Research at the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery



  • Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting and the use of arterial and venous graft material in clinical trials
  • Transcatheter versus surgical aortic valve implantation
  • Coagulative disturbances and treatment following cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Cerebral, pulmonal, and renal protection during and following cardiopulmonary bypass
  • Minimally invasive thoracoscopic lung cancer surgery
  • Trimodal (chemo - and radiation therapy and surgery) treatment of lung cancer
  • Surgical treatment of mesothelioma (pleural cancer)
  • Lung cancer screening
  • Simulation training in thoracoscopic surgery
  • Transplant immunology

List of research collaboration with other institutions:

  • University of Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen Trial Unit
  • University of Lund, Sweden
  • Gentofte University Hospital
  • Center for Clinical Intervention Research, Rigshospitalet
  • The Cochrane Collaboration
  • The Heart Group.
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