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
Potency of Human Cardiosphere-Derived Cells from Patients with Ischemic Heart Disease Is Associated with Robust Vascular Supportive Ability.
Harvey E. et al, (2017), Stem Cells Transl Med, 6, 1399 - 1411
In Defense of Randomized Clinical Trials in Surgery: Let Us Not Forget Archie Cochrane's Legacy.
Catto JW. et al, (2017), Eur Urol, 71, 820 - 821
Cross-sectional observational study of the availability of evidence supporting novel implantable devices used in gastrointestinal surgery.
Chapman SJ. et al, (2017), Br J Surg, 104, 734 - 741