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Browsing by Department "Women's and Childrens's Services"

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  • Runólfsdóttir, Hrafnhildur L.; Sayer, John A.; Indridason, Olafur S.; Eðvarðsson, Viðar Örn; Jensson, Brynjar O.; Arnadottir, Gudny A.; Gudjonsson, Sigurjon A.; Fridriksdottir, Run; Katrinardottir, Hildigunnur; Gudbjartsson, Daniel; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur; Sulem, Patrick; Stefansson, Kari; Pálsson, Runólfur (2021-03-11)
    Adenine phosphoribosyltransferase deficiency is a rare, autosomal recessive disorder of purine metabolism that causes nephrolithiasis and progressive chronic kidney disease. The small number of reported cases indicates an extremely low prevalence, ...
  • Jónsdóttir, Rakel Björg; Flacking, Renée; Jónsdóttir, Helga (2022-09-08)
    BACKGROUND: Twins and late preterm (LPT) infants are at an increased risk of being breastfed to a lesser extent than term singletons. This study aimed to describe the initiation and duration of any and exclusive breastfeeding at the breast for mothers ...
  • Hansson, Erika; Garmy, Pernilla; Vilhjálmsson, Rúnar; Kristjánsdóttir, Guðrún (2020-02)
    Objective: The aim of the current study was to examine whether health complaints and self-reported health were associated with bullying victimization in a large cohort of Icelandic children and adolescents. Methods: In this study, we used data from a ...
  • Hjartardóttir, Hulda; Lund, Sigrún Helga; Benediktsdóttir, Sigurlaug; Geirsson, Reynir T; Eggebø, Torbjørn M. (2021-04-23)
    Background: Identifying predictive factors for a normal outcome at admission in the labor ward would be of value for planning labor care, timing interventions, and preventing labor dystocia. Clinical assessments of fetal head station and position at ...
  • Leifsdottir, Kristin; Jost, Kerstin; Siljehav, Veronica; Thelin, Eric P.; Lassarén, Philipp; Nilsson, Peter; Haraldsson, Ásgeir; Eksborg, Staffan; Herlenius, Eric (2022-07-19)
    Background: Survival rate increases for preterm infants, but long-term neurodevelopmental outcome predictors are lacking. Our primary aim was to determine whether a specific proteomic profile in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of preterm infants differs from ...
  • Guðmundsdóttir, Embla Ýr; Gottfreðsdóttir, Helga; Hálfdánsdóttir, Berglind; Nieuwenhuijze, Marianne; Gissler, Mika; Einarsdóttir, Kristjana (2021-09)
    INTRODUCTION: This study aims to explore maternal and perinatal outcomes of migrant women in Iceland. MATERIAL AND METHODS: This prospective population-based cohort study included women who gave birth to a singleton in Iceland between 1997 and 2018, ...
  • Þórsteinsdóttir, Sigrún; Njarðvík, Urður; Bjarnason, Ragnar Grímur; Ólafsdóttir, Anna Sigríður (2022-09-27)
    Fussy-eating children often display problematic behaviors around mealtimes, such as irritation, opposition, or may even throw tantrums. This may lead to reduced food variety and poor nutritional profiles, which may increase parents’ worries about their ...
  • Young, S; Khondoker, M; Emilsson, Brynjar; Sigurðsson, Jón F; Philipp-Wiegmann, F.; Baldursson, Gísli; Olafsdottir, Halldora; Gudjonsson, Gisli H. (2015-05-29)
    Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a neurodevelopmental disorder characterized by high rates of co-morbid psychopathology. Randomized controlled trials of multimodal interventions, combining pharmacological and psychological treatments, ...
  • The Neo-BFHI Survey Group (2019-04)
    In 2012, the Baby-friendly Hospital Initiative for Neonatal Wards (Neo-BFHI) began providing recommendations to improve breastfeeding support for preterm and ill infants. This cross-sectional survey aimed to measure compliance on a global level with ...
  • Investigators of the Rare Kidney Stone Consortium (2021-11)
    Introduction: Because of phenotypic overlap between monogenic urinary stone diseases (USD), gene-specific analyses can result in missed diagnoses. We used targeted next generation sequencing (tNGS), including known and candidate monogenic USD genes, ...
  • Levy, Marína Rós; Thors, Valtýr Stefánsson; Elínardóttir, Sigríður Haralds; Möller, Alma D.; Haraldsson, Ásgeir (2021-09-30)
    Background Global death rate in children has been declining during the last decades worldwide, especially in high income countries. This has been attributed to several factors, including improved prenatal and perinatal care, immunisations, infection ...
  • Ingadottir, Brynja; Laitonen, Elina; Stefansdottir, Adalheidur; Sigurdardottir, Anna Olafia; Brynjolfsdottir, Berglind; Parisod, Heidi; Nyman, Johanna; Gunnarsdottir, Karitas; Jónsdóttir, Katrín; Salanterä, Sanna; Pakarinen, Anni (2022-01-20)
    Background: Every year, millions of children undergo medical procedures that require anesthesia. Fear and anxiety are common among young children undergoing such procedures and can interfere with the child’s recovery and well-being. Relaxation, ...
