Sten Rasmussen was born in Aalborg, Denmark, in 1956. He received his Medical degree from Aarhus University, in 1982. He was appointed as an Associate Professor of orthopaedic surgery at Copenhagen University (1995–2000). He had a Research Fellowship in orthopaedics from the University of Copenhagen, in 2000. He has been an Associate Professor in orthopaedic surgery at Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University, since 2004, a Director of research, Orthopaedic Research Unit, Aalborg Hospital, Aarhus University, since 2009, and an Associate Professor in orthopaedic surgery, Aalborg University, since 2010. He has been a Board Member and the Secretary of the Danish Spine Society, since 2008 and 2010, respectively, and he has been the Secretary of Nordic Spinal Deformity Society, since 2010. His current research interests include orthopaedic pathophysiology, surgical stress, surgical strategy, minimal invasive surgery, perioperative management, and accelerated stay programs based on clinical RCT investigating outcome, effect, efficacy, and effectiveness. Actual research programs are in spine, hip, and knee pathology, arthroscopic surgery, pain management, minimal invasive surgery, epidemiology in overuse injuries in sports, and bone metabolism. He uses different biological and serological markers to explore the difference between local and general stress at surgery and to explore the difference between the inflammation and infection in late complications after surgery.
Biography Updated on 10 June 2012