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Rigshospitalet - a part of Copenhagen University Hospital

Fin Biering-Sørensen

Clinical professor

Havnevej 25

3100 Hornbæk

Denmark

Phone: 38631910 Fax: 38631929
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Expertises

Clinical and research work related to individuals with spinal cord lesions, due to traumatic and non-traumatic causes 

Main research areas

Primarily related to individuals with spinal cord lesions:

Epidemiology; Electrical stimulation; Urinary tract and sexual function; Spasticityt/contractures; Gait function including exoskeleton; Pain; Respiratory and cardiovascular function and sleep; Standardization of international spinal cord injury data sets and measurements

Current research

Standardization of international spinal cord injury data sets; validation of various International Spinal Cord Injury Data Sets; validation of the Spinal Cord Independence Measure (SCIM IV); evaluation of the International Standards for Neurological Classification of Spinal Cord Injury (ISNCSCI) regarding the definition of completeness; melatonine and cortisol related to sleep in tetraplegia and high paraplegia; use of exoskeleton in individuals with spinal cord lesions; electrical stimulation for incontinence in women with spinal cord lesions; kidney function up to 55 years after spinal cord injury in relation to the results of urological imaging investigations and urodynamics; evaluating the use of telehealth in relation to individuals with spinal cord lesions; evaluation of materials for teaching of medical students about autonomic dysreflexia etc.; pressure ulcer treatment; shoulder problems in individuals with spinal cord lesions; resilience in individuals with spinal cord cord lesions and their relatives; etc.    

Potential conflicts of interest

Received unconditional support for an exoskeleton study with Ekso Bionics. 

Received unconditional support from Reapplix ApS in relation to the use of LeucoPatch for wound healing.

 

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