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Gastroinstestinal Surgery, Department of - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital
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Aims and objectives

Our ambition is to be known as a high-end quality research center publishing in high impact scientific papers



Focus areas

We focus on four major topics:

Danish Center for eHealth & Epidemiology: Improving patient empowerment - studies of occurrence, disease course, pattern recognition, and prognosis of inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome.

Appendicitis - a Ph.D. study on optimising the period of reconvalesense after appendectomy

Colon cancer - a Ph.D. study investigates the effect of of complete mesorectal excision to colonic cancer surgery on oncological outcome - to be defended in November 2016

Non-technical skills - Studies of how surgeons perform in a team using verbal and non-verbal communication.

Disciplines, methods and tools

Inception cohort studies

Patient reported outcomes (including health related quality of life, fatigue, work disability)

eHealth, self-monitoring and web-based treatment

Studies of biomarkers with a focus on fecal calprotectin



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