Greinar- HÍ: Recent submissions

  • Vesteinsdottir, Edda; Helgason, Kristjan Orri; Sverrisson, Kristinn Orn; Gudlaugsson, Olafur; Karason, Sigurbergur (Wiley, 2019-03-19)
    Background: Infections are a frequent complication of cardiac surgery. The intraoperative use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) may be an underrecognized risk factor for post-operative infections. The aim of this study was to investigate infection ...
  • Khosa, Rabia Yasmin; Chen, J.T.; Winters, M.; Pálsson, Kjartan; Karhu, R.; Hassan, J.; Rorsman, N.; Sveinbjörnsson, Einar (Elsevier BV, 2019-08-01)
    We report promising results regarding the possible use of AlN or Al 2 O 3 as a gate dielectric in 4H-SiC MISFETs. The crystalline AlN films are grown by hot wall metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) at 1100 °C. The amorphous Al 2 O 3 films ...
  • Turk-Adawi, Karam; Supervia, Marta; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Pesah, Ella; Ding, Rongjing; Britto, Raquel R.; Bjarnason-Wehrens, Birna; Derman, Wayne; Abreu, Ana; Babu, Abraham S.; Santos, Claudia Anchique; Jong, Seng Khiong; Cuenza, Lucky; Yeo, Tee Joo; Scantlebury, Dawn; Andersen, Karl; Gonzalez, Graciela; Giga, Vojislav; Vulic, Dusko; Vataman, Eleonora; Cliff, Jacqueline; Kouidi, Evangelia; Yagci, Ilker; Kim, Chul; Benaim, Briseida; Estany, Eduardo Rivas; Fernandez, Rosalia; Radi, Basuni; Gaita, Dan; Simon, Attila; Chen, Ssu-Yuan; Roxburgh, Brendon; Martin, Juan Castillo; Maskhulia, Lela; Burdiat, Gerard; Salmon, Richard; Lomelí, Hermes; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; Sovova, Eliska; Hautala, Arto; Tamuleviciute-Prasciene, Egle; Ambrosetti, Marco; Neubeck, Lis; Asher, Elad; Kemps, Hareld; Eysymontt, Zbigniew; Farsky, Stefan; Hayward, Jo; Prescott, Eva; Dawkes, Susan; Santibanez, Claudio; Zeballos, Cecilia; Pavy, Bruno; Kiessling, Anna; Sarrafzadegan, Nizal; Baer, Carolyn; Thomas, Randal; Hu, Dayi; Grace, Sherry L. (Elsevier BV, 2019-08)
    Background: Despite the epidemic of cardiovascular disease and the benefits of cardiac rehabilitation (CR), availability is known to be insufficient, although this is not quantified. This study ascertained CR availability, volumes and its drivers, and ...
  • Supervia, Marta; Turk-Adawi, Karam; Lopez-Jimenez, Francisco; Pesah, Ella; Ding, Rongjing; Britto, Raquel R.; Bjarnason-Wehrens, Birna; Derman, Wayne; Abreu, Ana; Babu, Abraham S.; Santos, Claudia Anchique; Jong, Seng K.; Cuenza, Lucky; Yeo, Tee Joo; Scantlebury, Dawn; Andersen, Karl; Gonzalez, Graciela; Giga, Vojislav; Vulic, Dusko; Vataman, Eleonora; Cliff, Jacqueline; Kouidi, Evangelia; Yagci, Ilker; Kim, Chul; Benaim, Briseida; Estany, Eduardo Rivas; Fernandez, Rosalia; Radi, Basuni; Gaita, Dan; Simon, Attila; Chen, Ssu-Yuan; Roxburgh, Brendon; Martin, Juan Castillo; Maskhulia, Lela; Burdiat, Gerard; Salmon, Richard; Lomelí, Hermes; Sadeghi, Masoumeh; Sovova, Eliska; Hautala, Arto; Tamuleviciute-Prasciene, Egle; Ambrosetti, Marco; Neubeck, Lis; Asher, Elad; Kemps, Hareld; Eysymontt, Zbigniew; Farsky, Stefan; Hayward, Jo; Prescott, Eva; Dawkes, Susan; Santibanez, Claudio; Zeballos, Cecilia; Pavy, Bruno; Kiessling, Anna; Sarrafzadegan, Nizal; Baer, Carolyn; Thomas, Randal; Hu, Dayi; Grace, Sherry L. (Elsevier BV, 2019-08)
    Background: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is a clinically-effective but complex model of care. The purpose of this study was to characterize the nature of CR programs around the world, in relation to guideline recommendations, and compare this by World ...
  • Cook, David; Saviolidis, Nína M.; Davidsdottir, Brynhildur; Johannsdottir, Lara; Olafsson, Snjolfur (MDPI AG, 2019-08-05)
    The development of major economic sectors can provide the bedrock on which long-lasting national economic prosperity is formed. Iceland's tourism sector is an example of a rapidly expanded industry in recent years, to the extent that it has become the ...
  • Angel Ramelli, Juan Fernando; Giangreco Puletti, Valentina; Thorlacius, Larus (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-08-01)
    We compute universal finite corrections to entanglement entropy for generalised quantum Lifshitz models in arbitrary odd spacetime dimensions. These are generalised free field theories with Lifshitz scaling symmetry, where the dynamical critical exponent ...
  • Hansmann-Roth, Sabrina; Chetverikov, Andrey; Kristjansson, Arni (Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), 2019-08-01)
    Objects have a variety of different features that can be represented as probability distributions. Recent findings show that in addition to mean and variance, the visual system can also encode the shape of feature distributions for features like color ...
