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Browsing by Subject "Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine"

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  • Elidottir, H.; Diemer, S.; Eklund, E.; Hansen, C. R. (2021-09)
    Background: Cystic fibrosis (CF) related diabetes (CFRD) is a common complication of CF. CFRD is associated with declining lung function even before its onset. Regular screening for CFRD using oral glucose tolerance test (OGTT) is recommended. Additionally, ...
  • 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 ...
  • ILA Study Group (2022-02-01)
    Background: Interstitial lung abnormalities (ILA) may represent undiagnosed early-stage or subclinical interstitial lung disease (ILD). ILA are often observed incidentally in patients who subsequently develop clinically overt ILD. There is limited ...
  • Sigurgeirsdóttir, Jónína; Halldórsdóttir, Sigríður; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa; Guðmundsson, Gunnar; Bjornsson, Eythor Hreinn (2022)
    Aim: This phenomenological study was aimed at exploring principal physicians’ (participants’) experience of attending to COPD patients and motivating their self-management, in light of the GOLD clinical guidelines of COPD therapy. Methods: Interviews ...
  • Kishore, Nishant; Mitchell, Rebecca; Lash, Timothy L.; Reed, Carrie; Danon, Leon; Sigmundsdóttir, Guðrún; Vigfusson, Ymir (Wiley, 2019-11-09)
    Background Data collected by mobile devices can augment surveillance of epidemics in real time. However, methods and evidence for the integration of these data into modern surveillance systems are sparse. We linked call detail records (CDR) with an ...
  • Sigurgeirsdottir, Jonina; Halldórsdóttir, Sigríður; Arnardottir, Ragnheidur Harpa; Gudmundsson, Gunnar; Bjornsson, Eythor Hreinn; Arnardóttir, Ragnheiður Harpa (2020-11)
    Aim: The aim of this phenomenological study was to explore principal family members’ experience of motivating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) towards self-management. Methods: Interviews were conducted with 10 family members ...
  • Frix, Anne Noelle; Heaney, Liam G.; Dahlén, Barbro; Mihaltan, Florin; Sergejeva, Svetlana; Popović-Grle, Sanja; Sedlak, Vratislav; Lehtimäki, Lauri; Bourdin, Arnaud; Korn, Stephanie; Zervas, Eleftherios; Csoma, Zsuzsanna; Lúðvíksdóttir, Dóra; Butler, Marcus; Canonica, Giorgio Walter; Grisle, Ineta; Bieksiene, Kristina; Ten Brinke, Anneke; Kuna, Piotr; Loureiro, Claudia Chaves; Nenasheva, Natalia M.; Lazic, Zorica; Škrgat, Sabina; Ramos-Barbon, David; Leuppi, Joerg; Gemicioglu, Bilun; Bossios, Apostolos; Porsbjerg, Celeste M.; Bel, Elisabeth H.; Djukanovic, Ratko; Louis, Renaud (2022-10-01)
    Introduction Treatment with biologics for severe asthma is informed by international and national guidelines and defined by national regulating bodies, but how these drugs are used in real-life is unknown. Materials and methods The European Respiratory ...
  • Axelsson, Gísli Þór; Guðmundsson, Gunnar (2021)
    Efforts to grasp the significance of radiologic changes similar to interstitial lung disease (ILD) in undiagnosed individuals have intensified in the recent decade. The term interstitial lung abnormalities (ILA) is an emerging definition of such changes, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Keenan, Brendan T; Magalang, Ulysses J; Mazzotti, Diego R; McArdle, Nigel; Gíslason, Þórarinn; Singh, Bhajan; Maislin, Greg; Pack, Allan I (2021-12-13)
  • 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 ...
  • Axelsson, Gísli Þór; Halldorsson, Arnljotur Bjorn; Jónsson, Helgi; Eyþórsson, Elías Sæbjörn; Sigurðardóttir, Erla Sigríður; Harðardóttir, Hrönn; Guðmundsson, Gunnar; Hansdóttir, Sif (2022-10-01)
    INTRODUCTION: Considering the pulmonary burden caused by acute COVID-19, questions remain of respiratory consequences after recovery. The aim of the study was to describe respiratory function of COVID-19 pneumonia survivors at mid-term follow-up (median ...
  • Haraldsdóttir, Sigríður Ólína; Jonasson, Jon Gunnlaugur; Jorundsdottir, Kristin Bara; Hannesson, Haraldur Jon; Gislason, Thorarinn; Gudbjornsson, Bjorn (2021-10-01)
    Background This nationwide study aimed to elucidate the incidence and clinical characteristics of tissueverified sarcoidosis in Iceland. A secondary aim was to analyse sex differences and identify possible environmental factors contributing to the ...
  • Kainulainen, Samu; Duce, Brett; Korkalainen, Henri; Oksenberg, Arie; Leino, Akseli; Arnardottir, Erna Sif; Kulkas, Antti; Myllymaa, Sami; Töyräs, Juha; Leppänen, Timo (European Respiratory Society (ERS), 2020-04)
    Current diagnostic parameters estimating obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) severity have a poor connection to the psychomotor vigilance of OSA patients. Thus, we aimed to investigate how the severity of apnoeas, hypopnoeas and intermittent hypoxaemia is ...
  • 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. ...