• ACTH revisited--potential implications for patients with renal disease [editorial]

      Berg, A L; Arnadottir, M; Department of Nephrology, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden. (Oxford University Press, 2000-07-01)
      No abstract available
    • Evaluation of ICU practice in Scandinavia [editorial]

      Wernerman, J; Stefánsson, T (Blackwell Munksgaard, 2003-11-01)
      Intensive care medicine is a relatively young discipline, which in the Scandinavian countries is within the Anaesthesia speciality. Throughout the world the organization of intensive care medicine is very variable. Intensive care units (ICUs) may serve only one medical discipline or they may, as is most common in the Scandinavian countries, be multidisciplinary. The speciality of the doctors in charge of ICUs, the intensivists, also varies. In the Scandinavian countries an anaesthesiologist, profiled towards intensive care medicine is most common, but in other countries pulmonologists, surgeons, paediatricians, gastroenterologists etc, may also become intensivists. This
    • 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.
    • Hepatitis E masquerading as drug-induced liver injury.

      Chen, Emerson Y; Baum, Karl; Collins, William; Löve, Arthur; Merz, Michael; Olafsson, Sigurdur; Björnsson, Einar S; Lee, William M; Division of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390, USA. (2012-12)
      The patient presented below gives us the opportunity to discuss challenges in the diagnosis of drug-induced liver injury in an era of increasing awareness of hepatitis E.
    • Poor treatment compliance in children with down syndrome and acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

      Bohnstedt, Catherine; Taskinen, Mervi; Zeller, Bernward; Bjorgvinsdottir, Helga; Hafsteinsdottir, Solveig; Schmiegelow, Kjeld (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2009-01-01)
      No abstract available
    • Proposal for standardized ultrasound descriptors of abnormally invasive placenta (AIP).

      Collins, S L; Ashcroft, A; Braun, T; Calda, P; Langhoff-Roos, J; Morel, O; Stefanovic, V; Tutschek, B; Chantraine, F; [ 1 ] Univ Oxford, Nuffield Dept Obstet & Gynaecol, Oxford, England Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 2 ] John Radcliffe Hosp, Fetal Med Unit, Oxford OX3 9DU, England Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 3 ] Study Grp Perinatal Programming, Dept Obstet, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 4 ] Study Grp Perinatal Programming, Div Expt Obstet, Charite Campus Virchow, Berlin, Germany Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 5 ] Charles Univ Prague, Gen Fac Hosp, Dept Obstet & Gynecol, Prague, Czech Republic Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 6 ] Univ Copenhagen, Rigshosp, Dept Obstet, Copenhagen, Denmark Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 7 ] Univ Lorraine, Ctr Hosp Reg Univ Nancy, Nancy, France Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 8 ] Helsinki Univ Hosp, Fetomaternal Med Ctr, Dept Obstet & Gynecol, Helsinki, Finland Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 9 ] Univ Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland [ 10 ] Prenatal Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 11 ] Univ Dusseldorf, Fac Med, Dusseldorf, Germany Show the Organization-Enhanced name(s) [ 12 ] Univ Liege, CHR Citadelle, Liege, Belgium (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016-03)
    • Solving the enigma of exfoliation glaucoma: a breakthrough in glaucoma research [editorial]

      Jonasson, Fridbert (Munksgaard, 2007-12-01)
      Exfoliation syndrome (XFS) is an age-related disorder common in many populations although there are also considerable ethnic and geographical differences (Ringvold 1999). XFS is characterized by the accumulation of abnormal microfibrillar deposits that line the aqueous bathed surfaces of the anterior segment of the eye; this may lead to elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) and exfoliation glaucoma (XFG), the latter being characterized by rapid progression, high resistance to medical therapy and worse prognosis than primary open-angle glaucoma (Schlotzer-Schrehardt & Naumann 2006). This condition was first reported by the Finnish ophthalmologist Lindberg in his doctoral theses in 1917, some 90 years ago. An English version was published in this journal in 1989 (Lindberg 1989). A recent study found 15-year risk of XFS conversion to XFG to be about 60% (Jeng et al. 2007).
    • The Stokes-Einstein equation and the physiological effects of vitreous surgery [editorial]

      Stefansson, Einar; Loftsson, Thorsteinn (Blackwell, 2006-12-01)
      Removal of the vitreous humour influences the physiology of the eye. The diffusion characteristics of small molecules in the vitreous cavity are changed dramatically by the removal of vitreous gel and its replacement by aqueous humour. This effect is predicted by the Stokes−Einstein equation (Sinko 2006). In vitrectomy the vitreous gel is replaced by water. As vitreous humour is 99% water, the chemical change is not terribly great, but there is an enormous change in viscosity. All liquids possess a definitive resistance to flow; viscosity is a measure of internal flow friction or the resistance of liquid molecules. The higher the magnitude of viscosity, the more resistant the liquid will be to flow. The viscosity of water is 1.00 centipoise (cp) at 20 °, whereas that of vitreous gel is 300–2000 cp (Lee et al. 1992; Soman & Banerjee 2003). The change in viscosity has a major effect on diffusion and thereby on the transport of all substances through the vitreous cavity. The amount (M) of compound flowing through a unit cross-section (S) of a flow barrier in unit time (t) is known as the flux (J):
    • A wrong against humanity [editorial]

      Geirsson, R T (Blackwell Publishing Inc, 1996-11-01)
      No abstract available