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  • Rögnvaldsson, Kristján G; Bjarnason, Agnar; Kristinsson, Karl Gústaf; Bragason, Hörður T; Erlendsdóttir, Helga; Þorgeirsson, Guðmundur; Gottfreðsson, Magnús (2022-08)
    BACKGROUND: Pneumonia is commonly caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) and associated with subsequent cardiovascular complications and increased mortality. Potential short-term survival benefits conferred by acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) use ...
  • Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Ahlsson, Anders; Geirsson, Arnar; Gunn, Jarmo; Hjortdal, Vibeke; Jeppsson, Anders; Mennander, Ari; Zindovic, Igor; Olsson, Christian (2020-01-02)
    Acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD) is still one of the most challenging diseases that cardiac surgeons encounter. This review is based on the current literature and includes the results from the Nordic Consortium for Acute Type-A Aortic Dissection ...
  • DBDS Genomic Consortium (2022-12-21)
    BACKGROUND AND AIMS: The causal contribution of apolipoprotein B (apoB) particles to coronary artery disease (CAD) is established. We examined whether this atherogenic contribution is better reflected by non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (non-HDL-C) ...
  • Rezk, Mary; Taha, Amar; Nielsen, Susanne J.; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Bergfeldt, Lennart; Ahlsson, Anders; Jeppsson, Anders (2022-12-01)
    BACKGROUND: New-onset postoperative atrial fibrillation (POAF) after cardiac surgery is associated with worse short- and long-term outcomes. Although the clinical presentation of POAF varies substantially, almost all studies model it with a dichotomous ...
  • the Benign Esophageal Perforation Collaborative Group (2020-07-17)
    BACKGROUND: Time of diagnosis (TOD) of benign esophageal perforation is regarded as an important risk factor for clinical outcome, although convincing evidence is lacking. The aim of this study is to assess whether time between onset of perforation and ...
  • Rögnvaldsson, Sæmundur; Love, Thorvardur Jon; Thorsteinsdottir, Sigrun; Reed, Elín Ruth; Óskarsson, Jón Þórir; Pétursdóttir, Íris; Sigurðardóttir, Guðrún Ásta; Viðarsson, Brynjar; Önundarson, Páll Torfi; Agnarsson, Bjarni A.; Þorsteinsdóttir, Ingunn; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Þórðardóttir, Ásdís Rósa; Eyþórsson, Elías; Jónsson, Ásbjörn; Björnsson, Andri S.; Gunnarsson, Gunnar Þór; Pálsson, Runólfur; Indriðason, Ólafur Skúli; Gíslason, Gauti Kjartan; Ólafsson, Andri; Hákonardóttir, Guðlaug Katrín; Brinkhuis, Manje; Halldórsdóttir, Sara Lovísa; Ásgeirsdóttir, Tinna Laufey; Steingrímsdóttir, Hlíf; Danielsen, Ragnar; Dröfn Wessman, Inga; Kampanis, Petros; Hulcrantz, Malin; Durie, Brian G.M.; Harding, Stephen; Landgren, Ola; Kristinsson, Sigurður Yngvi (2021-05-17)
    Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS) precedes multiple myeloma (MM). Population-based screening for MGUS could identify candidates for early treatment in MM. Here we describe the Iceland Screens, Treats, or Prevents Multiple Myeloma ...
  • Oudin, Anna; Bjursten, Henrik; Oudin Åström, Daniel; Nozohoor, Shahab; Ahmad, Khalil; Tang, Mariann; Bjurbom, Markus; Hansson, Emma C.; Jeppsson, Anders; Moeller, Christian H.; Jormalainen, Mikko; Juvonen, Tatu; Mennander, Ari; Olsen, Peter S.; Olsson, Christian; Ahlsson, Anders; Pan, Emily; Raivio, Peter; Wickbom, Anders; Sjögren, Johan; Geirsson, Arnar; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Zindovic, Igor (2022-11-29)
    Previous studies have demonstrated that environmental and temporal factors may affect the incidence of acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD). Here, we aimed to investigate the hypothesis that national holidays and weekends influence the incidence of ...
  • Arnar, Davíð Ottó; Oddsson, Saemundur; Gunnarsdóttir, Þrúður; Guðlaugsdóttir, Guðbjörg Jóna; Gudmundsson, Elias Freyr; Ketilsdóttir, Auður; Halldórsdóttir, Hulda; Hrafnkelsdóttir, Þórdís Jóna; Hallsson, Hallur; Amundadottir, Maria L.; Thorgeirsson, Tryggvi (2022-11-30)
    Background: Heart failure (HF) affects over 26 million people worldwide. Multidisciplinary management strategies that include symptom monitoring and patient self-care support reduce HF hospitalization and mortality rates. Ideally, HF follow-up and ...
  • Berntorp, Karolina; Persson, Josefine; Koul, Sasha M.; Patel, Manesh R.; Christiansen, Evald H.; Guðmundsdóttir, Ingibjörg Jóna; Yndigegn, Troels; Omerovic, Elmir; Erlinge, David; Fröbert, Ole; Götberg, Matthias; Gudmundsdottir, Ingibjörg (2021-12-01)
    Background: Coronary physiology is a routine diagnostic tool when assessing whether coronary revascularization is indicated. The iFR-SWEDEHEART trial demonstrated similar clinical outcomes when using instantaneous wave-free ratio (iFR) or fractional ...
  • Martinsson, Andreas; Nielsen, Susanne J.; Milojevic, Milan; Redfors, Björn; Omerovic, Elmir; Tønnessen, Theis; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Dellgren, Göran; Jeppsson, Anders; Gudbjartsson, Tomas (2021-11-30)
    Background: Surgical risk, age, perceived life expectancy, and valve durability influence the choice between surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) and transcatheter aortic valve implantation. The contemporaneous life expectancy after SAVR, in relation ...
