OPEN Research Support

Jens Christian Werlinrud, Anders Lorentsen, Thomas Kragh Petersen
Ortopædkirurgisk Afdelinge O

Projekt styring
Projekt status    Open
Data indsamlingsdatoer
Start 01.04.2020  
Slut 31.12.2033  

Danish Brachial Plexus Injury Database

Short summary

A Danish kohorte of patients with injury to brachial plexus


Odense University Hospital is responsible for the treatment of Plexus Brachialis injuries in Denmark. Depending on the type and severity of the injury, treatment can be conservative og surgical.

Description of the cohort

We expect approximately 30-50 adult injuries a years and 30-70 birth palsies. The adults who are treated with surgery are followed for a minimum of 5-10 years depending on the type of the injury and children are followed up to the age of 15. Patients with minor injuries may be discontinued when the function has normalized.

Data and biological material

General patient data and baseline data on injury type and injury mechanism are collected. In addition, at least 2 PROMs and measures of skin sensitivity and muscle strength (MRC scale) over 40-45 muscles.

Collaborating researchers and departments

Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Odense University Hospital