The Department of Surgery has a high research activity with main interests in translational research in functional bowel disorders and functional outcome and survival of most of our treatment regimens within the colorectal and breast-endocrine area. Many studies are performed together with international collaborators. Research ranges from randomised and clinical trials to epidemiological and molecular biology studies.
The Anal Physiology Clinic is leading internationally in research of sacral nerve stimulations. National studies have emerged through access to national clinical databases and national registries. The various facilities at the department have enabled numerous medical dissertations.
About the region
Hospitals located in central Jutland are part of Central Denmark Region.
The region is a public institution with three main tasks within welfare and regional development:
- Health and hospitals
- Specialised offers to socially marginalised groups and disabled
- Political driving force for growth through regional development
The Central Denmark Region has approximately 26,100 full-time employees and a budget of DKK 30 billions.
The largest part of the budget is spent on health.
The region is governed by 41 directly elected politicians.
The Central Denmark Region has 10 hospitals consolidated into five hospital units. Each unit has its own management and administration.