Thorarinn Gislason

Summary

Affiliation: Landspitali University Hospital
Country: Iceland

Publications

  1. pmc Longterm follow-up in European respiratory health studies - patterns and implications
    Ane Johannessen
    Centre for Clinical Research, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen 5021, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 14:63. 2014
  2. pmc Early life environment and snoring in adulthood
    Karl A Franklin
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Respir Res 9:63. 2008
  3. pmc Persistent Chlamydia Pneumoniae serology is related to decline in lung function in women but not in men. Effect of persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae infection on lung function
    Thorarinn Gislason
    University of Iceland, Faculty of Medicine, Reykjavik, Iceland
    BMC Pulm Med 10:44. 2010
  4. pmc Long-term survival in patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective observational study in the Nordic countries
    Gunnar Gudmundsson
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and Sleep, National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:571-6. 2012
  5. pmc Hypertension, systemic inflammation and body weight in relation to lung function impairment-an epidemiological study
    Olof Birna Margretardottir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    COPD 6:250-5. 2009
  6. ncbi Prevalence of restless legs syndrome among adults in Iceland and Sweden: Lung function, comorbidity, ferritin, biomarkers and quality of life
    Bryndis Benediktsdottir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Iceland
    Sleep Med 11:1043-8. 2010
  7. pmc Ozone is associated with cardiopulmonary and stroke emergency hospital visits in Reykjavík, Iceland 2003-2009
    Hanne Krage Carlsen
    Centre of Public Health, University of Iceland, Stapi v Hringbraut, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland
    Environ Health 12:28. 2013
  8. ncbi Infections and obesity: A multinational epidemiological study
    Bjarni Thjodleifsson
    Department of Medicine, Landspitali University Hospital Hringbraut, IS 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:381-6. 2008
  9. pmc Chronic airflow obstruction and markers of systemic inflammation: results from the BOLD study in Iceland
    Sigurdur James Thorleifsson
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegur 16, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Respir Med 103:1548-53. 2009
  10. ncbi Nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux, lung function and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea: Results from an epidemiological survey
    Ossur Ingi Emilsson
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegur 16, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Respir Med 106:459-66. 2012

