Recent Submissions

  • Is beating heart coronary artery bypass grafting on or off?

    Gudbjartsson, Tomas; 1 Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland (Oxford University Press, 2016-09)
  • three-year follow-up: where do we stand now?

    Alriksson-Schmidt, Ann; Ranstam, Jonas; Robertsson, Otto; Lidgren, Lars; 1 Lund University, Department of Clinical Sciences, Sweden. 2 Mdas AB, Sweden. (British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery, 2016-03-13)
  • The rise of Chinese ophthalmology and eye research.

    Xu, Xun; Stefánsson, Einar; 1 Shanghai, China. 2 Reykjavík, Iceland. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016-06)
  • Acta 3.0 - The state of your journal.

    Stefánsson, Einar (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016-12)
  • Treatment of non-infectious ophthalmic inflammatory diseases with 1.5% dexamethasone γ-cyclodextrin nanoparticle eye drops.

    Imamachi, Katsue; Stefánsson, Einar; Ohira, Akihiro; Tanito, Masaki; 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Shimane University Faculty of Medicine, Izumo, Japan. 2 Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, National University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. (Wiley, 2019-12)
  • Producing valid statistics when legislation, culture, and medical practices differ for births at or before the threshold of survival: Report of a European workshop.

    Smith, L K; Blondel, B; Zeitlin, J; 1 Department of Health Sciences, College of Life Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK. 2 Inserm UMR 1153, Obstetrical, Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology Research Team (Epopé), Centre for Epidemiology and Statistics Sorbonne Paris Cité, DHU Risks in pregnancy, Paris Descartes University, Paris, France. (Wiley, 2019-10-03)
  • Ethical issues in precision medicine.

    Jonsson, Jon J; Stefansdottir, Vigdis; 1) Department of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, Landspitali - National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland. 2) Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. (Sage Publications, 2019-09-04)
  • Lessons learnt from anonymized review of cases of peripartum hysterectomy by international experts: A qualitative pilot study.

    Jónasdóttir, Eva; Aabakke, Anna J M; Colmorn, Lotte B; Jakobsson, Maija; Äyräs, Outi; Baghestan, Elham; Svanvik, Teresia; van den Akker, Thomas; Bloemenkamp, Kitty; van Roosmalen, Jos; et al. (Wiley, 2019-08)
    Severe obstetric complications are not extensively studied and individual cases are used too little and inappropriately in quality improvement activities, due to limited numbers and prioritization of quantitative research. Nordic and European experts performed a qualitative pilot study using anonymized cases of peripartum hysterectomy. It was feasible to anonymize narratives and we learned lessons in the form of themes for improved clinical care and future research. Therefore, we plan a Nordic anonymized review of the care of women who have undergone peripartum hysterectomy based on narratives. The qualitative outcomes of clinically relevant themes for quality improvement and research will add value to the quantitative analyses from the Nordic medical birth registries. In the longer term, we believe that qualitative audits should be an essential part of the process of continuing improvement in maternity care.
  • In due time.

    Harðardóttir, Hildur; 1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland and Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland. (Wiley, 2019-08)
  • EuGMS Task and Finish group on Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs (FRIDs): Position on Knowledge Dissemination, Management, and Future Research

    Seppala, L J; van der Velde, N; Masud, T; Blain, H; Petrovic, M; van der Cammen, T J; Szczerbinska, K; Hartikainen, S; Kenny, R A; Ryg, J; et al. (Springer, 2019-02)
    Key summary pointsFalls are under-recognized as adverse drug events.Healthcare professionals are reluctant to withdraw fall-risk-increasing medications.The EuGMS Task and Finish group on fall-risk-increasing drugs (FRIDs) proposes in this paper its recommendations on dissemination of knowledge about, management of, and future research on FRIDs. AbstractFalls are a major public health concern in the older population, and certain medication classes are a significant risk factor for falls. However, knowledge is lacking among both physicians and older people, including caregivers, concerning the role of medication as a risk factor. In the present statement, the European Geriatric Medicine Society (EuGMS) Task and Finish group on fall-risk-increasing drugs (FRIDs), in collaboration with the EuGMS Special Interest group on Pharmacology and the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) Geriatric Medicine Section, outlines its position regarding knowledge dissemination on medication-related falls in older people across Europe. The EuGMS Task and Finish group is developing educational materials to facilitate knowledge dissemination for healthcare professionals and older people. In addition, steps in primary prevention through judicious prescribing, deprescribing of FRIDs (withdrawal and dose reduction), and gaps in current research are outlined in this position paper.
  • Editorial comment on: The role of continuous saline bladder irrigation after transurethral resection in patients with high-grade non-muscle-invasive bladder cancer.

