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.





A Research Unit
at a Top Ranking Hospital

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.








Ressources and numbers


Researchers

56

  • Full Professors: 2
  • Associate Professors: 15
  • Post.docs: 5
  • Phd Students: 12
  • Research Year Students: 2
  • Master Thesis Students: 2

Publications

435

since 2010




Funding

X

million DKK

since 2010







Research Operating Areas


CABG

atrial fibrillation

heart transplantation

ECMO

minimally invasive techniques

TAVI

trombosis and hemostasis

ultrasound

analgesia

aortic dissection

telemedicine

surgical techniques

clinical epidemiology

biomechanical evaluations

prosthetic heart valves

lymph vessels