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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 HIFU (CI Bojanic)

    High intensity focused ultrasound for primary sacrococcygeal bone tumours

 

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 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 MISTIE 111

     Minimally invasive surgery plus rt-PA for spontaneous intracerebral haemorrhage evacuation

 

     CRASH-3 Mechanistic Study  Birmingham (CI  A Belli)

     Microdialysis study embedded within CRASH-3

 

 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 TOPSAT II  Newcastle (CI P White)

   Treatment of poor grade subarachnoid haemorrhage trial

 

    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 FORVAD  Leeds (CI S Thomson)

  Foraminectomy versus ACD in the treatment of cervical brachialgia

 

 TRIALS IN SET UP

 RED-GB - Cambridge (CI - C Watts)

 Residual Enhancing Disease in Glioblastoma

 

 COMMERCIAL TRIALS

 webpage_icon.gif  PISCES II    webpage_icon.gif  ClinicalTrials.gov

 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

 

COMPLETED/CLOSED TRIALS

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: 16 September 2018