Welcome to the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU)
We are a multidisciplinary team who provide training and support for the development of surgical trials and future trialists. We draw upon the considerable methodological and practical trials expertise in Oxford including six accredited trial units, statistical, ethical, health economic, systematic review, clinical network resources and the IDEAL collaboration.
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DEVELOP A SURGICAL TRIAL
SITU’s aim is to deliver high quality, clinically relevant, scientifically sound surgical trials.Find out more
Currently, less than 2% of government funding for medical research goes into surgery
A unified multi-level model approach to assessing patient responsiveness including; return to normal, minimally important differences and minimal clinically important improvement for patient reported outcome measures.
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A meta-analysis of temporal changes of
response in the placebo arm of surgical
randomized controlled trials: an update
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Hey, I Just Did a Better Operation! Toward an IDEAL Innovation Model.
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