  • Brynjarsdóttir, Helga B; Johnsen, Árni; Heimisdóttir, Alexandra Aldís; Heiðarsdottir, Sunna Rún; Jeppsson, Anders; Sigurðsson, Martin Ingi; Guðbjartsson, Tómas (2022-08-03)
    OBJECTIVES: Surgical revascularization is an established indication for patients with advanced coronary artery disease and reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF). Long-term outcomes for these patients are not well-defined. We studied the ...
  • Garðarsdóttir, Helga Rún; Sigurðsson, Martin Ingi; Andersen, Karl Konráð; Guðmundsdóttir, Ingibjörg Jóna (2022-05-31)
    Objective. To evaluate the impact of sex on treatment and survival after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in Iceland. Methods. A retrospective, nationwide cohort study of patients with STEMI (2008–2018) and NSTEMI (2013–2018) and obstructive coronary ...
  • Örlygsson, Gissur; Laxdal, Elín H.; Kárason, Sigurbergur; Dagbjartsson, Atli; Gunnarsson, Eggert; Ng, Chuen How; Einarsson, Jón M.; Gíslason, Jóhannes; Jónsson, Halldór (2022-01-22)
    Deacetylated chitin derivatives have been widely studied for tissue engineering purposes. This study aimed to compare the efficacy of an injectable product containing a 50% deacetylated chitin derivative (BoneReg-Inject™) and an existing product (chronOS ...
  • DBDS Genomic Consortium (2022-10-24)
    Nonalcoholic fatty liver (NAFL) and its sequelae are growing health problems. We performed a genome-wide association study of NAFL, cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma, and integrated the findings with expression and proteomic data. For NAFL, we ...
  • Silverborn, Per Martin; Heitmann, Leon Arnar; Sveinsdóttir, Nanna; Rögnvaldsson, Sigurjon; Kristjánsson, Tómas Þór; Guðbjartsson, Tómas (2022-10-03)
    Introduction: Non-infectious sternal dehiscence (NISD) is a known complication following coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG), with previous studies estimating an incidence of 0.4–1% of surgeries. We aimed to study the incidence of NISD together with ...
  • Uimonen, Mikko; Olsson, Christian; Jeppsson, Anders; Geirsson, Arnar; Chemtob, Raphaelle; Khalil, Ahmad; Hjortdal, Vibeke; Hansson, Emma C.; Nozohoor, Shahab; Zindovic, Igor; Gunn, Jarmo; Wickbom, Anders; Ahlsson, Anders; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Mennander, Ari (2022-08-01)
    Background: The outcome in patients after surgery for acute type A aortic dissection without replacement of the part of the aorta containing the primary tear is undefined. Methods: Data of 1122 patients who underwent surgery for acute type A aortic ...
  • Eiriksdottir, Thjodbjorg; Ardal, Steinthor; Jonsson, Benedikt A.; Lund, Sigrun H.; Ivarsdottir, Erna V.; Norland, Kristjan; Ferkingstad, Egil; Stefansson, Hreinn; Jónsdóttir, Ingileif; Holm, Hilma; Rafnar, Thorunn; Saemundsdottir, Jona; Norddahl, Gudmundur L.; Þorgeirsson, Guðmundur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel F.; Sulem, Patrick; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Stefansson, Kari; Úlfarsson, Magnús Örn (2021-06-18)
    Predicting all-cause mortality risk is challenging and requires extensive medical data. Recently, large-scale proteomics datasets have proven useful for predicting health-related outcomes. Here, we use measurements of levels of 4,684 plasma proteins ...
  • Mennander, Ari; Gudbjartsson, Tomas; Jeppsson, Anders; Hjortdal, Vibeke; Tønnessen, Theis (2020-03)
    Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Iceland form the 5 culturally uniform Nordic countries. Each of the countries owns a high-standard tradition of individual steering in cardiothoracic education aiming at securing the needs and features of the local ...
  • Dagnegård, Hanna H.; Bekke, Kirstine; Kolseth, Solveig M.; Glaser, Natalie; Wallén, Christoffer; El-Hamamsy, Ismail; Víðisson, Kristján O.; Lie, Asbjørn S.; Valentin, Jan B.; Sartipy, Ulrik; Haaverstad, Rune; Vanky, Farkas; Lefebvre, Laurence; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Johnsen, Søren P.; Søndergaard, Lars; Thyregod, Gustav H.; Lund, Jens T.; Ihlemann, Nikolaj; Smerup, Morten H. (2021)
    Objectives: Our objective was to examine intermediate-term survival and reinterventions in unselected patients, stratified according to indication, who received a Freestyle (Medtronic Inc, Minneapolis, Minn) bioprosthesis as a full aortic root replacement. ...
  • Oudin Åström, Daniel; Bjursten, Henrik; Oudin, Anna; Nozohoor, Shahab; Ahmad, Khalil; Tang, Mariann; Bjurbom, Markus; Hansson, Emma C.; Jeppsson, Anders; Holdflod Møller, Christian Joost; Jormalainen, Miko; Juvonen, Tatu; Mennander, Ari; Olsen, Peter S.; Olsson, Christian; Ahlsson, Anders; Pan, Emily; Raivio, Peter; Wickbom, Anders; Sjögren, Johan; Geirsson, Arnar; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Zindovic, Igor (2022-11-08)
    We aimed to investigate a hypothesised association between daily mean temperature and the risk of surgery for acute type A aortic dissection (ATAAD). For the period of 1 January 2005 until 31 December 2019, we collected daily data on mean temperatures ...