Centre for Patient Centered Heart and Lung research

Irene LieGroup leaderPhoto: Ingar Sørensen
Irene Lie
Group leader
Photo: Ingar Sørensen

A research group at Department of Cardiothoracic surgery, Division of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Disease 

We perform studies on 

  • Follow up on symptoms and experiences on heart surgery patients.
  • Follow-up on caregivers of heart surgery patients.
  • Testing a digital, medical translation tool for health care professionals and minority speaking heart surgery patients.
  • To survey and explore views and experiences of Health Care Professionals Working in Intensive Care Units During the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Starting up studies

  • Survey patients’ safety and resilience among health care professionals
  • Heart surgery patients reported outcomes measures and patient reported experiences. A registry-based study.

Methodological diversity

  • Observational studies using questionnaires. 
  • Qualitative studies using individual and or focus group interviews.
  • Interventional studies using experimental design; randomized controlled study.
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