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  • Thórsson, Bolli; Guðmundsson, Elías Freyr; Sigurðsson, Gunnar; Aspelund, Thor; Guðnason, Vilmundur G. (2021-05)
    INTRODUCTION: The number of people with type 2 diabetes has increased in Iceland in the last few decades. We utilized the national database on prescribed medication from the Directorate of Health to estimate the prevalence and incidence of type 2 ...
  • Möller, Vidar; Östholm-Balkhed, Åse; Berild, Dag; Fredriksson, Mats; Gottfreðsson, Magnús; Holmbom, Martin; Järvinen, Asko; Kristjánsson, Már; Rydell, Ulf; Sönksen, Ute Wolff; Kolmos, Hans Joern; Hanberger, Håkan (2021-05-10)
    BACKGROUND: The Nordic countries have comparable nationwide antibiotic resistance surveillance systems and individual antibiotic stewardship programmes. The aim of this study was to assess antibiotic resistance among major pathogens in relation to ...
  • Lárusdóttir, Katrín Júniána; Guðmundsson, Hjalti; Johnsen, Árni; Sigurðsson, Martin Ingi; Guðbjartsson, Tómas; Guomundsdóttir, Ingibjörg Jóna (2021-03)
    INTRODUCTION: Surgical aortic valve replacement (SAVR) has been the standard of treatment for aortic stenosis but transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) is increasingly used as treatment in Iceland and elsewhere. Our objective was to assess the ...
  • Hilmarsdóttir, Ingibjörg; Arnardóttir, Eva Mjöll; Jóhannesdóttir, Elísabet Reykdal; Golparian, Daniel; Unemo, Magnus (2021-02)
    The aims of this study were to assess the prevalence of, and risk factors for, Chlamydia trachomatis in at-tendees recruited prospectively from October 2018 to January 2019 at the only sexually transmitted infections clinic in Iceland (in Reykjavík), ...
  • Saevarsdóttir, Karen Sól; Hilmarsdóttir, Hildur Ýr; Magnúsdóttir, Ingibjörg; Hauksdóttir, Arna; Thordardottir, Edda Bjork; Gudjónsdóttir, Ásdís Braga; Tomasson, Gunnar; Rúnarsdóttir, Harpa; Jónsdóttir, Harpa Lind; Gudmundsdóttir, Berglind; Pétursdóttir, Gudrún; Petersen, Pétur Henry; Kristinsson, Sigurdur Yngvi; Love, Thorvardur Jon; Hansdóttir, Sif; Hardardóttir, Hrönn; Gudmundsson, Gunnar; Eythorsson, Elias; Gudmundsdóttir, Dóra Gudrún; Sigbjörnsdóttir, Hildur; Haraldsdóttir, Sigrídur; Möller, Alma Dagbjört; Palsson, Runolfur; Jakobsdóttir, Jóhanna; Aspelund, Thor; Valdimarsdottir, Unnur (2021-07-23)
    Objective To test if patients recovering from COVID-19 are at increased risk of mental morbidities and to what extent such risk is exacerbated by illness severity. Design Population-based cross-sectional study. Setting Iceland. Participants A total of ...
  • Thorsteinsson, Daniel A.; Stefánsdóttir, Vigdís Fjóla; Eysteinsson, Þór; Thorisdottir, Sigridur; Jónsson, Jón Jóhannes (2021-08)
    The study objective was to delineate the genetics of inherited retinal degenerations (IRDs) in Iceland, a small nation of 364.000 and a genetic isolate. Benefits include delineating novel pathogenic genetic variants and defining genetically homogenous ...
  • 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 ...
  • Carlsen, Hanne Krage; Valdimarsdóttir, Unnur Anna; Briem, Haraldur; Dominici, Francesca; Finnbjörnsdóttir, Ragnhildur Guðrún; Jóhannsson, Þorsteinn; Aspelund, Thor; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Guðnason, Þórólfur (2021-02-27)
    BACKGROUND: The Holuhraun volcanic eruption September 2014 to February 2015 emitted large amounts of sulfur dioxide (SO 2). The aim of this study was to determine the association between volcanic SO 2 gases on general population respiratory health some ...
  • Árnadóttir, Ragna Sif; Björnsson, Hjalti Már (2021-11)
    INTRODUCTION: In Iceland, wilderness search and rescue services are provided by volunteer members of the Icelandic association for search and rescue (ICE-SAR). The rescue teams respond to about 1200 calls every year, with a significant proportion of ...