronary atherosclerosis. Objective: To estimate the ...
  • Magnússon, Björn Jakob; Agnarsson, Uggi; Gudnason, Thorarinn; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur (Læknafélag Íslands / Icelandic Medical Association, 2017-01-05)
    Inngangur: Þótt brátt hjartadrep sé fyrst og fremst sjúkdómur eldra fólks getur það valdið ótímabærum dauða, heilsubresti og skertum lífsgæðum hjá yngra fólki. Árin 1980-1984 voru nýgengi, áhættuþættir, staðsetning hjartadreps, ástand kransæða og ...
  • Helgadottir, Anna; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Stefánsson, Ólafur A.; Tragante, Vinicius; Þórólfsdóttir, Rósa B.; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Björnsson, Þorsteinn; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Verweij, Niek; Nielsen, Jonas B.; Zhou, Wei; Folkersen, Lasse; Martinsson, Andreas; Heydarpour, Mahyar; Prakash, Siddharth; Óskarsson, Gylfi; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Geirsson, Arnar; Olafsson, Isleifur; Sigurðsson, Emil Lárus; Almgren, Peter; Melander, Olle; Franco-Cereceda, Anders; Hamsten, Anders; Fritsche, Lars; Lin, Maoxuan; Yang, Bo; Hornsby, Whitney; Guo, Dongchuan; Brummett, Chad M.; Abecasis, Gonçalo; Mathis, Michael; Milewicz, Dianna; Body, Simon C.; Eriksson, Per; Willer, Cristen J.; Hveem, Kristian; Newton-Cheh, Christopher; Smith, J. Gustav; Danielsen, Ragnar; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2018-03-07)
    Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is the most common valvular heart disease, and valve replacement is the only definitive treatment. Here we report a large genome-wide association (GWA) study of 2,457 Icelandic AS cases and 349,342 controls with a follow-up ...
  • Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Sulem, Patrick; Helgadottir, Anna; Gylfason, Arnaldur; Sæmundsdóttir, Jóna; Björnsson, Eyþór; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Eggertsson, Hannes; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Indridason, Olafur Skuli; Palsson, Runolfur; Jónasson, Friðbert; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurðardóttir, Ólöf; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Danielsen, Ragnar; Matthíasson, Stefán E.; Kristmundsdóttir, Snædís; Halldórsson, Bjarni V.; Hreiðarsson, Ástráður Benedikt; Valdimarsson, Einar M.; Gudnason, Thorarinn; Benediktsson, Rafn; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Elsevier BV, 2019-12-17)
    Background: Lipoprotein(a) [Lp(a)] is a causal risk factor for cardiovascular diseases that has no established therapy. The attribute of Lp(a) that affects cardiovascular risk is not established. Low levels of Lp(a) have been associated with type 2 ...
  • Bjornsdottir, Gyda; Ívarsdóttir, Erna V.; Bjarnadóttir, Kristbjörg; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Gylfadottir, Sandra Sif; Arnadottir, Gudny; Benediktsson, Rafn; Halldorsson, Gisli; Helgadottir, Anna; Jónasdóttir, Aðalbjörg; Jónasdóttir, Áslaug; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Kristinsdóttir, Anna Margrét; Magnússon, Ólafur T.; Másson, Gísli; Melsted, Páll; Rafnar, Thorunn; Sigurðsson, Ásgeir; Sigurdsson, Gunnar; Skúladóttir, Ástrós; Steinthorsdottir, Valgerdur; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Vikingsson, Arnor; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Hreinn; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Norðdahl, Guðmundur L.; Sulem, Patrick; Thorgeirsson, Thorgeir; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-04-16)
    Nerve conduction (NC) studies generate measures of peripheral nerve function that can reveal underlying pathology due to axonal loss, demyelination or both. We perform a genome-wide association study of sural NC amplitude and velocity in 7045 Icelanders ...
  • Helgadottir, Anna; Sulem, Patrick; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Arnadottir, Gudny; Olafsson, Isleifur; Eyjólfsson, Guðmundur I.; Sigurdardottir, Olof; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2018-03-27)
    Aims Scavenger receptor Class B Type 1 (SR-BI) is a major receptor for high-density lipoprotein (HDL) that promotes hepatic uptake of cholesterol from HDL. A rare mutation p.P376L, in the gene encoding SR-BI, SCARB1, was recently reported to associate ...
  • Kristjansson, Ragnar; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Oddsson, Asmundur; Galesloot, Tessel E.; Þorleifsson, Guðmar; Aben, Katja K.; Davíðsson, Ólafur B.; Jónsson, Stefán; Arnadottir, Gudny; Jensson, Brynjar Örn; Walters, G. Bragi; Sigurðsson, Jón K.; Sigurðsson, Snævar; Holm, Hilma; Arnar, Davíð O.; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Alexíusdóttir, Kristín; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Kiemeney, Lambertus A.; Jónsson, Þorvaldur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Rafnar, Thorunn; sulem, patrick; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Nature, 2017-06-08)
    Appendicitis is one of the most common conditions requiring acute surgery and can pose a threat to the lives of affected individuals. We performed a genome-wide association study of appendicitis in 7,276 Icelandic and 1,139 Dutch cases and large groups ...
  • Norland, Kristján; Sveinbjornsson, Gardar; Thorolfsdottir, Rosa B; Davidsson, Olafur B.; Tragante, Vinicius; Rajamani, Sridharan; Helgadottir, Anna; Grétarsdóttir, Sólveig; van Setten, Jessica; Asselbergs, Folkert W.; Sverrisson, Jon Th.; Stephensen, Sigurdur Sverrir; Óskarsson, Gylfi; Sigurðsson, Emil Lárus; Andersen, Karl; Danielsen, Ragnar; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Arnar, Davíð O.; Sulem, Patrick; Holm, Hilma; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-10-22)
    Features of the QRS complex of the electrocardiogram, reflecting ventricular depolarisation, associate with various physiologic functions and several pathologic conditions. We test 32.5 million variants for association with ten measures of the QRS ...
  • Ívarsdóttir, Erna V.; Benonisdottir, Stefania; Thorleifsson, Gudmar; Sulem, Patrick; Oddsson, Asmundur; Styrkarsdottir, Unnur; Kristmundsdóttir, Snædís; Arnadottir, Gudny; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Jonsdottir, Ingileif; Zoega, Gunnar M.; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Jónasson, Friðbert; Holm, Hilma; Stefansson, Kari (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-03-20)
    The corneal endothelium is vital for transparency and proper hydration of the cornea. Here, we conduct a genome-wide association study of corneal endothelial cell density (cells/mm2), coefficient of cell size variation (CV), percentage of hexagonal ...
  • Song, Huan; Fang, Fang; Arnberg, Filip; Mataix-Cols, David; Fernández de la Cruz, Lorena; Almqvist, Catarina; Fall, Katja; Lichtenstein, Paul; Thorgeirsson, Gudmundur; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur (BMJ, 2019-04-10)
    Objective To assess the association between stress related disorders and subsequent risk of cardiovascular disease. Design Population based, sibling controlled cohort study. Setting Population of Sweden. Participants 136 637 patients in the Swedish ...