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Clinic of Spinal Cord Injuries - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital

Clinic of Spinal Cord Injuries

Organisational unit: Department

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Organisation profile

Aims and objectives

The aim and objective is to carry out research related to  individuals with spinal cord injuries both of traumatic and non-traumatic etiology, in particular clinical related research has high priority.

Focus areas

In particular:

  • Epidemiology
  • Electrical stimulation (ES) - including functional ES
  • Urinary tract issues
  • Sexual function challenges
  • Spasticity/contractures
  • Walking function and exoskeleton
  • Pain
  • Respiratory and cardiovascular challenges
  • Sleep
  • Outcome measures
  • Standardisation of data collection and reporting

Disciplines, methods and tools

Most research in the clinic is carried out in cooperation with other departments and clinics in the hospital, other hospitals or universities nationally or internationally.

The clinic takes part in several multicenter and multinational investigations. 

Contact information

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