    Gudjonsson, Sigurdur; Department of Urology , Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland , Reykjavik , Iceland. (Taylor & Francis, 2019-02)
  • Tardy development of safe medicines for children: a Nordic network offers new platform to reduce this inequity.

    Naumburg, Estelle; Rane, Anders; Halvorsen, Thomas; Glosli, Heidi; Henriksen, Tine Brink; Haraldsson, Àsgeir; Kallio, Jaana; Lepola, Pirkko; 1 Department of Clinical Science, Paediatrics, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden. 2 Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital (Huddinge site), Stockholm, Sweden. 3 Department of Clinical Science, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway. 4 Department of Paediatrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway. 5 Institute for Paediatric Research, Division of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway. 6 Perinatal Epidemiology Research Unit, Deptartment of Paediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Aahus University Hospital, Aahus, Denmark. 7 Faculty of Medicine, Children's Hospital, University of Iceland, Landspítali - University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland. 8 Department of Children and Adolescents, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland. (Wiley, 2019-06)
  • Precision Medicine and Advancing Clinical Care: Insights From Iceland.

    Arnar, David O; Palsson, Runolfur; 1 Division of Cardiology, Internal Medicine Services, Landspitali-The National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik. 2 Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik. 3 Division of Nephrology, Internal Medicine Services, Landspitali-The National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik. (American Medical Association, 2018-12-10)
  • Vaccine implementation reduces inequity.

    Haraldsson, Asgeir; 1 ] Univ Iceland, Fac Med, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland Show more [ 2 ] Landspitali Univ Hosp, Childrens Hosp, IS-101 Reykjavik, Iceland (Elsevier Science, 2018-12-01)
  • Promoting cardiac arrhythmia care in Africa: a big challenge that begins with data.

    Arnar, David O; Raatikainen, M J Pekka; 1 Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Landspitali - The National University Hospital of Iceland, Hringbraut, 101, Reykjavik, Iceland. 2 School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegur, Reykjavik, Iceland. 3 Department of Cardiology, Heart and Lung Center, Helsinki University Central Hospital, HUS Helsinki, Finland. (Oxford University Press, 2018-09-01)
  • Following the genetic clues towards treatment of hand OA.

    Jonsson, Helgi; Landspitali University Hospital, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland. (Nature Pub. Group, 2018-09-01)
  • Why does vitreoretinal traction create macular oedema?

    Jonsdottir, Katrin Dilja; Einarsdottir, Anna Bryndis; Stefánsson, Einar; Univ Iceland, Landspitali, Univ Hosp, Reykjavik, Iceland; Landspitali; University Hospital; University of Iceland; Reykjavik Iceland; Landspitali; University Hospital; University of Iceland; Reykjavik Iceland; Landspitali; University Hospital; University of Iceland; Reykjavik Iceland (Wiley, 2018-06)
  • International Forum on GMP-grade human platelet lysate for cell propagation: summary

    Strunk, D.; Lozano, M.; Marks, D.C.; Loh, Y. S.; Gstraunthaler, G.; Schennach, H.; Rohde, E.; Laner-Plamberger, S.; Öller, M.; Nystedt, J.; et al. (Wiley, 2018-01)
  • Foreign citizen mortality in Iceland January 2006 - December 2016.

    Kunz, Sebastian Niko; Bingert, Rebecca; 1 ] Landspitali Univ Hosp Reykjavik, Forens Med Dept, Reykjavik, Iceland Show more [ 2 ] Carl Gustav Carus Tech Univ Dresden, Dresden, Germany (Elsevier Science Ltd., 2017)
    In recent years, tourism has become the number one account for foreign exchange income in Iceland, overtaking the fisheries industry and aluminium production. The rise of tourism has strongly affected Icelandic society in various sectors. With the increase of tourists visiting Iceland, the number of foreign citizens that died and were autopsied also rose.
  • Rheology and the Eye: blood, tears and other humours.

    Stefánsson, E; Snead, M P; [ 1 ] Univ Iceland, Natl Univ Hosp, Reykjavik, Iceland Show more [ 2 ] Addenbrookes Hosp, Cambridge Univ NHS Fdn Trust, Vitreoretinal Serv, Hills Rd, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, England (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-02)

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