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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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
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