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Cambridge Chronic Subdural Haematoma Trial

Principal investigator: Mr Peter J Hutchinson.
Lead investigator: Mr Thomas Santarius.

The trial was approved by the Cambridge Local Research Ethics Committee in September 2004 (04/Q0108/52).
The trial commenced in November 2004.
The trial recruitment stopped in November 2007.

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News

Paper: "Randomised controlled trial of the use of drains versus no drains after burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma".
By: Santarius T, Kirkpatrick PJ, Ganesan D, Chia HL, Jalloh I, Smielewski P, Richards HK, Marcus H, Parker RA, Price SJ, Kirollos RW, Hutchinson PJ.
The Lancet, 374: 1067-1073, 26 September 2009.

Paper: "Randomised controlled trial of the use of drains versus no drains after burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma".
By: Santarius T, Kirkpatrick PJ, Ganesan D, Chia HL, Jalloh I, Smielewski P, Richards HK, Marcus H, Parker RA, Price SJ, Kirollos RW, Hutchinson PJ.
Awards: won the CNS Resident Award for 2009 and will be presented in the annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) in New Orleans, USA on 27th October 2009

Paper: "Randomised controlled trial of the use of drains versus no drains after burr hole evacuation of chronic subdural haematoma".
By: Santarius T, Kirkpatrick PJ, Ganesan D, Chia HL, Jalloh I, Smielewski P, Richards HK, Marcus H, Parker RA, Price SJ, Kirollos RW, Hutchinson PJ
Awards: won the Codman Prize for the Best Presentation on the 2009 Spring Meeting of the Society of British Neurological Surgeons (SBNS) in Birmingham