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Become a Neurosurgeon

The management of neurosurgical patients requires excellent medical and surgical skills, a career in Neurosurgery offers many challenges and rewards.

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ONGOING TRIALS                     

 webpage_icon.gif CENTER-TBI (CIs A Maas, Antwerp and D Menon Cambridge) 

     Collaborative European Neurotrauma Effectiveness Research in TBI


webpage_icon.gif  DEX-CSDH - ISRCTN registry  Cambridge (CI  PJA Hutchinson)

     Randomised double blind, placebo controlled trial of dexamethasone for adult patients with symptomatic chronic                        subdural haematoma


webpage_icon.gif HIFU (CI Bojanic)

    High intensity focused ultrasound for primary sacrococcygeal bone tumours


    PRaM-GBM Cambridge (CI - S Price) webpage_icon.gif HTA website

    Predicting sites of treatment failure and tumour recurrence in the invasive margin of glioblastomas


webpage_icon.gif RESCUE_ASDH ISRCTN registry  Cambridge (CI  PJA Hutchinson)

     Randomised Evaluation of Surgery with Cranietomy for patients Undergoing Evacuation of Acute Subdural Haematoma


 webpage_icon.gif  ROAM  Liverpool (CI - M Jenkinson)webpage_icon.gif ISRCTN registry NIHR website

     Radiation versus observation following surgical resection of atypical meningiomas


 webpage_icon.gif SCiL Manchester (CI - A King) 

     Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist in the treatment of aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage


 webpage_icon.gif  SPRING Edinburgh (CI - R Grant)

     Seizure prophylaxis in glioma

     Trial Manager Sarah Lessels 



CARE ( CI - R Salman and N Kitchen)

Active versus conservative management of cavernomas


DENS (CI - P Brennan)

Duration of External Neck Stabilisation following odontoid fracture in older or frail adults: a randomised controlled trial of collar versus no collar


FUTURE-GB (CIs - D Nandi/S Camp/P Plaha)

Adult RCT of intraoperative DTI navigation + intraoperative ultrasound versus standard care for pts undergoing tumour resection


MAST (CI - P Hutchinson)

Pharmacological management of post-traumatic seizures


RECEDE (CI - M Kotter)

Randomised, phase II trial to investigate feasibility, safety and regeneration-promoting effects of Ibudilast following surgical decompression in cervical degenerative myelopathy 


STOP 'EM (CI - M Jenkinson)

Prophylactic trial for epilepsy in meningiomas



 webpage_icon.gif  PISCES II    webpage_icon.gif

 Phase II trial to determine whether it is sufficiently likely that CTX DP treatment at a dose level of 20million cells improves   recovery in the use of the paretic arm in acute stroke patients.


webpage_icon.gif  NOSTRA 11

 Randomised double blinded, placebo-controlled, prospective multicentre trial of NOSynthase inhibition in traumatic brain     injury



pdf_icon.gif   STICH 1

pdf_icon.gif   STICH 11

pdf_icon.gif   STITCH Trauma  

pdf_icon.gif  STASH

webpage_icon.gif  Gala-5

webpage_icon.gif  EuroTherm CRN portfolio

pdf_icon.gif  Rescue-ICP 

webpage_icon.gif  GALA-BIDD - Improving the intraoperative diagnosis of high-grade glioma using a flourescence biomarker

webpage_icon.gif   BASICS - British Antibiotic & Silver Impregnated Catheters for Ventriculoperitoneal Shunts Trial

webpage_icon.gif   NERVES  - Comparison of discectomy to injection for acute sciatica

Last Updated: 2 December 2021