  • Hrolfsdottir, Laufey; Gunnarsdottir, Ingibjorg; Birgisdottir, Bryndis Eva; Hreiðarsdóttir, Ingibjörg Th.; Smárason, Alexander; Hardardottir, Hildur; Halldorsson, Thorhallur (MDPI AG, 2019-08-11)
    Gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) is predominantly a lifestyle disease, with diet being an important modifiable risk factor. A major obstacle for the prevention in clinical practice is the complexity of assessing diet. In a cohort of 1651 Icelandic ...
  • Banerjee, Souvik; Engelsöy, Julius; Larana-Aragon, Jorge; Sundborg, Bo; Thorlacius, Larus; Wintergerst, Nico (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-08-01)
    A macroscopic version of Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen entanglement is obtained by quenching a quadratic coupling between two O(N) vector models. A quench of the mixed vacuum produces an excited entangled state, reminiscent of purified thermal equilibrium, ...
  • Pederson, Eric R. A.; Warshan, Denis; Rasmussen, Ulla (Genetics Society of America, 2019-09-01)
    The pleurocarpous feather moss Pleurozium schreberi is a ubiquitous moss species which plays a fundamental role in many terrestrial ecosystems, for instance within the boreal forest, the Earth’s largest terrestrial biome, this species plays a significant ...
  • Lv, Zhiyong; Li, Guangfei; Chen, Yixiang; Benediktsson, Jon Atli (MDPI AG, 2019-09-16)
    Filter is a well-known tool for noise reduction of very high spatial resolution (VHR) remote sensing images. However, a single-scale filter usually demonstrates limitations in covering various targets with different sizes and shapes in a given image ...
  • Kozin, Valerii (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-09-01)
    The BCFW recursion relation in N = 4 super-Yang-Mills theory is solved using Yang-Baxter R-operators in the NMHV sector. Explicit expressions for R-invariants are obtained in terms of the chains of R-operators acting on an appropriate basic state.
  • García-Descalzo, Laura; Parro, Victorino; García-Villadangos, Miriam; Cockell, Charles S.; Moissl-Eichinger, Christine; Perras, Alex; Rettberg, Petra; Beblo-Vranesevic, Kristina; Bohmeier, Maria; Rabbow, Elke; Westall, Frances; Gaboyer, Frederik; Amils, Ricardo; Malki, Moustafa; Marteinsson, Viggó; Vannier, Pauline; Ehrenfreund, Pascale; Monaghan, Euan; Riedo, Andreas; Cabezas, Patricia; Walter, Nicolas; Gómez, Felipe Gómez (MDPI AG, 2019-09-18)
    One of the main objectives for astrobiology is to unravel and explore the habitability of environments beyond Earth, paying special attention to Mars. If the combined environmental stress factors on Mars are compatible with life or if they were less ...
  • Óskarsdóttir, Edda; Guðjónsdóttir, Hafdís; Tidwell, Deborah (Informa UK Limited, 2018-12-07)
    This self-study, based on research, conducted over five years, focuses on my leadership role employing an inclusion model of education in a school in Iceland serving students from ages 6 to 16. In this article, we examine how Edda’s practice helped ...
  • Runnström, Micael C.; Olafsdottir, Rannveig; Blanke, Jan; Berlin, Bastian (MDPI AG, 2019-08-21)
    With growing tourism in natural areas, monitoring recreational impacts is becoming increasingly important. This paper aims to evaluate how di_erent trampling intensities a_ect some common Icelandic plant communities by using digital photographs to ...
  • Berthelsen, Rasmus Ehrenfried; Ostrowski, Sisse Rye; Bestle, Morten Heiberg; Johansson, Per Ingemar (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-09-05)
    Background: Part of the pathophysiology in septic shock is a progressive activation of the endothelium and platelets leading to widespread microvascular injury with capillary leakage, microthrombi and consumption coagulopathy. Modulating the inflammatory ...
  • Snook, Abigail Grover; Schram, Asta Bryndis; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Jones, Brett D. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-09-11)
    Background: About 70% of teachers who instruct healthcare students are considered sessional (adjunct/temporary part-time) faculty and receive limited instruction in pedagogy. Sessional faculty may feel isolated and struggle with their teacher identity, ...
  • Gill, Jennifer A.; Alves, Jose; Gunnarsson, Tomas Gretar (The Royal Society, 2019-07-29)
    Many migratory systems are changing rapidly in space and time, and these changes present challenges for conservation. Changes in local abundance and site occupancy across species' ranges have raised concerns over the efficacy of the existing protected ...
  • Margrete Meltzer, Helle; Brantsæter, Anne Lise; Trolle, Ellen; Eneroth, Hanna; Fogelholm, Mikael; Ydersbond, Trond Arild; Birgisdottir, Bryndis Eva (MDPI AG, 2019-09-18)
    "The Nordic diet" is an umbrella term that encompasses any interpretation that combines Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) with local Nordic foods. The five Nordic countries have collaborated on Nordic Nutrition Recommendations for forty years, ...
  • Ghosh, Dipankar; Mulvee, Matthew T.; Damodaran, Krishna Kumar (MDPI AG, 2019-09-25)
    The factors affecting the self-assembly process in low molecular weight gelators (LMWGs) were investigated by tuning the gelation properties of a well-known gelator N-(4-pyridyl)isonicotinamide (4PINA). The N—H···N interactions responsible for gel ...