We strive to provide the best evidence based practice to surgically treat patients suffering from diseases of the heart, lungs and other organs inside the thoracic cavity as well as the vasculature and thoracic wall.
The Research Unit at Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, Aarhus University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, Aarhus University is a recognized institution, producing high-impact research of high quality for the benefit of patients.
Our research is based on the four specialities of the department: cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery as well as the anaesthesiology related to these fields.
minimally invasive techniques
trombosis and hemostasis
prosthetic heart valves
We have four scientific focus areas including the fields of the four medical specialities constituting the department: cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, and cardiothoracic and vascular anaesthesiology. The focus areas are based on the clinical (medical and nursing aspects) as well as the experimental.