Aalborg University Hospital

    Organization profile

    Organisation profile

    Aalborg University Hospital (established in 2013) is one of four highly specialized university hospitals in Denmark. It serves as a joint cooperation within healthcare between North Denmark Region and the Faculty of Medicine at Aalborg University. Included in this cooperation is the former Aalborg Hospital and Aalborg Psychiatric Hospital, now designated Aalborg University and Aalborg University Hospital – Psychiatry, respectively.

    The close cooperation between Aalborg University, the University Hospital and the other hospitals in the region ensures health research, education and innovation at international level in the North Denmark Region. Through a mutual relationship between research and clinical practice the aim is to create new and more effective diagnostics, treatment, care and rehabilitation for the residents of the region.

    In Aalborg University Hospital all departments are doing research. In some areas the university hospital marks itself extraordinary. These areas are labeled spearhead functions. Each spearhead function is strongly embedded in clinical practice.


    Spearhead functions in Aalborg University Hospital:

    Clinical nursing


    Cardiology: Atrial fibrillation

    Diet and Exercise: Lipid research and motivated and maintained jogging on the basis of collected evidence

    Cancer: Nano knives, robotic surgery and relapse treatment of selected cancers

    Center for Intestinal Failure

    Mobile Heart-Lung Team

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    Research Output

    [99mTc]-labelled interleukin-8 as a diagnostic tool compared to [18F]FDG and CT in an experimental porcine osteomyelitis model

    Afzelius, P., Heegaard, P. M. H., Jensen, S. B., Alstrup, A. K. O., Schønheyder, H. C., Eek, A., Boerman, O. & Nielsen, O. L., 2020, In : American Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. 10, 1, p. 32-46 15 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • 16-year follow-up of the Danish Acute Myocardial Infarction 2 (DANAMI-2) trial: primary percutaneous coronary intervention vs. fibrinolysis in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

    Thrane, P. G., Kristensen, S. D., Olesen, K. K. W., Mortensen, L. S., Bøtker, H. E., Thuesen, L., Hansen, H. S., Abildgaard, U., Engstrøm, T., Andersen, H. R. & Maeng, M., 14 Feb 2020, In : European Heart Journal. 41, 7, p. 847-854 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

  • 6 Citations (Scopus)

    2019 EACTS/EACTA/EBCP guidelines on cardiopulmonary bypass in adult cardiac surgery

    Wahba, A., Milojevic, M., Boer, C., De Somer, F. M. J. J., Gudbjartsson, T., van den Goor, J., Jones, T. J., Lomivorotov, V., Merkle, F., Ranucci, M., Kunst, G., Puis, L., EACTS/EACTA/EBCP Committee Reviewers & Steen Rasmussen, B., Feb 2020, In : European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery. 57, 2, p. 210-251 42 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleCommunication

    6 Citations (Scopus)


    Foreningen af Yngre Psykiateres uddannelsespris

    Lauritsen, Marlene Briciet (Recipient), 6 Mar 2020

    Prize: Educational prizes


    Best research paper in 2018

    Kugathasan, Pirathiv (Recipient), 2019

    Prize: Conference prizes


    Temadag om SATS-pulje projekter, Aalborg

    Anna Sofie Kjærgaard Hansen (Speaker)

    25 Feb 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsTalks and presentations in private or public companies

    SF i Aalborg

    Jan Mainz (Visiting researcher)

    13 Jan 2020

    Activity: Visiting another research institution

    Oplæg: Kvalitetsudvikling i det nære sundhedsvæsen - hvad kan vi lære af den regionale kvalitetsrejse?

    Jan Mainz (Lecturer)

    10 Jan 2020

    Activity: Talks and presentationsConference presentations

    Press / Media

    Nu printer hospitalet selv ørepropper

    Chris Ladefoged Jacobsen


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Ny lægefaglig direktør i Nordjylland

    Søren Pihlkjær Hjortshøj


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Chat med sundhedsvæsenet på mobilen

    Ole Rahbek


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media