  • Swift, Emma Marie; Zoéga, Helga; Stoll, Kathrin; Avery, Melissa; Gottfreðsdóttir, Helga (2021-07)
    Background: We designed and implemented a new model of care, Enhanced Antenatal Care (EAC), which offers a combined approach to midwifery-led care with six one-to-one visits and four group sessions. Aim: To assess EAC in terms of women's satisfaction ...
  • FINNPEC Consortium; GOPEC Consortium; Thorsteinsdottir, Unnur (2020-12)
    Preeclampsia is a serious complication of pregnancy, affecting both maternal and fetal health. In genome-wide association meta-analysis of European and Central Asian mothers, we identify sequence variants that associate with preeclampsia in the maternal ...
  • Bæringsdóttir, Birta; Erlendsdóttir, Helga; Björnsdóttir, Erla Soffía; Martins, Elisabete R.; Ramirez, Mário; Haraldsson, Ásgeir; Þórkelsson, Þórður (2021-09-23)
    Introduction. Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a leading cause of invasive neonatal infections. These have been divided into early-onset disease (EOD; <7 days) and late-onset disease (LOD; 7–89 days), with different GBS clonal complexes (CCs) associated ...
  • Harrison, Stephanie C.; Tsilifis, Christo; Slatter, Mary A.; Nademi, Zohreh; Worth, Austen; Veys, Paul; Ponsford, Mark J.; Jolles, Stephen; Al-Herz, Waleed; Flood, Terence; Cant, Andrew J.; Doffinger, Rainer; Barcenas-Morales, Gabriela; Carpenter, Ben; Hough, Rachael; Haraldsson, Ásgeir; Heimall, Jennifer; Grimbacher, Bodo; Abinun, Mario; Gennery, Andrew R. (2021-02-01)
    Autosomal dominant hyper-IgE syndrome caused by dominant-negative loss-of-function mutations in signal transducer and activator of transcription factor 3 (STAT3) (STAT3-HIES) is a rare primary immunodeficiency with multisystem pathology. The quality ...
  • Jin, Charley Ximing; Sutherland, Kate; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Þórarinsdóttir, Elín Helga; Bittencourt, Lia R.; Tufik, Sergio; Singh, Bhajan; McArdle, Nigel; Cistulli, Peter A.; Bin, Yu Sun (2022-11-07)
    Social jetlag is the discrepancy between socially determined sleep timing on workdays and biologically determined sleep timing on days free of social obligation. Poor circadian timing of sleep may worsen sleep quality and increase daytime sleepiness ...
  • Kristjánsdóttir, Ólöf; Sjöström-Strand, Annica; Kristjánsdóttir, Guðrún (2020-12-01)
    Parents of children with a congenital heart defect needing complex heart surgery are at high risk of developing health problems. One can assume that parents whose child undergoes heart surgery abroad will undoubtably face added and unique stressors and ...
  • Framme, Jenny Lingman; Lundqvist, Christina; Lundell, Anna Carin; van Schouwenburg, Pauline A.; Lemarquis, Andri L.; Thörn, Karolina; Lindgren, Susanne; Gudmundsdottir, Judith; Lundberg, Vanja; Degerman, Sofie; Zetterström, Rolf H.; Borte, Stephan; Hammarström, Lennart; Telemo, Esbjörn; Hultdin, Magnus; van der Burg, Mirjam; Fasth, Anders; Oskarsdóttir, Sólveig; Ekwall, Olov (2022-01-26)
    Background: Population-based neonatal screening using T-cell receptor excision circles (TRECs) identifies infants with profound T lymphopenia, as seen in cases of severe combined immunodeficiency, and in a subgroup of infants with 22q11 deletion syndrome ...
  • Rögnvaldsson, Sæmundur; Eythorsson, Elias; Thorsteinsdottir, Sigrun; Vidarsson, Brynjar; Önundarson, Páll Torfi; Agnarsson, Bjarni Agnar; Sigurdardottir, Margret; Thorsteinsdóttir, Ingunn; Ólafsson, Ísleifur; Runólfsdóttir, Hrafnhildur L.; Helgason, Dadi; Emilsdóttir, Arna Rut; Ágústsson, Arnar Snær; Björnsson, Aron Hjalti; Kristjánsdóttir, Gudrún; Thordardottir, Asdis Rosa; Indridason, Olafur Skuli; Jónsson, Ásbjörn; Gislason, Gauti Kjartan; Olafsson, Andri; Steingrímsdóttir, Hlíf; Kampanis, Petros; Hultcrantz, Malin; Durie, Brian G.M.; Harding, Stephen; Landgren, Ola; Palsson, Runolfur; Love, Thorvarður Jon; Kristinsson, Sigurdur Yngvi (2021-12-01)
    Multiple myeloma (MM) patients have increased risk of severe coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) when infected by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS), the precursor of ...