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Work starts on the PRO CURE study!

OCTRU

An update on the PRO CURE study, which is currently in the process of setting up.

FRUITI study now in set-up!

OCTRU

An update on the FRUITI study, which is currently in the process of setting up.

Research Review of SARAH from Pedro

OCTRU

In a new podcast Sallie Lamb, Head of the Rehabilitation Research Group at NDORMS talks about SARAH, the Strengthening and Stretching for Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Hand Trial.

Work starts on PASHION study!

OCTRU

An update on the PASHION study, which is currently in the process of setting up.

WAX trial opens for recruitment!

OCTRU

The WAX trial has been given the green light and is now open to recruitment.

OCTOVA study completes recruitment!

OCTRU

The OCTOVA study has completed recruitment and will now begin its follow-up phase.

GRRAND-F trial opens for recruitment!

OCTRU

The GRRAND-F trial has been given the green light and is now open to recruitment.

Professor Karen Barker recognised in New Year Honours List

OCTRU

The Head of Physiotherapy at NDORMS was awarded an OBE as was Dr Tom Hughes who teaches Emergency Medicine to NDORMS undergraduates.

OCTRU Review 2019

OCTRU

End of year summary for the CTU.

We are recruiting!

OCTRU

Job vacancies are available in OCTRU.

WHITE 5 study completes recruitment!

OCTRU

The WHITE 5 trial has completed recruitment and will now begin its follow-up phase.

New hip fracture study will compare ‘fix’ vs ‘replace’ treatment

OCTRU

A new NIHR funded trial will compare whether either fixing the broken bone or replacing the hip joint gives a better result for people over 60

Platelet rich plasma found to be of no benefit in treating torn Achilles tendon

OCTRU

New research from the University of Oxford has shown that platelet rich plasma (PRP) is not effective in treating acute Achilles tendon ruptures.

Is surgical repair the best treatment for injuries to the nerves in fingers?

OCTRU

A new trial, funded by a £1.2 million National Institute of Health Research grant, will explore whether surgery is the best treatment for digital nerve injury.

NDORMS team awarded the International Dupuytren Award

OCTRU

Jagdeep Nanchahal, Professor of Hand, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the Kennedy Institute, and his team have won the International Dupuytren Award for a trial repurposing anti-TNF in Dupuytren’s disease.

New national surgical shoulder trial to investigate repair of partial rotator cuff tendon tears

OCTRU

Professor Jonathan Rees and colleagues in the Surgical Intervention Trials Unit (SITU) have just been awarded a £1.5 million National Institute of Health Research HTA grant for the PRoCuRe trial to explore the benefits of surgical repair of partial rotator cuff tendon tears of the shoulder.

Largest study of its kind provides real-world evidence of the benefits of partial versus total knee replacement

OCTRU

Opioid use and additional post-operative complications have been shown to be reduced when partial knee replacement is used over surgery where the whole of the joint is replaced.

FAME trial opens for recruitment!

OCTRU

The FAME trial has been given the green light and is now open to recruitment.

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