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  1. pmc Longterm follow-up in European respiratory health studies - patterns and implications
    Ane Johannessen
    Centre for Clinical Research, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen 5021, Norway
    BMC Pulm Med 14:63. 2014
    ....
  2. pmc Early life environment and snoring in adulthood
    Karl A Franklin
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, University Hospital, Umea, Sweden
    Respir Res 9:63. 2008
    ..To our knowledge, no studies of the possible association of early life environment with snoring in adulthood have been published. We aimed to investigate whether early life environment is associated with snoring later in life...
  3. pmc Persistent Chlamydia Pneumoniae serology is related to decline in lung function in women but not in men. Effect of persistent Chlamydia pneumoniae infection on lung function
    Thorarinn Gislason
    University of Iceland, Faculty of Medicine, Reykjavik, Iceland
    BMC Pulm Med 10:44. 2010
    ..Chlamydia pneumoniae (C pn) infection causes an acute inflammation in the respiratory system that may become persistent, but little is known about the long-term respiratory effects of C pn infections...
  4. pmc Long-term survival in patients hospitalized for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a prospective observational study in the Nordic countries
    Gunnar Gudmundsson
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and Sleep, National University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 7:571-6. 2012
    ..Mortality rate is high in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our aim was to investigate long-term mortality and associated risk factors in COPD patients previously hospitalized for a COPD exacerbation...
  5. pmc Hypertension, systemic inflammation and body weight in relation to lung function impairment-an epidemiological study
    Olof Birna Margretardottir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    COPD 6:250-5. 2009
    ..Hypertension, BMI and systemic inflammation affect lung function independently of each other. All three variables have a negative effect on FVC, while hypertension and high CRP were independently associated with impaired FEV(1)...
  6. ncbi Prevalence of restless legs syndrome among adults in Iceland and Sweden: Lung function, comorbidity, ferritin, biomarkers and quality of life
    Bryndis Benediktsdottir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Iceland
    Sleep Med 11:1043-8. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Ozone is associated with cardiopulmonary and stroke emergency hospital visits in Reykjavík, Iceland 2003-2009
    Hanne Krage Carlsen
    Centre of Public Health, University of Iceland, Stapi v Hringbraut, Reykjavik, 101, Iceland
    Environ Health 12:28. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate temporal associations between emergency hospital visits and air pollutants ozone (O3), nitrogen dioxide (NO2), and particulate matter (PM10) in the Icelandic capital area...
  8. ncbi Infections and obesity: A multinational epidemiological study
    Bjarni Thjodleifsson
    Department of Medicine, Landspitali University Hospital Hringbraut, IS 101, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:381-6. 2008
    ..The results suggest that infections with Chlamydia pneumoniae and Helicobacter pylori are both significantly and synergistically associated with overweight and this association is not related to indicators of systemic inflammation...
  9. pmc Chronic airflow obstruction and markers of systemic inflammation: results from the BOLD study in Iceland
    Sigurdur James Thorleifsson
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegur 16, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Respir Med 103:1548-53. 2009
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the association between postbronchodilator lung function CRP and IL-6 in a randomly selected sample of the Icelandic population, 40 years and older, while adjusting for gender, age, smoking, and body weight...
  10. ncbi Nocturnal gastroesophageal reflux, lung function and symptoms of obstructive sleep apnea: Results from an epidemiological survey
    Ossur Ingi Emilsson
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Vatnsmyrarvegur 16, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Respir Med 106:459-66. 2012
    ..The possible role of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) contributing to nGER is of special interest. The aim of this study was to explore the association between nGER and respiratory diseases, lung function and symptoms of OSA...
  11. ncbi Prevalence of airflow obstruction in nonsmoking older individuals using different spirometric criteria: the AGES Reykjavik Study
    Sólrún Björk Rúnarsdóttir
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Sleep, Landspital University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    COPD 10:493-9. 2013
    ..We used a random sample of never smoking older population in Iceland to compare the prevalence and clinical profile of subjects diagnosed with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) based on different spirometric criteria...
  12. ncbi Nocturnal gastro-oesophageal reflux, asthma and symptoms of OSA: a longitudinal, general population study
    Össur I Emilsson
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur Respir J 41:1347-54. 2013
    ..New onset of OSA symptoms is higher among subjects with symptoms of nGOR. These findings provide evidence that nGOR may play a role in the genesis of respiratory symptoms and diseases...
  13. pmc Symptoms of insomnia among patients with obstructive sleep apnea before and after two years of positive airway pressure treatment
    Erla Björnsdóttir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland Department of Respiratory Medicine and Sleep, Landspitali The National University Hospital of Iceland
    Sleep 36:1901-9. 2013
    ..To assess the changes of insomnia symptoms among patients with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) from starting treatment with positive airway pressure (PAP) to a 2-y follow-up...
  14. pmc The interaction of obstructive sleep apnea and obesity on the inflammatory markers C-reactive protein and interleukin-6: the Icelandic Sleep Apnea Cohort
    Erna S Arnardottir
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Sleep, Landspitali The National University Hospital of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Sleep 35:921-32. 2012
    ..To assess the relative roles and interaction of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) severity and obesity on interleukin-6 (IL-6) and C-reactive protein (CRP) levels...
  15. pmc Insomnia in untreated sleep apnea patients compared to controls
    Erla Björnsdóttir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Sleep Res 21:131-8. 2012
    ..Insomnia is common among OSA patients and has a negative influence on quality of life and sleepiness in this patient group. It is relevant to screen for insomnia among OSA patients and treat both conditions when they co-occur...
  16. ncbi Sarcoid arthropathy and the association with the human leukocyte antigen. The Icelandic Sarcoidosis Study
    Dyrleif Petursdottir
    Centre for Rheumatology Research, University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Clin Exp Rheumatol 31:711-6. 2013
    ....
  17. ncbi What characterizes house dust mite sensitive individuals in a house dust mite free community in Reykjavik, Iceland?
    Berglind Adalsteinsdottir
    Department of Immunology, Landspitali University Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Allergol Int 56:51-6. 2007
    ..pteronyssinus). However, only negligible amounts of HDM and HDM allergens were detected in their homes. The study investigates what characterizes these individuals...
  18. ncbi Clinical manifestation, prevalence and prognosis of sarcoid arthropathy. A nationwide study: the Icelandic Sarcoidosis Study
    Dyrleif Petursdottir
    Centre for Rheumatology Research, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Sarcoidosis Vasc Diffuse Lung Dis 24:113-20. 2007
    ..The presence of joint or muscle symptoms was registered in 20% of these cases...
  19. pmc A survey of early health effects of the Eyjafjallajokull 2010 eruption in Iceland: a population-based study
    Hanne Krage Carlsen
    Centre of Public Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland
    BMJ Open 2:e000343. 2012
    ..To estimate physical and mental health effects of the Eyjafjallajökull volcanic eruption on nearby residents...
  20. ncbi Sleep-related sweating in obstructive sleep apnoea: association with sleep stages and blood pressure
    Erna Sif Arnardottir
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Sleep, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    J Sleep Res 19:122-30. 2010
    ..CPAP treatment appears to lower blood pressure and increase REM sleep to a higher extent in these patients compared with other OSA patients...
  21. pmc A sequence variant on 17q21 is associated with age at onset and severity of asthma
    Eva Halapi
    Population Genomics, deCODE Genetics Inc, Sturlugata 8, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Eur J Hum Genet 18:902-8. 2010
    ..Thus, the contribution of rs7216389-T to the development of asthma is unlikely to operate only through an impact on the expression of ORMDL3 or GSDMB genes...
  22. ncbi Hydrogen sulfide and particle matter levels associated with increased dispensing of anti-asthma drugs in Iceland's capital
    Hanne Krage Carlsen
    Centre of Public Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, University of Iceland, Stapi v Hringbraut, 101 Reykjavik, Iceland
    Environ Res 113:33-9. 2012
    ..Respiratory health effects of exposure to PM and traffic pollutants are well documented, yet this is one of the first studies to investigate short-term health effects of ambient H2S exposure...
  23. pmc Mortality in COPD patients discharged from hospital: the role of treatment and co-morbidity
    Gunnar Gudmundsson
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Allergy and Sleep, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Respir Res 7:109. 2006
    ....
  24. ncbi Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in Sweden, Estonia and Iceland
    Alda Birgisdottir
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland
    Scand J Infect Dis 38:625-31. 2006
    ..We concluded that risk factors for T. gondii infection suggested that soil exposure was 1 of the mechanisms in all 3 countries and a meat-associated infection route is a risk in Sweden...